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Combat Paper is for Everyone

By Camille Liptak, reporter Through a week-long art-making workshop at PPCC campuses, nearly 340 members of the community re-purposed donated military uniforms into creative works of self-expression. When I initially walked into the Rampart Range atrium on the first day of the Combat Paper workshop, I was uncertain. Combat Paper is a decade-old program that …
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Two Big Stories Need Student/Staff Voices

If you have experience being a homeless student–now or in the past–and would like to discuss it with The Paper, email us at paper@ppcc.edu by Monday, November 20. If you are a transgendered student, or are transitioning, and would like to talk about your experience with The Paper, email us at paper@ppcc.edu by Monday, November …
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Quality Childcare Center Serves at High Cost

By Amanda Wich, reporter Pikes Peak Community College has a high-quality Child Development Center (CDC) on two of its campuses available to student parents, yet many students are not using this convenient childcare service because they are not able to enroll their children. One CDC branch resides at Centennial Campus and the other is housed …
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#MeToo Spreads to PPCC

By Hannah Manandhar, reporter PPCC has joined the the current ‘#MeToo’ movement by showing support on social media pages and through the ROC (Respect on Campus) office, which serves students who have been sexually harassed, assaulted or abused, either on campus or in their personal lives. ROC estimates that “One in four college women nationwide report …
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The Vegan Student’s Survival Guide

By Camille Liptak, reporter Many PPCC students (and even President Bolton) believe that a vegan diet is the most beneficial and healthy choice for people. New vegans are often unfamiliar with where to go to find vegan fare or what to cook for meals and snacks. If you are a vegan veteran or an intrigued …
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Review: Netflix’s Stranger Things 2 Digs the Upside Down

By Camille Liptak, reporter (Warning: spoilers ahead) The Strange gang is back in the sophomore season of the thrilling Netflix original series, and it’s even more addictive than you could imagine. Stranger Things 2 fittingly begins in the mecca of ’80s childhood, an arcade, one year after Will Byers –now officially known as, “Zombie Boy”– …
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Opinion: Life Skills Mean Everything

By Marques Dungey, PPCC Student Before I could register for any additional classes at Pikes Peak Community College, my academic advisor informed me that it was mandatory for all new and returning students to be enrolled in Advanced Academic Achievement (AAA). I registered reluctantly, and spent the summer learning and re-learning the soft skills needed …
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Service to Puerto Rico, No Passport Required

By Jake Altinger, reporter James Schofield, husband of PPCC professor Robin Schofield, is rallying PPCC students to assist with aid, relief, and reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico after the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria. Schofield and his team from Impact Adventures, a Christian outreach organization based in Colorado Springs, have been working closely with the …
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