Air Force veteran uses life experiences in his work as a sign language interpreter

Life has many paths to choose from, and the one chosen may lead to the right destination even if there are pit stops on the way. Kevin Yarbrough, the assistant and interpreter of Disability Support Services, has had a couple of pit stop throughout his life. “I am originally from North Carolina where I went

Self defense is not black and white, uncertainties remain concerning Stand Your Ground bill

Stand Your Ground was brought forward to the senate by Sen. Anthony Bouchard R-Cheyenne. This bill passed with multiple amendments to make the bill clearer due to questionable fraises stated in the bill. This brought controversy to Stand Your Ground. Depending on the view point Stand Your Ground may or may not help Wyoming. “The

Noble reflects on time at LCCC and looks toward the future

Laramie County Community College’s Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation, Scott Noble, has taken a new job in Silver City, New Mexico at Western New Mexico University. It was unexpected even for Noble. Noble said he was not looking for a new job nor did he want one. Wingspan sat down with Noble to ask

Harris shares gardening experience with students

  Small towns, such as Paola, Kansas, can grow amazing things. Clark Harris, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, grew up in Paola, where he started out helping his dad with their vegetable garden. Soon after the garden became Harris’s where he sold the vegetables to markets and grocery stores. Harris is now a resident

Study near, far or abroad

The Study Abroad Program is leaving for Alicante, Spain on May 19 and coming back June 3 this spring semester. “Anyone can get involved as long as they are a part of the study abroad program,” said Juan Antonio Bernabeau, a Spanish instructor. To get involved in the study abroad program, a student can either

LCCC welcomes new financial aid director

Hiking, camping, canoeing and exploring the outdoors are many of the ways Brandi Cervera, Laramie County Community College’s new director of financial aid, spends her time. “I love to be outdoors in remote places in all seasons,” Cervera said. Cervera was born in northern Florida, where she attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. She

Frequently asked questions about Halloween

Q: Where did Halloween celebrations originate? A: According to, the ancient origins of Halloween date back to the early Celtic, who lived 2,000 years ago, in the area now known as Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France. The Celtics celebrated their new year on Nov. 1. This holiday was known as Samhain (pronounced:

Forty employees participate in showmanship contest

The 2nd annual Best of LCCC Showmanship Contest raised $1,000 toward extra curricular activities for Agriculture students. Forty faculty and staff members, including four deans, participated in the event, held Sept. 26 at the LCCC Arena. The winner from the championship round was Stacie Hassinger, an instructor and clinical coordinator and for the dental hygiene

Instructor with a story

Most people think practicing freedom of speech is either difficult because they have to stand up for what they believe in, or that it is overbearing. For Arshi Rizwani-Nisley, practicing her first amendment right comes naturally. Rizwani-Nisley was recently presented the League of Women Voters Democracy award for her personal experience of immigration and being

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