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By VANESA BARNETT Aquarius (Jan. 20- Feb.18) “I’ve always wanted to be one of those people who really didn’t care much about what people thought about them, but I don’t think I am.” – Harry Styles In reality, you shouldn’t care what people think. This is your life and you only live once, so don’t […]

BEST BETS

BEST BETS

By RENE ESCOBAR and NICHOLAS TRUJILLO   KFMA FALL BALL 10/21 Fall Ball returns to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. On Oct. 21, tickets are $40 and VIP $130. It will feature the stylistics of Pierce The Veil, Thrice, Beartooth and Breaking Benjamin. Tickets are available at ticketfly.com.   Tucson Half Marathon 5K 10/29 Tucson Medical […]

Top Ten: Streetwear brands

Top Ten: Streetwear brands

By PJ Regole Clearly there is no way to definitively name a top ten in order, especially during a time in which so many emerging brands are releasing so many pieces at a rate I wish my wallet could keep up with. With a large amount of bias, here is what I believe to be […]

Take me to your leader

Take me to your leader

Free conferences at PCC teach students new leadership skills By MICHELA WILSON At 29, I’ve almost grown out of my teenage Daria phase. So when Pima Community College offered a free leadership conference, it made sense to sign up. The Sept. 29 conference was called Emerging Leaders and is just one of several leadership opportunities available […]

Don’t bet on gun control post-Vegas

Don’t bet on gun control post-Vegas

By ALEX DE LEÓN At last count, 58 people were killed and over 500 were wounded Oct. 1 by gunman Stephen Paddock from the 32nd floor of his Mandalay Bay hotel room in Las Vegas. Most of the victims were attendees of the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival on the Strip. Jason Aldean was […]

PCC instructor recipient of award

PCC instructor recipient of award

Administrator Irene Robles-Lopez hopes to create a more proactive system for students By BRIANNA HERNANDEZ Pima Community College administrator Irene Robles-Lopez was surprised when her colleagues nominated her for the National Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Region VI award. The nomination in itself was rewarding even more so when she grabbed the win. “Anybody […]

Documenting DACA

Documenting DACA

PCC instructor plans student-based project By VANESA BARNETT  The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has been under a lot these last couple of years. Now more than ever, President Donald Trump wants to take the program away for good. Many people have been fighting and standing up for what they believe in to keep […]

More sun-fueled energy coming Pima’s way

More sun-fueled energy coming Pima’s way

By JUSTINA ZIEGLER Pima Community College has been a pioneer in using solar panels and teaching photovoltaic installation. In spring of 2015 PCC began planning solar installation projects. Later that year PCC began Phase 1 of 2 to install solar panels. Installation has been completed at West, Downtown, Community and Desert Vista campuses, along with […]

Nursing program receives tech grant

Nursing program receives tech grant

PCC makes a deal with Hewlett-Packard to acquire 280 new computers for its nursing students By CLARISSA EDWARDS Soon, Pima Community College’s nurses will be putting down their pens and placing their fingers on the future. The department’s nursing program is keeping up to date with the latest in computerized testing and will be receiving […]

Pima’s Top Tier CEO

Pima’s Top Tier CEO

By PJ REGOLE At Pima Community College, students are encouraged to maintain a standard of excellence. However, that doesn’t come from just anywhere — it starts from the top. PCC’s own Chancellor Lee D. Lambert holds to this standard, and is clearly setting an example. “This award that I received in which I was recommended […]

PCC moves the bar on inmate education

PCC moves the bar on inmate education

By VANESA BARNETT Pima Community College has an ongoing agreement with the Federal Prison effective on Oct. 1, that is renewed every four years. “PCC has taught classes at the FCC since the mid-1990s under a contract with the Bureau of Prisons that is renewed every four years.  It is an all-male prison,” Tony Offret, […]

Brain food

Brain food

New contract with Follett may bring improvements to PCC cafeteria and bookstore By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO When the October meeting adjourned, Follett had been guaranteed another four-year stay at Pima Community College. Follett has been occupying the bookstore for over 20 years, yet the company only recently obtained a foothold inside the cafeteria. The company has […]

Letter from the editor: Legalize and realize

Letter from the editor: Legalize and realize

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Among the controversial issues that clutter news outlets, I want to take the time to explore one that has gone under the radar for some, if not most.: medicinal marijuana. When Proposition 205 was introduced, there were outcries of why the drug should be legalized in Arizona. Arguments included generating profits for […]

The Word: Should NFL players be required to stand for the national anthem before games?

The Word: Should NFL players be required to stand for the national anthem before games?

THIS ISSUE’S WORD IS IN LIGHT OF THE RECENT ANTHEM PROTESTS BY NFL PLAYERS, CREATING NATIONWIDE CONTROVERSY STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN AT EAST CAMPUS Samba Jarju “I don’t think at all that players should be required to stand for the national anthem. As a veteran, I recognize that this protest isn’t about disrespecting […]

PIMA NEWS

PIMA NEWS

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO PCC celebrates adjunct faculty Pima Community College will honor their adjunct faculty that have been with PCC for 10, 20 and 30 years. On Friday, Dec. 1, adjunct faculty and six guests of their choice will be able to go to the Pima Air and Space Museum for a complimentary tour, activities […]