Wingspan to host forum, SPJ speaker Bruce Moates

Media law attorney Bruce Moats will discuss recent Wyoming legislation affecting access to public records and meetings at a forum at noon Monday, March 11, in the ANB Bank Leadership Center in the Pathfinder Building at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. The 90-minute forum, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored

The benefits of Instagram fame

by Medeia Ramirez As social media becomes more popular, platforms such as Instagram are becoming a source of income for people and companies. On Instagram, there are companies that are willing to pay people to promote their brand. Some promoters can be celebrities such as the Kardashians, or it could be people who are popular

Humorous social media marketing sees success

By Jack Buseck Wingspan contributor  The trend of snarky, rude, or condescending banter on social media from companies like Wendy’s has taken Internet culture by storm this past year. In attempts to garner attention from the younger generation, companies have taken a new approach to marketing, and for some it’s been a huge success.        

November 2018 security report

Oct. 6 Found item An individual found a pipe in the Residence Hall Laundry Room and turned it in to Campus Safety, who then reported it to the Director of Residential Living for follow-up.   Oct. 10 Incident report A report was filed concerning individuals seen discharging a BB gun in Parking Lot M. The

Students respond to ASMR videos

By Hally Provance Wingspan correspondent You know that feeling you get when you hear someone whispering? Or chewing? Or you hear the sound of fingernails on scratching on a surface?   For some, it sparks a tingling sensation through various parts of the body. For others, it elicits a feeling of uncomfortableness, but in a

Memes help get political opinion across

By Keaton S. Marsh Contributing Writer The partisan divide in politics has seen a major influx of public opinion through memes, however the concept of political opinion through visual means is not a new concept. Political cartoons became largely popular in American politics during the Revolutionary War. Cartoonists with revolutionist viewpoints depicted King George as

Classic Christmas movie hits Cheyenne stage

    By Jordan Jacknitsky      Nancy Stange had many things to say about “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a play currently being produced by the Cheyenne Little Theatre Players, which she is directing.       “There’s a lot of love,” Stange said of the cast. For those who have not seen this classic and seasonal play,

The Mannheim Steamroller Orchestra comes to Cheyenne on their 31st Christmas tour

Keaton Marsh  Contributing writer The neoclassical orchestra Mannheim Steamroller, conducted by Chip Davis, takes the stage for two shows on Saturday, Nov. 17, during its 31st Christmas tour. Each show lasts 2 hours with a 15-minute intermission. The early show’s seating begins at 2 p.m., the later show at 7 p.m. Tickets are available to

Moscow Ballet to present the Great Russian Nutcracker on Dec. 6

By Jordan Jacknitsky Contributing writer Fans of ballet and musical theater may be happy to hear that the Moscow Ballet is coming to Cheyenne, presenting a whimsical and seasonal show at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Cheyenne Civic Center. Touring and performing throughout North America since 1979, the Moscow Ballet is a large ballet

Brute force attack on students and staff to get information through email

By Ahna Weydeveld Wingspan contributor Laramie County Community College has been the victim of Brute Force Attack and phishing scam emails to its staff in an attempt to gain access to their emails and information this semester. A Brute Force Attack email scam is a trial-and-error system where an attacker, for example, uses a commonly

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