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Cosmic Cannibal Horoscope: End of Semester Send Off

With the sun mid-way through Taurus and Venus in the airy sign of Gemini, the cosmos couldn’t create a better send-off for the end of term. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are as driven to manifest real changes as ever. Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are getting their hands dirty with some creative projects. The airheads, Gemini, …
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Zookeeping Provides Students with Wild Opportunities

By Marko Salopek Since its inception in 1995, the Zookeeping Technology program at PPCC has remained a small program housed in room A173B at the end of an obscure hallway on the Centennial campus. However, it has grown significantly in recent years, going from a mere 23 students in 2012 to 115 students in 2017. …
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Crisis Management Comes to PPCC at Bachelor’s Level

By Dejanique Calloway After years of planning, Pikes Peak Community College in collaboration with Arapahoe Community College, will offer its first Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Emergency Service Administration (EMA) beginning Fall of 2018. Students pursuing the degree will learn how to effectively manage an array of public service agencies including law enforcement, and …
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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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PPCC Wins Quadruple Jeopardy at Mathematics Association Competition

By Camille Liptak Last weekend PPCC Math Professors Shawna Mahan and Jennifer Holmes took four students and Learning Commons Math tutors to the Rocky Mountain Mathematics Association of America’s 101st Annual meeting at University of Northern Colorado. Students participated in and won the Jeopardy competition (a math version based on the long-running TV show). “It was …
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Fran Folsom Dinner Breaks Record

By Retta Edling At the annual Fran Folsom Dinner held last Saturday, the PPCC Foundation raised a record-breaking total of $30,000, beating the previous record of $22,000. The money funds scholarships for Culinary Arts students in their final year of the certificate program at PPCC. “My scholarship gave me peace of mind to know that 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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SGA Elections: Eager to Serve their Fellow Students, King & Nottingham Run Unopposed

By Travis Boren – Reporter Allison Nottingham and Lacey King will be elected President and Vice President of the Student Government Association (SGA) next week, whether students like it or not. Both candidates are running unopposed for their respective offices. “I definitely would have liked competition,” Nottingham said, “but I’ll accept it either way.” Nottingham, …
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#Enough’s Walk-out Mostly Sits Down Instead

By Jodie Bomze and Travis Boren   A few students gathered at 10 a.m. in the courtyard at the Centennial Campus for the #Enough! National School Walkout on March 14. The activists who coordinated the walkout nationally intended for the walkout to happen in each time zone at 10 a.m. for seventeen minutes: one minute for …
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Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Hits RnB High Note

By Ciara Pack, reporter Camila Cabello has paved the way for Latinas in pop music with her debut album, Camila. Fresh out of girl group, Fifth Harmony, Camila has come roaring into the spotlight with her infectious RnB inspired album. Her self-titled album was released on January 12, 2018 and hit number one on the …
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