Matt’s Farewell to the Front Page

Written by Matt Cunningham  Sep. 2018; this is when I was hired as a staff writer for the Front Page on the Westminster campus of FRCC. Nearly one year later, this stage of my life has come to an end. Likely one of the most fun and rewarding jobs I’ll ever have, I won’t soon forget my first professional writing gig.

Fabian Almazan Trio

  Written By Hayley Hunt On June 14, 2019, at Dazzle in Denver, the Fabian Trio stepped onto the small stage and performed in front of a room full of individuals waiting to hear the first few notes to be played.  There are three members of the Fabian Almazan Trio: Fabian Almazan, Linda Oh and... Continue Reading →

Mark Reinholz Feature

  Written by Joe Fisk FRCC faculty Mark Reinholz teaches psychology, philosophy, and education. Reinholz has been with FRCC since 2007.  “It never feels like work,” said Reinholz. “It feels natural. It feels effortless, meaningful, and important.” Reinholz earned his bachelor's in philosophy at the University of Northern Colorado, then received his juris doctorate at... Continue Reading →

Midsommar: Disturbing, Shocking, and Unsettling in the Best Way Possible

Written by Matt Cunningham  People typically think of horror movies having cliches, such as ghosts, stupid characters, blood, gore, and demonic possessions. Midsommar is not the typical horror film. Writer and director Ari Aster returns to the big screen for his second film. Following the critical success of Hereditary, Aster had a lot to live up to with Midsommar.

Dr. Heidi Strang; New CTAL Department Chair

Written by Joe Fisk  This summer, FRCC’s creative and technical arts, humanities and languages department (CTAL) will introduce a new department chair, Dr. Heidi Strang. Strang has been working at FRCC since 2010 and currently teaches Artistry 1, Artistry 2, and an online art appreciation course. As the upcoming CTAL department chair, she will oversee 14 disciplines. 

Dark Phoenix Rises in Spectacular Fashion

Written by Matt Cunningham After nearly 20 years of films involving iconic characters such as Wolverine, Magneto, and Charles Xaiver (Professor X), the X-Men franchise comes to an end with Dark Phoenix. The film was released for an opening night fan event on June 6 and officially released nationwide on June 7. The film’s all-star cast includes James McAvoy, (Split, The Chronicles of Narnia, and Atomic Blonde) Sophie Turner, (Game of Thrones, X-Men Apocalypse, and Josie) Nicholas Hoult (Tolkien, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Clash of the Titans) and Michael Fassbender (300, Alien: Covenant, and Inglorious Basterds). The movie was written and directed by Simon Kinberg, making this his directorial debut.

Memoirs Of A Geisha Review

Written by Hayley Hunt People expect Japanese-themed movies nowadays to be either a comedy, such as Adrift In Tokyo, or anime, like Howl’s Moving Castle. Not many people expect Japanese movies to take place during the 1920's; however, Arthur Golden decided to write a novel, which dived into the world of geisha.  Director Rob Marshall and screenwriter Robin Swicord made Golden’s imagination come to life in the heart-wrenching movie Memoirs Of A Geisha.

Empathy in Our World

Written by Joe Fisk Photos by Lindsey Brand On May 13, research arguments and photographic essays on empathy were displayed in the Café Rotunda from students of Michelle Medeiros and Aaron Leff’s English 122 classes. The students used a variety of themes to define empathy: music, animals, community, addiction, death, reading, and more. “Really, the... Continue Reading →

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