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Students build careers in construction program

Students build careers in construction program

   Photos and story by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College’s Building and Construction Technology program was recognized on the Manufacturing Institute’s M-List this year, along with Pima’s machine tool technology, mechatronics and welding programs. MI is an associate of the National Association of Manufacturers and is the authority on the attraction, qualification and development of […]

Turnovers cost the Aztecs game vs. No. 2

Turnovers cost the Aztecs game vs. No. 2

By ARMANDO HARMON With two consecutive road games, Pima Community College is coming back home without a win. With a sign of hope, the Aztecs attempted to pull off the comeback against Phoenix College but couldn’t overcome the struggles in the first half. The first game was a rematch against the Matadors of Arizona Western. […]

Dental programs with bite

Dental programs with bite

A $3.25 million grant has yielded crowning achievements in dental programs at PCC’s West Campus Photos and story by JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College’s West Campus received a Title V grant four years ago, worth $3.25 million over five years, to renovate its dental programs. As of September, construction has been completed. The Dental Studies […]

Pima block party

Pima block party

PCC ponders a new scheduling system for students reminiscent of high school By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Block scheduling: This method often is the way high schools dictate what classes students can take on certain days. This type of scheduling format, however, may be coming to Pima Community College. It’s important to note the schedules that PCC […]

Her piano, his clarinet

Her piano, his clarinet

A duo with reworks of classics and its own music comes to Pima for one night By KATELYN ROBERTS “The Vocal Clarinet” with Michael Thrasher and Judy Biondini will come to Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Thrasher, a clarinetist, and Biondini, a pianist, will take the stage in a […]

Student council

Student council

PCC’s Center for the Arts presents a rendition of “Popol Vuh” By KATELYN ROBERTS Pima Community College’s Center for the Arts will present “Popol Vuh: The Story of Seven Macaw,” a retelling of the Mayan creation myth. “Popol Vuh,” created by Kinan and Lakin Valdez for El Teatro Campesino, a theater group founded in 1965, […]

PCCEA and administration at odds over Meet and Confer

PCCEA and administration at odds over Meet and Confer

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Throughout October, the Pima Community College Education Association and the college’s administration have been embroiled in a battle over the administration’s newly revised Board Policy 1.25. BP 1.25 covers Meet and Confer with employee representative groups. Meet and Confer is the yearly negotiation process between the faculty representing PCCEA and the college’s […]

Pima takes first at UA's Eller

Pima takes first at UA’s Eller

By ARMANDO HARMON The Department of Business and Accounting and the business club at Pima Community College took first place at the sixth annual Arizona Community College Excellence Business Case Competition Oct. 6. The ACCE is a competition that allows students to take on a business case with supporting data and then put together a […]

Cross-country keeps winning

Cross-country keeps winning

By RENE ESCOBAR The women’s cross country team continues to keep stride with its winning ways. The Pima Community College men’s and women’s cross country teams participated in the Region I Championships Oct. 29 at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe. The women’s took second place after being narrowly beaten out by Central Arizona College. Freshman […]

Women of the newsroom, unite

Women of the newsroom, unite

By Katelyn Roberts @kateroseroberts In the midst of mass shootings with a lack of response, natural disasters with a lack of relief, and political confusion with a lack of answers, sometimes life feels like an endless battle. With Nazis protesting freely under their First Amendment rights and sexual predators at the top of their game, […]

Aztecs' first championship win in 29 years

Aztecs’ first championship win in 29 years

By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ The Pima Community College men’s soccer team lost its final regular season match, but still managed to make history with the program’s first-ever ACCAC conference championship. “The credit goes to the players and the coaching staff,” coach Dave Cosgrove said. “Every day everyone showed up and kept working – no matter if […]

Aztec Calendar Nov. 2-15

Aztec Calendar Nov. 2-15

AZTEC CALENDAR AND PIMA NEWS BRIEFS COMPILED BY AZTEC PRESS STAFFERS Submit listings for free or inexpensive events of interest to the Pima community and around Tucson to us at least one week before publication date to aztecpress@pima.edu. CAMPUS EVENTS Nov. 2: “Sabbatical” reception – 5-7p.m. Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, CFA, West Campus. More info […]

Horoscope

Horoscope

By CLARISSA EDWARDS Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Your optimistic personality has caught someone’s eye. This special someone is ready to treat you like the royalty you are. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Dreams just started becoming a reality. Remember to sometimes come down from the clouds. Aries (March 21-April 19) Times have changed, but the people […]

Former PCC president honored for his service

Former PCC president honored for his service

By ALEX DE LEÓN If there is one person responsible for creating the Pima Community College that we know today, it is S. James Manilla. Manilla was president of PCC from 1979-1987. Chancellors were called president at that time. Manilla was recently honored at a PCC Board of Governors meeting on Oct. 11 and was […]

Iraq war veteran finds regular relief at the 420 Social Club

Iraq war veteran finds regular relief at the 420 Social Club

By STEPHEN MOORE If you visit the 420 Social Club at 3054 N. First Ave., inside the Many Hands Artist Cooperative, you might be greeted by 31-year-old Pima Community College student and Iraq War veteran, Pedro Hernandez. He is a gracious host, making you feel at home. He is willing to help in any way […]