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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. […]

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 […]

Best bets

Best bets

Compiled by PJ Regole BINGE WATCH “THE OFFICE” The Loft Cinema will be hosting a binge watching session of “The Office” starting at 9 p.m. Sept. 8. Five episodes of “The Office” will be played, and is open to the general public. The event will be held outside on the Highland Bowl on the University of […]

New players show promise for the season

New players show promise for the season

By ARMANDO HARMON After ending last season 3-8, the Pima Community College Aztecs look to turn things around with returning stars like line- backer Francisco Dicochea III and quarterback Justin Martin. LeBronze Allen an out-of-state wide receiver from Louisiana is a new addition to the team.   It all starts with defense. With an average […]

PRETTY TIED UP: A column about love and sex and (too) much mo

PRETTY TIED UP: A column about love and sex and (too) much mo

By S. PAUL BRYAN Dear Mr. Bryan: My boyfriend of two years, we’ll call him “James”, has been pressuring me to try anal sex. He says my lack of willingness could eventually be a deal- breaker for our relationship. I don’t want to do it, it doesn’t interest me at all…in fact, it scares me…but […]

National Hypocrisy League

National Hypocrisy League

By RENE ESCOBAR One of American people’s greatest freedoms is the freedom of protest. However, sometimes those who express their right are not truly free. White Nationalists paraded the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, in protest of Confederate monuments being torn down. This caused an uproar among supporters and those that oppose the monuments. At about 9 […]

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

Volleyball: Sophomores shine in New Mexico

By KYLE MCDANIEL Fresh off winning the National Title over the summer with his Zona 17-1 club volleyball team, Coach Dan Bithell was coming into the season on a high. However, it would be short lived, as his Pima Aztecs would go 1-5 at the New Mexico Military Institute Classic Tournament in Roswell.   Aug. […]

Mens Soccer: Aztecs fall in rematch of championship game

Mens Soccer: Aztecs fall in rematch of championship game

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ This season, the Pima Community College men’s soccer team is looking to leave last season’s bitter playoff disqualification in the past. “We have moved on,” Coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Nothing can be done about it. We just hope to field a good team this year that can challenge for the Region I […]

Guest Column: No-Excuses: MultiFitness Center Access is here at Pima

Guest Column: No-Excuses: MultiFitness Center Access is here at Pima

By JOHN KORDICH Fitness and Wellness instructor Good news: The Athletics, Fitness and Wellness Division at Pima Community College has expanded its program and increased access through its “MultiFitness Center” concept. This means people can register for FAW 110 and also work out at the Desert Vista Fitness Center, East Campus Clements Center, Northwest YMCA […]

Student crosses ocean to better his tomorrow

Student crosses ocean to better his tomorrow

By ARLAETH RAMIREZ Yigit Usta, 20, moved to the United States from his home Turkey, Istanbul. Usta moved from Istanbul three years ago when his uncle provided an opportunity to study in the United States. With the help of his family, Usta went to the University of Arizona for a semester until he realized tuition […]

DACA student awaits decision on future

DACA student awaits decision on future

By VANESA BARNETT Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, has been around for ve years and it remains a battle between the White House and the people of the United States. Former President Barack Obama made DACA to let undocumented immigrants obtain a workers permit and go to school with in- state tuition. Ten conservative states are […]

Giving adult education a voice

Giving adult education a voice

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ   When 34-year-old Ana Chavarin found out she was pregnant at 15, her hope of furthering her education came to a halt. With the weight of a baby on the way, Chavarin dropped out of high school. “I always wanted to return, but I was busy being a mom,” Chavarin said. In 2009, […]