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To Snack or Not to Snack?


A snack is considered a small amount of food eaten between meals. Americans are snacking at higher rates than ever. According to the USDA’s food surveys of Americans, both the amount of snacking and the caloric density of the snacks has increased since 1977. It is estimated that 84% of adults snack which provides about

5 Books to Read this Summer


Not sure what book to bring with you on vacation this summer? From mystery to history to adventure, here are a few recommendations for everyone. Look at your local public library to find these or similar titles.  1. Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik

How to Balance School, Work and Life


The sound of the alarm rings at 6 a.m. There are children to feed, schedules to consider, and homework to be turned in before midnight. The laundry is piling up as the memory of the project at work that is due on Friday comes to mind. This is a typical morning of many non-traditional college

Women Warriors: A Documentary of Incredible Stories

photo of students, faculty and staff who worked on Women Warriors video

During the summer of 2013, Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s office asked FRCC to produce a documentary on woman war veterans that would span from WWII to the present. This documentary would be added to the Library of Congress as part of their Veterans History Project, which hopes to collect and preserve stories from our war veterans.

3 Good Reasons to Keep Reading


The time for spring break is upon us. Some will travel and some will stay put. But nearly all of us will take a break from the near-endless engagement with our textbooks.  While this break from school may be much needed, a break from reading is not.  Here are a few reasons why: Reading is

Favorite Wintertime Activities


With the winter weather upon us, we’ve turned to our FRCC faculty and staff for some ideas on favorite wintertime activities. Whether you’re itching to get out of the house or hunker down inside, these may give you some inspiration. Sandra Bergman: Each winter break while my kids are out of school we make a

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