Featured Essays

The Ends Are All That Matter

Michelle Romero, October 20, 2014

Service, though a noble act, does not define a morally just person. Service is often performed by those convicted by the law of an offense and are forced to volunteer as punishment or restitution. However, it doesn’t matter how the service to others is done or even who’s doing it-all that matters is that it gets done.

PPCC Voice

Peanut Butter Project

Lindsey Perez, September 19, 2014

I am motivated by a deep desire to help the needy. For much of my life, despite all my work to rise above, I have been in their place. I have seen where legislation fails and where so many get left in the dust, e.g., the working poor (don't make enough to survive, but too much for state assistance). Determined to use my education for the greater good, I hope to start a Peanut Butter Project at PPCC.

Artist Voices

Extreme Reactions

Elizabeth Boucher, May 5, 2014

Theatre is meant to be entertaining, shocking, revealing, and oh so many more things as well. Comedies delight the senses and tickle the mind. Tragedies make souls fear and cry for humanity. A good drama will stop your breath and push you to the edge of your seat. The most amazing plays will have people love it, hate it, or talk about it afterwards. Even better ones will do all three at once. Extremities by William Mastrosimone is one such amazing play

Point/Counterpoint

Lovin' It

Julie Berogan, April 7, 2014

Unlike Mr. Squarepants who sees his work as the best job ever, and happily prepares the krabby patties, most fast food employees aren’t exuberant or striving to attain the golden spatula. In fact, they don’t even want to be there. Watching the clock becomes an activity. The minutes melt away like the grease on the patties. Attitudes reflect that minimum wage loosely translates to minimum effort.

Happenings

How Do I Serve? Contest

August 25, 2014

Don't miss the Parley Writing and Art contest for Year of Service. Tell us or show us about how you serve others in the community.