November 2019

Review: A Frightening Performance

By Stewart Ricker – Student Reporter Following the snow-plagued final week of October, the PPCC Music Department was faced with the decision of either canceling or postponing their annual Halloween concert. Department Chair William Malone was doubtful that the ensemble would be able to pull off a Halloween-themed performance four days into November, but when …
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Combat Paper Resonates

By Camille Liptak – Student Reporter Catharsis. Respect. Art. Protest. For PPCC veterans and family members of the military, Combat Paper was all those things simultaneously. Combat Paper, a paper-making workshop that repurposes the uniforms of veterans and active duty military, invited students, faculty, and community members to participate in a week-long observance of Veteran’s …
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Opinion: A Veterans Day Tale of Diversity and Struggle

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Andrew Stuckey is a black American veteran/hero who served his country through three wars. He wrote a book about his life called, Of a Black American Born. His wife, Marcelle Stuckey was captured by Nazis during World War II because of her connection with the French Resistance.  They are my …
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Combat Paper is for Everyone

By Camille Liptak – Student Reporter Reprinted with permission from a previous issue. 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 …
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Opinion: The Meaning of Veteran’s Day from a Veteran at PPCC

By Joe Barton – Student Reporter This Monday we celebrated Veterans’ Day. To many it means a day off, a good sale, or a free meal. For veterans, this day means a lot depending on their experiences in the military.    Every veteran is different, and so are the reasons why he or she joined. Some …
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#WeArePPCC – Featuring Nikki Larzo

By Rachel Riley – Student Contributor In this week’s edition of #WeArePPCC, meet Nikki Larzo, Vice President of the Student Government Association and Communication major. What does Nikki enjoy about PPCC? “I really like that we are a diverse school and that we really work together in terms of events and things like that. I …
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