PCC

New partnership blooms at the East Campus

May 5, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS There’s a population boom on the far east side, but that hasn’t translated to reversing declining enrollment. However, Pima Community College and the Vail School District have recently entered into an intergovernmental agreement that will serve to help address both of those challenges. Over the last 30 years, the Vail School District […]

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Spot the 10 differences

May 3, 2018

The 10 differences are: 1. Gaucho T-shirt, 2, Distinctive(s), 3. Back Snar, 4. Face on Poster, 5. Face swap number one, 6. Face swap number two, 7. No hands for Jeremiah Bailey, 8. (333), 9. Nathan Toy in the background, 10. Multiple light in the background.

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Aztecs struggle to finish the season strong

May 3, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs finished the season with a 21-31 and 11-29 in conference play. The Aztecs had a down year with their struggles coming from the offensive component of the game as they left runners on base time after time, along with struggles with scoring in the first games of series. The Aztecs […]

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Women’s Soccer: Six student-athletes to take next step

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After a successful campaign in 2017, six Pima Community College women’s soccer athletes have signed letters of intent to play at different universities next year. Three of them will be attending the same school, Benedictine University-Mesa in Phoenix. Last season, this group of sophomores helped lead the Aztecs to a second place […]

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Aztecs hit an ace at regionals and qualify for nationals

May 3, 2018

Story and photo by ARMANDO HARMON Men’s and Women’s tennis competed in the Region I championships at the Paseo Racquet Center in Glendale. Both teams competed and brought home some hardware and qualified for the NJCAA Division I tournament in Waco, TX on May 6-11. Women’s  April 24: Day One  On day one of the […]

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Photo by Raymond Suarez

Pima just misses out on postseason

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Due to a production error, Softball was not printed in the last issue.  Pima is going to miss the regional playoffs this year, which hasn’t happened often over the last 16 years, as they finished 35-23 on the season. The Aztecs had three players selected to the third team  All-ACACC Conference, freshman […]

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Who Could Win The World Cup?

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The World Cup in Russia is around the corner, and for one month, the 23 players for each of the 32 nations become a family. Only eight countries have ever won the tournament since its inception 88 years ago in 1930, and once you get out of the group stage, you just […]

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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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The Word: What are rules to follow when you are on a date?

April 12, 2018

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY MICHELLE TRUJILLO AT WEST AND DESERT VISTA CAMPUSES Daniel Gonzalez AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING “Just be respectable towards the person you’re with. People like that.” Emmanuel Benjamin PHYSIOLOGY “Dress neatly and have a plan. Don’t take her to the movies, that’s a third date thing. Go someplace you can interact. Make it fun […]

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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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Best Bets

April 12, 2018

Complied by Eric Teel April 20-30: Pima County Fair Pima County Fairgrounds A staple of Tucson is almost back again with the annual Pima County Fair. The fair also will have special performances as is tradition. This year, Ja Rule and Ashanti will be performing on April 26. Only admission is needed to watch the […]

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Aztec Horoscope

April 12, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR Aries (March 21 – April 19): Don’t question it. Just go with it; there might be a surprise. It’s up to you to like it or not. Taurus (April 20 – May 21): Stop being so stubborn. Just go with the flow — what’s the worst that can happen? Gemini (May 22 […]

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The lactation station: the breast way to pump

April 12, 2018

By Michelle Trujillo   Finding the lactation room at any one of the Pima Community College campuses isn’t that difficult. Finding out details about the rooms, however, proves to be much harder. After contacting three people at Student Life, emailing and calling Human Resources, additional details were scant at best. Having a baby in college […]

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Changing the education game

April 12, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The idea of changing education is abstract. Since the Industrial Revolution, most classrooms have been dictated in this format. We’ve been living in it for so long that it’s become the way we live. It’s like Copernicus trying to explain that the Sun is at the center of the solar system and […]

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Pima police have community in mind

April 12, 2018

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College police officers have been taking a more community-oriented approach while patrolling PCC campuses. Pima Police Chief Christopher Albers says he has adopted an “old beat cop” approach for his officers, which helps them to develop relationships with the campus communities they cover. “All of our officers are engaged in […]

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