Really Digging Archaeology

December 6, 2018

By: DANIEL VELASCO Pima’s Archaeology Centre is a long standing institution that has helped students gain the necessary skills needed to become an archaeologist. “The Archaeology Centre is a facility with faculty, staff and equipment to support the education and training of archaeology students in field methods. Students learn to locate, map, document, and excavate […]

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A closer look at West Campus Nursing Center

December 6, 2018

Photo and story  by HANK ROUBICHAUD Pima Community College’s Nursing Center for development offers premier training to begin a career in the fast-growing fields of nursing and caregiving.  PCC’s Nursing program has partnerships with local universities that allow for the students to have training from nurses’ assistants and eventually earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.  […]

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The ‘truth’ about tobacco on campus

December 6, 2018

By PARKER BROCK  Pima Community College Governing Board approved to revise current standing policies to convert the college to a tobacco-free campus on March 22 and subsequently April 11. The governing board uses two policies, administrative policy 8.07.01 and board policy 8.07, to accomplish its goal of a tobacco-free campus. The main policy detailing the […]

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Spirituality could be a chemical within

December 6, 2018

By DANIEL VELASCO N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, is a naturally occurring psychedelic that’s in plants, animals and quite possibly, our brains.  This seemingly mystical and loud chemical has baffled and frustrated scientists for years sparking many theories as to why it exists.  Some claim that it’s the chemical responsible for the dreams we experience at night, […]

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR- Bring forth your weirdos

December 6, 2018

  By NORA THOMPSON I started taking journalism classes when I was in high school. I decided to forgo the free period at the end of the day that all my friends had and write for the newspaper at Sahuaro High School.  I’m glad that I did because I realized that I was passionate about […]

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Where in the world is Lee Lambert?

December 6, 2018

Chancellor goes intercontinental to advance Pima’s interests.  By AMARIS ENCINAS In his efforts to promote Pima Community College, Chancellor Lee Lambert has traveled far and wide — even taking his travels to other continents. But there’s a cost to these excursions. So far, Lambert has spent about $55,000 this year in airfare, food, conference fees […]

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All sports programs to be kept through 2019-2020

December 6, 2018

By JOE GIDDENS Pima Community College’s Acting Athletics Director Jim Monaco announced on Dec. 3 that no more sports programs will be terminated.   Tennis and golf were discussed as possible cuts by Pima administration.   Some coaching positions will not be filled and others will have their duties consolidated to save funds.  “We know […]

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Teaching the next generation of leaders

December 6, 2018

Interview and photo By JOE GIDDENS  Jennifer Wellborn is the West Campus Student Life Coordinator, she’s been in this position for the last four and a half years, previously she worked at the East Campus for a year.   Wellborn is also the coordinator of Pima Community College’s Jade Retreat, a three-day leadership and social […]

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Aztecs demolish first opponents at NJCAA Division I tournament

November 15, 2018

BY KYLE MCDANIEL   Pima won their first game at Nationals pretty handily, by absolutely obliterating the Jayhawks from Muskegon CC. A stiffer opponent is next on the cards for Wednesday as they take on the #8 seeded North Texas CC. If the Aztecs win that game they will secure a spot in the semi-finals. […]

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Climate change: Swann song for saguaros?

November 15, 2018

By PARKER BROCK   Climate change is a global pressing issue that will continue to affect our environment and local ecosystems; including our National Parks. With varied and extreme weather patterns becoming more frequent, we will see more apparent effects on our National Parks. Saguaro National Park is one that Pima Community College students are […]

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