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Combat Paper Resonates

By Camille Liptak – Student Reporter Catharsis. Respect. Art. Protest. For PPCC veterans and family members of the military, Combat Paper was all those things simultaneously. Combat Paper, a paper-making workshop that repurposes the uniforms of veterans and active duty military, invited students, faculty, and community members to participate in a week-long observance of Veteran’s …
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Opinion: A Veterans Day Tale of Diversity and Struggle

By Devon Martinez – Student Editor Andrew Stuckey is a black American veteran/hero who served his country through three wars. He wrote a book about his life called, Of a Black American Born. His wife, Marcelle Stuckey was captured by Nazis during World War II because of her connection with the French Resistance.  They are my …
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PPCC Thanks Veterans with Powerful Ceremony

By Israel Larson, Staff Writer Last week, Pikes Peak Community College honored the bravery, sacrifice and strength exhibited by military veterans through several events hosted around the three campuses. One event was the special thank you the college gave to our student and faculty veterans. Honoring those who have unselfishly served this country and its …
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Spotlight: New Military Services Director Empowers Student Vets

By Marko Salopek, reporter PPCC’s Director of Military and Veterans Program (MVP), Paul Dececco, says his mission as the new program director is to “empower military personnel, veterans, and their families to achieve their academic, career, and personal goals.” Dececco, who has been at his post since Oct. 1, 2017,  grew up in eastern Pennsylvania, …
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