Features

Instructor details the never-ending battle to get published

October 10, 2019

By JERRY GILL In my early years as a professor, I tried to publish articles in very prestigious journals. One was “Mind” and it was edited by Professor Gilbert Ryle at Oxford University.  My first submission was about some of the ideas of Professor Quine at Harvard. In his brief rejection letter, Professor Ryle wrote: […]

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Now is the time for ecstatic dancing

September 26, 2019

Story and photo  by ELLIANA KOPUT    It’s not infrequently that we hear, like a bitter ghost of perpetual displeasure, “Ugh! There’s nothing to do in Tucson” echoing through the hallways at Pima Community College.  While we know that this is hyperbolic and seemingly fallacious, we must not hate the player. Instead, we should hate […]

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The Big 5-0 for Pima

September 26, 2019

  By AZTEC PRESS STAFF Happy 50th anniversary, Pima Community College! “If people go into public service to be recognized, they will always be disappointed,” said Jacob C. Fruchthendler, one of Pima’s founders, in 1987. “The greatest things you can get are personal pleasure and satisfaction.” It’s the Aztec Press’ pleasure to present our opinion […]

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Aztec Transfer Tips 

July 17, 2019

By JOSEPH SIML  Transferring. Is on the minds of a lot of Pima Community College students as the Fall semester nears. Especially my own since I’ve attended Pima for two years. During my time here I’ve had the chance to learn a few things about the transfer process. Please note, however, that I am NOT […]

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Pima Community College’s immigrant student center employees

May 2, 2019

By ANGEL CANEZ   Tucked away in the far back end of on the top floor of Pima Community College Downtown Campus Campus Center building in the communication department sits a tiny little office. The Immigrant, Refugee and Student Resource Center or IRSRC. The IRSRC opened its doors at the beginning of the year,  provides […]

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Pima Community College’s resident fashionista

May 2, 2019

Interview and photos by JOSH GRAY  Pima Community College will  holding its annual fashion show May 4 at the Fox Theatre.  Nancy Spaulding, the head of the Fashion Department, recently sat down with the Aztec Press.  Q: What is your favorite piece on display? A: “I haven’t seen everything yet, so I couldn’t say what […]

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Culture Club: free passes for Pima students

May 2, 2019

By JOSH GRAY Pima Community College has partnered with Act One to provide free cultural passes to Pima students.  Culture Passes are free admission tickets that you and a guest can get by going to your local Pima Library. Act One is an organization that helps provide art and cultural experience throughout Arizona schools. Act […]

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MMA through the eyes of Birchak

May 2, 2019

Photos and story by MATTHEW HILL     Unlike going to your traditional gym where you work out with weights and machines and run on treadmills, you can get a full-body workout learning new self-defense techniques and body-movement skills practicing jiujitsu. Located at 4765 E. Speedway Blvd., 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu is home to many […]

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A blast from the Hydro Flask at Pima Community College

May 2, 2019

Story and photo by JOSH GRAY This $50 hunk of tin is popular.  The trend started last year (at least that’s when the trend hit Arizona), grew, peaked and has died quicker than it started. Hydro Flask isn’t talked about as much anymore, but they are still floating about college campuses across the country.  If […]

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Beaut Burger: Beaut-y and no beast

April 18, 2019

by ALEXZANDRIA MARTINEZ Beaut Burger, pronounced b-yoo-t, is taken from the Australia/New Zealand slang for “beauty.” It also should stand for “hidden gem for vegans.”  Beaut Burger is located in the Mercado San Agustin Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento.  The restaurant itself is an old train shipping container on the West side of the plaza […]

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