Tag Archives: Pikes Peak Community College

SPECIAL COVERAGE: Please vote … many of us can’t

During the fall semester, the Southeast Express partnered with a Pikes Peak Community College publishing class on a project focused on many facets of voting. During that time, we worked closely on an opinion piece with a so-called “dreamer” — the nickname for student migrants

High Five

Harrison High School rolled out the red carpet for some important dignitaries Dec. 3. Gov. Jared Polis toured the school, sat in on some classes and met that Tuesday with seven members of the school’s class of 2020 to hear how the new Dakota Promise

‘Hope and education’

Polis calls Dakota Promise a model for Colorado A first-in-the-state partnership between Harrison School District 2, Pikes Peak Community College and a pair of private foundations sets a precedent that other Colorado districts could follow to close the opportunity gap. That was the verdict from

SPECIAL COVERAGE: An issue of access

Voting can challenge those with disabilities; resources, support help bridge the gap By Kit Waggoner Special to the Southeast Express For some disabled voters it can be impossible to go to polling places, to understand the legalese used for ballot measures or even to fill

SPECIAL COVERAGE: Pulse of the presidential

Here’s what some college students have to say about the 2016 election and their voting habits By Bryan Ruminski Special to the Southeast Express On Nov. 8, 2016, Republican Donald J. Trump won the presidential election. The results are still debated today. We conducted a

SPECIAL COVERAGE: ‘College’ class

A look at the Electoral College … and how it could change By Lacey Berig Special to the Southeast Express The Electoral College has become controversial. The National Archives and Records Administration website says, “The Electoral College is a process, not a place.” It is

Foster: The clock is ticking …

Have you cast your ballot yet?  Hey you! Yeah, you! The one whose ballot is still sitting, unopened, under a pile of mail on the kitchen counter. Or maybe you opened it, but are still trying to figure out what it all means. Or perhaps

High Five

Harrison School District 2 (D-2) students, this one is for you — in a really big way.  In case you haven’t heard, the district is partnering with Pikes Peak Community College and a pair of Colorado Springs philanthropic organizations to make you a massive promise. 

New road to success

Harrison SD 2, PPCC and foundations team on full-ride scholarship program Harrison School District 2 (D-2) seniors are receiving an academic leg up, starting with the class of 2020. The district and Pikes Peak Community College announced Wednesday a partnership that will offer a full-ride,