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February 2018

Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Hits RnB High Note

By Ciara Pack, reporter Camila Cabello has paved the way for Latinas in pop music with her debut album, Camila. Fresh out of girl group, Fifth Harmony, Camila has come roaring into the spotlight with her infectious RnB inspired album. Her self-titled album was released on January 12, 2018 and hit number one on the …
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Red Cross Recognizes PPCC Hometown Heroes for Mobile Food Pantry

By Jake Altinger, News Editor The American Red Cross Professors recently honored professor Ann-Marie Manning and Dr. Tiko Hardy with their Hometown Hero Award for their work launching and leading the Mobile Food Pantry program at PPCC. The award honors individuals, businesses and nonprofits who have made a significant difference in the community through courage, …
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Commentary: In Praise of the Pen

By Marko Salopek, reporter Every day our society becomes more deeply entrenched in a digital world. As we transition from paper to desktops, laptops, and pocketable super computers to record the visual representation of our language, our old analog friend the pen is being dismissed. In a blow hastening the demise of this writing instrument, …
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Tech Savvy Alternatives to Commercial Software Benefits Students

By Travis Boren, reporter Students looking for alternatives to commercial software would benefit from checking out open source options. Open Source is a term used to refer to software published under a license like the GNU General Public License, which focuses on the legal requirements to guarantee a piece of software remains free. One of the …
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Let’s Hear it For the Girls: PPCC’s The Trojan Women Auditions

By Camille Liptak, Arts Editor   On Feb. 19th and 20th PPCC Theater Director, Sarah Sheppard Shaver, held auditions for the upcoming Spring 2018 production of The Trojan Women. Out of the 33 who auditioned, 25 of them were women. Fresh and familiar faces of the Colorado Springs theater community auditioned for Shaver, including PPCC …
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‘Have A Heart’ Makes Connections for Students in Need

By Jake Altinger, News Editor Over 100 students and faculty gathered in the Centennial Campus Atrium on Valentine’s Day to brainstorm ways to help PPCC’s homeless students succeed in college and beyond at Have A Heart For PPCC’s Homeless Students: Finding Creative Solutions. Fourteen groups of five to eight students, with at least one faculty …
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Horoscope: V-Day Aftermath

By Cosmic Cannibal February 15th marks the continuation of Valentines Day sentiments as 3 major astrological planets shift into Pisces. On the 17th and 18th, swift Mercury and the individualistic Sun catch up to beauty-seeking Venus, affecting our thoughts, will, and values (not to mention what we attract and how). The Piscean passage brings with …
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Spotlight: New Military Services Director Empowers Student Vets

By Marko Salopek, reporter PPCC’s Director of Military and Veterans Program (MVP), Paul Dececco, says his mission as the new program director is to “empower military personnel, veterans, and their families to achieve their academic, career, and personal goals.” Dececco, who has been at his post since Oct. 1, 2017,  grew up in eastern Pennsylvania, …
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