The Top 50 Greatest Things about Pima

November 21, 2019

Photo and story by JOE GIDDENS We conclude our the best-of-Pima list in honor of Pima’s 50th anniversary in no particular order. 41. Culinary careers Pima’s culinary program at the Desert Vista campus offers a variety of options for Tucson’s aspiring master chefs to receive their education. The college offers a Culinary Arts associate degree […]

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PCC starts its engines, breaks ground on new automotive center

November 21, 2019

Photo and story by JOE GIDDENS The idea for Pima Community College’s Centers of Excellence model was formulated less than three years ago. On Nov. 14, Pima saw that begin to take physical shape with the ground-breaking for the Downtown Campus’s new $12.5 million Automotive Technology and Innovative Center. The construction marks the first of […]

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The Native Roots of Dia De Los Muertos

November 9, 2019

By ALEXANDRIA McKENNA The following is McKenna’s address at the Day of the Dead Celebration at Pima Community College West campus on November 1, 2019. Lios enchi ania, Inepo Alexandria Mckenna tea Hello and good evening to you all. I just gave my traditional greetings in Yoem Noki, or Yaqui Language. My name is Alexandria […]

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Season wraps up for Pima Women’s Soccer

November 8, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN The No. 5-ranked Aztecs’ season came to an end in a 1-0 loss to No. 4-ranked Arizona Western Community College in the Regional I quarterfinals.  The first half ended with both teams scoreless as both teams put on a defensive clinic, but in the 77th minute of play, Arizona Western midfielder Tyra […]

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Aztec women start strong men look to follow

November 7, 2019

By COREY McMULLEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The No. 3-ranked Aztecs opened the season with a dominant 88-50 win Nov. 2 at home over Park University in Gilbert. Aztec sophomore forward Hallie Lawson led the charge, scoring 22 points. The Aztecs got going early, ending the first quarter up 25-6 and the first half 46-18. Lawson made […]

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Coach Jim Rosborough: 41 years and counting

November 7, 2019

By KYLE KERSEY In 1974, Jim Rosborough ate breakfast with Lute Olson in Elgin, Illinois, an hour northwest of Chicago. A week later, he was hired as a Graduate Assistant to Olson’s original staff at the University of Iowa, a job that would spark a college coaching career that’s lasted 41 years. “I was really […]

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University bears ridicule for creating UArizona

November 7, 2019

By ELLIANA KOPUT The University of Arizona has been referred to by an array of nicknames since the dawn of time … or at least since it was founded in 1885.  Among those, “UofA” and “UA” have reigned most popular.  However, the UA recently has sought a change in nicknames in hopes to increase search […]

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Immerse yourself with art and music at Dusk Music Festival

November 7, 2019

  By ELLIANA KOPUT Dusk Music Festival will return Nov. 10 and 11 to Tucson at Armory Park.  The gates will open at 2 p.m. both days, and the event will end at 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. Sunday. The eclectic music lineup is primarily a combination of electronic, indie and pop music.  General […]

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Letter from the Editor: The Legend of “Camaro Joe”

November 6, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS  “Camaro Joe.” Essentially, it would be a live-action “Magic School Bus,” with a smaller cast and an identical copy of my first car, a blue-green ’91 Chevy Camaro RS. Every episode would begin with me asking the precocious diverse cast of child actors, “Hey kids! What do we want to learn today?” […]

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Día de Muertos comes to Pima

November 6, 2019

By JOE GIDDENS  and ANGEL CANEZ It was a celebration of life and death at the Pima Community College West Campus Nov. 1 with the Pima Native American Student Association’s first celebration of the Day of the Dead. It was a fundraising event with an array of activities including face painting, music, photo booths and […]

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