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February 10, 2014

Coloradans in the 2014 Winter Olympics

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The first time I saw a Team USA warm-up was probably 1966 – way before clothing manufacturers started putting imprints on casual, leisure, and workout wear. It was in Malone, N.Y., and it was worn by Mr. McDonald, who drove a bobsled in the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. The Winter Olympics then were about […]

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December 11, 2013

PBS ‘Craft in America’ Features Couple with FRCC Connection

Photo of Tom Pakele and Suzen Garson

The popular Public Broadcasting System series “Craft in America” will have a Colorado and Front Range Community College connection in December. Ceramicists Susan Garson and Tom Pakele will be featured on the “Holiday” episode of the Peabody Award-winning series. For Colorado viewers, the show is scheduled at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, on Rocky Mountain […]

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October 30, 2013

What’s on the November 5th Ballot?

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Yes, we are having an election this year! Although we are not electing a President, Congress, or Colorado state officials, we do get to weigh in on several important issues. And, it’s an entirely mail-in ballot election, so all you have to do is drop your ballot in the mail (don’t forget postage) or drop […]

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April 19, 2013

Learning about Human Rights from Cesar Chavez

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No one has taught me more about the struggle for human rights than Cesar Chavez. March 31 was Cesar Chavez Day in Colorado (and several other states). The great Mexican-American labor leader and human rights activist was not someone familiar to me while growing up on the East Coast, but soon after moving to Boulder […]

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