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Commentary: Vet Battles Opioid Addiction

By Jake Atligner reporter For roughly the last two decades, the Department of Defense (DOD) of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have been pumping fuel into the wildfire of opioid addictions and overdoses blazing across the country, and as a recent combat veteran, I have personal experience with the variety of hoses through which that …
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Film Review: Disney/Pixar’s “Coco” Will Make You Cry in Your Sugar Skull

By Dejanique Calloway, reporter   Disney/Pixar celebrates Mexican culture and the importance of family with the release of their animated film, Coco this holiday season. The film, directed by Lee Unkrich [Toy Story 2/3, Finding Nemo] and Adrian Molina, is a film about a young boy named Miguel [voiced by Anthony Gonzalez] who dreams of becoming …
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Tech. Writing Students Inspire Kids with Science

By PPCC Students in Lynnane George’s English 131 Class October 14 was a great day for kids and science, as English 131 Technical Writing students got out into the community for the Cool Science Carnival Day to inspire kids with experiments designed to pique kids’ interest in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. …
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Student Spotlight: Zyee Evans, Star Performer

By Camille Liptak reporter The beginning of December marked an important shift for PPCC student Zyee Evans. A veteran sound and lights crew member of Widefield High School theater department, Evans took to the stage in PPCC’s production of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. This time, he was lighting it up with his acting chops. “I …
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Upcoming Concerts & Recitals Hit High Notes

By Hannah Zwahlen The music program at Pikes Peak Community College have planned multiple, free, music events where students at the college and their families are welcome to attend. A Voice Class Recital will take place on December 4th at the Centennial Campus Theater from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. The voice class students will …
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Accessibility Services Fosters Student Success

By Leslie James, reporter   Students often need help as they navigate school and life, especially at semester’s end. Accessibility Services (AS) at PPCC strives to assist all students with disability accommodations from allowing extra time on tests to guiding students to self-advocate towards successful education goals. AS can also help students learn to manage …
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Creative Commons Hosts Gorgeous Art

By Jenna Benson and Deidre Schoolcraft, Editors   One of the perks of working at the Downtown Campus is that we’re surrounded by gorgeous student art all the time. We walk by these pieces to and from the new Marie Walsh Sharp Creative Commons, and we’re stunned at the variety and beauty created by our …
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Student Government Works for the Win

By Brian Pharies reporter During Political Season, it may be helpful to know what the student political body at PPCC is and what it does. The elected officials of Student Government at Pikes Peak Community College maintain offices at all three campuses and act as advocates for students and the college administration on far ranging …
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Student Spotlight: Brycen McCright, MAD Man

By Leslie James, reporter Brycen McCright, graphic designer at Elite Auto Salon, who graduated in December, 2016 with his Multimedia Graphic Design degree, is a perfect example of students succeeding at PPCC. Last spring semester, McCright entered a snowboard design competition through the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and won first place out of …
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