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Retired PCC instructor earns Emeritus award

Retired PCC instructor earns Emeritus award

By RENE ESCOBAR Gustavo Chavez, a retired Pima Community College Hispanics history instructor, has dedicated his life to his heritage and human rights. Chavez recently won the Faculty Emeritus Award from PCC’s governing board. The award is given to longtime retired instructors who have made outstanding contributions to PCC. Chavez’s list of accomplishments is many. […]

BEST BETS

BEST BETS

Compiled by CLARISSA EDWARDS “NAMASTE” Yoga Oasis provides yoga classes at any of its three locations: 245 E. Congress St., Suite 101; 2631 N. Campbell Ave.; and 7858 E. Wrightstown Road, Suite 116. Each class is held by an instructor that can help students’ study skills and personal development. Classes are held daily, cost $5 […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By MICHELA WILSON In honor of the full moon in Aries on Oct. 5, these horoscopes feature quotes by famous Aries, to help us all channel our independent, creative, fiery side.   Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18) “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with […]

Vetting Tucson’s VA

Vetting Tucson’s VA

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER Our Veterans Affairs healthcare system is failing those who endure the most. There is no one in our nation who sacrifices more than one who serves in the United States military – whether active duty, retired or reserve. These men and women of honor have dedicated their lives to our nation’s safety […]

Football: Defense stands tall in thriller

Football: Defense stands tall in thriller

By ARMANDO HARMON The Aztec defense manages to hold on until the end. Sept. 23: PCC 21, Air Force Prep 14 The Aztecs of Pima Community College (2-3) put on a last-minute thriller as the defense stopped the Huskies in the fourth. The team escaped with a win when they hosted the Huskies at Kino […]

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. […]

Diggin’ in with Aztec libero Anissa Conrad

Diggin’ in with Aztec libero Anissa Conrad

By PJ REGOLE Tucson native Anissa Conrad has been attending Pima Community College and representing the volleyball team for two years. Starting at libero, she has made quite the impact on the squad. In nearly every match this season, she has led the team in digs, and she is showing no signs of slowing down […]

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 […]

PCC men's soccer showcases strength with powerful wins

PCC men’s soccer showcases strength with powerful wins

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team has managed to secure a 10-1-2 record whilst winning eight of their last nine matches.  Sept. 19: PCC 1, Mesa Community College 0 The Aztecs (7-1-1) remain undefeated with a victory over the Mesa CC Thunderbirds.  After unsuccessful efforts from both sides, the Aztecs and […]

I.T. Girl: Cool story, tech bro

I.T. Girl: Cool story, tech bro

When I first heard about Google Bro, I was annoyed. Before I read the Google employee’s anonymous letter sent throughout his department at work, I hated him. To me, Google Bro, the recently fired software engineer, was just another dude spouting the same sexist spiel: the lack of women in STEM is due to women […]

THE WORD: What is the one thing you  are looking forward to this semester?

THE WORD: What is the one thing you are looking forward to this semester?

Vincent Nagore, Math Right now, I’m just taking a break from all the math and science I do, I’m taking three music courses just to get happy, as long as it doesn’t get too crazy and I don’t put myself through a rigorous schedule.   Helen Nguyen, Undecided I’m really excited to get my life going. […]

Audit finds holes in PCC police report

Audit finds holes in PCC police report

Following the break-in and attempted suicide at the Pima Community College Downtown Campus, it was clear that security measures needed to be reviewed. On the early morning of July 23, a suspect broke into the PCC Downtown Campus and attempted suicide. Paramedics rushed the man to the hospital. Officials have provided no updates on his […]

PIMA BRIEFS

PIMA BRIEFS

Donuts with DPS Students can get to know the Pima Community College police of cers in a more casual setting at “Donuts with DPS,” where there will be free donuts and coffee. Questions and concerns that students may have regarding Pima police issues can be addressed at this time. • Downtown Campus: 10 a.m.-noon Sept. […]

Keep DACA, deport Mattress Firm

Keep DACA, deport Mattress Firm

It’s surprisingly comforting to be back in the newsroom at Pima Community College’s West Campus. Unlike the University of Arizona, the campus here feels like a safe haven with native desert plants, no sports bars, and not an Urban Out tters in sight. This August, I immediately reclaimed my favorite spot in the newsroom, the same […]

Summer Recap

Summer Recap

By ALEX DE LEON Pima Community College employees will be getting a raise this fall. The PCC Board of Governors approved the pay increase as part of its 2017-18 budget. Salary scales and wages for faculty and adjunct faculty, as well as for all regular employees will go up 2.5 percent with a continuance of […]