Nora Thompson

Arizona House bills that could affect Pima Community College

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Several bills recently have passed the Arizona House and have moved into the Senate. If passed, they could affect Pima Community College and its students. They were brought up at the most recent board meeting by Chancellor Lee Lambert.   • HB 2172: The non-lethal weapons bill has passed the house, and it’s […]

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Danny Howe: former convict, current activist

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON When he was 18 years old, Danny Howe was facing 68 years in prison.  Today he is a free man, who has his rights restored, is married with two children and is an outspoken member of the community who advocates for people that are in his former situation.   “I had a […]

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Arizona House bills that could affect Pima Community College

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Several bills recently have passed the Arizona House and have moved into the Senate. If passed, they could affect Pima Community College and its students. They were brought up at the most recent board meeting by Chancellor Lee Lambert. • HB 2172: The non-lethal weapons bill has passed the house, and it’s […]

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Pima arms staff following Trump’s directions

April 1, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Pima instructors are strapped and loving it. In light of recent mass shootings, the only logical option is to pass out military-grade assault rifles to underpaid educators with no formal training. “I can’t wait to get strapped. When a kid misbehaves I’m just gonna go grattatatstatatatatata,” said Janice Anderson, an adjunct math […]

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Sabbatical watch: Where teachers are going

March 29, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Eight Pima Community College instructors are taking a sabbatical for the 2018-2019 school year. A sabbatical is a paid leave of absence to travel and study. These professors were recommended for the sabbatical by The Faculty Professional Development and Sabbatical Standing Committee. All will receive full pay, except for one approved half-pay […]

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TOP 10: Cheap Date Ideas

February 21, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON So, you’re almost out of money, but you still want to make that special effort for that special someone. Don’t believe those who tell you that there’s nothing to do here except hike, because there totally is. It just takes a little creativity and an open mind. Here are the Top 10 […]

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Best Bets

February 8, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Tucson gem and mineral show 2/8/2018-2/11/2018 Tucson’s largest source of tourism, people from all over the world come to buy sell and view the huge collection of rocks that the city has to offer. Located at the Tucson Convention center  Admission is $13.00 per person children under 14 are free. but bring […]

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