Students thankful they still have jobs at LCCC

The corona virus or COVID-19 has changed the lives of students at Laramie County Community College, especially those who are student workers. As the college is now virtual, the change means students need to work remotely. For Samantha Hensley, however, this is tougher. Hensley works with Frank Cook and Beth Kean in the music department

No student left behind: LCCC cares for students after campus closure

Shortly after LCCC moved on online classes due to COVID-19, students living in the residence halls were asked to move out. But not everyone could comply with the order. The students that were unable to leave, international students, or students that didn’t have any other place to go had to apply to continue to stay

Theater students ask who they’re performing for after COVID-19 moves classes online

Theatre means a group of actual people, in an actual room at the same time. That’s the way Jason Pasqua learned how to do theater. That’s how everyone, in fact, learned how to do theater before the corona virus.  “But that is not the way a pandemic wants you to do it,” Pasqua said and

Human life over monetary gain

Massive gatherings of people in the form of protests are happening all around the country at state capitals, including those in the past week in Wyoming and Colorado. This is as we move from days into weeks into months of the COVID-19 lock down that is forcing a majority of us to essentially avoid large

Nursing students answer the call even after coronavirus concerns

Bryan Crist has always been drawn back to nursing. His dad was a combat medic and nurse.  His stepmom is a trauma nurse here in Cheyenne. He’s done other things. He worked as a stove and fireplace installer and repairman. He spent nine years as a welder and mechanic. But he, like his parents, kept

LCCC officials believe they learned from coronavirus crisis after virtual transformation in two weeks

COVID-19, also commonly known as the coronavirus, swept over the country and created a college experience that students didn’t sign up for.  Students had to move out of dorm rooms and begin taking all their classes online as well as learn how to maintain contact with their friends while dodging their parents’ rules.  Alexis Castillo,

Mad rush for groceries slows to a trickle as panic fades

Fear causes us to want things and want them now. I went to almost every grocery store in Cheyenne with the addition of Sportsmans warehouse back in early March, as the virus began to demand stay-at-home orders, to see shoppers stocking up for the Coronavirus. The shelves were stripped empty. Even just locally here in

Women’s History Month highlights impact women have had on LCCC’s Legacy

March is known not only as a celebration of those of Irish descent but also it is the month of “National Women’s History.” Laramie County Community College is celebrating this month with an event after spring break. The event includes screenings of movies that showcase women in history and will take place March 24. Olivia

LCCC campus security team

James Crosby, Campus Safety Director, and his crew of security officers have the accomplishments and backgrounds in psychology, theology and even anti-terrorism to ensure the safety of everyone at Laramie County Community College. Juan Maldenado, Campus Safety Assistant Director, acts as Crosby’s right-hand man. Alongside Crosby and Maldenado there are six full-time campus safety officers

LCCC Wyoming Highway Patrol Partnership

It’s easy to get caught up in the comradery of the Wyoming Highway Patrol cadets who are taking part in a new program recently added at Laramie County Community College. The 10 men who gather in room 217 of the Flex Tech building at LCCC are from all over the country, but they all speak

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