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Rituals of Mine performing April 1 at 191 Toole

Rituals of Mine performing April 1 at 191 Toole

By ERIK MEDINA An electronic duo, Rituals of Mine, will perform on April 1 at 191 Toole, located in downtown Tucson at 191 Toole Ave. Band members Terra Lopez and Dani Fernandez are originally from Sacramento, California. Each performer started as a solo act, but the two have performed together for a decade. Rituals of […]

WOMEN'S SOCCER: Pima takes second place in conference

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Pima takes second place in conference

By MARIA ANGULO The Pima Community College women’s soccer team lost 3-0 to No. 1 Paradise Valley Community College in the Region I, Division I championship final on Oct. 29. The Aztecs won the championship in the previous two years and advanced to the NJCAA National Tournament. They finished in sixth place nationally in 2015 […]

MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs win region championship

MEN’S SOCCER: Aztecs win region championship

By FRANCISCO ZAPATA The No. 2 Pima Community College men’s soccer team secured its third consecutive Region I, Division I championship Oct. 29 in a 3-1 home victory over the No. 5 Phoenix College Bears. PCC (18-3-1) now heads to a four-team NJCAA West District Tournament in Cheyenne, Wyoming on Nov. 4. The No. 9 […]

Quarterback plays for love of the game

Quarterback plays for love of the game

By CASEY MUSE JR Pima Community College quarterback Justin Martin is enjoying an amazing freshman season, but the kid had no idea any of it would happen the way that it has. Martin grew up a big fan of the game. “I’ve been playing football since like sixth grade,” Martin said. “I played for the […]

'Love's Labour's Lost' premieres April 14

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ premieres April 14

By ALYSSA RAMER Director Mickey Nugent, along with 16 students and a host of crew members, are busy preparing for their spring performance of Shakespeare’s witty “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” “I always enjoy working with a young energizing cast who are smart and open minded,” Nugent said. The production by the Pima Community College theater arts […]

Aztec Press reporters win major state awards

Aztec Press reporters win major state awards

Aztec Press student reporters received two major awards in Arizona Press Club competition. The awards, announced May 4, were for stories published in 2014. The Aztec Press competed against statewide community newspapers, rather than in a student category. David Del Grande won first place in Community education reporting for his September 2014 investigation into Pima […]

Therapy dogs offer ‘study paws’

Therapy dogs offer ‘study paws’

Students looking for a break from studying for exams and finishing final papers can visit a therapy dog at the West Campus Library. Therapy dogs of all sizes and breeds, along with their handlers, will be in the foyer area outside the library from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Dec. 10-11 and Dec.15-16. The West Campus […]

TV channels broadcasting ‘Talk the Beat’ forum

TV channels broadcasting ‘Talk the Beat’ forum

TV broadcasts of a Nov. 6 forum held at East Campus, “Talking the Beat: Approaches to Policing, Ancient and Modern,” will be aired in December. The round-table discussion explored the history of policing, from ancient times to modern-day tactics. PCC-TV taped the forum, and will air programs at 6 p.m. on COX 121 and Comcast […]

Aztec Press wins regional awards

Aztec Press wins regional awards

The Pima Community College student newspaper, Aztec Press, continues to win prestigious regional awards.   Most recently, Aztec Press was named one of two regional finalists for best all-around nondaily student newspaper when the Society of Professional Journalists named its Region 11 Mark of Excellence winners March 29.   The honor marked the fifth year […]

Aztec Press wins Arizona Newspaper Association awards

Aztec Press wins Arizona Newspaper Association awards

Aztec Press has once again received accolades, this time from the Arizona Newspaper Association’s 2013 “Better Newspaper Contest.” Our online site, aztecpressonline.com, received a first-place award for “Best Website.” Aztec Press also was awarded third place in the “Community Service/Journalistic Achievement” category. In individual awards, student Larry Gaurano received a second-place award for “Best Feature […]

Family Play Date

Family Play Date

STOMPING GROUNDS: Horse soldier museum charges on

STOMPING GROUNDS: Horse soldier museum charges on

By MICHAEL ANDERSON One enduring image of the American West is that of the U.S. Cavalry, arriving just in time to save the day. It seems, however, that we become more disconnected from that part of our past with each new generation of 21st century technology. A good way to fight this trend is to […]

Instructor helps future teachers enjoy math

Instructor helps future teachers enjoy math

By MICHAEL ANDERSON Pima Community College instructor Makyla Hays works hard to inspire a new generation of math teachers. She’s taught most levels of math at Pima and is passionate about all of them. “I want people to see the beauty of math, not just how hard it is,” she says. “I love getting students […]

LOUIS CARLOS BERNAL GALLERY: ‘FACULTY EXHIBIT’

LOUIS CARLOS BERNAL GALLERY: ‘FACULTY EXHIBIT’

By BETO HOYOS Instructors at Pima Community College have always been known as multifaceted. An art exhibit on display through Oct. 11 reveals yet another layer. For the first time since 2001, the Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery on West Campus is showcasing full-time faculty members from all PCC campuses. The timing is finally right for […]

VOLLEYBALL: Team serves up high expectations

VOLLEYBALL: Team serves up high expectations

By BETO HOYOS Expectations are high for the Pima Community College volleyball team this year. The Aztecs are returning from a season that saw them advance to the regional tournament as the No. 3 seed. Unfortunately, the only game at regionals was a loss to Phoenix College in straight sets. “The players that were here […]