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Pantry raid: Students benefit

Pantry raid: Students benefit

Photo and story by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima’s West Campus is in the process of creating a food bank for students who aren’t getting enough to eat. The West Campus Social Services Student Organization is the club that brought this idea to the drawing board, with the Student Life Center’s staff support. Roxanna Lucero, Student Life […]

Students build careers in construction program

Students build careers in construction program

   Photos and story by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College’s Building and Construction Technology program was recognized on the Manufacturing Institute’s M-List this year, along with Pima’s machine tool technology, mechatronics and welding programs. MI is an associate of the National Association of Manufacturers and is the authority on the attraction, qualification and development of […]

Her piano, his clarinet

Her piano, his clarinet

A duo with reworks of classics and its own music comes to Pima for one night By KATELYN ROBERTS “The Vocal Clarinet” with Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini will come to Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Thrasher, a clarinetist, and Biondini, a pianist, will take the stage in a […]

Technology breathes virtual life into paramedic program

Technology breathes virtual life into paramedic program

Story and photos by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College is on the verge of revolutionizing its education programs with cutting-edge virtual reality technology and advanced teaching ideas. Devin Marble wrote the proposal that persuaded Pima to invest in an Insta360Pro video camera, which was obtained last month. Marble is a paramedicine instructor, video skills specialist, Tucson […]

More sun-fueled energy coming Pima’s way

More sun-fueled energy coming Pima’s way

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College has been a pioneer in using solar panels and teaching photovoltaic installation. In spring of 2015 PCC began planning solar installation projects. Later that year PCC began Phase 1 of 2 to install solar panels. Installation has been completed at West, Downtown, Community and Desert Vista campuses, along with […]

Vetting Tucson’s VA

Vetting Tucson’s VA

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER Our Veterans Affairs healthcare system is failing those who endure the most. There is no one in our nation who sacrifices more than one who serves in the United States military – whether active duty, retired or reserve. These men and women of honor have dedicated their lives to our nation’s safety […]

Hungry for perfection

Hungry for perfection

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER One’s eyes have sight but not vision when one’s heart is blind. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, there are about 800 million people worldwide who are hungry. The UNFAO also states about one-third of the world’s food gets thrown away, or about 2.9 trillion pounds a year. That […]