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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Trans-gender Students at PPCC Speak Up for Gender-Fluid World

By Ashley Dallas,  reporter   As transitioning or transitioned men and women are raising awareness in mainstream media and pop culture and are the topic of heated debates, two students at Pikes Peak Community College share their experiences on the record about what gender identity means to them. James Morrison, 17, is a student at Pikes …
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Suspects Arrested in Connection with PPCC Car Break-ins

By Brian Pharies, reporter Two people suspected in various car break-ins at Pikes Peak Community College on and off since October were arrested in Las Cruces, New Mexico after allegedly killing a retired police officer during a police chase. 34 year old Daniel Lowell, who is suspected in most of the recent break-ins at PPCC, and …
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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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