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Pima's record overshadows great play

Pima’s record overshadows great play

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Aztecs volleyball team ends the season on a seven-game losing streak to finish with a 7-18 record. It was a struggle for Pima all season, as they couldn’t get a winning streak going at any point to jump start their season. Oct. 27: PCC 0, Mesa Community College 3 The Aztecs […]

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 19- Nov. 2

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 19- Nov. 2

CAMPUS EVENTS Oct. 23-26: Downtown Campus Pumpkin patch – Show off your carving in this free event at Downtown Campus, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. all ages welcome       Oct. 25: Unity Day and Bullying Awareness – Get educated and bring awareness to bullying trends and how to help, East Campus cafeteria, free Oct. 26-31: […]

Pima fails to close season on a high

Pima fails to close season on a high

By KYLE MCDANIEL October 13 was the last road game for Pima this season as they come home for the final four games. This is just what the doctor ordered for the Aztecs as they have struggled mightily on the road. Pima will hope to end the season on a high note with this homestand, […]

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 5-18

AZTEC CALENDAR Oct. 5-18

CAMPUS EVENTS Oct. 5: University Visit: University of Arizona – 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Northwest Campus, D 201 Oct. 5, 11, 12: Military Visit: U.S. Army – 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Northwest Campus Oct. 5-27: Student Visual Art Gallery: Digital Photography, Illustration, Film, Graphic Design – 8 a.m.-5 p.m., West Campus, A 248 Oct. 6: “Say it […]

Best-case scenario: Pima discusses 2019 budget

Best-case scenario: Pima discusses 2019 budget

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Last year, Pima Community College faced the harsh reality of possible campus closures, program eliminations and tuition hikes when discussion began on the current fiscal 2018 budget. In December 2016, the nine college officials of the PCC Executive Leadership Team developed three possible budget scenarios that could be adopted for the current […]

With family support, transition proves easier

With family support, transition proves easier

By KATIE VACIO People who identify as transgendered possess a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex. In the spring of 2015, the world’s media were hit by a whirlwind of news that retired Olympic gold medal winner Bruce Jenner identified as a  woman, and officially changed her name from Bruce […]

Diggin’ in with Aztec libero Anissa Conrad

Diggin’ in with Aztec libero Anissa Conrad

By PJ REGOLE Tucson native Anissa Conrad has been attending Pima Community College and representing the volleyball team for two years. Starting at libero, she has made quite the impact on the squad. In nearly every match this season, she has led the team in digs, and she is showing no signs of slowing down […]

Growing up is scary: a review of "It"

Growing up is scary: a review of “It”

Truthfully terrifying, endearingly real and not what  moviegoers might expect from a scary movie By ALEX DE LEÓN I knew little about “It” prior to viewing. The basic premise: killer clown. Got it. Beyond the killer clown, I knew that it was based on a Stephen King novel and that it had previously been adapted […]

Volleyball team splits before tough road stretch

Volleyball team splits before tough road stretch

By KYLE MCDANIEL Over the next six games Pima will go 3-3, finishing 2-2 at the Scottsdale Classic Tournament. Throughout the tournament the team did an excellent job rallying together, and not giving up on any point during the matches with multiple come from behind rallies. The team needed to come out on the positive […]

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

New challenges and a better-quality paper By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO It’s hard to shy away from a new challenge, no matter what it is. The euphoria of overcoming an obstacle is unrivaled by just about everything. Especially when you are overcoming these obstacles with a team that shares the same vision. The Aztec Press is full […]

Aztec Calendar

Aztec Calendar

Aztec Calendar: Sept. 21-Oct. 4 CAMPUS EVENTS Sept. 21, 27, 28: University Visit at Northwest Campus For more information, contact 206-2121 or thastings@pima.edu. Sept. 22-Oct. 1: “The Astronaut Farmworker” West Campus, Center for the Arts, Proscenium Theatre on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. $8. For more information, […]

Summer Recap

Summer Recap

By ALEX DE LEON Pima Community College employees will be getting a raise this fall. The PCC Board of Governors approved the pay increase as part of its 2017-18 budget. Salary scales and wages for faculty and adjunct faculty, as well as for all regular employees will go up 2.5 percent with a continuance of […]

Student crosses ocean to better his tomorrow

Student crosses ocean to better his tomorrow

By ARLAETH RAMIREZ Yigit Usta, 20, moved to the United States from his home Turkey, Istanbul. Usta moved from Istanbul three years ago when his uncle provided an opportunity to study in the United States. With the help of his family, Usta went to the University of Arizona for a semester until he realized tuition […]