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Tips for homework success

November 15, 2018

By JOSEPH SIML Everyone dreads WRT 101 and 102, but what’s so difficult? It’s just a few papers and some research, right? We shouldn’t be afraid of a little work.  For me, the hardest part of writing isn’t researching, learning MLA or even writing the paper. It’s staying focused. Distractions are everywhere. From our phones […]

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Kudos to Pima cops

November 1, 2018

By CHRISTOPHER ALBERS  The Pima Community College Police Department was honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for being the top fundraising law enforcement agency for the 5K run/walk event on Sept. 22.  This is PCCPD’s first year participating. A big shout out goes to Officer Eugene Edgerson who organized this event and also was honored […]

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Mind game

October 2, 2018

By JERRY GILL The word “calisthenics” derives from the Greek words for “good” and “strength.” As we begin another semester here at Pima Community College, I am hopeful that we will learn how to incorporate “calisthenics for the brain” into our understanding of what it means to study and learn. There was a time not […]

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Lean on me: Talk with a tutor

September 20, 2018

  By JOSH GRAY   Do you find learning tiring or boring? Meet Kai Lindstedt and his employees who make learning fun. The enthusiastic tutoring guru, who serves as the acting assistant program manager for West Campus, can always can be seen with a grin on his face. About 120 tutors span across the five […]

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Outreach program plans to up enrollment

May 3, 2018

By ERIC TEEL Military veterans are an important and underrepresented part of the student body here at Pima Community College.   To understand what it is like to be a military veteran attending PCC, I interviewed Rey Marinas, the president of Pima’s Student Veterans Organization. Rey is a 29 year old veteran of the U.S. […]

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Joshua Cochran, more than just a writer

May 3, 2018

By Sasha Feliciano   He walks into class everyday not treating it as a job or obligation, but rather a joy to teach his students and learn from them. Joshua Daniel Cochran is a 45-year-old Tucson native who is the first in his family to attend college. He attended Pima Community College, University of Arizona […]

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Pima Students Are Being IncludED

May 3, 2018

By Connor Brown Pima Community College is expanding the IncludED program for its students next semester. The program, seeks to lower costs for student’s course materials by including their the cost in tuition, which will be expanded to include a few accounting courses. The program previously covered a few computer science courses. The IncludED program […]

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Trans have advantage in Combat sports

May 3, 2018

By ERIC TEEL   In America today, one of our most hot-button topics is the issue of trans-rights. As what I consider to be a progressive person, I think it is very important for people to be able to choose the gender they feel most comfortable with and be accepted as said gender by those […]

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Pima receives a competitive science grant

May 3, 2018

By Justina Ziegler   The Science Foundation of Arizona (SFAz) selected Pima Community College through a competitive grant process to participate in their National Science Foundation KickStarter Program for Community College Hispanic Serving Institutions. Libby Howell, Executive Director of Media, Community and Government Relations for Pima said, “This is a program to enable community colleges […]

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Aztecs struggle to finish the season strong

May 3, 2018

By Rene Escobar     The Aztecs finished the season with a 21-31 and 11-29 in conference play. The Aztecs had a down year with their struggles coming from the offensive component of the game as they left runners on base time after time, along with struggles with scoring in the first games of series. […]

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