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New partnership blooms at the East Campus

May 5, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS There’s a population boom on the far east side, but that hasn’t translated to reversing declining enrollment. However, Pima Community College and the Vail School District have recently entered into an intergovernmental agreement that will serve to help address both of those challenges. Over the last 30 years, the Vail School District […]

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Spot the 10 differences

May 3, 2018

The 10 differences are: 1. Gaucho T-shirt, 2, Distinctive(s), 3. Back Snar, 4. Face on Poster, 5. Face swap number one, 6. Face swap number two, 7. No hands for Jeremiah Bailey, 8. (333), 9. Nathan Toy in the background, 10. Multiple light in the background.

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Aztecs struggle to finish the season strong

May 3, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs finished the season with a 21-31 and 11-29 in conference play. The Aztecs had a down year with their struggles coming from the offensive component of the game as they left runners on base time after time, along with struggles with scoring in the first games of series. The Aztecs […]

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Women’s Soccer: Six student-athletes to take next step

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN After a successful campaign in 2017, six Pima Community College women’s soccer athletes have signed letters of intent to play at different universities next year. Three of them will be attending the same school, Benedictine University-Mesa in Phoenix. Last season, this group of sophomores helped lead the Aztecs to a second place […]

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Photo by Raymond Suarez

Pima just misses out on postseason

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL Due to a production error, Softball was not printed in the last issue.  Pima is going to miss the regional playoffs this year, which hasn’t happened often over the last 16 years, as they finished 35-23 on the season. The Aztecs had three players selected to the third team  All-ACACC Conference, freshman […]

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Who Could Win The World Cup?

May 3, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The World Cup in Russia is around the corner, and for one month, the 23 players for each of the 32 nations become a family. Only eight countries have ever won the tournament since its inception 88 years ago in 1930, and once you get out of the group stage, you just […]

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Sports Profile: Keven Biggs named All-American

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Coming out of highschool, Keven Biggs didn’t even know if he wanted to play basketball anymore. Now, at Pima just three years later, he is a NJCAA All-American, a ACCAC regional finals MVP and is well on the way to playing Division I collegiate basketball. “I really wasn’t sure if I was […]

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Golf: Men and women squads will both be at Nationals

May 3, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN and MICHELLE TRUJILLO For both the Men’s and Women’s Pima Community College golf teams there indeed was a rainbow at the end of the storm. As after a 2018 regular season of up and downs for each squad, they both will be participating in the NJCAA Men’s and Women’s golf tournaments to […]

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PCC acquires lobby firm services

April 18, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College has entered into a three year contract with the lobbying firm of Bracy Tucker Brown and Valanzano for an annual sum of $84,000. The cost is a flat monthly retainer of $7000 for the services of a six person team at BTBV. “PCC has used contract lobbyists for a […]

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Arizona House bills that could affect Pima Community College

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Several bills recently have passed the Arizona House and have moved into the Senate. If passed, they could affect Pima Community College and its students. They were brought up at the most recent board meeting by Chancellor Lee Lambert.   • HB 2172: The non-lethal weapons bill has passed the house, and it’s […]

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Danny Howe: former convict, current activist

April 12, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON When he was 18 years old, Danny Howe was facing 68 years in prison.  Today he is a free man, who has his rights restored, is married with two children and is an outspoken member of the community who advocates for people that are in his former situation.   “I had a […]

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‘Dance Fusion’ production blooms

April 12, 2018

By ERIC TEEL On April 27, get ready to enter Pima Community College Dance’s new spring production, “Dance Fusion.” Featuring a record number of works by students, “Dance Fusion” incorporates hip hop, modern, contemporary and elements of burlesque into a creative package.  One thing that sets “Dance Fusion” apart from other dance productions is the […]

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Aztec Horoscope

April 12, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR Aries (March 21 – April 19): Don’t question it. Just go with it; there might be a surprise. It’s up to you to like it or not. Taurus (April 20 – May 21): Stop being so stubborn. Just go with the flow — what’s the worst that can happen? Gemini (May 22 […]

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Connie’s colorful canvases featured

April 12, 2018

Periwinkle blue. That’s what you could thank when you look at Connie Nicholson’s art.  The Pima Community College student, who counted her crayon box and family as motivators to study art, recently was selected to be showcased at the Bernal Gallery Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit at the Center for the Arts at West Campus. […]

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Changing the education game

April 12, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO The idea of changing education is abstract. Since the Industrial Revolution, most classrooms have been dictated in this format. We’ve been living in it for so long that it’s become the way we live. It’s like Copernicus trying to explain that the Sun is at the center of the solar system and […]

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