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Sensory Lesson

Sensory Lesson

Artwork on East Campus includes this 2016 welded, oxidized steel camera sculpture by Joan Waters titled “the single lens reflex.” An accompanying plaque reads: We experience the world through our five senses—taste, touch, smell, hearing and sight. This sculpture asks us to examine what happens when we limit our perception to one sensory lens—the visual. […]

EMT instructor sees program as force for good

EMT instructor sees program as force for good

Stories and photos by ALEX de LEÓN Laura Pieslewicz is a busy woman. “I don’t really know how to sit still,” she said. “I think I thrive on organized chaos.” Pieslewicz, 39, works as an emergency medical technician, teaches hospital-related courses at Banner University Medical Center and has taught full time for Pima Community College’s EMT […]

FIVE QUESTIONS: Gabby Encinas

FIVE QUESTIONS: Gabby Encinas

A quick conversation with Gabby Encinas  Editor’s note: In this ongoing feature, we ask a Pima Community College student some not-so-serious questions. Compiled by Dale Villeburn Old Coyote   Gabby Encinas, a member of the East Campus Student Life team, is majoring in psychology.   Question 1: What classes are you enjoying the most and […]

DON'T CALL ME A B****

DON’T CALL ME A B****

Veterinary program: paws to refresh

Veterinary program: paws to refresh

Stories By DALE VILLEBURN OLD COYOTE Caretakers gather their tools, carefully monitoring the vitals of the unconscious patient on the examination table. They spread the patient’s jaws open and a procedure begins. Fitz, a 3-year-old Queensland Heeler mix, is undergoing a dental checkup at Pima Community College’s East Campus veterinary center. It’s a non-invasive procedure […]

Pima volunteers ‘RISE’ for homeless

Pima volunteers ‘RISE’ for homeless

 By ROBYN ZELICKSON Homelessness remains a pervasive problem in America. The Tucson/Pima Coalition to End Homelessness reported 1,762 homeless people in January 2016. Of those, 281 were veterans. The 2017 count has just been completed and results are being tabulated. We may ask, what can we do to help end homelessness? Pima Community College student […]

East Campus repeats history

East Campus repeats history

By AUDRIE FORD The 1800s are visiting Pima Community College’s East Campus on Sept. 17. The East Campus will be hosting Constitution and Citizenship Day, providing an opportunity for students to register to vote for the upcoming elections and learn more about the founding of the United States. We Make History, a historical reenactment group, […]

Astrophysicist talk ‘over the moon’

Astrophysicist talk ‘over the moon’

By MICKEY RAY LAMB Pima Community College’s East Campus welcomed astrophysicist Cameron Hummels for the second installment of its “Astronomy for All” series on March 26. Hummels, who received his doctorate from the University of Arizona in astronomy, gave a lecture, “The Moon: Formation, Exploration and Habitation.” His talk covered manned journeys to the celestial […]

New East Campus astronomy series out of this world

New East Campus astronomy series out of this world

By MICKEY RAY LAMB East Campus is using a “bringing the universe to your backyard” theme for an “Astronomy for All” series designed specifically for non-scientists. “We really want people to come from the community,” event organizer Maria Pereira said. “That’s who these events are for, people without a science background.” The next installment of […]

East Campus hosts astronomy program

East Campus hosts astronomy program

By JAMIE VERWYS Pima Community College’s East Campus invites guests to explore the galaxy in their Astronomy for All series. Their debut event will take place Feb. 25 at the East Campus Community Room and observatory. Megan Reiter, a graduate of the University of Arizona’s Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory, will present a lecture […]

The Word: What new movie do you want to see?

The Word: What new movie do you want to see?

Photos and interviews by Alex Fruechtenicht on East Campus “Deadpool” Samuel Perez Major: Aeronautical engineering “As Above, So Below” April Harlow Major: Liberal arts “The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies” Rodolfo Canales Major: Mechanical engineering “The Book of Life” Bridgette Montano Major: Liberal arts “Interstellar” Ben Paric Major: Science associate degree

Students organize leadership conference

Students organize leadership conference

By COLE POTWARDOWSKI Pima Community College’s East Campus put leadership into action Feb. 8 with its first student-organized conference. Caleb Rhodes, student government president, initiated the all-day conference with support from fellow students and from East Campus administrators including Student Life Advisor Constance Strickland. “I suggested it and they’ve been amazing with going along with […]

Seven new sculptures adorn East Campus

Seven new sculptures adorn East Campus

Compiled by Liam McInerney Pima Community College’s East Campus has added seven new sculptures to its landscape as part of an ongoing Sculpture-On-Campus project. The artists and their works are: · Jason Breitenbucher, “Solvolaré” · Jason Butler, “Donald Judd, The Cubes Alone Were Never Enough!” · Kevin Caron, “Wherever You Go, There You Are” · […]

Pima campus coverage

Pima campus coverage

CAMPUS COVERAGE   DESERT VISTA Food drive continues   A canned food drive for the Community Food Bank will continue until Nov. 16. Anyone interested in donating may bring canned foods to the Student Life Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.   A car wash will be held at the Fitness Center on Sept. […]

Pima news briefs

Pima news briefs

Pima News Briefs   Authors to discuss liberating literature   The University of Arizona will hold this year’s event to mark the 30th annual Banned Books Week. Nationally, the theme for this year is Liberating Literature. Authors Sandra Cisneros, Manuel Muñoz and Helena Maria Viramontes will have brief readings at the event. The authors are […]