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The Word: How do you feel about net neutrality?

The Word: How do you feel about net neutrality?

The Word: How do you feel about net neutrality? INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY KATELYN ROBERTS AT WEST CAMPUS Liliana Grijalva ELEMENTARY EDUCATION “How do I feel about censorship? Not good, especially from big corporations. All the content we get will be biased.” Emiliano Walker ANTHROPOLOGY “Net neutrality is a good thing. There are so few […]

Women’s basketball dominates schedule after losing its season-opening game to New Mexico

Women’s basketball dominates schedule after losing its season-opening game to New Mexico

By ARMANDO HARMON Pima Community College continues to fight on as they have won four games in row. The basketball team spent a weekend in Utah for the Willow Creek Inn Invitational. The Aztecs finished 2-1 for the weekend, but they did triumph over two Division I teams and handed Snow College its first loss […]

Murphy brings overseas talent to a promising season

Murphy brings overseas talent to a promising season

by ARMANDO HARMON With the 2017-2018 men’s basketball season already on its way, the Aztecs are in good shape to redeem their loss last season in the National Junior College Athletic Association Tourney quarterfinals. Isaiah Murphy is a returning guard, already averaging 24 points a game with a field goal percentage of 72. Murphy is looking […]

2018 World Cup will be great, albeit different

2018 World Cup will be great, albeit different

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN When the world shift its attention to Russia next summer for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, it will behold the grandest of sporting spectacles. As always, some of the best athletes on the planet will be on display as the different cultures of the world come clashing together on the largest possible […]

Men's Basketball: Pima continues hot start to its season

Men’s Basketball: Pima continues hot start to its season

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN It has been a great start to the year for the Pima Community College men’s basketball team as the Aztecs have opened their 2017-2018 season 6-1 in their first seven games and already have picked up a win against a Top 10 team, when they beat Odessa College on Nov. 17. Pima […]

Planting seeds to grant growth

Planting seeds to grant growth

By MICHELA WILSON Before Mays Imad was awarded a seed grant in September, she conducted a preliminary study that included a survey of college students. “The survey was looking to see what makes a holistic education that tends to the mind and the heart,” said Imad, noting that the survey asked the students if they […]

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 […]

PCC Dance presents ‘Signature Selection’ to end semester

PCC Dance presents ‘Signature Selection’ to end semester

By KATELYN ROBERTS @kateroseroberts On Dec. 8 and 9, Pima Community College Dance will perform in the student-choreographed “Signature Selections.” The selections are under the direction of Nolan Kubota and feature student-created performances. The dances pull from hip-hop, modern, lyrical and jazz styles, according to a press release. Student choreographers include Taljah Blue, Lindsay Kovrig, […]

Best Bets: Dec. 7 - Jan. 15

Best Bets: Dec. 7 – Jan. 15

Dec. 7 – Jan. 15 By RENE ESCOBAR For our last Best Bets of the year, we recommend a few of Tucson’s biggest, most loved and family-friendly holiday events, so grab a thermos of hot cocoa and grab the family (or spike it with Bailey’s and grab your friends). 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair Dec. […]

Story and photos by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima offers premier training in the field of nursing and caregiving. Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Licensed Practical Nurse, Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and refresher courses for RNs and LPs are all certifications offered through Pima. Pima says students who choose to […]

CrossFit fitting student budgets

CrossFit fitting student budgets

STOMPING GROUNDS Story and Photos by NICHOLAS TRUJILLO People crowd around the workout-of-the-day board. Co-owner Will Ornelas stands in front, explaining what each workout is, how to do it and what muscles it will work. Welcome to the noon lunch class for CrossFit PowerTrain. Ornelas walks around and follows people as they sprint through the […]

The West Files: Aliens

The West Files: Aliens

The fifth and final story in a series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns By Michela Wilson   First documentation In 1947, a significant, yet little-known event established Arizona as a hotspot for UFO activity. On July 7, William Rhodes took some of the first-known photographs of an unidentifiable flying object over his […]

Aztecs take third in NJCAA Tournament

Aztecs take third in NJCAA Tournament

The team poses for a picture with their third place trophy after their game with Southcraft College. Despite losing their semifinal, the Aztecs took third by the number of points they had. By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Despite not winning the NJCAA National Tournament, the Pima Community men’s soccer team had a successful run this season. Perhaps […]

PCC implements new advising model

PCC implements new advising model

New model for academic counseling aims to improve the already existing program; advisers will now have liaisons to help strenghthen their ties with students.  By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ In Spring 2017, Pima Community College revised its academic advising model from strictly adviser generalists to adviser specialists in an effort to provide more thorough assistance to students. […]

Aztecs fail to win a conference game

Aztecs fail to win a conference game

By ARMANDO HARMON Even with the dissapointing end to the season, PCC honors 11 players with postseason awards With the final two games of the season the Aztecs put the fans on the edges of their seats, where they would fall short in a double OT shootout on their home finale in Game 1. Freshman […]