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CHES Building is Officially Welcomed to PPCC

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Healthcare students at PPCC have a new home to learn and prepare for their careers at the Center for Healthcare Education & Simulation (CHES), located about a mile north of the Rampart Campus. A ceremony for the opening of the building occurred Friday, and tours were held to see …
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Editorial: Quad Student Internship Focuses on Building Resumes and Community

Devon Martinez, Staff Writer A college degree isn’t the only valuable thing to have when entering the job market. Companies expect more, and honestly, there are traits you need to develop in order to become a valuable member in the modern economy. The Quad is a partnership that will teach you these valuable skills. The …
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The Seedlings Arts Festival Gives Artistic Expression a New Home

By Vivien Jerez and Devon Martinez Canvases face out to the world, and so we usually focus on how art affects the viewer. The recent Expressive Arts Project’s Seedlings Arts Festival at Centennial turned that around. The event focused on art therapy and how it can put you on path toward a career in which …
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The Stars are the Limit: Teen College Registration Open

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer PC: Jim Root Design: Noelle Dolan Dreaming is important, but somewhere along the way, we lose sight of the dreams that existed before we grew up. What if there were solutions to ensure that those dreams were never lost? Well, instead of a boring summer where you did nothing what …
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BSU at PPCC Gains Momentum

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer Every Friday, the Black Student Union (BSU) meets at the Centennial Campus to engage in dialogue on modern-day black issues in America, such as why exclusive groups like BSU exist, to Trayvon Martin’s tragic shooting, to Empire star Jussie Smollett faking his own hate crime. The meeting began with a …
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Opinion: Why I love Journalism, and why you will, too

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer PC: absolutvision on Unsplash Curiosity kills cats, but it creates great journalists. Curiosity is not the only quality needed to create fantastic journalists, but it is the one thing every journalist has in common. Writing for the PPCC paper is an opportunity available to all students through Journalism 106. The …
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Opinion: Save Arnie or don’t, but think about it first

By Karen Kovaly, Contributor The school mascot has always played a significant role in colleges and universities. The animal or object is often chosen for its symbolic characteristics, its historical relevance or because it is a species that is indigenous to an area. It becomes a unifying force for students, faculty and staff, bringing people together by representing a …
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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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Students and Faculty Throw Down for Those in Need

Staff The staff of PPCC Student Services and the staff of Instructional Services are running a competition this February for National Canned Food Month and National Hot Breakfast Month. Student Services will gather food staples such as oatmeal, pancake mix, muffin mix, and other non-perishable breakfast items. Instructional Services will counter with a food drive …
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