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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.

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 […]

Hatred or history, to wave or waive the Confederate flag

Hatred or history, to wave or waive the Confederate flag

WAIVE By ARMANDO HARMON Let’s start this off with one thing first. Yes, the Confederate flag is racist and should not be hung up anywhere. We all know that it is a symbol representing the South and the Confederate Army during the Civil War, but that flag also represents hate. History is history, and it’s […]

Headcount down, enrollment up

Headcount down, enrollment up

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Since fall 2014, the total head count of students at Pima Community College has dropped 12.82 percent. However, there is some good news: Class enrollment is up .69 percent as of Sept. 6. Head count is the number of overall students, regardless of class load. This year, PCC has 21,980 students taking […]

Kuciver fights for Women Warriors

Kuciver fights for Women Warriors

By ROBYN ZELICKSON Many of Tucson’s female veterans experience serious issues after leaving the service. Military sexual trauma and PTSD can lead to job loss, eviction and homelessness. Karen Kuciver, president of the Student Veterans Organization of Pima Community College, offers solutions to these women. With veteran Silvana Andrea Lee’s help, an event was organized […]

The Word: DACA

The Word: DACA

The Word: What do you think about the president rescinding DACA? Interview and photos by René Escobar   Nathan Taylor Undecided “DACA was the best option for immigrants to live in this country, terrible decision by Trump”   Luis Ancunez Undecided “Unfair.”   Anthony Lopez Law Enforcement “President made a budget cut like any other […]

Aztec Calendar

Aztec Calendar

Aztec Calendar: Sept. 21-Oct. 4 CAMPUS EVENTS Sept. 21, 27, 28: University Visit at Northwest Campus For more information, contact 206-2121 or thastings@pima.edu. Sept. 22-Oct. 1: “The Astronaut Farmworker” West Campus, Center for the Arts, Proscenium Theatre on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. $8. For more information, […]

Meet and confer update

Meet and confer update

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ During last year’s annual Meet and Confer, tensions rose with discussion on department leadership between members of the Pima Community College Education Association and the college’s administration. Meet and Confer is a yearly negotiation process with PCCEA, which represents faculty and the PCC administration. Meet and Confer typically ends in May, however […]

Making the list

Making the list

PCC 1 of 3 schools in Arizona chosen By JUSTINA ZIEGLER The Manufacturing Institute has recognized Pima Community College as its newest member of its M-list, because of what it calls PCC’s “outstanding” courses in building and construction, machine tool technology, mechatronics, and welding programs. PCC is one of only three institutions in Arizona chosen […]