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Katelyn Roberts is a student at Pima, studying multimedia journalism. Roberts is one out of two editors-in-chief at the Aztec Press.

CrossFit fitting student budgets

CrossFit fitting student budgets

STOMPING GROUNDS Story and Photos by NICHOLAS TRUJILLO People crowd around the workout-of-the-day board. Co-owner Will Ornelas stands in front, explaining what each workout is, how to do it and what muscles it will work. Welcome to the noon lunch class for CrossFit PowerTrain. Ornelas walks around and follows people as they sprint through the […]

Local election lowdown

Local election lowdown

By MICHELA WILSON When signs pop up all over town before a local election, many people don’t pay them much attention. After all, Americans statistically have much higher voter turnout during presidential elections. However, this election will affect Tucsonans more directly. For example, we could vote to raise our sales tax from 8.6 to 9.2 […]

Turnovers cost the Aztecs game vs. No. 2

Turnovers cost the Aztecs game vs. No. 2

By ARMANDO HARMON With two consecutive road games, Pima Community College is coming back home without a win. With a sign of hope, the Aztecs attempted to pull off the comeback against Phoenix College but couldn’t overcome the struggles in the first half. The first game was a rematch against the Matadors of Arizona Western. […]

Best Bets: All Souls Welcome

Best Bets: All Souls Welcome

By Michela Wilson Photos by Aztec Press staff Mariachi Los Camperos From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 3, the Mariachi Los Camperos will perform at Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave. Tickets start at $30. For more information, call 882-8585 or visit tucsonsymphony.org Procession of Little Angels From 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, the […]

Dental programs with bite

Dental programs with bite

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 […]

Student council

Student council

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, […]

Women of the newsroom, unite

Women of the newsroom, unite

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, […]

Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano

Alexander Cardier: Popular Piano

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 […]

Anything but a break: PCC art instructors take productive sabbaticals

Anything but a break: PCC art instructors take productive sabbaticals

By Katelyn Roberts

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,” […]