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Up With People celebrates 50th anniversary

Up With People celebrates 50th anniversary

BY KIT B. FASSLER and JACK KEERS Host families assembled at Pima Community College’s Downtown Campus on March 2, eager to welcome an Up With People cast of 100 students from 20 countries. Rain that day surprised visitors expecting dry, warm weather in the desert. The group came to perform, do community service and hold […]

Therapeutic program eases tensions

Therapeutic program eases tensions

By ALYSSA RAMER Pairs of students dot a room filled with massage tables. One massages as the other relaxes on a table. The students massaging gently push their hands into their partner’s lower back. The students were practicing an athletic massage, which is a shorter massage than the 50-minute option normally offered at Pima Community […]

PCC students create winning art

PCC students create winning art

By KIT B. FASSLER Alma Davila didn’t start appreciating art until she attended Pima Community College. “When I was in elementary school, I didn’t have interest in art,” she said. “If I drew people, I just drew sticks.” No one in her family was interested in art either, Davila said. They all loved math instead. […]

Working students have tough life

Working students have tough life

By KATIE STEWART Some people don’t get the concept of college students who also work. We are the students and workers who are always on the run, never having a moment to just chill. We are the ones who always have somewhere to go or something to do. Our bosses, instructors and our families seem […]

EDITORIAL: Activity fee would enhance college experience

EDITORIAL: Activity fee would enhance college experience

Imagine if you were going to class and saw a flier announcing a major band like Green Day or a television personality like Jon Stewart performing at Pima Community College. Sound impossible? It isn’t. Both artists performed at Salt Lake City Community College, according to college representatives who recently visited Tucson. The Utah college has […]

By the Numbers: Drunk Driving

By the Numbers: Drunk Driving

Compiled by Clynisha Stevens 75 Percentage of drunk drivers with suspended licenses who keep driving. ** 13,000 Americans killed in 2007 due to drunk driving. * 48 Average number of minutes that pass before someone is killed by a drunk driver. ** .08 Blood alcohol level at which someone is considered legally drunk. *** 170 […]