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Student Voices

Life Without PPCC Would be…

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer This month, as PPCC celebrates 50 years of operation, the college can rest assured that it’s been a pivotal institution in Colorado Springs. Student response and research done by Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) in 2017 confirms that life without PPCC would be disastrous for the Pikes Peak Region. When …
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Poets & Writers Read to a Rapt Audience for Arts Month

PPCC hosted two poetry readings this week to celebrate Poetry & Prose week of Colorado Springs Arts Month. “October is designated Arts Month in many cities nationwide, including Colorado Springs, with the third week dedicated to celebrations of poetry and prose, so these events connect us with the larger community and give our fantastically talented …
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PPCC Students Respond to Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination Hearings

By Evelin Rivera-Cabral, Ryan Haller, Israel Larson, Staff Writers This week, PPCC students at all three campuses shared their positions about the recent controversy surrounding sexual allegations by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Many students are undecided about whether Ford or Kavanaugh are telling the truth, but most shared …
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Parley’s 8th Edition Hits Campus Soon

By Camille Liptak Parley, PPCC’s own student-led literary journal, will release this year’s publication on Thursday, May 3 from 11:00 am-1:00 p.m. in the Atrium at Centennial Campus. The event will celebrate the published authors and designers with readings, meet-and-greets, book giveaways, and a slideshow. Refreshments and light snacks will be served. To mark the …
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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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Student Spotlight: For Our International Students, the Best Road isn’t the Easy Road

By Jodie Bomze Imagine: after months of planning and spreading the news to friends and family, the bittersweet day has finally come for you to leave the familiar sights and sounds of your homeland and pursue a better education and promising career opportunities in a new place, very far away. When you walk into the …
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Welcome To Our New Student Government!

By Ciara Pack Congratulations to all the winners of the Student Government Election! On April 10th and 11th students were given the chance to rock their vote on the bus initiative, constitution changes, and various student government positions including: President, Vice President, State Student Advisory Council, and Senator at Large.          Allison Nottingham won SGA …
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Gallery Resolves Art Wars & Expands Fine Art Designation

By Retta Edling After a seven year campaign to have their work included in the bi-annual Student Art Show at the Downtown Studio Art Gallery, the Professional Photography students will get to hang their photos with student works of fine art. Dr. Fran Hetrick, Dean of the Division of Communications, Humanities, and Technical Studies, announced this …
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