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Take Flight—Literally—with FRCC!

FREE Hot Air Balloon Rides Front Range Community College’s Westminster campus is celebrating 50 years of supporting students with a variety of events and activities the week of August 27-31. One of the most “uplifting” will be free hot air balloon rides for our students. (See what we did there?) FREE Hot Air Balloon Rides! […]

FRCC’s History: Personal as the People Who Lived It

Teri Sanchez approached a barracks-like building and wondered where the college was. Mark Boyko recalls a student protest when parking went from a quarter to 30 cents. Tom Gonzalez remembers what John Swenson said upon seeing what would become a site for Front Range Community College – there were cattle grazing. Phyllis Abt says she […]

‘The Birth of the United States’

When I was an editorial page editor, I looked to better writers than I for material to run on national holidays. For Independence Day, I turned to Jim Bishop, an author and syndicated columnist with whom I shared a connection. I was a journalism student and then a graduate and alumnus of St. Bonaventure University. […]

Your Primer to the Colorado Primaries

This year’s party primaries in Colorado, scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, will be historic. Why? To understand, here’s a quick primary primer. The purpose of a party primary is to pick, from a passel of potential politicos (er, candidates—sorry, I got carried away with the alliteration), the one candidate to run as the party’s candidate […]

Get to know Colorado’s Olympians

Gold,Silver and Bronze metals

Of course we’ll cheer for the home team at the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, but maybe we’d also give an extra cheer for the closer-to-home team. Here’s some information about Olympians who call Colorado home. Which Olympian has a super-high GPA in college? Who’s a cancer survivor? Who’s a wounded warrior? […]

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