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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 […]

PCC paramedic program ranks high nationally

PCC paramedic program ranks high nationally

By STEPHEN MOORE Graduates of Pima Community College’s Public Safety and Emergency Services Institute paramedic program have consistently higher pass rates than Arizona’s statewide and national averages for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians’ paramedic exam. PSESI, Arizona and national first attempt passing rates the NREMT paramedic are shown in Chart A, according to […]

Happy campers

Happy campers

Trailer enthusiasts showcase their vintage trailers during Tucson Modernism Week Story and photos by ROBYN ZELICKSON The Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation presented Tucson Modernism Week Oct. 7-15. Many activities took place around the city, such as art exhibits, dance performances and lectures about design and architecture. The final weekend included the Vintage Trailer Show, which is […]

New agreement with Green Valley property

New agreement with Green Valley property

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ A new operating agreement for a Green Valley facility was approved Sept. 12 by the Pima Community College Governing Board. The agreement gives operational control to Pima County, where before it was a jointly operated performing arts and learning center. “The county and the college have been strong partners at the site […]

Aztecs lose a warrior

Aztecs lose a warrior

By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College student and football player Jordan Waddell died in a car crash the night of Sept. 28. With him in the vehicle was Donovan Moore, a former PCC student and current University of Arizona football player. According to the Tucson Police Department, the 22-year-old Waddell was killed when he ran […]

The Word: Do you have a safety plan for the next big event you attend?

The Word: Do you have a safety plan for the next big event you attend?

THIS ISSUE’S WORD IS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS BY KATELYN ROBERTS AT DOWNTOWN AND WEST CAMPUSES   Ana Garavito “Yes. When we’re at events, we pick a place to reunite and go from there.”   Edward Lobio “I always do. I look at my surroundings, where […]

PCC looks to expand Downtown Campus

PCC looks to expand Downtown Campus

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The goal to expand Pima Community College Downtown Campus became a reality when the owners of two adjacent properties recently approached the college to sell their lots. “When we found out those properties were available, it was a great opportunity for us to see if we could negotiate some kind of deal,” […]

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall brings changes to Pima

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall brings changes to Pima

By KATELYN ROBERTS Just as I told myself, after 24 years, that I could finally handle — and even embrace — Arizona summers, I felt it. A crispy breeze caught me by surprise. Keep in mind I am rarely surprised, but I’m particularly in awe of this quickly approaching October. Can you feel it? Here […]

With family support, transition proves easier

With family support, transition proves easier

By KATIE VACIO People who identify as transgendered possess a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex. In the spring of 2015, the world’s media were hit by a whirlwind of news that retired Olympic gold medal winner Bruce Jenner identified as a  woman, and officially changed her name from Bruce […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By C. EDWARDS Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) The stars have spoken, and it’s said that your communication skills are improving due to your willingness to learn and adventure into the unknown. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Life seems to be one big ball of stress with a small shimmer of light. Keep your head up, follow […]

Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

Compiled by KATELYN ROBERTS Issue 2 brings us just the beginning of Arizona’s fall events. We barely skim the first three days of October when our next issue comes out on the 4th. We’re not quite in full fall frenzy mode, which means we have a lot to look forward to. That will be next issue, […]

Men's Soccer: Championship not far for Aztecs

Men’s Soccer: Championship not far for Aztecs

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-1-1) had a rocky start to its season, but now they’ve been showing competitors that they’re Region I title material. The Aztecs proved they were a force to be reckoned with in an 8-0 victory against South Mountain CC in their second game of the […]

Football: Aztecs see red after playing Matadors

Football: Aztecs see red after playing Matadors

By ARMANDO HARMON Aztecs fail to upset as the No.1 team takes over in the fourth. PCC 17, Arizona Western College 34 The Aztecs of Pima Community College (1-2) couldn’t hold it together against the Matadors of Arizona Western College (2-0), the No. 1 team in the nation. Big plays from the Matadors gave them […]

TOP TEN

TOP TEN

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT There’s nothing like a deep, well-written character to bring a show from being good to great, and anime has more than its fair share of them. While many anime have their main character take center stage, we can’t forget about everyone else in the show who helps the main character grow. While […]

Stomping Grounds: Creative Juice

Stomping Grounds: Creative Juice

Paint by tumblers: Art classes will get your ‘Creative Juice’ flowing Story & Photos by PJ REGOLE Sometimes people become so focused on their everyday routine that they seem to ignore the fact that they have become numb. Chellie Krajnak and Kristina Valencia decided to thaw that numbness and open Creative Juice, a paint-and-sip business in […]