Students should seek counseling to solve seasonal stress

Finals are here and Christmas break is just around the corner, and for many, this is the most stressful time of the year. Even Christmas break can bring stress, as you may be returning to an environment, aka your home, that’s more stressful than your tests. There are lots of ways students cope with the

LCCC works to provide meals for many

Everyone loves sweets, but to diabetics, it could be disastrous if they eat food with processed sugars. Gluten is a problem for others. Some are allergic to peanuts. Even others can’t eat dairy products. There’s also those who choose to have dietary restrictions, as they are vegetarians or vegans. All this is why the Laramie

Tour of Lights

The trolley tour of holiday lights across Cheyenne started back in 1991, and it’s included holiday tunes, warm clothes and Steven Schwarts. The tour typically makes Schwarts’ home the grand finale. Schwarts started the tradition more than 30 years ago putting lights up for his kids since it was something he wanted to do experience

Therapy dog helps student succeed

As you are walking the halls of Laramie County Community College, you might have seen a  beautiful black German shepherd walking beside a young man as he makes his way to class. They are inseparable: Where you find one, you’ll find the other. Dogs aren’t allowed on campus. But Theia is no ordinary dog.  Ryan

National Coming Out Day: Tara Ritchie’s Story

Tara Ritchie saw the flyer for National Coming Out Day posted in the hallway and made a decision: It was time to meld two different parts of her life into one. Ritchie 58, an administrative assistant for the School of Health Sciences & Wellness who is also a student in psychology, saw that Students Alliance

Native American Heritage Month struggles without elder’s guidance

In 2010, the Southwest Wyoming Intertribal Powwow Association presented a traditional Indian powwow with dancers, games and live drum and singer groups. This powwow was held at Laramie Country Community College and attended by more than 1,000 spectators, along with three drum groups and 25 dancers. Those days are gone now. As Native American Heritage

Student Veterans Day at LCCC

According to Kevin Yarbrough, Adviser for the Student Veteran’s Association, the following events to honor both veterans and those serving in the armed forces will take place on Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11: Activities will start off at 11 a.m. with a flag raising ceremony outside the front of the Administration Building. At noon, in

Tips from an academic advisor on how to prepare for picking classes

With spring semester just around the corner and registration for classes opening Nov. 5th, it’s time for students to start considering what classes they’ll take next year. Planning your academic future can be an intimidating task, especially when you aren’t sure which classes you need or want to take. LCCC’s academic advisors work hard to

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