Alex De Leon

Thoughts on comedians #MeToo incident

February 8, 2018

By ALEX DE LEON Last year’s revelation of film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s rampant sexual predation was nothing short of a bomb dropped on Hollywood. The shockwaves have circumnavigated the globe and given rise to a movement called #MeToo. Women and men everywhere have stepped forward to tell their stories, bringing down the likes of actor […]

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Former PCC president honored for his service

November 2, 2017

By ALEX DE LEÓN If there is one person responsible for creating the Pima Community College that we know today, it is S. James Manilla. Manilla was president of PCC from 1979-1987. Chancellors were called president at that time. Manilla was recently honored at a PCC Board of Governors meeting on Oct. 11 and was […]

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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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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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Summer Recap

September 7, 2017

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 […]

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