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‘Have A Heart’ Makes Connections for Students in Need

By Jake Altinger, News Editor Over 100 students and faculty gathered in the Centennial Campus Atrium on Valentine’s Day to brainstorm ways to help PPCC’s homeless students succeed in college and beyond at Have A Heart For PPCC’s Homeless Students: Finding Creative Solutions. Fourteen groups of five to eight students, with at least one faculty …
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Student Spotlight: The Multi-talented Lawson Barney

By Retta Edling, reporter Lawson Barney discovered his inner artist two years ago and is now painting his future at PPCC. “I’ve been doing music for 15 years or so, but I felt there is something about a painting versus a song that hit me more intimately,” said Barney, a first semester art student at PPCC. …
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Unbreak My Single Heart on Valentine’s Day

By Ciara Pack Reporter and Jake Altinger News Editor Valentine’s Day can be a dark day for singles, especially here at PPCC. Many students choose to block it out and pretend like it’s just another day, because why suffer when you don’t have to? Olivia Thomas is single and does not like to treat the …
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Commentary: Vet Battles Opioid Addiction

By Jake Altinger 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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