Parley Staff Questions Own Existence

By Ocean Polly Randall, sometimes staff writer When individuals question the purpose & value of their existence, they experience what is known as an existential crisis. Staff members at Parley Publishing, the publishing house at PPCC, announced on Wednesday they are collectively experiencing an existential crisis. “Nobody here at PPCC knows what Parley is, so I’m beginning to […]

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An Interview with Rye Curtis

Credit: This article was originally published in US Represented — writer, Eric Stephenson Rye Curtis will read from his novel Kingdomtide at the Pikes Peak Community College Downtown Studio Art Gallery on Wednesday, February 19th, at 7:00 p.m. Kingdomtide was named one of the best books of January 2020 by O, The Oprah Magazine. In the novel, 72-year-old Cloris Waldrip survives a devastating plane crash only […]

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ENG dept. celebrates Toni Morrison

PPCC English Department celebrates Toni Morrison February 24-28: Monday, February 24 Rampart Second-Floor Lounge Area: Literary Circles Theme: Sweetness 12:30 pm — 3:15 pm Centennial Atrium: An Introduction to Toni Morrison Selected readings from students and faculty 10:00 am — 3:00 pm Tuesday, February 25 Rampart Second-Floor Common: Creative Writing Workshop Theme: TBD Downtown Studio […]

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“Welcome! Everything is Fine.” — The Good Place Review

by Lacey Berig, news editor “I swear I’m worth it,” proclaims Kristen Bell’s character Eleanor Shellstrop, a sentiment that rings true for the character as well as the show itself in NBC’s “The Good Place.” Eleanor and her group of misfits lead the audience through an unexpected, ever-changing afterlife that will keep them on their […]

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Cosmic Cannibal: February Forecast

As per the astrological status quo, the planets are changing this February.  The patchy planetary schedule is as follows: Mercury enters Pisces on the 3rd, encouraging the use of intuition & empathy over dispassionate logic; because Pisces is an emotional water sign, hypersensitivity could become a problem.  On the 7th, Venus enters Aries, igniting social […]

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Cosmic Cannibal Horoscopes: December 2019 and Beyond

By Camille Liptak, staff writer This is the last December of the decade. That’s right: THE DECADE. Naturally, the 20-teens have to go out in style by cramming seven transit shifts into this December. On the 3rd, Jupiter, the planet of luck, entered Capricorn, where it will stay until December 20th, 2020. During this year-and-some-odd-days […]

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Turkey for me and turkey for you?

The Paper’s Favorite Thanksgiving Food Written by the Student Editors and Student reporters at the PPCC Paper Some people prefer Turkey, while others find it unbearable. Sometimes people skip dinner and go straight towards the desert. No matter what someone chooses to eat, everyone can agree the food makes the day something everyone looks forward […]

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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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