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Downtown Campus hosts party

Downtown Campus hosts party

By JAMIE MAESE Pima Community College Downtown Campus celebrated its big 4-0 birthday Nov. 15 with crafts, live performances and a variety of food truck vendors. The party also featured music spanning several decades, spun by Main Events DJ Richie Rich and by emcee R Dub. The tunes had some visitors dancing and singing along […]

Tucson Celtic Games and Scottish Highland Games

Tucson Celtic Games and Scottish Highland Games

     

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall at nationals

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs fall at nationals

By ADRANNA BARRIENTEZ The Pima Community College women’s soccer team held its own against the No. 2 team in the country on Nov. 19 but didn’t finish with a win. At an awards ceremony Nov. 22, Pima received the tournament’s Sportsmanship Award. The seventh-seeded Aztecs lost 4-1 to No. 2 Monroe College (New Rochelle, N.Y.) […]

MEN’S SOCCER: Season ends after playoff loss

MEN’S SOCCER: Season ends after playoff loss

By CALEB FOSTER The season ended Nov. 20 for the Pima Community College men’s soccer team after a loss at the NJCAA national tournament in Prescott. The No. 5 Aztecs advanced to the tournament quarterfinals before being eliminated. They fell 5-0 to a fourth-seeded Texas team, Tyler Junior College. Pima finished the season at 21-5-1, […]

Listen up, go see 'Philip'

Listen up, go see ‘Philip’

By ZACK LEDESMA In director Alex Perry’s “Listen Up Philip,” Jason Shwartzman plays arrogant egocentric writer Philip Friedman, who lives in the city with his girlfriend Ashley, played by Elisabeth Moss. Struggling to make headway on his newest novel, Friedman is offered to stay at the rural summer home of a once-famed writer named Ike […]

FROM THE EDITOR: Involvement enriches college life

FROM THE EDITOR: Involvement enriches college life

By ANDREW PAXTON During my time at Pima Community College, I have been privileged to be involved with several dynamic groups that have enriched my educational experience and helped me advance as a leader and an individual. After my first full semester at Pima, my GPA made me eligible for an invitation from the Phi […]

AZTEC PRESS EDITORIAL: Offer online winter classes

AZTEC PRESS EDITORIAL: Offer online winter classes

Written by Editor-in-chief Andrew Paxton for the Aztec Press editorial board. Students expecting to retake a class or focus on a difficult course during the holiday break will find themselves left out in the cold this winter. Pima Community College recently announced it would no longer hold classes during the winter break. The public proclamation […]

Hanna wins PCC governing board post

Hanna wins PCC governing board post

By ANDREW PAXTON Voters have decided that Mark Hanna will be the newest member of Pima Community College’s governing board after a tightly contested election on Nov. 4. Fewer than 1,500 votes separated Hanna and his competitor, Tucson Medical Center executive Michael Duran. Hanna received 25,988 votes to Duran’s 24,566, according to the Pima County […]

Aztec Press runner-up for national award

Aztec Press runner-up for national award

The College Media Association, the largest organization for student journalists in the country, announced its picks on Oct. 31 for best newspapers nationwide. Pima Community College’s Aztec Press took second place in its division. The announcement came during the CMA’s 93rd annual National College Media Convention, held this year in Philadelphia from Oct. 29-Nov. 2. […]

FROM THE EDITOR: Your vote matters this election

FROM THE EDITOR: Your vote matters this election

By ANDREW PAXTON Another election is here, and most of us probably just want it to be over so those annoying campaign ads will finally stop. This election is admittedly less exciting than recent contests, with no presidential race on the ballot, but fewer people than usual are paying attention to what are actually some […]

Top 10: Reasons to love October-December

Top 10: Reasons to love October-December

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT October to December are my favorite months. This list shows why year’s end is the best part of the calendar: 10. Pumpkin spice Before you argue that pumpkin spice is overused, let me say I agree. The oversaturation has almost driven me away, but I still love pumpkin spice-infused foods and drinks. […]

Submit to SandScript

Submit to SandScript

Pima Community College’s SandScript art and literary magazine is accepting student submissions for the 2015 edition. The fall submission deadline is Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. A second submission period will be held in the spring, and the magazine will publish in May. Submissions are limited to PCC students who enrolled in at least two […]

‘Wait Until Dark’ ends Nov. 8

‘Wait Until Dark’ ends Nov. 8

By KATIE STEWART Arizona Theatre Company will showcase the classic thriller “Wait Until Dark” through Nov. 8 at Temple of Music and Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. The play, a 1966 Broadway hit and a 1967 Oscar-nominated movie starring Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin, pits a con man against a young blind woman. ATC artistic […]

Board candidates detail plans for PCC

Board candidates detail plans for PCC

By ANDREW PAXTON The two candidates vying for a seat on Pima Community College’s governing board met in a pair of forums to give the community a chance to learn more about their past and vision for the future. Michael Duran, an executive at Tucson Medical Center, is facing off against Mark Hanna, a former […]

Pima team wins second place in UA management contest

Pima team wins second place in UA management contest

By ANDREW PAXTON Four Pima Community College students earned second-place honors Oct. 17 in the Arizona Community College Excellence Case Competition. The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management invited community college faculty to nominate talented business students. The competition challenged teams to create an innovative business plan that solved a specific case problem. PCC […]