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February 2019

Global Village: Ty Zazueta Invites You to Talk

By Ty Zazueta, Student Contributor My name is Ty Zazueta. I’m an Army Veteran, and an aspiring physicist. I started at PPCC last semester after serving four years as a medic, two of which I lived in Germany. I spend my free time volunteering at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, sharing my …
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Shaun King Delivers Hard Truths and a Call to Action

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Feb. 20th, PPCC hosted activist and journalist Shaun King at the Centennial Campus for Black History Month. King primarily focuses his writing and activism on police brutality and mass incarceration of people of color, but his speech covered a wide range of topics from the Donald Trump presidency, …
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Students Define Black History Month

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer Students at PPCC believe that Black History Month is an important reminder of how far society has moved forward in terms of equal rights, and the forgotten Black Americans who have made this country great. Almost no students interviewed, however, knew the answer to the question “Who started Black History …
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Students and Faculty Throw Down for Those in Need

Staff The staff of PPCC Student Services and the staff of Instructional Services are running a competition this February for National Canned Food Month and National Hot Breakfast Month. Student Services will gather food staples such as oatmeal, pancake mix, muffin mix, and other non-perishable breakfast items. Instructional Services will counter with a food drive …
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Sliding Aardvarks Hit Fresh Powder Despite Freezing Temps

By Leslie James, Reporter The Sliding Aardvarks, students in Pikes Peak Community College’s ski and snowboard club, are somewhat easy to envy. One Saturday a month, skiers meet at 7 a.m. sharp at the Centennial Campus to load the vans and get on the road to enjoy a full day of fresh powder turns. The …
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Dental Care at PPCC for Cheap

By Leslie James, Reporter Pikes Peak Community College’s Expanded Functions Assisting students are offering cheap, and safe, dental treatment to other students, staff and their families. Offers included are: Exam and X-rays $15 to $30 Amalgam Restorations (silver fillings) $12 to $30 Composite Restorations (white or tooth-colored fillings) $23 to $35 Sealants (preventative restoration) $10 …
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Mobile Food Pantry Returns Next Week

By Zach Pharr, Contributor The Mobile Food Market returns to the Centennial Campus Atrium on Monday, Feb. 18. Food will be distributed by volunteers starting at 11 a.m. Distribution will continue until food runs out. Choose from an assortment of fruits, vegetables, bread products, and non-perishable items. ID’s are not required, and the event is open …
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