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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 […]

Top ten worst commandments

Top ten worst commandments

By ALEX DE LEON Before there was Jesus, there was Moses, the OG. Turning water into wine? Pfffft. Moses parts seas. So it makes sense that this Old Testament badass would be the bearer of almighty knowledge from on high. But like a bag full of iPods, these Ten Commandments seem to have outlived their […]

AZTEC Horoscope

AZTEC Horoscope

By ALEX DE LEON Aquarius (January 20-February 18) You and your SO seem to be arguing a lot lately. Try raising your voice. It will help them and anyone in the vicinity understand you better. Pisces (February 19-March 20) Not making the grade? Wait until the last possible minute to do your assignments. The older […]

BEST BETS

BEST BETS

By VANESA BARNETT All of our best bets will be held around Thanksgiving and are family friendly. Dia de las Luchas with Mission Creeps  Experience a night of luchador wrestling and Latin music featuring special musical guest star Mission Creeps. The event will take place Nov. 18 at the Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. […]

Strong b-ball group returns

Strong b-ball group returns

By CHRISTRIAN MORTENSEN Coming into 2017-2018 after their best season in years, the Pima Community College men’s basketball team is looking to a solid group of returning players and a couple of key additions to build on the program’s success last season. In 2016-2017, the Aztecs went 22-13 and were good enough to reach the […]

The West Files The Thing: Mystery of the Desert

The West Files The Thing: Mystery of the Desert

The fourth story in a series on Arizona legends, unsolved mysteries and ghost towns Photo and Story by Michela Wilson We’ve all seen the signs as we’re driving through the desolate landscape east of Tucson, counting down the miles until we reach The Thing. The billboards encourage us to take Exit 322, 17 miles east […]

A dangerous escape

A dangerous escape

Rising opiate usage means helping the addicts through their trials, not throwing them in jail and letting them rot in a By KYLE MCDANIEL The opiate epidemic plaguing America right now is a true problem. I know from firsthand experience, as I was addicted for a few years. I don’t want to make this political, […]

STOMPING GROUNDS: D&D welcomes pinball wizards

STOMPING GROUNDS: D&D welcomes pinball wizards

Stories and Photos By RENE ESCOBAR The pings and dings of the dazzling lights are still reminiscent of childhood. Down Seventh Street off Fourth Avenue, lies a collection of pinball machines. Owners Robert Nobel and Connie Negley have been running D&D Pinball for the past four years. Passed on from two friends, Nobel and Negley have […]

Women’s basketball rebounds after opening loss

Women’s basketball rebounds after opening loss

Photo and Story by ARMANDO HARMON The  Pima Community College women’s basketball team is coming into the season looking to dominate. Last season, the Aztecs ended with an overall record of 23-8 and 16-6 in conference play. The Aztecs averaged 81.7 points per game with shooting 40.8 percent from the field. The Aztecs fell short […]

College football playoff rankings take shape

College football playoff rankings take shape

By ARMANDO HARMON With the college football season coming to a close, it is still a little too early to tell which teams are going to make the top four to compete in the playoffs. In college football, you have those favorites like Southeastern Conference powerhouse University of Alabama, which has been in the playoffs […]

Alternative learning

Alternative learning

Photos and story by MICHELA WILSON Eugene Trester has a message for teachers everywhere: Stop lecturing. Your students are bored, and they don’t remember what you say, anyway. Trester, who has a Ph.D. in adult learning theory and cultural anthropology, advocates a different approach to teaching that’s nothing short of a revolution. “We’re ready for a […]

The man behind Pima’s soccer success

The man behind Pima’s soccer success

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Navigating across town from sports complex to park with soccer equipment in tow is the seemingly never-ending routine for Dave Cosgrove, Pima Community College men’s soccer head coach. Cosgrove never expected to have a life centered around coaching at Kino Stadium, then driving 20-plus minutes to coach practice for his under-18 youth […]

Championship results lukewarm

Championship results lukewarm

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs’ hot streak froze in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Both the women’s and men’s teams participated in the NJCAA National Championships. The women finished in 21st place, while the men’s team placed 30th. Freshman standout Katherine Bruno was the top Pima runner as she finished the 5K race in 18th place out […]

America: No. 1 scapegoater

America: No. 1 scapegoater

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Americans have a bad history with finding scapegoats. If Americans agree on something they fear, they will unite against it. Throughout history, America has made it look easy when pointing a finger. Just shy of 80 years ago, the United States entered World War II. With that came internment camps. These camps […]

GUEST COLUMN: AMERICA IS AN IDEA AT RISK

GUEST COLUMN: AMERICA IS AN IDEA AT RISK

By JERRY H. GILL In his insightful and provocative book “The Vanishing American Adult,” Sen. Ben Sasse reminds us that America is the only country ever founded on an idea rather than on a long-standing ethnic or cultural heritage. The founders of our country deliberately based the U.S. Constitution on the ideas of individual freedom, […]