Author: Parker Brock

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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Propping up Arizona

November 1, 2018

By PARKER BROCK   The propositions that will be on the ballot will be proposing new laws, and amendments to the state constitution will have lasting effects on the state’s economy and revenue generation. The general election, which will take place Nov. 6, will have five propositions. Here’s a guide most of the propositions to […]

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Commending the condom

October 4, 2018

By PARKER BROCK   With STD rates in the United States rising to an all-time high, it’s more important than ever to stay safe in the sex. Pima Community College is not only a great learning environment but a social one as well. Students in more intimate classroom settings are more likely to develop relationships […]

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Pima students go clubing

September 20, 2018

By PARKER BROCK Pima students surrounded tables and chatted with club representatives at the annual club fair at West Campus Aug. 29. The 20-plus tables that filled the hallways leading to the cafeteria were decorated with posters, flyers and other items such as cultural items, temporary tattoos, and excavation tools for the array of clubs. […]

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Pima’s president passing power to people

September 20, 2018

By PARKER BROCK Morgan Phillips, campus president for the Desert Vista and West campuses, added another campus — East — to his repertoire on Sept. 6. “Really, the potential for PCC is to make a difference in students’ lives,” said Phillips, who has been at Pima for more than four years. “There are so many […]

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