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Trans-gender Students at PPCC Speak Up for Gender-Fluid World

By Ashley Dallas,  reporter   As transitioning or transitioned men and women are raising awareness in mainstream media and pop culture and are the topic of heated debates, two students at Pikes Peak Community College share their experiences on the record about what gender identity means to them. James Morrison, 17, is a student at Pikes …
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Suspects Arrested in Connection with PPCC Car Break-ins

By Brian Pharies, reporter Two people suspected in various car break-ins at Pikes Peak Community College on and off since October were arrested in Las Cruces, New Mexico after allegedly killing a retired police officer during a police chase. 34 year old Daniel Lowell, who is suspected in most of the recent break-ins at PPCC, and …
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Childcare Center Waitlists Run Long

By Amanda Wich, reporter Pikes Peak Community College has a high-quality Child Development Center (CDC) on two of its campuses available to student parents, yet many students are not using this convenient childcare service because they are not able to enroll their children. One CDC branch resides at Centennial Campus and the other is housed …
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#MeToo Spreads to PPCC

By Hannah Manandhar, reporter PPCC has joined the the current ‘#MeToo’ movement by showing support on social media pages and through the ROC (Respect on Campus) office, which serves students who have been sexually harassed, assaulted or abused, either on campus or in their personal lives. ROC estimates that “One in four college women nationwide report …
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Service to Puerto Rico, No Passport Required

By Jake Altinger, reporter James Schofield, husband of PPCC professor Robin Schofield, is rallying PPCC students to assist with aid, relief, and reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico after the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria. Schofield and his team from Impact Adventures, a Christian outreach organization based in Colorado Springs, have been working closely with the …
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What is APPR and How Can You Win a New Tablet?

By Leslie James This fall Pikes Peak Community College continues over 16 years of partnership with the Pikes Peak Library District’s program, All Pikes Peak Reads (APPR), a city-wide book club that brings  the Colorado Springs community together with students at PPCC. While reading the book selection, students can also attend live performances and participate …
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Latino Community Luncheon Celebrates Hispanic History

By Camille Liptak and Leslie James The Latino Community Luncheon in Colorado Springs hosted an event on Oct. 11th to create a space for networking, and to commemorate Spanish History month. The missions of coordinators Carmen Abeyta and Anna Marie Ortiz are to organize diverse ideas and viewpoints, and spread educational information for and about …
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