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September 2019

Cosmic Cannibal: October

By Camille Liptak – Staff Writer Fall has officially arrived, and day and night are as even as a see-saw. But the planets are picking up speed. Six planetary changes take place this month: Mercury, the planet of communication, enters Scorpio on the 3rd; then Mars, the planet of assertion enters Libra on the 4th; …
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Opinion: The Power of QUAD

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor The strive for innovation requires sacrifice, hard work, but most importantly teamwork, and students in Colorado Springs can experience this by applying for the Quad. In the Quad, students from PPCC, UCCS, AFA, and CC are placed into groups, and are given a project by a local business, social …
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Column: Colorado’s College Football

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Photo By Laura Domingue – PPCC Graduate Don’t underestimate college football in Colorado. So far this season has been exciting and filled with overtime games and rivalries. Predictions are hard to make at this point in the season; which is why it’s time to review the road so far. …
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CHES Building is Officially Welcomed to PPCC

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Healthcare students at PPCC have a new home to learn and prepare for their careers at the Center for Healthcare Education & Simulation (CHES), located about a mile north of the Rampart Campus. A ceremony for the opening of the building occurred Friday, and tours were held to see …
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OPINION: Global Village Ambassador Shares

By Acela Rubi Carrasco – Student Contributor During the week of September 1st, Global Village began meeting for Round Table Discussions at which students can get together and share opinions at each of the PPCC campuses about difficult and provocative topics we face as a society. This specific week dealt with charity and its effects …
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“The Wolves” comes to PPCC

By Camille Liptak – Staff Writer Female warriors, unite! PPCC’s Theatre Department is holding auditions for its fall semester production of “The Wolves.” Navigating the big questions of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness through the lens of nine adolescent soccer players, “The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer …
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Your Vote Matters: Local Reps Visit PPCC

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Representative Tony Exum of House District 17, Council-member Yolanda Avila of District 4, a PPCC graduate, and Colorado State Senator Pete Lee spoke to our own Journalism students from Parley on Wednesday and provided a clear argument on why they believe voting is so important. According to some of …
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Welcome Back or For the First Time!

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Summer has come and gone, and it’s time to get back into the grind of the fall semester with The Paper. We are ready for an exciting year! Around PPCC, there are news stories every day waiting to be told, and there is a team of highly motivated news …
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