Expressive Arts Project Facilitators Share Activities

The Expressive Arts Project (EAP) at Pikes Peak Community College is dedicated to community building and student success through shared creative experiences. The community anticipates EAP’s seasonal events like the ART Seedlings Festival, typically held in the spring but canceled this year due to campus-wide coronavirus safety measures.  Professor Laura BenAmots is an ART faculty […]

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Virtual Commencement: Call for Videos

We are living through history. Our struggles, frustrations and triumphs may feel small and personal as we struggle to just get through another Monday. But in time, these moments will be seen through a different lens, and we’ll see the import, humor, the pathos and the courage more clearly. We ask you to take out […]

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Stay Healthy with These At-Home Workouts and Home Gym Tips

By: Tara Alexander— Staff Writer In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, staying healthy is a top priority, yet gyms are closed which restricts the actions that people may do and disrupts routines that people may have developed. Thankfully, many popular and effective workout alternatives are available at home.  Additionally, lots of exercise pros and […]

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Trash Art Creates Climate Change Call-to-Action

By: Tara Alexander— Staff Writer The Office of Sustainability’s Annual Trash Art Competition is now open! This year’s virtual event asks for climate change solutions and a fresh perspective at yesterday’s throw-aways.  Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to create artwork from reusable materials and raise awareness to climate concerns. Students who participate can win […]

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In 2020, Banned Books Lists Still Exist

–A reflection on PPCC’s February events surrounding Toni Morrison by Stewart Ricker, Staff Writer PPCC’s English department honored Black History Month and Women’s History Month with a week-long commemoration to American author Toni Morrison. Her work transformed American Literature through her unapologetic examinations of racial identity and the African-American experience.  And like most work that […]

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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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