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Arts & Culture

Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off On Campus

By Raven Sanchez, Student Contributor Did you know that PPCC is in the transition to become an official Hispanic Serving Institution? Thanks to Ben Gallegos-Pardo, Coordinator of Multicultural Retention Initiatives, it is now a major goal of the college to meet and exceed the cultural needs of Hispanic students. Pikes Peak Community College is celebrating …
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PPCC’s Seven Booths at the What If…? Festival Draws Crowds

By Suzanne Seyfi, Staff Writer The What IF… Festival was held on six city blocks in downtown Colorado Springs last Saturday. It was a tremendous success, with almost 120 exhibitors and over 25,000 participants. PPCC had seven booths, all swarmed with interested people. Find Your Path, a contest people won by finding other booths, was …
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Cosmic Cannibal Returns with your September Forecast

By Camille Liptak, Student Contributor Can you feel it, the shifting energy? September has brought more than just a new Fall semester schedule. Summer and all its retrogrades and eclipses are over, and never has there been such a widespread sigh of relief from the collective unconscious. Planets are direct! Fall is on its way! …
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Cosmic Cannibal Horoscope: End of Semester Send Off

With the sun mid-way through Taurus and Venus in the airy sign of Gemini, the cosmos couldn’t create a better send-off for the end of term. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are as driven to manifest real changes as ever. Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are getting their hands dirty with some creative projects. The airheads, Gemini, …
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Parley’s 8th Edition Hits Campus Soon

By Camille Liptak Parley, PPCC’s own student-led literary journal, will release this year’s publication on Thursday, May 3 from 11:00 am-1:00 p.m. in the Atrium at Centennial Campus. The event will celebrate the published authors and designers with readings, meet-and-greets, book giveaways, and a slideshow. Refreshments and light snacks will be served. To mark the …
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Trash Art Competition Fuels Creativity

By Camille Liptak Congrats go out to the winners and participants of Tuesday’s Trash Art Competition and exhibition, which featured the works of 24 PPCC artists and students. Sponsored by The Office of Sustainability, the Trash Art Competition aimed at promoting sustainability and increasing awareness about repurposing trash by giving students the opportunity to look …
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Gallery Resolves Art Wars & Expands Fine Art Designation

By Retta Edling After a seven year campaign to have their work included in the bi-annual Student Art Show at the Downtown Studio Art Gallery, the Professional Photography students will get to hang their photos with student works of fine art. Dr. Fran Hetrick, Dean of the Division of Communications, Humanities, and Technical Studies, announced this …
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Cardi B Trail Blazes Up the Charts

By Dejanique Calloway   Last week former reality star, Cardi B released her first studio debut album, Invasion of Privacy. The album is advancing quickly on Billboard, proving she’s truly “living her best life”. The album features 12 songs, including her singles Bodak Yellow and Bartier Cardi, featuring 21 Savage. From the pole to the Red …
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“Voices of the Street” Exhibit Showcases Urban Art at the DTSC

By Retta Edling   Public spaces come alive in student and professional artwork at the “Voices of the Street: Expressions of multicultural urban art” exhibit now showing at the Downtown Studio Art Gallery (DTSC). The show features multicultural urban art, architecture and local artists in paintings and photography. DTSC Art Gallery Coordinator, George Sanchez, planned the …
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