The Human Library

Written by Joe Fisk On March 20, the Human Library held in the FRCC Rocky Mountain Room, is a program that offered conversation with ‘human  books’; people from various backgrounds and experiences. This was FRCC’s second year doing the Human Library and was open to Westminster residents and FRCC students.

Do it Yourself Punk Show and Art Exhibition

Written by Joe Fisk On March 7, FRCC Westminster philosophy club, The Doors Of Perception, and the Creative Writing Club collaborated to organize a punk show in the recital hall to embrace individual expression. The show featured a collection of original visual art by FRCC student Evan Colbert, as well as musical performances by three groups: FRCC student bands  Em Rad and The Spectators, The Broken Escalators, and local Denver band Soulless Maneater. 

Kiko’s Authentic Mexican Food

Written by Omar Zapata Illustration by Madison Otten Nestled in the heart of Brighton, Kiko’s Authentic Mexican Food provides a great and affordable dining experience for those seeking authentic Mexican cuisine and a family-friendly environment. Since its opening on July 7, 2012, the family-owned restaurant has tried to maintain its mission of delighting the local community with good customer service and food.

Super Smash Brothers Tournament

Written by Joe Fisk On March 6, a Super Mario Smash Brothers Ultimate tournament was held in the FRCC Game Room. Over 25 students, faculty, and staff were huddled around the television to watch the 12 player single-elimination tournament. As the tournament progressed, passerby's stopped to observe from the hallway, while the crowd in the Game Room shrunk with each elimination.

Hereditary Movie Review

Written by Joe Fisk Some films are made for mass audiences to view once. Other films are tailored to a more specific cult following of audiences to be viewed and cherished again and again. Hereditary is one of these films.

FRCC to Offer Geospatial Science Bachelor’s Degrees

Written by Ezra Ekman Illustration by Madison Otten Although FRCC has traditionally been focused on associate degrees and vocational certificates, FRCC will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in geospatial science this fall. Some low-level courses will be available in Westminster, but the majority of the classes for both associate and bachelor degrees in geospatial science must be taken at the Boulder FRCC campus.

There is No Internet Connection: WiFi Outage at FRCC

Written by Ezra Ekman Illustration by Madison Otten A decade or two ago, most students took notes in paper notebooks or completed digital assignments on school computers. Today, students without laptops are uncommon, and WiFi is a ubiquitous service that students require and, usually, can depend upon it working correctly.

Main Street Cafe Review

Written by Sulema Lopez Illustration by Madison Otten Living in a small town like Brighton doesn’t leave many options for decent non-chain restaurants. Finding a good restaurant with home style cooking usually requires venturing into the ‘big city.’ Main Street Café has filled that gap with delicious home style breakfast and lunch options. With Google Reviews of 4.5 out of 5 stars speaking for the quality of the restaurant, you can’t pass on the opportunity to stop in the next time you’re in Brighton.

The Gospel of Eureka: Movie Review

Written by Drew Lascot “What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?” In many ways, this classic paradox is the crux of Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher’s barrier-obliterating documentary, The Gospel of Eureka; a showcase of an oddball abode of the Ozark-- Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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