LCCC’s student media to host social media training with the Facebook Journalism Project

The Facebook Journalism Project will host a free training on how to best leverage the social media giant’s tools and platform to keep audiences informed at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the ANB Bank Center at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming.    Journalists, communication specialists, and the public are encouraged to attend

President Dr. Joe Schaffer selected to AACC

Laramie County Community College’s president has been selected for seat on the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors, a position he begins on July 1. President Dr. Joe Schaffer is one of 10 community college presidents recently elected to serve on that board. He is the only one of those newly elected directors

Spanish courses to implement Virtual Reality

Students who are enrolling in Spanish classes,  will soon have the opportunity to use virtual reality headsets as a way to enhance their  learning. Spanish instructor Ian Caldon is implementing the idea for Laramie County Community College. “What first planted the seed in my mind for language acquisition was last year I was down in

Meteorologist talks about key ingredients severe weather/tornadoes as southeast Wyoming approaches severe weather season

The National Weather Service held its annual advanced weather spotter training class on May 8 at the ANB Bank Center in the Pathfinder Building. This event was open to people of all ages and featured lead forecaster Jared Allen. Tornadoes and severe weather in general  were discussed at length; peak tornado season in southeast Wyoming

Wyoming: The unequal state of equality

It feels as though we’re in a moment of history in which the rhetoric of, “there are very fine people on both sides,” by the highest political position in the United States, is trickling down at an escalating rate, permitting a sense of acceptance down to even the most innocent level, our children. In a

Editor says one last goodbye

If you don’t have emotions or enjoy living life with feelings, this piece isn’t for you. So, “thank you, next.”   I have been at Laramie County Community College for the past two years, and on May 18, I’ll be walking the stage at commencement and leaving LCCC for good. This is just a soap

Wingspan awarded Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper at regional conference

Wingspan, Laramie County Community College’s student media organization, has earned 21 awards from three national journalism organizations during the spring 2019 semester. Wingspan was honored with a first-place award with special merit for Best Scholastic Newspaper by the American Scholastic Press Association, extending Wingspan’s streak of winning either first-place or first-place with special merit in

Play review: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” An impressive reinterpretation

  “Not all murderers are caught, not all murderers are stopped”, “but who would kill a dog”? One doesn’t need to travel to a London stage to experience a remarkable rendition of a revival of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” a play by Simon Stephens, and adaption of the book by

Wingspan’s Finer Things Book Club

David Zwonitzer’s pick: Small is Beautiful “Small Is Beautiful” is E. F. Schumacher’s controversial book that grew out of his study of village-based economics, which he later termed “Buddhist economics.”   Schumacher’s philosophy is one of “enoughness,” appreciating human needs, limitations and appropriate use of technology. His book has only gotten more relevant and thought-provoking

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