Author: Armando Harmon

Aztecs hit an ace at regionals and qualify for nationals

May 3, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON Men’s and Women’s tennis competed in the Region I championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale. Both teams competed and brought home some hardware and qualified for the NJCAA Division I tournament in Waco, TX on May 6-11. Women’s  April 24: Day One  On day one of the […]

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Best Bets

April 12, 2018

Complied by Eric Teel April 20-30: Pima County Fair Pima County Fairgrounds A staple of Tucson is almost back again with the annual Pima County Fair. The fair also will have special performances as is tradition. This year, Ja Rule and Ashanti will be performing on April 26. Only admission is needed to watch the […]

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The lactation station: the breast way to pump

April 12, 2018

By Michelle Trujillo   Finding the lactation room at any one of the Pima Community College campuses isn’t that difficult. Finding out details about the rooms, however, proves to be much harder. After contacting three people at Student Life, emailing and calling Human Resources, additional details were scant at best. Having a baby in college […]

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Women’s undefeated at home after regular season ends

April 12, 2018

By: Armando Harmon Women’s   The women’s tennis team continue their hot streak as they wrap up season and prep for the regional tournament. With only one lose against Eastern Arizona, Pima intends to seek revenge at the end of the month.   April 10: PCC 9, Paradise Valley 0   The Aztecs (7-1) close […]

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PCC exploring options to cut football program

March 30, 2018

By: Armando Harmon These are gloomy days for the football program at Pima Community College. The fate of football is up in the air, now that the Maricopa Community Colleges have decided to shut down their programs after this upcoming season.   Due to decreased funding, Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix, and Mesa Community College football programs […]

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Seven Aztecs qualify for NJCAA championship

March 29, 2018

By: Michelle Trujillo March 16-17 The Pima Community college men’s and women’s track and field team ended the Indoor season with several athletes earning a spot to compete at the end of the season NJCAA Indoor national Championships.     There are several athletes that are ranked top 5 in their events from the previous […]

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Women’s team remains undefeated this season

March 29, 2018

By: Armando Harmon Women’s  March 20: PCC 9, Glendale Community College 0   The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (3-0) earned a shutout win at Glendale Community College. The Aztecs blanked the Gauchos 9-0 to remain undefeated in the regular season and in ACCAC conference play. Sophomore Emma defeated Erin Sye in her No. […]

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Aztecs fall short to bitter rivals

March 29, 2018

Last season Pima lost by a basket in the Region I, Division I finals. After a Historic season for the players and Head coach Todd Holthaus, the Aztecs failed to avenge last years lost against their rivals from Mesa Community College. This game was important for the team but more important to the returning players. […]

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Aztecs face familiar foe in finals

March 8, 2018

By: Armando Harmon It’s a wrap for the Aztecs and the regular season. With an overall record of 23-8 the Aztecs will face familiar foe and seek for redemption as they face Mesa Community College for a third time in the Region I, Division II championship. Unfortunately the Aztecs hit a two game slump but […]

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Dylan sprints to success at Indoor Nationals

March 8, 2018

By: Michelle Trujillo On Mar. 2-3 the Pima Community College Track and Field team wrapped up the indoor track and field season at the NJCAA Indoor National Championship. The Championship meet took place at the Texas Sports Performance Center in Austin, Texas. Sophomore and distance runner Collin Dylla earned 10 points for PCC after winning […]

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OER program turns page on textbooks

February 8, 2018

By: Nora Thompson Imagine a world where textbooks are free. Pima Community College is getting closer to that reality by offering a number of online and classroom courses that don’t require students to purchase textbooks. OER textbooks, or Open Educational Resources, is a collection of materials that falls under Creative Commons licensing and is free […]

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Student wins national award By: Justina Ziegler

February 8, 2018

Pima Community College student Ana Chavarin won the Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Adult Learner of the Year award on Jan. 17. “When I was nominated, it was a surprise to me,” Chavarin said. “I’m not a person who does things for rewards or recognition; I do things because it’s in my heart or […]

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Dominance continues for Aztecs

February 8, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON The women’s basketball team continue its reign as they push toward the second half of the season, as it looks to get further than last year. Pima is ranked No. 8 in the NJCAA Divion II poll. With an overall record of 18-5 and averaging 81.6 points per game, these Aztecs aren’t […]

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New position takes on diversity

February 8, 2018

By Nicholas Trujillo It was a plan that was already three years in the making. Pima Community College started talking about its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan in hopes to be an “extension of the College’s ongoing Strategic Planning Process …,” according to the executive summary of the plan. Hilda Ladner, the new diversity and […]

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HELP for GED and HSE tests

February 8, 2018

By: Kyle McDaniel If you sit and think for a moment, I bet you know people who are preparing to get their GED (General Education Development) or HSE (High School Equivalency). What I would like you to do is to ask them have they heard about Adult Basic Education for College and Career. To be […]

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