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Hunger Among College Students

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Over the course of the semester, my classmates and I have been studying hunger, and I, like many students, have been misinformed of the cruel reality of hunger. Here’s what a majority of us have thought: Hunger exists in developing countries, and, in the United States, only the homeless are hungry. Though that may be

2016 FRCC Documentary Explores Gender Identities

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A group of students eager to learn media production has turned into a professional production team – Storage Room Productions – with sights set on exceeding the successes of the students that came before us. Previous students in FRCC Multimedia Graphic Design Program created two documentaries, one of which received a Student Achievement Award and

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

Documentary: Veterans with PTSD Returning to College

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Front Range Community College students are finishing production on a documentary about veterans meeting the challenges of returning to college and dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). This is the second year that students in the FRCC digital media program are creating a documentary about veterans. Last year’s effort – “Women Warriors: A Vision

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

Professor Directs Family Theater, Entertains Thousands

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Apples don’t fall far from their tree. Back in the 1960s, John Hill’s parents were involved in community theater in Fort Collins. His mother was president of the Fort Collins Children’s Theatre and designed costumes for local theater and opera companies. As a youngster, John participated in a summer theater production of “The Music Man”

Women Warriors Documentary: Part Two

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After 11 weeks of working on post-production, our documentary is getting closer and closer to being finished. At the time of this writing, all of the animations and photos for the narrative portion of the project are on track, with the interview sections and background music nearly complete as well. Our instructor, Brandon Berman, has

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