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The Gender-Gap in STEM

Attalie Faint, Cactus Contributor

September 27, 2016

Filed under Around Campus, Editorial & Opinion

You may have heard the acronym STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, before. And you may also be aware of the fact that there is a shortage of women in those fields. This disparity (commonly...

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Heather Moulton, Professor of English and Literature

September 27, 2016

Filed under Around Campus, Ask A Professor

Ask a Professor with Heather Moulton, English and Literature Instructor Question: How involved are you in your students’ education? – Cheyenne Dickey Answer: This is a tricky question, Cheyenne! I fear I’ll either ...

404: College Could Not Be found. (Autism Edition)

Miranda Martinez, Cactus Contributor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Around Campus

April is Autism Awareness Month, with the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day being April 2, 2016. This month helps to show the different spectrums of autism; bringing to life the different stages, types, and symptoms of...

CAC’s Graphic Design Transfer Program

Marielle Ariete, Cactus Contributor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Around Campus

On April 5th, a handful of students from CAC’s Digital Media and Design Program (MSC) took a trip to ASU’s Polytechnic campus to learn about the Graphic Information Technology (GIT) Program. As one of those students, it was...

CAC’s Culinary Program: An Artform

Miranda Martinez, Cactus Contributor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Around Campus

I asked a handful of people who attend Central Arizona College what classes they know are offered here at the school and amazingly, not many were aware we had a Culinary Program. To be fair, I didn’t know until I became friends...

A Festive Event

A Festive Event

May 4, 2016

With Honors

Dominic Savana, Cactus Contributor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Around Campus

Honors Convocation is a time when the college recognizes the hard work of several students here at Central Arizona College. The event coincides with the Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony. For students looking to challenge themselves...

Student Loans 101

Kamille Ritchie, Cactus Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under Around Campus, Editorial & Opinion, News & Events

There comes a time in every college student’s life when they are in need of a financial ally. A Pell grant can be beneficial, but sometimes it’s not enough. Students might have to turn to a fre-nemy: Student Loans. While a...

Is University Really So Big, Bad, and Scary?

Rebecca Christensen, Cactus Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Filed under Around Campus, Art & Entertainment, Editorial & Opinion

University. The scary, ominous place college students are encouraged to go after finishing their stay at a community college. It’s also the place my mother told me I should have gone to in the first place, because “a degree...

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Heather Moulton

April 8, 2016

Filed under Around Campus, Ask A Professor, Editorial & Opinion, Features

Question: I am taking English 102 and am writing a paper about hypnotherapy. My question is: Have you or anyone you know ever had hypnotherapy and if so was the outcome successful? - Christina Pietryga Answer: Thanks for the...

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