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20 Great Gifts for the College Graduate

May is here, and if you’re a college student, that means the end of the school year—and for some, college graduation! If you know someone graduating this year and are struggling to find the perfect gift, here are 20 ideas for consideration—from the practical to the motivating to the heartfelt: Practical Gifts Finishing college and

Black History Month: A Number of Firsts

In recognition of Black History Month, we’ve put together a timeline of selected “first achievers” in U.S. history. To see a more comprehensive list, go to infoplease.com Poet (published): Phillis Wheatley, 1773, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. Considered the founder of African-American literature. Photo: poets.org   College graduate (B.A.): Male: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1823,

How to Find Time in Your Schedule to Read

Front Range’s Boulder County Campus has an All-Campus Reads program, this year with a “local” choice — “Fig” by adjunct instructor of creative writing Sarah Schantz. It’s a great choice because the book, Sarah’s debut novel, won the 2016 Colorado Book Award (Young Adult category). The book also was named by National Public Radio as

What is a Surgical Technologist?

Surgical technologists are members of operating room teams, which include the surgeon(s), anesthesiologist and circulating nurse. Surgical technologists work under the authority and supervision of the surgeon. They work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, medical offices and in medical sales. The average annual salary range for a Surgical Technologist is $38,235 to $54,784, depending on experience.

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