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New Upward Bound grant gives vets fighting chance

New Upward Bound grant gives vets fighting chance

By KYLE MCDANIEL  In October, Pima Community College was awarded a grant entitled The Veterans Upward Bound Program. The program serves as a bridge from working citizen to college student. This gives Pima an excellent chance to help veterans start their college experience. Many veterans would like to go to college but don’t know how […]

A dangerous escape

A dangerous escape

Rising opiate usage means helping the addicts through their trials, not throwing them in jail and letting them rot in a By KYLE MCDANIEL The opiate epidemic plaguing America right now is a true problem. I know from firsthand experience, as I was addicted for a few years. I don’t want to make this political, […]

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 […]

Abroad culture

Abroad culture

By KYLE MCDANIEL Traveling the world and becoming immersed in a new culture while studying for your major is an amazing experience of which you could be a part. Daisy Rodriguez-Pitel, associate director of global engagement and student services, is the person to contact if you are interested. Before applying, make sure you have a […]

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, […]

One in the same: amateurism and college basketball

One in the same: amateurism and college basketball

By KYLE MCDANIEL The black cloud is descending on men’s college basketball, and it is merely the beginning. When the FBI released its findings Sept. 26 announcing the arrests of multiple college basketball assistant coaches, the world seemed to stop. When Emanuel “Book” Richardson from the University of Arizona was named as one of the […]

Aztecs volleyball strives for consistent play

Aztecs volleyball strives for consistent play

By KYLE MCDANIEL Over the next five matches, Pima Community College went 2-3, which gave them an overall record of 6-11. The season started rough for Pima. The teamwork and communication improved with every game.   Sept. 20: PCC 0,  Arizona Western College 3 The Aztecs had a match in Yuma before going to California. […]

Home is everything

Home is everything

By KYLE MCDANIEL To certain people, money isn’t everything. As you peer into the world of sports, though, you see that money has become king. Players seem to care less about the fans and the city they play in and more about what team pays the most money. This isn’t just problem with sports in […]

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

By KYLE MCDANIEL Fresh off winning the National Title over the summer with his Zona 17-1 club volleyball team, Coach Dan Bithell was coming into the season on a high. However, it would be short lived, as his Pima Aztecs would go 1-5 at the New Mexico Military Institute Classic Tournament in Roswell.   Aug. […]