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Pima, meet Priscilla, queen on a quest

February 21, 2018

 FYI “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” Where: Center of the Arts Proscenium Theatre West Campus When: Feb. 22-March 4 7:30 p.m. Thurs-Sat; 2 p.m. Sat-Sun. ASL Interpreter will be at the March 1 show. Tickets: $18, with discounts available. $10 for Pima students. Box Office: 206-6968   By ERIK MEDINA Pima Community College is putting […]

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PCC Diversity Club lends community a hand

February 21, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS A senseless whisper or a suspicious eye was cast as he went about his day. “He felt a lot of stereotypes if he walked down the hall, the way people looked at him different or if he went into the bookstore … that people would think that he would steal …,” Sharon […]

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Aztecs are in full swing for their first match

February 21, 2018

Story and photos by  Armando Harmon The men’s and women’s tennis team for Pima Community College get their first taste of competition this season. On Feb. 17 the Aztecs were part of a variety of tennis matches between Eastern Arizona College and older tennis enthusiast. The matches were supposed to start at 8 a.m. but […]

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Women’s golf place for the second time is season

February 21, 2018

 By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN The golf teams for Pima Community College were up in Scottsdale as they hit the range at the Hillcrest Golf Course. The women’s team finished in the top five over the weekend. For the men’s team, it was the first time competing this season. Women’s In their second tournament of the season, […]

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TOP 10: Cheap Date Ideas

February 21, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON So, you’re almost out of money, but you still want to make that special effort for that special someone. Don’t believe those who tell you that there’s nothing to do here except hike, because there totally is. It just takes a little creativity and an open mind. Here are the Top 10 […]

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I’m grateful to be a teacher

February 21, 2018

By JERRY H. GILL When I was in high school, I read a book titled “Lucky to be a Yankee” by Joe DiMaggio, the great New York Yankee baseball player. Today, I would like to share with you why I feel lucky to be a teacher. In addition to the pleasure of getting to know […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR, New certificate makes taxes simple

February 21, 2018

By DIANA BURGE Anyone remember the 2018 Super Bowl commercial from Turbo Tax? The under-the-bed monster? The stress and loss of sleep from thinking about taxes … I say become your own tax hero. There are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. I am sure you have heard a version of this expression […]

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: I may not be your mom, but be careful please

February 21, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Without sounding like an alcoholic, I love traveling away from home and drinking myself silly with my friends. It’s a great way to forget everything from the previous semester just so I can start the next one fresh. Let’s be honest, we all have PTSD from the last semester, and it’s time […]

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AZTEC CALENDAR Feb. 21-March 7

February 21, 2018

CAMPUS EVENTS Feb. 27: “Veterans Transfer University Fair” – Downtown Campus, Amethyst Community Room 180, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 3: Women’s Empowerment Conference – West Campus, J G05, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. March 7: Health Relationship Workshop – Northwest Campus, all day.   MOVIE OPENINGS Feb. 23: “Annihilation” Feb. 23: “Game Night” […]

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The Word: Where would you want to live? Why?

February 21, 2018

INTERVIEWS AND PHOTOS BY JOE GIDDENS AT WEST/EAST CAMPUS

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Pima soccer players take their skills to the next tier after a long season

February 21, 2018

 Story and photos by ARMANDO HARMON Last year the Pima Community College men’s soccer team earned third place at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I National Tournament, finishing with an overall record at 19-5-3. Even though the season didn’t go as planned, there was two standout athletes that were able to continue excelling in […]

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Revolutionary Coffee Shop

February 21, 2018

Photos and story by ERIC TEEL Take an espresso, mix it with Che Guevara books and poetry nights, and you get Revolutionary Grounds Books and Coffee. Located at 606 N. Fourth Ave., the Revolutionary Grounds is a center of Tucsonan activist culture. The shop offers a range of progressive literature with sections devoted to women’s […]

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Japanese Festival returns to Pima

February 21, 2018

Photos and story by JOE GIDDENS There was a big fight feel hanging in the air at the Pima Community College Downtown Campus, as the crowd cheered and the young squealed with delight as people used traditional Japanese wooden mallets to pulverize the rice in mortar to make mochi. Working quickly and bringing the hammers down […]

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Pima awarded 100K Strong grant

February 21, 2018

By CONNOR BROWN Pima Community College has been awarded a grant to help students study abroad at the Instituto Tecnológico de Hermosillo (ITH). The grant is provided by 100,000 Strong in the U.S., an innovation fund that seeks to “fuel strategic new partnerships among higher education institutions in the United States and the rest of […]

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Tobacco-free campuses coming soon

February 21, 2018

By ARMANDO HARMON Pima Community College is slamming the brakes on the use of tobacco on its campuses by making Pima a tobacco-free college. Pima will go back and rewrite its policy on tobacco use on campus. The proposition won’t be brought up to the board till the March meetings. According to Brosky, if things […]

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