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Combat Paper is for Everyone

By Camille Liptak – Student Reporter Reprinted with permission from a previous issue. Through a week-long art-making workshop at PPCC campuses, nearly 340 members of the community re-purposed donated military uniforms into creative works of self-expression. When I initially walked into the Rampart Range atrium on the first day of the Combat Paper workshop, I …
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Opinion: The Meaning of Veteran’s Day from a Veteran at PPCC

By Joe Barton – Student Reporter This Monday we celebrated Veterans’ Day. To many it means a day off, a good sale, or a free meal. For veterans, this day means a lot depending on their experiences in the military.    Every veteran is different, and so are the reasons why he or she joined. Some …
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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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