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Letter from the editor: join the Aztec Press!

May 15, 2020

By ELLIANA KOPUT   Since 1970, the Aztec Press has kept readers of Pima Community College informed on all grounds. With PCC-focused content, the goal has remained to provide a variety of insights and information regarding a diverse range of topics, from academics and sports to entertainment and local news.    Now, 50 years later, […]

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President Visit to Arizona Signals Reopening

May 15, 2020

Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead member of the White House staff. President Trump holding a roundtable on May 5 at the Honeywell International, Inc. plant in Phoenix. Pictured from left are Secretary Scalia, Governor Ducey, Vice President Lizer, President Trump, 2 nd Lady Lizer, Governor Lewis and Senator McSally. By KEVIN HARTUNG Air Force One […]

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Does Online Learning Make the Grade?

May 15, 2020

Photo-illustration of a student frustrated with online learning. By KEVIN HARTUNG There are two sides to every story and the fast switch to online learning during the spring semester is no exception. The switch was problematic for students, faculty and college administrators. Students battled connectivity problems. The faculty struggled to learn the online environment and […]

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Tucson Businesses with specials and big hearts

May 4, 2020

Eegees is the perfect cool down for this coming summer (pink passion is the flavor of the month). With our current situation, everything is truly different. Local businesses are especially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, what’s truly amazing is when communities come together, and everyone helps each other out. The Aztec Press would like […]

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Displaying Humanity in a Crisis

May 1, 2020

Photo Courtesy of Rebecca Sasnett / Arizona Daily Star Steve Tracy, Thunder Canyon Brewery co-owner and brewer, fills up 16oz bottles of locally made hand sanitizer at Thunder Canyon Brewery, 220 E. Broadway Blvd., in Tucson, Ariz., on April 6, 2020. by Kevin Hartung We often overlook opportunities to reveal our humanitarian side to others. […]

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Instructor’s take: Three Master Teachers

April 30, 2020

By JERRY GILL      My life has been strongly impacted by the lives and teachings of three Master Teachers: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha), Socrates, and Jesus. One could argue that these three are the most influential teachers of all time. Although none of the three ever yielded political power, traveled far from his homeland, or wrote any […]

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Pandemic Infodemic

April 3, 2020

The Rialto (318 E congress street) sums up what we’ve all been feeling about this virus By DALTON GRIJALVA As COVID-19 continues to spread, more information gets thrown at us. It is important we listen to medical professionals at this time. One thing I have learned is that the situation will get worse before it […]

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Fourth Avenue Street Fair

March 5, 2020

Street sign at North Fourth Avenue And East Seventh Street. Story and photo by DALTON GRIJALVA Fourth Avenue is home to Tucson’s lively scene, whether you’re a broke college student trying to drink away your debt or trying to eat until your stomach bursts.  Fourth is also home to a wonderful street fair. From aromas […]

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Peak show at Picacho: Ostrich by day, ‘Lion’ by night

February 18, 2020

Story and photo by  DALTON GRIJALVA As you drive West on I-10 toward Phoenix, you might want to check out Exit 219, which will take you to Picacho Peak.  The area is home to beautiful hikes and is the site of the smallest battle that took place during the Civil War. It’s also a great […]

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Gem and Jam Festival Returns to Pima Fairgrounds Jan. 2020

January 7, 2020

  By ELLIANA KOPUT  After their 2019 hiatus, Gem and Jam Festival returns to the Pima County Fairgrounds Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2020. Encapsulating a collective experience of music, visual arts, gemstones, camping and workshops, this festival is a grassroots staple in the Southwest.  The festival takes place during the Tucson Gem and Mineral show, which […]

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