Features

Immerse yourself with art and music at Dusk Music Festival

November 7, 2019

  By ELLIANA KOPUT Dusk Music Festival will return Nov. 10 and 11 to Tucson at Armory Park.  The gates will open at 2 p.m. both days, and the event will end at 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday. The eclectic music lineup is primarily a combination of electronic, indie and pop music.  General […]

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Hop into east side’s Hop Street Lounge

October 24, 2019

By JOSHUA SHAVER From the outside, Hop Street Lounge looks like a smaller bar. But once I walked in, I saw a really big, clean bar. Impressive. There’s a lot of room for people to lounge around, socialize and feel comfortable while drinking a variety of alcoholic beverages.  Hop Street opened about six months ago. […]

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Basketball Diaries: Instructor takes two for the team

October 24, 2019

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Spiritual puzzle creator and student publishes book

October 24, 2019

Story and photo  By ELLIANA KOPUT Shelly Emerson, a Pima Community College student, offers the gift of spiritual reminder through optimism, critical thinking, and creativity. As Emerson put it: Romans 12:6 tells us, “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.” Her book “Spiritual Mazes & Puzzles” was released in […]

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Veteran writing instructor was born to teach

October 17, 2019

Story and photo by ELLIANA KOPUT Mic Denfeld is a writing instructor at Pima Community College’s West Campus.  She’s one of the oldest, most experienced, most lively and compassionate faculty members. She is held near and dear to the hearts of many.  Denfeld leads her classes through a series of assignments that aim to encourage […]

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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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