Author: Parker Brock

Getting outraged over outrage culture in 2019

April 4, 2019

By PARKER BROCK With the rise of the digital age, society is more connected and the spread of information, and misinformation, is much easier than ever before. The Internet is easily accessible for a majority of people in this country, and because of that, they are able to exchange messages with people they have never […]

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All aboard The Aztec Resource Center

April 4, 2019

Story and photo by PARKER BROCK   Pima Community College is building the Aztec Resource Center and Food Bank and everybody is getting on board.  The ARC is a student-driven initiative to provide more for students in need and is located at the West and Desert Vista campuses. The initiative is headed by Rachael Lord, […]

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Serving it up for students

March 25, 2019

By PARKER BROCK   Shannon Kull and Candy Richards are two of the food service workers at Pima Community College West Campus cafeteria. Kull has been working for Follet for the last 15 years and they both sat down to talk with the Aztec Press.   Q: How long have you been working here at […]

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It’s more than a feeling

March 14, 2019

By PARKER BROCK   Love has been a key component of human culture and society since the beginnings of civilization, helping guarantee the continuation of our species. Our modern understanding of love and romance is tied to the formation of romantic relationships in 18th Century Europe. The societal norm of two partners per relationship derives […]

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Bernal Gallery illustrates life on and beyond the border

February 14, 2019

BY PARKER BROCK  The Pima Community College Bernal Gallery is presenting SEPARADOS POR FRONTERA – SEPARATED BY BORDERS, an art gallery featuring works from Sonoran artists. The Bernal gallery is located at PCC West Campus and will displaying the exhibit from February fourth through March eighth. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. […]

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Downtown Campus being built for success

February 14, 2019

By PARKER BROCK   The Pima Community College Downtown Campus is expanding the size and scope of its many different engineering based programs with help from grants and local business. This expansion will help alleviate some of the issues the programs are currently facing. Pima acquired two neighboring hotels, including the historic Motor Inn, to […]

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The ‘truth’ about tobacco on campus

December 6, 2018

By PARKER BROCK  Pima Community College Governing Board approved to revise current standing policies to convert the college to a tobacco-free campus on March 22 and subsequently April 11. The governing board uses two policies, administrative policy 8.07.01 and board policy 8.07, to accomplish its goal of a tobacco-free campus. The main policy detailing the […]

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Climate change: Swann song for saguaros?

November 15, 2018

By PARKER BROCK   Climate change is a global pressing issue that will continue to affect our environment and local ecosystems; including our National Parks. With varied and extreme weather patterns becoming more frequent, we will see more apparent effects on our National Parks. Saguaro National Park is one that Pima Community College students are […]

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Anger Managed

November 15, 2018

BY PARKER BROCK   Being a student is a lot; it’s the stress of having a job that determines your future without the incentive of a paycheck. With cramming for midterms, writing a 1000 paper every week on top of the already insurmountable mountain of homework, along with the social pressures that come along with […]

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‘Tartuffe’: Love, lies and a pious disguise

November 1, 2018

BY PARKER BROCK Pima Community College Theatre will present “Tartuffe,” a classic tale with romance and sardonic humor. The production, which will run Nov. 8-18, is directed by Pima’s new theater arts faculty, Chris Will. “Tartuffe” presents the tale set during the life of King Louis XVI with a modern message. The story is set […]

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