Pink Powerhouses: women’s boxing gym welcomes members with open arms

“On the count of three. One, two, three.” “Badass Boxers!”   So ends another class at Pink Gloves Boxing, a program under the newly established Arena Training Institute, Cheyenne’s only non-contact, all-female boxing gym. The Pink Gloves Boxing (PGB) program began in Montana about 15 years ago and has spread internationally with gyms as far

LCCC welcomes new Disability Support Services coordinator

Students and instructors at Laramie County Community College can expect to see an additional friendly face on campus in Andrea Clubb, the new Disability Support Services coordinator. Clubb is from northeast Colorado.  She received her undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Human Rehabilitation from the University of Northern Colorado and her master’s degree in Mental Health

College offers various non-degree programs

Laramie County Community College offers a variety of certifications to help students get the accreditation that will best help them succeed. Aside from the associate degrees offered at LCCC, the school offers a Credit Diploma, a Certificate of Completion, and a Non-credit Certificate. The Credit Diploma is an employment-centered program designed for preparation or advancement

Cheyenne native speaks on how US-China relations effect Wyoming

Central High School graduate Matt Ferchen spoke about relations between the United States and China, and how they impact Wyoming, on Nov. 1 at Laramie County Community College’s ANB Bank Leadership Center.   Ferchen works at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy where he leads a program on China’s relations with developing nations, specifically dealing

Be smart when it comes to throwing out trash, recycle

About 80 percent of what Americans throw away is recyclable, yet the rate of recycling in the United States is only 28 percent, according to Wayne State University’s Office of Campus Sustainability. It seems a new report comes out every day about the devastation wrought on our planet by human consumption and waste. We are

Sexual violence more prevalent at college

[siteorigin_widget class=”mh_custom_posts_widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The last year has seen an explosion of sexual misconduct allegations against high-profile figures, thrusting the topic into the news and the public’s consciousness.  The #MeToo and Time’s Up movements have helped to further the dialogue. It seems that sexual violence has never taken such a central position in the day-to-day discourse of

Gubernatorial candidates give their ideas to help fund higher education

Wyoming voters will be electing a new governor in November.  Where that newly elected governor stands on higher education will impact the citizens of Wyoming.  Mary Throne, the Democratic candidate; Mark Gordon, the Republican candidate; and Lawrence Struempf, the Libertarian candidate, all have their own platforms, but they share some views on how to best

All trustees candidates support one-mill levy for college

LCCC hosted an election forum for the LCCC Board of Trustees candidates on Oct. 2, presented by Wingspan, the Cheyenne League of Women Voters and the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.  There are six candidates vying for three seats up for election. The five candidates in attendance at the forum were Edwin Avery, Harmon “Bud” Davis II,

Bella Fuoco makes fresh oven baked pizzas

Who doesn’t love pizza? Pizza with made-fresh-daily dough and sauce, and house-shredded cheese, all baked in a wood-fired oven? Even better. Bella Fuoco, Cheyenne’s only choice for wood-fired pizza, raises the bar for what makes good pizza.   Started as a mobile business by husband and wife team John and Maria Kopper, Bella Fuoco opened

LCCC to ask voters for $6 million for campus renovation

This November voters will be asked to decide whether Laramie County Community College will be able to renovate the Fine Arts building and construct a new performing arts center.  The total cost for the project is $14 million.  The Wyoming Legislature has approved a $7 million contribution toward the project, with LCCC expected to come

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