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Pop into Popcorn with a Program
Events

Pop into Popcorn with a Program

By ALEX JIMENEZPima Post Pima Community College is hosting the next Popcorn with a Program virtual event between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17. PWAP is an event designed to connect students with advisors, faculty and even students from around the campus. Although the program is part of Pima’s First Year Experience, all students are invited to attend.  “Students can login anytime during the two-hour event and visit one, some or all of the breakout sessions, which will introduce them to the support network related to the featured program/major for that particular event,” said Renee Forsyth, Pima’s FYE program developer.  “Our next event on Nov. 17 will be featuring the Liberal Arts major, so we will have advisers, faculty and clubs related to the following conce...
Arizona aims to end 20-game losing streak
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Arizona aims to end 20-game losing streak

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated PressArizona quarterback Will Plummer (15) is pressured by Southern California linebacker Drake Jackson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Oct. 30 in Los Angeles. By JOHN MARSHALLAssociated Press Arizona's close calls are mounting. The Wildcats had a strong first half against Washington two weeks ago, a big finish against Southern California last weekend. There's just one thing missing: a win. While the Wildcats have been playing better in recent weeks, they keep finding ways to get in their own way, stretching a school-record losing streak to 20 straight games. “Not where we want to be at this point in the season, but we are building it,” Arizona coach Jedd Fisch said. “You can see we are putting some good games together...
Dangerous Books series to debut Nov. 9
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Dangerous Books series to debut Nov. 9

Photo courtesy Carl-Michael Krawczyk Author Carl-Michael Krawczyk will discuss "Mein Kampf" in the first Dangerous Books series Nov. 9 at West Campus. By ALEX JIMENEZPima Post Something dangerous will be at Pima Community College Nov. 9. A dangerous book, that is. Pima will be hosting the first Dangerous Books event from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Nov. 9 in the West Campus Library classroom.  Dangerous Books is an event meant to highlight popular banned books, books removed from public or school libraries. The first event will cover Adolf Hitler’s autobiography "Mein Kampf." “Each year, libraries across the country spotlight questions of intellectual freedom and censorship with events and displays for Banned Books Week,” stated the Dangerous Books announcement. “Many p...
Loft Film Fest returns with Oscar hopefuls
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Loft Film Fest returns with Oscar hopefuls

By JAVIER DOSAMANTESPima Post After an “intermission” in 2020, The Loft Film Fest will be back in full force this year. The impressive lineup of national and international movies was collected from the most important festivals in the cinematic realm, including Cannes Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival. One heavy-hitter — “Parallel Mothers” — undoubtedly will be contending for Oscars in 2022. "Parallel Mothers" is the highly anticipated film by Oscar-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, and will be opening the festival on Nov. 10. The Loft Cinema’s 11th annual international film festival will run through Nov. 18. Ticket prices and availability vary. This screening will be the Arizona premiere for the film but will be released in U.S. theaters on Dec. 24. Ev...
All Souls encouraged to come out on Sunday
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All Souls encouraged to come out on Sunday

Photo by Kathleen Dreier Photography Locals and visitors alike flocked to the All Souls Procession Nov. 8, 2015. The procession will take place Sunday. By CARLOS MIRANDAPima Post The 32nd All Souls Procession is returning this Sunday after being put on hold last year.  Last year, the event was deemed  too risky to have because of the pandemic.  “We erred on the side of caution for the safety and well-being of our audience,” said Nadia Hagen, artistic director of the All-Souls Procession. “We are returning after a year that was filled with a lot of difficulty, grief and loss for people,” she added. “Being able to be back in a social setting and share with the community makes this moment special for all of us.”  In Tucson, the procession began in 19...
SOAR puts a face to student resources
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SOAR puts a face to student resources

By TROY HUTCHISONPima Post  On Friday, Pima Community College will be hosting a YouTube live event, "Faces of First-Year featuring Pima's Project SOAR Program," at 1:30 p.m. to help first-year students get to know the faces behind those in resources that can make the transition to college easier.  YouTube Channel: (@PimaStudentEngagement) For more information on the SOAR Project, go to www.pima.edu/student-resources/support-services/trio/project-soar.html. If for any reason you are unable to make the event but are interested in watching it, you can go back at any time at Faces of FYE video playlist to watch past episodes.