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Arts & Culture

Review: Captain Marvel’s gritty heroine relates to movie fans

By Suzanne Seyfi, Student Contributor “Captain Marvel,” the twenty-first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first to star a woman, is a solid entry in the superhero canon. It stars Brie Larson in the title role, with supporting roles by Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, Akira Akbar, and …
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Cosmic Cannibal: the Shifting Tides of March

By Camille Liptak, Staff Writer Great news! (I’m being sarcastic.) March starts off with a strange bang, as Venus enters air sign Aquarius. On the 5th, Mercury goes retrograde in water sign Pisces. Hooray! (More sarcasm.) Why the sarcasm, you ask? Well, sarcasm is a mode of satirical wit used to convey contempt…and retrogrades slow …
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Shaun King Delivers Hard Truths and a Call to Action

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Feb. 20th, PPCC hosted activist and journalist Shaun King at the Centennial Campus for Black History Month. King primarily focuses his writing and activism on police brutality and mass incarceration of people of color, but his speech covered a wide range of topics from the Donald Trump presidency, …
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Sliding Aardvarks Hit Fresh Powder Despite Freezing Temps

By Leslie James, Reporter The Sliding Aardvarks, students in Pikes Peak Community College’s ski and snowboard club, are somewhat easy to envy. One Saturday a month, skiers meet at 7 a.m. sharp at the Centennial Campus to load the vans and get on the road to enjoy a full day of fresh powder turns. The …
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All-Pikes Peak Reads Winners Riff on the American Dream

  By Sarah McMahon, Faculty Contributor In coordination with the Pikes Peak Library District and Colorado College, PPCC participates in an annual community-wide reading program, known as All Pikes Peak Reads. This year’s book was Helen Thorpe’s The Newcomers: Finding Hope and Refuge in an American Classroom. A Colorado journalist, Thorpe spent one school year …
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A Tale of Two Sequels

By Suzanne Seyfi,  Staff Writer It seems there is more magic in digital worlds than in literally fantastic ones. I watched both Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Ralph Breaks the Internet on their opening nights within a week of each other. They are both sequels to largely popular films and positioned as “family …
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De-Stress Fest to Soothe End-of-Term-Anxiety

By Evelin Rivera-Cabral, Staff Writer The end of the 2018 semester is nearing and creating more stress for students as they ramp up to finals and end-of-term papers. To combat this, Student Life is teaming up with TRIO to host De-Stressing activities at all three PPCC Campuses Dec. 4- Dec. 6. The De-Stress Fest will consist …
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