Southwest Colorado Springs has been a part of Danny Mientka’s life for decades.
Danielle Malouff has always had a knack for helping people communicate. She noticed her gift as a child — and tried to help her uncle and sister who had speech difficulties.
How do you know when you’ve become a geezer? In common with many of my contemporaries, I did my best to avoid that melancholy fate. You’re only as old as you feel, right? Stay thin, fit and healthy, and you’re fine, right? Don’t let your hair fall out, work out every day and go out every night!
Recently installed signs surrounding Colorado College proclaim, “No parking except permit holders.” It’s part of a plan designed by the college, city and residents to prevent students, faculty and staff from invading surrounding neighborhoods and blocking driveways.
Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of 9/11, a day of rage, remembrance and reflection. The towers fell, the planes crashed, thousands died tragically and our world changed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed various aspects of how many Coloradans earn a living, ushering in an era of remote working and virtual team meetings. While encouraging a healthier workforce has long been a priority for employers, the pandemic has sparked a renewed focus for many organizations.
Genevieve Gustavson was among those who fled their homes in Mountain Shadows as the Waldo Canyon fire bore down in 2012, claiming 347 homes and two lives. So she’s not eager to see more residents flood into her neighborhood, considering some 26,000 people barely made it out alive nine years ago.
Aerospace giants and fledgling game-changers showed how they’re aiming to alter the business of space as they converged on the 36th Space Symposium, following a COVID-induced break last year.
Ours is a time of cascading crises; so many, so numbing and so endless that after a while we just stop paying attention. With that in mind, let’s concentrate on something that’s lighthearted, fun, uplifting and begins with a party!
In a recently published Op-Ed [“Opinion: Canceling, destroying controversial art not OK,” Aug. 27, 2021] in the Colorado Springs Business Journal, the FAC was accused of canceling and destroying art purely due to its content. The Fine Arts Center at Colorado College always welcomes conversat…
Rodney Gullatte Jr. is a powerhouse, a pillar of the community, a force for diversity and inclusion — and he landed in Colorado right as the infamous Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case was unfolding.
Dr. Sandy Ho has a poster of actor Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther, Get On Up, 42), who died in August 2020 from cancer complications, hanging in her UCCS office.
Jordan McHenry, a Colorado native, has returned to Colorado Springs to open a studio for the newly-renamed Dance Alliance of the Pikes Peak Region, after a storied career working with Cirque du Soleil and the Martha Graham Dance Company.
When Moni Hernandez was younger, she was told not to speak Spanish outside of the home. “My dad wanted us to speak English ... because he was shamed for being Hispanic,” she said.
The YouTube channel for TEDx Talks includes a 16-minute discourse by Dr. Erik Huffman on cybersecurity called “Human Hacking: The Psychology Behind Cybersecurity.” For some, cybersecurity may sound dry or daunting, but Huffman’s talk — posted to YouTube in October 2019 — is more of a storyte…
David Prosper and his wife, Audrey Mabrey Prosper, came to Colorado Springs two years ago from Bradenton, Florida, when she felt a spiritual calling to the city. Prosper said his interest in education always felt akin to pastoring, but not being an ordained minister, he visualized a school a…
It’s no secret that registered nurses and other medical professionals are in high demand; medical personnel are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.
A controversial two-panel mural by John Ward Lockwood that has adorned the north wall of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College’s theater lounge for 85 years will soon be permanently removed.
Nick Adkins and Weilani Bowers built a small but robust business, Manitou French Pastries, at the west end of Manitou Avenue in Manitou Springs. Adkins opened the business in 2018, and Bowers, who worked with him, took it over in March 2020.
Launched just six years ago, the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation is bursting at the seams, triggering an ambitious expansion plan that will cost $68 million for infrastructure and overhaul a part of eastern Downtown.
Culture eats strategy for breakfast, says the oft-repeated, now truism, coined by Peter Drucker in 2006. Is this good or bad? Good if your culture is supporting your strategy, bad if your culture is defeating your strategy. As we begin our exit from months of isolation due to COVID-19, it’s …
The 36th Space Symposium will make its post-COVID return to Colorado Springs next week. The annual event, hosted by the Space Foundation and usually held in April at The Broadmoor hotel, features the crème de la crème of the international space community — military, industry and academic pro…
Hurricane Katrina hit two months after Alana Lipscomb graduated high school, right as she was getting ready to start college in Mississippi. It changed her perspective on everything.