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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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Dental Care at PPCC for Cheap

By Leslie James, Reporter Pikes Peak Community College’s Expanded Functions Assisting students are offering cheap, and safe, dental treatment to other students, staff and their families. Offers included are: Exam and X-rays $15 to $30 Amalgam Restorations (silver fillings) $12 to $30 Composite Restorations (white or tooth-colored fillings) $23 to $35 Sealants (preventative restoration) $10 …
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PPCC’s Security Team Stands at the Ready

By Israel Larson, Staff Writer Every year, PPCC releases an annual security report accessed from the school’s homepage. In the report the college highlights crimes on campus, how to contact Public Safety (the campus police) the college’s policies for certain actions, as well as all the ways students and staff can report specific crimes. According …
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From the Archives: Censorship in ’78 and those Darned Fighting Aardvarks in ’81

By Leslie James, Student Editor This semester in PPCC student-run newspaper’s history: Pikes Peak News Vol. 2, No. 4 Nov. 27, 1978 Student reporters fought for their first amendment right of a free press when then-vice president for student services, John Rodwick passed a letter received by the Attorney General’s office as law “implying student …
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