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Op-Ed: Will regulating social media prevent fake news?

Op-Ed: Will regulating social media prevent fake news?

By PJ REGOLE To understand the impact of regulating social media, one must first understand what the term “fake news” really entails. Fake news is a term likely popularized by (not) our president, Donald Trump, by his claims that all the negative things in the news about him are made up. With that being said, […]

AZTEC CALENDAR Nov. 16-Dec. 6

AZTEC CALENDAR Nov. 16-Dec. 6

CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 16: Scholarships Recipients and International Students –  Student Art Gallery Exhibit, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. A-248, West Campus Nov. 16: STEM Club meeting –  All students welcome; no sign-up required. 3:30-5 p.m. 02-201 Conference Room, East Campus Nov. 16: “The Vocal Clarinet”- PCC Music presents Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini, 7-8 p.m. West […]

GUEST COLUMN: AMERICA IS AN IDEA AT RISK

GUEST COLUMN: AMERICA IS AN IDEA AT RISK

By JERRY H. GILL In his insightful and provocative book “The Vanishing American Adult,” Sen. Ben Sasse reminds us that America is the only country ever founded on an idea rather than on a long-standing ethnic or cultural heritage. The founders of our country deliberately based the U.S. Constitution on the ideas of individual freedom, […]

Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress

Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY ARMANDO HARMON AT NORTHWEST CAMPUS Brandon Moore Hotel Restaurant Management “All my classes are treating me well. I got lucky and got hooked up with good teachers, so it’s going.” Jacob Jeppson General Studies “My math class. Usually I don’t stress about the tests we take in that class, but this […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By CLARISSA EDWARDS Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Your optimistic personality has caught someone’s eye. This special someone is ready to treat you like the royalty you are. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Dreams just started becoming a reality. Remember to sometimes come down from the clouds. Aries (March 21-April 19) Times have changed, but the people […]

Iraq war veteran finds regular relief at the 420 Social Club

Iraq war veteran finds regular relief at the 420 Social Club

By STEPHEN MOORE If you visit the 420 Social Club at 3054 N. First Ave., inside the Many Hands Artist Cooperative, you might be greeted by 31-year-old Pima Community College student and Iraq War veteran, Pedro Hernandez. He is a gracious host, making you feel at home. He is willing to help in any way […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

This letter is a response to Alex De León’s Opinion piece, “Don’t bet on gun control post-Vegas” in Issue 4. Dear Mr. De León, Your facts are incorrect: No. 1, politics like this aren’t really proper in a college newsletter. Two, there is no such thing as a fully automatic weapon. It is automatic or […]

420 club smokes out last residence

420 club smokes out last residence

By STEPHEN MOORE The 420 Social Club moved to 3054 N. First Ave., inside the Many Hands Artist Cooperative, in August. The new location offers more privacy and a more tranquil environment. “We feel like we moved up, going from Fourth Avenue to First Avenue, so we are moving up,” said Mark Brown, one of […]

Top Ten: Streetwear brands

Top Ten: Streetwear brands

By PJ Regole Clearly there is no way to definitively name a top ten in order, especially during a time in which so many emerging brands are releasing so many pieces at a rate I wish my wallet could keep up with. With a large amount of bias, here is what I believe to be […]

PCC program benefits from $1.5 million grant

PCC program benefits from $1.5 million grant

Story & photos by STEPHEN MOORE Pima Community College’s Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute will benefit from a $1.5 million grant awarded to the Tucson Fire Department in September. The grant allows 24 Tucson firefighters to attend the paramedic program at PSESI, according to Deputy Chief Mike Garcia. The cost, which is about $62,500 per […]

Nursing program receives tech grant

Nursing program receives tech grant

PCC makes a deal with Hewlett-Packard to acquire 280 new computers for its nursing students By CLARISSA EDWARDS Soon, Pima Community College’s nurses will be putting down their pens and placing their fingers on the future. The department’s nursing program is keeping up to date with the latest in computerized testing and will be receiving […]

Pima’s Top Tier CEO

Pima’s Top Tier CEO

By PJ REGOLE At Pima Community College, students are encouraged to maintain a standard of excellence. However, that doesn’t come from just anywhere — it starts from the top. PCC’s own Chancellor Lee D. Lambert holds to this standard, and is clearly setting an example. “This award that I received in which I was recommended […]

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 19- Nov. 2

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 19- Nov. 2

CAMPUS EVENTS Oct. 23-26: Downtown Campus Pumpkin patch – Show off your carving in this free event at Downtown Campus, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. all ages welcome       Oct. 25: Unity Day and Bullying Awareness – Get educated and bring awareness to bullying trends and how to help, East Campus cafeteria, free Oct. 26-31: […]

Student takes Tucson To Phoenix Fashion Week

Student takes Tucson To Phoenix Fashion Week

By ARLAETH RAMIREZ Quinlan Wilhite, Pima Community College student and owner and designer of QMULATIVE, is one of 15 designers participating in the Emerging Designer Bootcamp. Phoenix Fashion Week brings national and international designers together, premier retailers and fashion media, with the goal of gaining global exposure to Arizona’s Fashion Industry. Wilhite, 28, will showcase […]

Pedestrian deaths double since last year

Pedestrian deaths double since last year

By STEPHEN MOORE Year-to-date pedestrian fatalities have more than doubled, according to Tucson Police Department records. As of Oct. 2, there have been 22 pedestrian fatalities compared with 11 for the same period last year. Total vehicle-related fatalities have remained somewhat constant — 46 for 2017 and 41 for 2016. There is not an answer […]