April 19, 2013

Learning about Human Rights from Cesar Chavez

Photo of Cesar Chavez

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 […]

April 1, 2013

April Fools’ Day: A Chance for Good-Spirited Fun

Illustration of monkeys hanging from vines around the text, Monkey Business.

Every group has its own way of celebrating holidays, and Front Range Community College is no different. As the weather gets warmer, and thoughts turn to spring and flowers and baseball, I think of one of our oddest holidays, April Fools’ Day. Just monkeyin’ around on April Fools’ Day. Specifically, I go back to a […]

March 6, 2013

Does Daylight Saving Time Save Us Anything?

Illustration of Morning, Daytime, Evening and Night with emphasis on Daytime.

This is the time of year when we are awarded a few spring-like days that remind us that the Vernal Equinox is near and summer is not far behind. Warm Sun, Cold Air. When I was little, my mom would make me wear a coat on brisk, early spring mornings. When I protested, she would […]

March 5, 2013

Medal Artist James Malone Beach to Discuss His Work at FRCC’s Boulder County Campus


James Malone Beach, a medal artist, will discuss his work from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College as part of the Visiting Artist Series. Admission is free. Seating is limited, with FRCC students receiving priority. The presentation will be in the Community Room of […]

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