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April 2, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS As of March 2, the Pima Community College East Campus is designated to accept and execute passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs. It will verify the information of first-time applicants, minors and applicants who are not eligible to renew by mail. The East […]

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April 1, 2018

By ERIC TEEL In a revelation sending shockwaves through the corridors of Washington, leaked medical records from Trump’s personal physician have confirmed that the president suffers from advanced neurosyphilis. The documents show that the president contracted the sexually transmitted disease in 2009 while he was in Ukraine to judge the annual Miss Teen Ukraine pageant. […]

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April 1, 2018

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO In a chaotic world where schools often are the target of gun violence, one group is taking matters into its own cold hands. The National Rifle Association is the unlikely candidate to have a hand in helping end violence. The group plans to buy out Pima Community College properties to turn into […]

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April 1, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO Over the past year, Pima Community College has developed an uncontrollable infestation of the Cynomys gunnisoni. They are small herbivorous rodents that burrow in the ground and are better known as prairie dogs. Prairie dogs have been spotted by students around all six campuses. Students even have witnessed the cute but damaging […]

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April 1, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Pima instructors are strapped and loving it. In light of recent mass shootings, the only logical option is to pass out military-grade assault rifles to underpaid educators with no formal training. “I can’t wait to get strapped. When a kid misbehaves I’m just gonna go grattatatstatatatatata,” said Janice Anderson, an adjunct math […]

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March 30, 2018

By CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Despite losing the last game of their regular season, the Pima Community College Men’s Basketball team just enjoyed the program’s best regular season in school history. This year the Aztecs, who finished 26-4 overall and 18-4 in conference play, set school records in both conference and total wins for a single season, […]

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March 30, 2018

By: Armando Harmon These are gloomy days for the football program at Pima Community College. The fate of football is up in the air, now that the Maricopa Community Colleges have decided to shut down their programs after this upcoming season. Due to decreased funding, Scottsdale, Glendale, Phoenix, and Mesa Community College football programs […]

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March 29, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Eight Pima Community College instructors are taking a sabbatical for the 2018-2019 school year. A sabbatical is a paid leave of absence to travel and study. These professors were recommended for the sabbatical by The Faculty Professional Development and Sabbatical Standing Committee. All will receive full pay, except for one approved half-pay […]

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March 29, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS and NICHOLAS TRUJILLO Over the course of three years, Pima Community College has planned to have $15 million of net reduction by raising tuition $1 a credit hour, getting state funding and cutting positions in hopes to recover from falling enrollment numbers. The college having low enrollment numbers is an indirect effect […]

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March 29, 2018

By ERIC TEEL Get ready to take a journey to the land of the dead with Pima’s newest theater production, “Eurydice.” The show, which will run from April 12 through April 22, is Pima Community College’s fresh reimagining of the ancient Greek tragedy “Orpheus.” Written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Nikki Martinez, this production […]

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March 29, 2018

By ERIK MEDINA Aries (March 21 – April 19) It’s time you put your foot DOWN. This time of year is your prime Aries. You usually won’t make a fuss about things, but enough is enough. Taurus (April 20 – May 20) You’re starting to try new things and that’s great. You’ve been limiting yourself […]

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March 29, 2018

Instructor takes Pima to tuba city By ERIK MEDINA Pima Community College Music presents Mark Nelson performing in a tuba recital featuring original works by living composers. The recital will take place at 7 p.m. April 12 at PCC Center for the Arts, West Campus. Nelson will perform the world premiere of “Sonata for Tuba […]

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March 29, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO and CHRISTIAN MORTENSEN Both the Pima Community College men’s and women’s golf teams competed in tournaments the last couple of weeks as their respective seasons continued. The men are currently ranked No. 20 in the latest NJCAA Golf Poll. Women’s By Michelle Trujillo March 19-20: Pima Community College Invitational The Pima […]

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March 29, 2018

By MICHELLE TRUJILLO This season, Pima Community College added five new players to the team, one of those players being Araceli Esquivel. Although the Tucson native would play for fun on the golf course when she was little, she didn’t start competitively playing golf until she was 12 years old. “My grandpa bought me my […]

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March 29, 2018

By RENE ESCOBAR The Aztecs struggle as they go on a 1-5 over a six game stretch dropping them into 15-17 overall on the season. Head coach Rich Alday has optimism for the team, saying “we have to focus on the ball.” The Aztecs have had struggles at the plate. March 24. Game […]

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