March 16, 2015

Finding My Place at Community College

Kathryn Howarth

As a second year student at Front Range Community College, I love my school, and I’m proud to be in college. I am a very active student on campus from being in Student Government, Leadership groups, and Ally clubs. This was not always the case for me, and I had to overcome some very large […]

March 11, 2015

College Spring Break on the Cheap

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It’s spring break! And….you’re broke. Or close to it. Okay, maybe you’re not broke¸ but you don’t have the funds to sink into a Hawaiian cruise or luxurious ski in/ski out house at Tahoe. So, what can you do over spring break if you’re on a budget but could still use a break? Here are […]

March 9, 2015

What’s inside the newest Larimer Campus building?

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Northern Colorado needs trained workers. And now, if you want to work as an automotive technician, manufacturing production technician, power plant operator, or welder across a wide spectrum of industries, you can get trained for an excellent job with great pay at the newest training facility in Colorado. A different ribbon cutting Little Bear Peak […]

March 3, 2015

New Fitness Center Opens

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The brand spanking new High Plains Fitness Center at the Westminster Campus is the best fitness deal in town for FRCC students. Membership is free. And what do you get for free in the 12,902-square-foot facility? Access to a weight room, a cardio room, a yoga and dance studio, a gymnasium floor, even basketball and […]

February 23, 2015

Honored to be a Product of Community College

Elizabeth Grant

A few months after I turned 17, I became pregnant, and very soon after married. From that moment, I became convinced that the likelihood that I would earn a college degree was nearly impossible, despite the fact that I always imagined myself going to law school. While other 18-year-olds were packing for college and spending […]

February 16, 2015

Attention College Students: 5 Hot Careers to Consider

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Most of us go to college seeking to better ourselves and secure our futures. Getting an education is an excellent step toward those goals, but it is just as important to think about what type of career you can have with that education. For those who like to start with the end goal in mind, […]

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 […]

February 4, 2015

Colorado Garden & Home Show Supports College Students

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If the month of February makes you think about flowers, you’re in luck. Green thumbs and garden admirers alike can enjoy the Colorado Garden & Home Show, which starts this weekend at the Colorado Convention Center. Touted as “the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show,” the Colorado Garden & […]

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