Seven presidents lead college to new heights; bond issues fuel several campus expansions

Editors note: LCCC will celebrate its 50th anniversary in the fall of 2018. As part of the celebration, the Wingspan staff is looking back through the archives to highlight some of the important—and not so important—moments in the history of student media and the college. Laramie County voters approved the creation of Laramie County Community

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue set date to get jazzy at the Civic Center

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be performing at the Cheyenne Civic Center on Jan. 31. Troy Andrews, also known as Trombone Shorty, plays a mix of jazz, hip hop, and heritage music. Andrews is coming to Cheyenne as part of a tour to promote his ninth album, “Parking Lot Symphony.” Andrews has played with

Cheyenne Civic Center to host “Take Your Best Shot” photo contest

The Cheyenne-Laramie County Employees Federal Credit Union will be sponsoring an event called “Take Your Best Shot.” This is a photo contest that will be held Feb. 1 – Feb. 28 at the Cheyenne Civic Center and will be limited to the first 150 photos received. Registration will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30

Popular games go head to head in the Game Awards

The annual Game Awards show, which is known for showcasing the best designs and personalities within the game industry, will take place on Dec. 7 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Watch it live on your phone, TV or computer. The Game Awards is one of the widest distributed digital events on the planet

Art Student Union creates broad learning environment

Over the summer, art student Scott McHodgkins was enrolled in Ron Medina’s life drawing course and developed the idea to start the Art Student Union. Although McHodgkins sparked the idea, he said the development of the Art Student Union was collaborative. “I think a community is a community; it’s not just one person,” McHodgkins said.

St. Marks Episcopal Church to host LCCC’s faculty recital

Laramie County Community College’s faculty and students will perform a recital on Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. The literature in the recital will be personally handpicked by its performers.  According to Beth Kean, a vocal music instructor at LCCC, many performers work on three to 10 pieces and then decide

Authors unite at 13 annual Literary Connections event

The 13 annual Literary Connection event, featuring Sharman Apt Russell and Craig Johnson, was recently held on Oct. 7.   Russell has published many books that have been translated into different languages, and has also had essays published in journals, magazines and anthologies. Russell has been writing since she was eight years old and has

LCCC Playhouse presents ‘The Laramie Project’

“The Laramie Project”: Ten Years Later will first show at Laramie County Community College on Nov. 9. The play is an epilogue to “The Laramie Project”.  The play is about analyzing the murder of Matthew Shepard, who was an openly gay student and was killed because of his sexual orientation. The Laramie project: Ten Years

A Challenging Projects Continuation

“The Laramie Project”: Ten Years Later will first show at Laramie County Community College on Nov. 9. The play is an epilogue to “The Laramie Project”.  The play is about analyzing the murder of Matthew Shepard, who was an openly gay student and was killed because of his sexual orientation. The Laramie project: Ten Years

Immortality, Fertility explored in Trees of Life Exhibit.

Denver artist Stephanie Kantor will be putting her large scale, sculptural ceramic pots on display from Oct. 23 through Dec. 4 at the Esther & John Clay Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Fine Arts building at Laramie County Community College. Kantor’s exhibit and artwork is unique due to the fact she uses both her

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