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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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Binge Break: Stream these Trending Favorites Next Week

By Camille Liptak and Suzanne Seyfi Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime have a plethora of binge-worthy shows worth your downtime this Spring Break. From crime thrillers to comedies, wizards, mermaids, rappers and con men, this quick list covers the best of what’s streaming now. Netflix: Santa Clarita Diet (season 2) arrives on March 23 with …
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Red Sparrow is a Spy Thriller Nosedive

By Suzanne Seyfi This R-rated spy thriller pummels its audience with grim themes of women experiencing violence – including rape – and lack of choice under the guise of survival, while promising only hopelessness and misery for everyone. Red Sparrow is a film about a Russian ballerina-turned-spy named Dominika. This is a fantastic premise, bolstered …
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Get Caffeinated Near Downtown Campus at Local Java Joints

By Jodie Bomze and Retta Edling The Downtown Campus has no on-site coffee bar, but local coffee shops near campus offer varying vibes and experiences to please every coffee lover. The Perk Downtown Coffee and Tea House at 14 South Tejon Street offers a food menu, daily coffee specials and a 20 percent student discount. …
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