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Arts & Culture

The Cosmic Cannibal Declares a “backwards revolution” for November: Get Your Horoscope Here

By Camille Liptak, Staff Writer   Uh oh, looks like another retro. The most notorious retrograde transit is back, my fine young cannibals. That’s right: Mercury is heading towards a backwards revolution period starting on the 16th. And just when you thought the planets were straightening out (hello Venus direct in Libra) and you could …
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50th Anniversary Gala Amazes and Raises Scholarship Funds

By Suzanne Seyfi and Devon Martinez, Staff Writers On Oct. 27, PPCC celebrated its 50th anniversary. The party was “so good it can only happen every fifty years,” exclaimed PPCC Foundation Executive Director Lisa James. And a party it was, with live music, fine dining, and a lack of consensus on how to pronounce “gala.” …
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Sliding Aardvarks Return for the 2018-2019 Ski Season Under New Leadership

By Leslie James, Editor The weather has brought hints of winter mixed with fall during the month of October, but as the winter months close in, the Sliding Aardvarks have rejoined to plan outings on the slopes. For $5, students and faculty can join PPCC’s Ski Club, which allows a huge discount for day passes …
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Refic’s Emotional Art Casts Light on Mental Health

By Israel Larson, Staff Writer Local artist Matte Refic brings to light issues surrounding mental health through raw and emotional pieces of artwork displayed in his art show, The Shadows, currently at the PPCC Downtown Studio Campus Art Gallery until Dec. 2. Through his art, Refic aims to break free from mental health stigmas, while also …
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Spooky, Scary, Sweet Halloween Events to Visit

By Suzanne Seyfi, Staff Writer Halloween is just around the corner, and Colorado Springs is bursting with sweet, spooky, and scary events! Keep an eye out especially for PPCC’s Fall Family Festival on October 20 and the Centennial Campus screening of A Quiet Place on October 30. free = free $ = 1 to 19 …
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Fall Contests Seek Student Talent

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer Fall is not complete without a writing and visual arts contests to showcase student talent at PPCC. This year the contests are sponsored by our student-run Literary and Arts Journal Parley, and the city-wide reading initiative headed by the Pikes Peak Library District, All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR).Both contests have …
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Spotted on Campus: Who Are You Awesome Culinary Artist(s)?

Update: PPCC Culinary Arts instructor, Chef Mark Painter, assisted by student Nick Parks and several other culinary students created this beauty last week. “It was the student’s first time and a great training experience,” says Painter.   Math Faculty and Photographer, Christine Arnold, took this picture of the ice sculpture in the Centennial Campus Courtyard. …
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Students Say Hispanic Heritage Month Needs Better Promotion

By Evelin Rivera-Cabral, Staff Writer Pikes Peak Community College “aims to better serve the Hispanic community,” but lack of representation of Hispanic culture, low attendance at events, and absence of broad marketing during Hispanic Heritage Month suggests otherwise. Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Septempter 18 through October 10, was intended to be a big …
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