Arts & Culture

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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Combat Paper Resonates

By Camille Liptak – Student Reporter Catharsis. Respect. Art. Protest. For PPCC veterans and family members of the military, Combat Paper was all those things simultaneously. Combat Paper, a paper-making workshop that repurposes the uniforms of veterans and active duty military, invited students, faculty, and community members to participate in a week-long observance of Veteran’s …
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Combat Paper is for Everyone

By Camille Liptak – Student Reporter Reprinted with permission from a previous issue. Through a week-long art-making workshop at PPCC campuses, nearly 340 members of the community re-purposed donated military uniforms into creative works of self-expression. When I initially walked into the Rampart Range atrium on the first day of the Combat Paper workshop, I …
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Cosmic Cannibal – November to Remember

By Camille Liptak – Staff Writer Planetary Energies are mixed this month, but don’t fret. Ok, maybe you can fret over Mercury Retrograde. I know, I know: Another Mercury retrograde? How many times can this happen in a year? Yes there’s another Mercury retrograde, the planet of communication goes retro three times a year, basically …
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Halloween Festivities Today at Centennial

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night… Halloween Mash Spooky Literary Readings Halloween Treats & Games Prize for Best Literary Costume!   TODAY October 31 NOON – 2PM CENTENNIAL ATRIUM   Sponsored by the PPCC English Department Division of Math and English For more information, contact: Dionne Howell at 719.502.3491 or

Opinion – Mac Demarco’s recent Red Rocks Performance showcased his talents

By Brian Ruminski – Student Reporter A night filled with connectivity, bliss, and laid-back vibes is the best way to describe Mac Demarco’s recent performance on October 6th at Red Rocks amphitheater this month. Demarco, a 29-year old from Canada released his first album in 2012, titled Rock and Roll Nightclub. That same year he …
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All Pikes Peak Reads Presents: Transatlantic

By the editors The book, Transatlantic by Colum McCann has been selected for this year’s All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR) contest. Submissions are due November 1st to Sarah McMahon, the faculty member in charge said, “Our APPR event on Oct 7th was a success. Author Colum McCann participated with the instructors, Kathy Sturdevant and …
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Cosmic Cannibal: October

By Camille Liptak – Staff Writer Fall has officially arrived, and day and night are as even as a see-saw. But the planets are picking up speed. Six planetary changes take place this month: Mercury, the planet of communication, enters Scorpio on the 3rd; then Mars, the planet of assertion enters Libra on the 4th; …
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“The Wolves” comes to PPCC

By Camille Liptak – Staff Writer Female warriors, unite! PPCC’s Theatre Department is holding auditions for its fall semester production of “The Wolves.” Navigating the big questions of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness through the lens of nine adolescent soccer players, “The Wolves” by Sarah DeLappe was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer …
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