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It's all about how you rebound

It’s all about how you rebound

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Being scouted by the University of Arizona, becoming a motivational speaker and holding a championship trophy. Those aren’t things anyone expects to happen to them, especially a former juvenile delinquent. After being in and out of juvenile detention, Mario Moran started that climb after 11:33 p.m. May 27, 2005. “As a teen […]

DACA: New administration brings uncertainty

DACA: New administration brings uncertainty

By MELINA CASILLAS and NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Ana, a student at Pima Community College and the University of Arizona, came to the United States when she was 2. She came with her parents and brother, because her parents thought it was the best thing to do for their children. “It’s not like Mexico had a bad […]

My parking tips can help

My parking tips can help

By WILL WILLCOXSON As a student at both Pima Community College and the University of Arizona, I have driven to many campuses and parked in many different lots and garages. Here are a few hard-earned tips that could make your life easier: First, don’t expect your usual spot to be open. You probably have a […]

Sadly, it’s time to go somewhere new

Sadly, it’s time to go somewhere new

By MIKI JENNINGS I’ve spent four semesters on staff at the Aztec Press, working in different capacities: as a reporter, covering our social media posts for a semester and overseeing the Arts and Entertainment section for the last two semesters. I’ve helped newbie reporters get started and find their footing, and I feel confident about […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: UA seeks return to Big Dance

ATHLETIC VOICE: UA seeks return to Big Dance

By ERIC TOWNSEND aztecpress@pima.edu In his second year as the University of Arizona men’s basketball head coach, Sean Miller faces the daunting task of returning the Wildcats to the NCAA tournament during another down year for the Pacific-10 Conference. Miller finished his first Wildcat season with a 16-15 overall record. That’s impressive, given the unpleasant circumstances he inherited. Last season will […]

Online Extra: Pima basketball teams sweep UA basketball teams

Online Extra: Pima basketball teams sweep UA basketball teams

By James Kelley Photo by Daniel Gaona The Pima Community College basketball teams capped their landmark season on March 31, as the Aztecs extended the University of Arizona basketball teams’ misery. The Pima men’s team beat the UA men and the PCC women beat the Arizona ladies in a charity game held to benefit victims […]

Issue 5 arts briefs

Issue 5 arts briefs

Poetry reading slated March 25 Pima Community College student Liza Porter will receive the Mary Ann Campau Memorial Fellowship award and read some of her work on March 25 at 8 p.m. at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Porter, an editor for Aztec Press, is the founding director of the […]

Arizona universities propose major tuition increases

Arizona universities propose major tuition increases

By Isabel Cardenas The high price tag for college tuition has plagued students for generations. It is a time-honored tradition to complain about tuition hikes, but how far can tuition rise before college becomes unaffordable? Arizona’s three public universities are proposing tuition hikes that range from 13 to 31 percent. The Arizona Board of Regents […]

PCC, UA form partnership to keep tuition low

PCC, UA form partnership to keep tuition low

By Laura Halverson Pima Community College and the University of Arizona are working together to help students earn their degrees at a more affordable rate. PCC and UA South have been working collaboratively since 2002. Joint admissions, which allow students to be admitted to both schools simultaneously, began in 2006. Now, UA has developed a […]