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Blackkklansman: Worth a View and a Read

By Kelcey Westmoreland, Staff Writer Blackkklansman is the latest Spike Lee film telling the story of Ron Stallworth, the first ever black Colorado Springs Police Department’s detective who infiltrated the KKK in 1979 with the assistance of Jewish Officer Flip Zimmerman. In 2014 he released his memoir Blackkklansman and in 2018 it was turned into …
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Glorious Kimchi: Get Your Fizz On!

By Retta Edling Fermented foods are making a comeback as more people discover the flavors and health benefits of these fizzy, often fragrant concoctions. Yogurt, kombucha, sauerkraut and finally, kimchi (keem-chee) are all being made by the home cook seeking food as medicine packed with flavor. I fell in love with almost every kimchi I …
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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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Commentary: In Praise of the Pen

By Marko Salopek, reporter Every day our society becomes more deeply entrenched in a digital world. As we transition from paper to desktops, laptops, and pocketable super computers to record the visual representation of our language, our old analog friend the pen is being dismissed. In a blow hastening the demise of this writing instrument, …
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Unbreak My Single Heart on Valentine’s Day

By Ciara Pack Reporter and Jake Altinger News Editor Valentine’s Day can be a dark day for singles, especially here at PPCC. Many students choose to block it out and pretend like it’s just another day, because why suffer when you don’t have to? Olivia Thomas is single and does not like to treat the …
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NEW! Cosmic Cannibal Horoscopes: Your 2018 February Forecast

January brought us earthlings a pair of rare supermoons (beginning with Cancer and ending in Leo), coloring the month with accelerated emotional confusion, personal drama, and a cosmic buzz of ambition and opportunity. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, wave goodbye to Capricorn, and heave a heavy sigh of relief, because …
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Commentary: Vet Battles Opioid Addiction

By Jake Altinger reporter For roughly the last two decades, the Department of Defense (DOD) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have been pumping fuel into the wildfire of opioid addictions and overdoses blazing across the country, and as a recent combat veteran, I have personal experience with the variety of hoses through which that …
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Music Review: Joyner Lucas Raps the Truth

By Josh Cowden, reporter Joyner Lucas, a rising hip-hop artist from Baltimore, Maryland, ruffled some feathers last week with his powerful new video called I’m Not Racist, which begins with Lucas rapping from the perspective of a blue collar white man sporting a “Make America Great Again” hat. He begins his verse saying Screamin’ “Black Lives …
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