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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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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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Opinion: Why I love Journalism, and why you will, too

By Devon Martinez, Staff Writer PC: absolutvision on Unsplash Curiosity kills cats, but it creates great journalists. Curiosity is not the only quality needed to create fantastic journalists, but it is the one thing every journalist has in common. Writing for the PPCC paper is an opportunity available to all students through Journalism 106. The …
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Opinion: Save Arnie or don’t, but think about it first

By Karen Kovaly, Contributor The school mascot has always played a significant role in colleges and universities. The animal or object is often chosen for its symbolic characteristics, its historical relevance or because it is a species that is indigenous to an area. It becomes a unifying force for students, faculty and staff, bringing people together by representing a …
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Global Village: Ty Zazueta Invites You to Talk

By Ty Zazueta, Student Contributor My name is Ty Zazueta. I’m an Army Veteran, and an aspiring physicist. I started at PPCC last semester after serving four years as a medic, two of which I lived in Germany. I spend my free time volunteering at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado Springs, sharing my …
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