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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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PPCC Dominates Business Awards at State Leadership Conference

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer Pikes Peak Community College has real talent and it showed this weekend at the Phi Beta Lambda Business and Computer Club State Leadership Conference at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado. PPCCs Phi Beta chapter dominated by bringing home a total of 44 awards. A portion of these wins came …
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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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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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Sliding Aardvarks Hit Fresh Powder Despite Freezing Temps

By Leslie James, Reporter The Sliding Aardvarks, students in Pikes Peak Community College’s ski and snowboard club, are somewhat easy to envy. One Saturday a month, skiers meet at 7 a.m. sharp at the Centennial Campus to load the vans and get on the road to enjoy a full day of fresh powder turns. The …
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