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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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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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Refic’s Emotional Art Casts Light on Mental Health

By Israel Larson, Staff Writer Local artist Matte Refic brings to light issues surrounding mental health through raw and emotional pieces of artwork displayed in his art show, The Shadows, currently at the PPCC Downtown Studio Campus Art Gallery until Dec. 2. Through his art, Refic aims to break free from mental health stigmas, while also …
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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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Local Brewer Saves Venetucci Pumpkins with Help from PPCC and Partners

By Leslie James, Student Editor The Venetucci Farm has been a wonderful community asset for over a century in Colorado Springs, but was recently disrupted when high levels of preflourinated compounds (PFCs) were found in 2017 in the Widefield aquifer that irrigates the farm. Quad Innovation Partnership is on the move to revitalize the farm, …
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Basket Bikes Connect Students with Downtown Colorado Springs

By Raechel Morgan, Staff Writer Gas prices eating at your pocket? Just want to revisit your childhood and cycle around town? Rent a bike through Pike Ride, in hour intervals. There are several Pike Ride locations in the Downtown Colorado Springs area, including a hub near Pikes Peak Community College’s Downtown Campus. A nonprofit partnership …
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Spring Break Stay-cation in COS

By Dejanique Calloway Stuck here for Spring Break? Colorado Springs is home to some of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. Nature lovers and urban dwellers alike can explore all Colorado Springs has to offer on all budgets.   Garden of the Gods 1805 N 30th St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 Cost: FREE …
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