Announcing the Lambda Lamb Academy of Acting Administrators

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN As a service to Tucson-area residents who are looking for career opportunities, especially given the continuing administrative turmoil at our beloved Pima Community College, we are passing on the following announcement—Ed You like the prestige and respect that comes with administrative jobs at institutions of higher learning, yet you fear you cannot …

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Are UA, PCC Students Being Taken in by Federal Loan Sharks?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The federal government, in collusion with universities and colleges both public and private, appears determined to resurrect an early American form of debt bondage for the benefit of its student population. This debt bondage, called “indentured servitude,” was prevalent in the 18th century and involved workers getting free transport to the American …

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Education Reform in Arizona: Just Another Year of Our Children’s Lives

ARIZONA COMMUNITY PRESS Most of us are now aware that certain forces within the government and private sectors are expending tremendous amounts of money and energy to change how our public education system works and what parents and teachers can expect from it. The changes are being pitched by the government as being necessary to …

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Solidarity March Wednesday to Oust PCCD Board of Governors

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN What began as early as 2004 when the PCCD Board of Governors coached then Chancellor Roy Flores on softening his administrative style has developed into a work environment so hostile that, even after Flores’ reign of terror ended amidst allegations of sexual harassment perpetrated by him and ignored by the Board, and …

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On Pima County Public Library’s discarded books policy

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Our views vary from incensed to concerned at the Occupied Tucson Citizen regarding Pima County Public Library (PCPL) policies on aggressively selling books that are not regularly checked out. But we all agree that libraries must be repositories of knowledge first and foremost, and not merely repositories of popular culture. There are …

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