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AZTEC CALENDAR: March 23 – April 5

March 23, 2017

CAMPUS EVENTS April 5: Poetry literary slam, Northwest Campus Student Life Center, D-201, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Stop by the Student Center to show off your poetry skills and share them with other students. Details: Student Life, 206-2121 April 5: Traciana Graves, “Don’t Call Me a Bitch,” 11:25 a.m.-noon, East Campus center courtyard. Interactive event for men […]

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Rillito Park gets back on track

March 23, 2017

By EDDIE CELAYA Odds are if you tell a Tucsonan you plan to watch some horseracing, the response will be, “have fun in California.” If you tell the person, no, you’ll be enjoying the sport of kings in the Old Pueblo, you’ll probably get a “Where? At the dog track?” Such is the battle for […]

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs earn win at nationals, wrap up great season

March 23, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. The Pima Community College men’s basketball team cruised into the NJCAA national tournament after a great season at the conference level. The Aztecs played each of their opponents close and did everything they could to make the Pima community proud. The team finished with a record of 22-13, and brought home […]

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SPRING BREAK: Getaways close to home

March 2, 2017

By MELINA CASILLAS Spring Break offers a time for fun and taking a week to forget about school. If you’re a typically broke college student, you probably can’t even afford to look at top destinations such as Cabo or Miami. Never fear. If you want a good time without spending too much, you’re reading the […]

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STOMPING GROUNDS: Old West awaits, practically in your backyard

March 2, 2017

By DALE VILLEBURN OLD COYOTE Polish your boots, straighten your bolo and bust out those Wranglers, because this is Trail Dust Town and you’re re-entering the wild west. Well, about as close as you can get without leaving the Tucson metropolitan area. Trail Dust Town is located on Tucson’s east side at 6541 E. Tanque […]

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Pro hockey finds home in Old Pueblo

February 16, 2017

By CASEY MUSE JR. Ice hockey surely is not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of things to do in Tucson. Average temperatures regularly reach the 70s during winter months and snow is pretty much a foreign object. Despite all that, the National Hockey League Arizona Coyotes agreed in April 2016 […]

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February 2, 2017

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima County Community College Board of Governors meetings are generally dull as dirt. It’s just short of a rule. Watching paint dry is a cinematic experience compared to your average board meeting. Which is why, at the Board of Governors first meeting on Jan. 11, I was so surprised to see a […]

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Women’s March: Hope sprouts during show of solidarity

February 2, 2017

By ASHLEY MUÑOZ I was lucky enough to be a part of Tucson’s Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21. People marched for women’s rights on the first full day of President Donald Trump’s term. On a cold and rainy day, not common for Tucson, our community came together to protest the new administration and […]

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UA men’s basketball in need of spark

December 8, 2016

By FRANCISCO ZAPATA The University of Arizona men’s basketball team stands as one of Tucson’s top sport programs. It’s often a topic of discussion in Tucson, including at Pima Community College. UA constantly provides top-ranked teams drawn from talented recruiting classes. However, the beginning of the 2016-17 season has been hard for the Wildcats. The […]

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Athletic trainers ‘first line’ in emergency situations

May 5, 2016

By AUDRIE FORD At Pima’s West Campus, within the fitness center, reside three employees who are in charge of the health and safety of all 400 current Pima athletes. These medical professionals see between 50 and 100 students daily and must attend to their needs on and off the field. Their names are April Jessee, […]

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Women’s Tennis: PCC women looking ahead to postseason

April 21, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (11-5, 6-2 in ACCAC) closed out the regular season in dominating fashion as it earned a shutout win at Paradise Valley Community College on April 12. Freshman Kelsey Brown shutout her opponent at No. 1 singles winning 6-0, 6-0. Freshman Samantha Ruth defeated her opponent […]

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Men’s Golf: Men finish season in tie with EAC

April 21, 2016

By BRYAN OROZCO Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the regular season finishing in second place for the fourth consecutive time. The Aztecs tied with Eastern Arizona College with a two-round total of 571 (286-285) at the Scottsdale Community College Invitational. Eastern Arizona also took second with a score of 571 (279-292). South […]

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Sports Briefs: Freshman guard earns All-American honors

April 21, 2016

By Jason Weir A season of honors for Pima Community College women’s basketball freshman point guard Sydni Stallworth continued April 5 when she was selected first-team All-American.“It feels great to receive the award as a freshman,” Stallworth said. “I want to thank my entire coaching staff and my teammates.” Stallworth, the sixth PCC women’s basketball […]

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BASEBALL: Pima splits road games

March 24, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College baseball team lost two games against Scottsdale Community College on March 22. The Aztecs were behind 12-5 at the end of the fourth inning and ended up losing 13-8 after an attempted comeback. Pima lost the second game 12-2 with the Artichokes taking another early lead in the […]

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WOMEN’S TENNIS: Pima Aztecs storm back to the court

March 10, 2016

By STEVEN FOWLER The Pima Community College women’s tennis team (3-2, 1-1 in ACCAC) fell in an ACCAC conference match against No. 6 Mesa Community College on March 1 at the Tucson Racquet Club where the No. 19 ranked Aztecs were shut out 9-0. Freshmen Kelsey Brown and Samantha Ruth fell 8-6 in their No. […]

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