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Student Publications

Whether you have a passion for journalism, fiction, poetry or art, hone your skills by working on Pima's student publications.

Aztec Press

Aztec Press cover Pima Community College’s bi-weekly student-run newspaper, the Aztec Press, covers Pima news, arts, sports and commentary. The paper’s offices are located on the West Campus.  Students who want to join the staff should enroll in JRN 185 (JRN 101 is a prerequisite for JRN 185).

"Aztec Press has received statewide and national recognition from the Society of Professional JournalistsCollege Media Association, and the Arizona Newspaper Association".

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2014 Sandscript coverSandScript publishes the best prose, poetry and visual art by Pima Community College students from all campuses. It is a student-only publication. West Campus students create and design the entire publication in WRT 162, a course offered every spring semester.

The last four years in a row, SandScript has won first place for the Southwest Division Award from the Community College Humanities Association.  Contact faculty advisor Joshua Daniel Cochran, West Campus English and Journalism Department, at 520-206-3274 for more information. You can also email SandScript directly at

Visit SandScript on the web.  Here, you will find general information, submission guidelines and even a PDF and eBook of our most recent edition.

Please consider making a donation to SandScript through the Pima Community College Foundation. Under “Arts at PCC,” use the dropdown menu to select SandScript. All donations go directly to student cash awards, and to produce our yearly unveiling ceremony.