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PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO PCC celebrates adjunct faculty Pima Community College will honor their adjunct faculty that have been with PCC for 10, 20 and 30 years. On Friday, Dec. 1, adjunct faculty and six guests of their choice will be able to go to the Pima Air and Space Museum for a complimentary tour, activities […]

Aztecs struggle through end of season

Aztecs struggle through end of season

By ARMANDO HARMON It’s been rough for Pima football as they lost two straight. Things could turn around, however, as the team hits the road for two consecutive weeks.   Oct. 14: PCC 21, Snow College 37   The Aztecs of Pima Community College football team (2-5, 0-4 in WSFL) put up a fight with […]

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, […]

Former Olympic coach returns

Former Olympic coach returns

By RENE ESCOBAR As the Major League Baseball season begins its final stretch, the Aztecs’ baseball season is beginning to take shape. New head coach Rich Alday looks forward to leading a Pima Community College baseball program into a new era, where players are molded into well-rounded men. “For my ball players, it will always […]

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 end season with win at home

Aztecs end season with win at home

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College Aztecs have had a successful season on paper. Currently the Aztecs are 12-0-2 in their last 14 games. The Aztecs even closed off the regular season with an 8-0-2 record at Kino Stadium.   Oct.12: PCC 1, Glendale CC 0   The Aztecs (14-1-3) eager to finish the […]

PCC instructor recipient of award

PCC instructor recipient of award

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Pima Community College administrator, Irene Robles-Lopez was surprised when her colleagues nominated her for the National Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Region VI award.  The nomination in itself was rewarding even more so when she grabbed the win. “Anybody who knows me knows that I’m pretty quiet and focused on my […]

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

Bruno continues stellar run for PCC

By RENE ESCOBAR Top-10 finishes for both men’s and women’s cross country in southern California.   Oct. 14: Mt. San Antonio Community College Invitational   The PCC cross-country teams competed in Walnut, CA on Saturday, Oct. 14, as part of the Mt. SAC CC Invitational. The women’s team finished in third place out of 14 […]

Aztecs lose a warrior

Aztecs lose a warrior

By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College student and football player Jordan Waddell died in a car crash the night of Sept. 28. With him in the vehicle was Donovan Moore, a former PCC student and current University of Arizona football player. According to the Tucson Police Department, the 22-year-old Waddell was killed when he ran […]

The Word: Do you have a safety plan for the next big event you attend?

The Word: Do you have a safety plan for the next big event you attend?

THIS ISSUE’S WORD IS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS BY KATELYN ROBERTS AT DOWNTOWN AND WEST CAMPUSES   Ana Garavito “Yes. When we’re at events, we pick a place to reunite and go from there.”   Edward Lobio “I always do. I look at my surroundings, where […]

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall brings changes to Pima

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Fall brings changes to Pima

By KATELYN ROBERTS Just as I told myself, after 24 years, that I could finally handle — and even embrace — Arizona summers, I felt it. A crispy breeze caught me by surprise. Keep in mind I am rarely surprised, but I’m particularly in awe of this quickly approaching October. Can you feel it? Here […]

Student takes Tucson To Phoenix Fashion Week

Student takes Tucson To Phoenix Fashion Week

By ARLAETH RAMIREZ Quinlan Wilhite, Pima Community College student and owner and designer of QMULATIVE, is one of 15 designers participating in the Emerging Designer Bootcamp. Phoenix Fashion Week brings national and international designers together, premier retailers and fashion media, with the goal of gaining global exposure to Arizona’s Fashion Industry. Wilhite, 28, will showcase […]

Best-case scenario: Pima discusses 2019 budget

Best-case scenario: Pima discusses 2019 budget

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Last year, Pima Community College faced the harsh reality of possible campus closures, program eliminations and tuition hikes when discussion began on the current fiscal 2018 budget. In December 2016, the nine college officials of the PCC Executive Leadership Team developed three possible budget scenarios that could be adopted for the current […]

Tucson’s 18th pedestrian fatality

Tucson’s 18th pedestrian fatality

City is now up to 21 deaths involving distracted drivers and jaywalkers By STEPHEN MOORE Technically, Tucson’s 18th pedestrian fatality did not involve a pedestrian. A man and woman were waiting for a bus about 10:45 a.m. Sept. 20 on Pima Street east of Alvernon Way. A gray 2011 Nissan Titan was traveling southbound on […]

Pedestrian deaths double since last year

Pedestrian deaths double since last year

By STEPHEN MOORE Year-to-date pedestrian fatalities have more than doubled, according to Tucson Police Department records. As of Oct. 2, there have been 22 pedestrian fatalities compared with 11 for the same period last year. Total vehicle-related fatalities have remained somewhat constant — 46 for 2017 and 41 for 2016. There is not an answer […]