PPCC & UCCS Professor Translates Russian Book into English

By Devon Martinez | Staff Writer Pavel Kozhevnikov has been teaching a combined Russian Language class with PPCC and UCCS students since 1992. He is also the author of four books written in Russian. Last year, he translated his 2007 release, A Fist Full of Earth, to English after his students, friends, and family requested […]

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Higher Ed Funding Depends on Census Count

By: Tara Alexander | News Editor Students can have a significant impact to their schools and communities by completing the 2020 Census.  This nationwide survey helps determine government funding for the next decade. The Quad Innovation Partnership has invited PPCC to join other Colorado colleges in taking part in the 2020 US Census at My2020Census.gov.  […]

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Instructor Spotlight: Carina Bissett, on writing

By: Camille Liptak | Staff Writer English Instructor Carina Bissett is a hidden diamond at PPCC. In between teaching CCR 094 and ENG 121, Bissett has forged herself a path in the world of publishing. As a member of Codex, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Science Fiction Poetry Association, and the Horror Writers […]

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Stories Wanted! for The QuaranZine

We want to hear from our PPCC community as we navigate this tumultuous spring semester (and beyond?). Our blog aims to document our shared experiences through this time of uncertainty and great change. Please email your blog posts, stories, poetry, visual art, whatever to The QuaranZine editor, Tara Alexander, talexander63@student.cccs.edu or through our arts and […]

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In 2020, Banned Books Lists Still Exist

–A reflection on PPCC’s February events surrounding Toni Morrison by Stewart Ricker, Staff Writer PPCC’s English department honored Black History Month and Women’s History Month with a week-long commemoration to American author Toni Morrison. Her work transformed American Literature through her unapologetic examinations of racial identity and the African-American experience.  And like most work that […]

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Ain’t No Party Like a Netflix Party

By Vivien Jerez | Editor-in-Chief Missing friends and family while being self-quarantined? You’re not alone, and Netflix has you covered. Netflix recently launched a new Chrome extension called “Netflix Party” that allows you to watch shows while talking to your friends via a chat on the right-hand side of your screen. To install it, simply […]

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Top Stops for Your Colorado Springs Stay-In-The-Car-Cation

By Tara Alexander | Staff Writer Can’t stand the concept of spending Spring Break sprawled on the couch… but also nagged by the notion that traveling could spread coronavirus and other illnesses? You canceled your vacation, and now you’re an expert in the stay-cation by choosing to “social distance.” As long as you’re not feeling […]

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