Written by Matt Cunningham image by Ezra Ekman FRCC’s new instructional dean Andrea DeCosmo’s path to becoming a dean involved a wealth of experience in higher education, the ability to learn challenging life lessons, and an extreme passion for education. DeCosmo started her new position on Jan. 7; she serves as the allied health dean for the Westminster campus and oversees the Brighton campus.
Written by Matt Cunningham As classes and college life rolls along in the 2019 spring semester, FRCC continues to reach out to the community with various events. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the Westminster campus will have Family Movie Night in the Rocky Mountain Room at 6 p.m., featuring the movie Coraline, an animated dark fantasy adventure for all ages, based on the book by Neil Gaiman and directed by Henry Selick. Selick has collaborated with Tim Burton in the past with films like The Nightmare Before Christmas, and James and the Giant Peach.
January is commonly referred to as the worst month for movies. While Aug-Sept are usually not memorable either, the typical January movie gets trashed by critics and audiences alike. 2019’s beginning brings audiences Adam Robitel’s (Insidious: The Last Key, The Taking of Deborah Logan) new horror flick, Escape Room to theaters. Columbia Pictures obtained the right to be the first studio in theaters this year.
Written by Ezra Ekman While the longest government shutdown in U.S. history now has ended with a three-week reprieve, it’s possible that this is only a temporary fix. Financial aid processing delays and alternative verification methods have raised concerns for some students’ ability to continue through the spring semester. However, while some issues... Continue Reading →
The holidays are in the rearview mirror, and Winter Break has officially come to a close. Spring classes begin Tuesday, at Front Range Community College, meaning the halls will be full of students once again. To celebrate, Student Life will host Welcome Week Jan. 22-25. From food to music, there is a lot happening in the opening week of the spring 2019 semester.
As humans, we often find comfort in communities, as historically it was through communal relationships that we continued to evolve and grow. The definition of community, however, has changed over time. From what was a initially a means of survival, to now exhibiting feelings of fellowship with others due to common goals or interests. This, in my opinion, epitomizes my experience at Front Range Community College, and more specifically, working for the student-run newspaper, The Front Page.
On Aug. 31, 2018, Netflix released the original movie, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, which is currently playing in a few select theatres and is also available on Netflix. The film, written and directed by the Coen brothers, is an anthology of six short films that all take place in the post-Civil War settling of the West. It features numerous A-list actors, such as Tim Blake Nelson, Bill Heck, James Franco, and Liam Neeson. The film’s message seems to be stories never die but people do. This is an intriguing thought on its own but is poorly executed in this movie.