Opinion

I.T. GIRL: Is it too late to save the internet?

December 7, 2017

Is it too late to save the internet?   By KATELYN ROBERTS @kateroseroberts It’s a place we go when we’re in need of information, communication, advice, entertainment, news, humor, attention, help: the internet. Despite internet bills’ insanely expensive prices, and my strong desire for free Wi-Fi everywhere (knowledge is power), the internet may become less […]

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Letter to the Editor

December 7, 2017

This issue’s Letter to the Editor is in response to Alex de León’s Opinion piece on “Wonder Woman” from Aztec Press’ Issue 2. By NATALIE WOODS I’m currently a math tutor at Pima East Campus, and I’m also a queer bookworm who enjoys the recent inundation of Marvel and DC action movies. When I read […]

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Op-Ed: Will regulating social media prevent fake news?

December 7, 2017

By PJ REGOLE To understand the impact of regulating social media, one must first understand what the term “fake news” really entails. Fake news is a term likely popularized by (not) our president, Donald Trump, by his claims that all the negative things in the news about him are made up. With that being said, […]

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PCC Dance presents ‘Signature Selection’ to end semester

December 7, 2017

By KATELYN ROBERTS @kateroseroberts On Dec. 8 and 9, Pima Community College Dance will perform in the student-choreographed “Signature Selections.” The selections are under the direction of Nolan Kubota and feature student-created performances. The dances pull from hip-hop, modern, lyrical and jazz styles, according to a press release. Student choreographers include Taljah Blue, Lindsay Kovrig, […]

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College football playoff rankings take shape

November 16, 2017

By ARMANDO HARMON With the college football season coming to a close, it is still a little too early to tell which teams are going to make the top four to compete in the playoffs. In college football, you have those favorites like Southeastern Conference powerhouse University of Alabama, which has been in the playoffs […]

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America: No. 1 scapegoater

November 16, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Americans have a bad history with finding scapegoats. If Americans agree on something they fear, they will unite against it. Throughout history, America has made it look easy when pointing a finger. Just shy of 80 years ago, the United States entered World War II. With that came internment camps. These camps […]

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GUEST COLUMN: AMERICA IS AN IDEA AT RISK

November 16, 2017

By JERRY H. GILL In his insightful and provocative book “The Vanishing American Adult,” Sen. Ben Sasse reminds us that America is the only country ever founded on an idea rather than on a long-standing ethnic or cultural heritage. The founders of our country deliberately based the U.S. Constitution on the ideas of individual freedom, […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

November 2, 2017

This letter is a response to Alex De León’s Opinion piece, “Don’t bet on gun control post-Vegas” in Issue 4. Dear Mr. De León, Your facts are incorrect: No. 1, politics like this aren’t really proper in a college newsletter. Two, there is no such thing as a fully automatic weapon. It is automatic or […]

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Take me to your leader

October 19, 2017

Free conferences at PCC teach students new leadership skills By MICHELA WILSON At 29, I’ve almost grown out of my teenage Daria phase. So when Pima Community College offered a free leadership conference, it made sense to sign up. The Sept. 29 conference was called Emerging Leaders and is just one of several leadership opportunities available […]

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Don’t bet on gun control post-Vegas

October 19, 2017

By ALEX DE LEÓN At last count, 58 people were killed and over 500 were wounded Oct. 1 by gunman Stephen Paddock from the 32nd floor of his Mandalay Bay hotel room in Las Vegas. Most of the victims were attendees of the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival on the Strip. Jason Aldean was […]

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Letter from the editor: Legalize and realize

October 19, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Among the controversial issues that clutter news outlets, I want to take the time to explore one that has gone under the radar for some, if not most.: medicinal marijuana. When Proposition 205 was introduced, there were outcries of why the drug should be legalized in Arizona. Arguments included generating profits for […]

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The West Files: Part 1

September 21, 2017

The first of a multi-part series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns by Michela Wilson   At the end of their honeymoon, Glen and Bessie were to emerge as celebrities. Instead, they didn’t emerge at all. Glen Hyde was 29, a tall and thin Idaho potato farmer. Bessie Haley was a petite 22-year-old, a San […]

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TOP TEN

September 21, 2017

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT There’s nothing like a deep, well-written character to bring a show from being good to great, and anime has more than its fair share of them. While many anime have their main character take center stage, we can’t forget about everyone else in the show who helps the main character grow. While […]

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Guest Column: Get lost in translation

September 21, 2017

By JERRY H. GILL Philosophy Instructor Immersing yourself in a culture and language versus simply studying one provides countless benefits. For example, to say the languages I learned in an academic setting — French, German and Spanish — did not result in fluency would be an understatement. On the other hand, I learned three other […]

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Pretty Tied Up

September 21, 2017

By S. PAUL BRYAN   Dear Pretty Tied Up, I broke up with my boyfriend a few months ago, and right after, he texted me a lot. I had to ignore him for awhile just to get over things, or else I knew I’d get back together with him if we started talking again. Now, […]

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