Author: Aztec Press Editor

Dental programs with bite

November 2, 2017

A $3.25 million grant has yielded crowning achievements in dental programs at PCC’s West Campus Photos and story by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College’s West Campus received a Title V grant four years ago, worth $3.25 million over five years, to renovate its dental programs. As of September, construction has been completed. The Dental Studies […]

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Student council

November 2, 2017

PCC’s Center for the Arts presents a rendition of “Popol Vuh” By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts will present “Popol Vuh: The Story of Seven Macaw,” a retelling of the Mayan creation myth. “Popol Vuh,” created by Kinan and Lakin Valdez for El Teatro Campesino, a theater group founded in 1965, […]

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PCCEA and administration at odds over Meet and Confer

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Throughout October, the Pima Community College Education Association and the college’s administration have been embroiled in a battle over the administration’s newly revised Board Policy 1.25. BP 1.25 covers Meet and Confer with employee representative groups. Meet and Confer is the yearly negotiation process between the faculty representing PCCEA and the college’s […]

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

November 2, 2017

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 […]

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Women of the newsroom, unite

November 2, 2017

By Katelyn Roberts @kateroseroberts In the midst of mass shootings with a lack of response, natural disasters with a lack of relief, and political confusion with a lack of answers, sometimes life feels like an endless battle. With Nazis protesting freely under their First Amendment rights and sexual predators at the top of their game, […]

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Aztecs’ first championship win in 29 years

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost its final regular season match, but still managed to make history with the program’s first-ever ACCAC conference championship. “The credit goes to the players and the coaching staff,” coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Every day everyone showed up and kept working – no matter if […]

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Aztec Calendar Nov. 2-15

November 2, 2017

AZTEC CALENDAR AND PIMA NEWS BRIEFS COMPILED BY AZTEC PRESS STAFFERS Submit listings for free or inexpensive events of interest to the Pima community and around Tucson to us at least one week before publication date to aztecpress@pima.edu. CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 2: “Sabbatical” reception – 5-7p.m. Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, CFA, West Campus. More info […]

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Horoscope

November 2, 2017

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 […]

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Iraq war veteran finds regular relief at the 420 Social Club

November 2, 2017

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 […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

November 2, 2017

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 […]

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Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano

November 2, 2017

PCC Music Faculty members George Cardier, Mark Nelson and José Luis Sandoval will perform in the faculty recital, “Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano” at 3 p.m. Nov. 5. The recital will take place in the Recital Hall  at the Center for the Arts at West Campus and admission costs $8. Music includes popular American songs from […]

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420 club smokes out last residence

November 2, 2017

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 […]

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PCC Foundation adopts new $600K financial agreement

November 2, 2017

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ A $600,000 agreement was signed on Oct. 11 between Pima Community College and the PCC Foundation that clarifies the expectations of each group. For the past several months, PCC and the foundation have been in talks to refine the working relationship between the parties, PCC spokeswoman Libby Howell said. “The agreement reflects […]

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Safety award revs up motorcycle program

November 2, 2017

Pima Community College’s Motorcycle Safety Training Program boasts a new award after 40 years of riding By Katelyn Roberts and Michela Wilson Photos by Katelyn Roberts “Safe” often isn’t the first word that comes to mind when discussing motorcycles. Yet Pima Community College’s motorcycle program was recently lauded for its safety, gaining the Community Safety […]

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