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November 2018

PPCC Thanks Veterans with Powerful Ceremony

By Israel Larson, Staff Writer Last week, Pikes Peak Community College honored the bravery, sacrifice and strength exhibited by military veterans through several events hosted around the three campuses. One event was the special thank you the college gave to our student and faculty veterans. Honoring those who have unselfishly served this country and its …
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Student Government Works Hard for Students

By Anna Higgs, Staff Writer Student Government (SGA) is at the heart of deciding what fun and exciting events happen at Pikes Peak Community College, in addition to advocating for students. This year, SGA is headed up by PPCC student, President Lacey King. King ran for Student Government because she “was always interested in helping …
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Bookstore Redux

By Re’nesia Mills, Staff Writer It’s a nationwide fact that college books and materials are expensive for students. Students often complain about high book prices. PPCC Bookstore staff offer explanations for how textbooks are priced and ways in which textbook profits can potentially benefit PPCC’s students. Lorelle Davies, PPCC’s Director of Auxiliary Services who oversees …
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Promoting Events to Students is a Collaborative Effort

By Evelin Rivera-Cabral,  Staff Writer Cartoon: By Anna Higgs, Staff Attendance at PPCC extra-curricular events can be spotty, but it isn’t always clear why. Often, the problem is simply that PPCC students struggle to fit school events into their busy schedules. PPCC student, Jaclyn Zagar, said, “the thing is that my schedule is pretty much …
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The Cosmic Cannibal Declares a “backwards revolution” for November: Get Your Horoscope Here

By Camille Liptak, Staff Writer   Uh oh, looks like another retro. The most notorious retrograde transit is back, my fine young cannibals. That’s right: Mercury is heading towards a backwards revolution period starting on the 16th. And just when you thought the planets were straightening out (hello Venus direct in Libra) and you could …
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50th Anniversary Gala Amazes and Raises Scholarship Funds

By Suzanne Seyfi and Devon Martinez, Staff Writers On Oct. 27, PPCC celebrated its 50th anniversary. The party was “so good it can only happen every fifty years,” exclaimed PPCC Foundation Executive Director Lisa James. And a party it was, with live music, fine dining, and a lack of consensus on how to pronounce “gala.” …
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Sliding Aardvarks Return for the 2018-2019 Ski Season Under New Leadership

By Leslie James, Editor The weather has brought hints of winter mixed with fall during the month of October, but as the winter months close in, the Sliding Aardvarks have rejoined to plan outings on the slopes. For $5, students and faculty can join PPCC’s Ski Club, which allows a huge discount for day passes …
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