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7 Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

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Holiday shopping can be stressful if you’re a college student strapped for money. Here are a few ideas that are thoughtful and versatile (suitable for family members, friends, or anyone in between), but still easy on the wallet. Books Books make excellent gifts for anyone in your life who likes to read because they offer

FRCC Foundation Scholarship Myths

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The FRCC Foundation scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year opened on Dec. 1. As the FRCC Foundation’s program and annual fund manager, I have the great privilege of overseeing our scholarship program. When I am out and about speaking to potential scholarship applicants, I often hear students making incorrect assumptions about our scholarships, so I’d

3D Printing Offers CAD Students More Opportunity

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With 3D printing really taking off, Claudia Romero, program director for Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) at FRCC’s Larimer Campus, can say, “Yes, we do that. In a big way.” New space, bigger space CAD moved into bigger quarters at the Larimer Campus with the opening in August of newly renovated Redcloud Peak, one of

10 Reasons to Start at a Community College

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If you’re considering becoming a student at Front Range Community College—or any community college—you might wonder if you’re making a good decision. (Short answer: Absolutely!) There are many reasons to start at a community college, but here are 10 good ones: 1. To save money The National Center for Education Statistics reports that average tuition,

Curtain Rises on New Space for Students in Performing Arts

Redcloud ribbon cutting

The performing arts at the Larimer Campus have found a versatile home this semester in newly renovated space in Redcloud Peak. See the image gallery. “We’re all together, interacting with each other,” Debra Throgmorton, music faculty, says about music, theater, and dance. The building also encourages interaction with other creative arts and design disciplines, too.

Are We Happier Today?

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We often think of the past as riddled with disease, violence, and poverty. We have a tendency to focus on major times of crisis in the past. What we remember about past societies are events like the Black Plague, the French Revolution, or innumerable examples of brutal warfare. These events stick out in our memory

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