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February 11, 2015

The (Un)Romantic History of Valentine’s Day

A red noose in a heart shape.

This Saturday is Valentine’s Day, a day when many lovebirds exchange gifts and flowers and head out on the town for candlelit dinners, and school children swap heart-adorned cards and candy with their classmates. It turns out, however, that the history behind Valentine’s Day isn’t quite the romance-filled memoir that you might expect. Lupercalia, the […]

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June 16, 2014

Professor Directs Family Theater, Entertains Thousands

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Apples don’t fall far from their tree. Back in the 1960s, John Hill’s parents were involved in community theater in Fort Collins. His mother was president of the Fort Collins Children’s Theatre and designed costumes for local theater and opera companies. As a youngster, John participated in a summer theater production of “The Music Man” […]

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May 5, 2014

Women Warriors Documentary: Part Two

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After 11 weeks of working on post-production, our documentary is getting closer and closer to being finished. At the time of this writing, all of the animations and photos for the narrative portion of the project are on track, with the interview sections and background music nearly complete as well. Our instructor, Brandon Berman, has […]

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April 16, 2014

Own Your Health: 9Health Fair at Front Range Community College

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If you watch 9 News, I am sure you have heard of the 9Health Fair. But did you know that last year 9Health Fairs had 72,000 participants in 140 locations with 16,000 volunteers which donated 3.1 million worth of time and talent? Did you also know that Front Range Community College hosts 2 of those […]

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