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Student Voices

Opinion: A Veterans Day Tale of Diversity and Struggle

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Andrew Stuckey is a black American veteran/hero who served his country through three wars. He wrote a book about his life called, Of a Black American Born. His wife, Marcelle Stuckey was captured by Nazis during World War II because of her connection with the French Resistance.  They are my …
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Opinion: The Meaning of Veteran’s Day from a Veteran at PPCC

By Joe Barton – Student Reporter This Monday we celebrated Veterans’ Day. To many it means a day off, a good sale, or a free meal. For veterans, this day means a lot depending on their experiences in the military.    Every veteran is different, and so are the reasons why he or she joined. Some …
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Rampart has Parking Problems

By Reid Hollingsworth – Student Contributor and Devon Martinez – Student Editor Over the years, the number of the students and faculty at Pikes Peak Community College has grown, but it is specifically noticeable at the Rampart Range campus this fall semester. Students’ perceptions on the parking situation might be different than the college’s point …
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Opinion: The Power of QUAD

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor The strive for innovation requires sacrifice, hard work, but most importantly teamwork, and students in Colorado Springs can experience this by applying for the Quad. In the Quad, students from PPCC, UCCS, AFA, and CC are placed into groups, and are given a project by a local business, social …
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OPINION: Global Village Ambassador Shares

By Acela Rubi Carrasco – Student Contributor During the week of September 1st, Global Village began meeting for Round Table Discussions at which students can get together and share opinions at each of the PPCC campuses about difficult and provocative topics we face as a society. This specific week dealt with charity and its effects …
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Welcome Back or For the First Time!

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Summer has come and gone, and it’s time to get back into the grind of the fall semester with The Paper. We are ready for an exciting year! Around PPCC, there are news stories every day waiting to be told, and there is a team of highly motivated news …
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Cosmic Cannibal April Horoscopes: Gear Up for Planetary Action

By Camille Liptak, Staff Writer Spring has sprung and it’s time for your April forecast. The question I’m sure you’re asking is, wait — isn’t April already halfway through? Yes, it is. However, aside from a new moon and a retrograde Jupiter, nothing happened in the first two weeks of April. It is at this …
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Opinion: Why You Shouldn’t Hike the Manitou Springs’ Incline

By Derek Hanson, PPCC Student Contributor Manitou Springs has become especially known for the famous hiking trail known as The Incline. The Incline attracts thousands every year to challenge themselves on the steep ascent, and from its glowing media reputation, you would think that The Incline would be a fun activity. Instead, The Incline has …
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