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Arizona COVID update: Thanksgiving edition

November 25, 2020

By Troy Hutchinson Arizona was one of the hot spots for COVID-19 around the country during June and July, with the highest cases-per-day coming on July 1, with a total of 4,877 cases across the state. After the spike, Arizona saw numbers decrease through mid-October, causing the state to reopen with some limitations still in […]

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Making sense of the Suns draft

November 24, 2020

Photo by Alexander Jonesi By Kyler Van Vliet The 2020 NBA draft has come and gone. Besides the league consensus top three picks in Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman and LaMelo Ball, there were no other standout draftees, thus leaving teams uneasy in who to draft. Many drafted simply based off of player interviews, such as […]

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Before the sun sets on his career, Chris Paul will try to elevate Phoenix

November 21, 2020

Photo by Tim Shelby By: Kyler Van Vliet With the NBA off-season shortened up to fit the altered 2021 season timeline, the trade moratorium was lifted this Monday on November 16. Many teams were quick to jump all in and start flipping assets in order to elevate their teams, and the Phoenix Suns were not […]

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Climate change education remains difficult for Arizona science teachers

November 20, 2020

Photo by Dulcey Lima Posted with permission from Inside Tucson Business. Original Story can be found here. By Joe Giddens The quality of climate change education in Arizona’s classrooms received a middling grade from the National Center for Science Education’s new review of the nation’s science standards. While the state’s science curriculum was updated in […]

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Pima to hold ‘Faces of First Year’ event featuring the Immigrant and Student Resources Center

November 17, 2020

By Dalton Grijalva The First Year Experience program, along with Student Life will be hosting a live event through Pima Student Engagement YouTube channel on November 20th at 1:30 p.m.. The event, called Faces of First Year, will feature The Immigrant and Student Resources Center (IRSRC).  The event will introduce students to staff, student leaders, […]

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Column: Mandate on toxic politics

November 15, 2020

By Kevin Hartung Taking the White House is a victory, holding the Senate and adding to the House number is also a win. Neither side generated a landslide victory indicating that a state of contention continues to exist in our country. We the people have found our voice. What played out in this election was […]

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Q&A with Los Angeles Charges wide receiver and Pima alum Jeff Cotton

November 15, 2020

Photo by Andy Morales (All Sports Tucson) By Troy Hutchinson Millions of kids grow up dreaming of playing in the NFL and becoming stars like their favorite players that they see on television. However, chances of achieving this are slim, as according to the NCAA, only 3.8 percent of college football players make it to […]

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Column: Blending opposing forces in humanity

November 13, 2020

By Kevin Hartung Although not the only one, John F. Kennedy once said, “We recognize that what unites us is greater than what divides us…”  This was true of both Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. Both held individual visions for the United States and the nation needed both men. Theirs was not a close friendship […]

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Sculpture on campus 2020

November 13, 2020

By Noor Haghighi Since 2004, Pima Community College has given local artists the opportunity to enrich the PCC environment with their contemporary outdoor sculptures. This year, the opening ceremony was taken to the virtual world with a live stream via YouTube on Friday, October 30.  PCC Dean of the Arts, Steven Higginbothom, opened with the […]

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Devin Booker wants out of Phoenix?

November 12, 2020

Photo by Keith Allison By Kyler Van Vliet With the NBA finals coming to a close in October and the 2021 NBA season aiming at a late December start, it leaves fans with a fairly short offseason window to fantasize about unrealistic trade inquisitions and drool over the latest rumors surrounding the league.  The latest […]

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