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College instructor tells students that Trump's election was an 'act of terrorism'
College instructor tells students that Trump's election was an 'act of terrorism'

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Like many Americans, Olga Perez Stable Cox has strong feelings about the outcome of this year's presidential election. Unlike many Americans, her job...

Veteran peer program helps with adjustment to college
Veteran peer program helps with adjustment to college

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GRAND JUNCTION — For Colorado Mesa University student Cody Kem, the most challenging part of going to class isn't waking up early or being on time —...

Some 200 UCCS employees petition to become
Some 200 UCCS employees petition to become "sanctuary" campus

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 5 hr ago

Nearly 200 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs employees have joined a nationwide movement, calling for the school to become a sanctuary campus...

AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz Gala breaks the holiday mold for early education
AROUND TOWN: Gingerbread & Jazz Gala breaks the holiday mold for early education

By: Linda Navarro - 0 22 hr ago

On its 22nd anniversary, the Gingerbread & Jazz Gala started out anew. Adaptations were made to the traditional event throughout the Historic Day...

Lewis-Palmer Middle School creates new program to explore virtues of empathy
Lewis-Palmer Middle School creates new program to explore virtues of empathy

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

A group of counselors and teachers at Lewis-Palmer Middle School in Monument has come up with a new approach that they think really works to help...

Malfunctioning heater sends Colorado Springs middle school students home early
Malfunctioning heater sends Colorado Springs middle school students home early

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

A malfunction of the heating system at Holmes Middle School led Principal Rob Utter to release students early. Bus students will be dismissed at 1:15...

Laced gummy bears send high school kids to the hospital
Laced gummy bears send high school kids to the hospital

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Several students at a suburban Chicago high school who became sick after eating gummy bears laced with an unknown substance have...

Expect more cold, snow before warmup around Colorado Springs; accident alert status canceled
Expect more cold, snow before warmup around Colorado Springs; accident alert status canceled

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

A chilly, snowy Wednesday in Colorado Springs will be followed by sunnier, increasingly warmer weather. The National Weather Service in Pueblo...

Shuttered Helen Hunt Elementary will be transformed into campus for Hillside non-profits
Shuttered Helen Hunt Elementary will be transformed into campus for Hillside non-profits

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Longtime Hillside resident Oliver Shaw was one of the few people braving Tuesday morning's chilling wind. Shaw was taking his usual after-breakfast...

New tests show US education lags foreign competitors: 'We're losing ground'
New tests show US education lags foreign competitors: 'We're losing ground'

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

WASHINGTON — American students have a math problem. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S....

Controversial Breitbart pundit Milo Yiannopoulos scheduled to speak at UCCS
Controversial Breitbart pundit Milo Yiannopoulos scheduled to speak at UCCS

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 2016

The website of controversial political pundit Milo Yiannopoulos says his national college campus presentation, "The Dangerous Faggot Tour," will stop...

Colorado Springs school librarian wins a top national award
Colorado Springs school librarian wins a top national award

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

A local librarian has been named a winner of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award. Tabatha “Tabby” Farney, director of web services and emerging...

CC alumni issue another fundraising challenge

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Two anonymous Colorado College alumni will match donations from other alumni, up to $75,000, if at least 750 alumni give money during a 24-hour period...

Colorado superintendent accused of underage sexual relationships
Colorado superintendent accused of underage sexual relationships

By: - 0 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

DENVER — The superintendent of a small school district on Colorado's Eastern Plains is accused of having sexual relationships with two juveniles over...

Pikes Peak region's smallest school district, Edison, tops statewide ratings
Pikes Peak region's smallest school district, Edison, tops statewide ratings

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Sat, Dec 3, 2016

As a statewide grading system that holds public schools accountable for improving student performance inches toward finalization, here's one of the...

Colorado Springs school's dress code unfairly targets girls, student says
Colorado Springs school's dress code unfairly targets girls, student says

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

A Colorado Springs student started a petition to revise her high school's dress code after a meeting teachers held with the school's female students...

University plans to fire Colorado doctor after Michelle Obama 'monkey face' Facebook comment
University plans to fire Colorado doctor after Michelle Obama 'monkey face' Facebook comment

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 2, 2016

The University of Colorado’s School of Medicine is planning to cut ties with Dr. Michelle Herren, a faculty member and pediatric anesthesiologist, who...

Teacher shortage in Colorado is worsening, according to state report
Teacher shortage in Colorado is worsening, according to state report

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

The teacher shortage in Colorado is only going to get worse, according to a new report released Thursday by the state. The latest numbers from the...

Fountain-Fort Carson High School closed to students Wednesday
Fountain-Fort Carson High School closed to students Wednesday

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Fountain-Fort Carson High School is closed for students Wednesday due to a disruption in a critical utility service. Staff will report at normal time.

UCCS honors and remembers officer Garrett Swasey
UCCS honors and remembers officer Garrett Swasey

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

For University of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Ashley Demosthenes, fallen officer Garrett Swasey remains an example for her and others studying...

UCCS professor among those targeted by website for 'leftist propaganda'
UCCS professor among those targeted by website for 'leftist propaganda'

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

A website to "expose and document college professors who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom" is...

PPCC receives grant for student scholarships
PPCC receives grant for student scholarships

By: Debbie Kelley - 0 Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Pikes Peak Community College will receive $136,369 from the Colorado Scholarship Initiative, and the school will match the funding to provide...

AROUND TOWN: CPCD guests kissed their brains to give kids a Head Start
AROUND TOWN: CPCD guests kissed their brains to give kids a Head Start

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Preschoolers can help with this one. Do a really good job ... kiss your brain. Learn the answer to a tough question ... kiss your brain. Someone's...