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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 […]

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 […]