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Q&A on the Significance of Black History Month

By: Tiarney Andreas

In honor of February being national Black History Month, The Independent asked Black Student Union Members, as well as Kate Smith, a professor in sociology at Fort Lewis, what Black History Month means to them and where they hope it goes in the future.

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Custodian Arnulfo Pardo is Best Known for His Life Advice

Custodian Arnulfo Pardo is Best Known for His Life Advice

By: Taylor Hutchison

In between cleaning, doing laundry, and being a handyman in the Student Life Center, 64-year-old Arnulfo Pardo, who goes by Arnie, offers life advice to students.

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Study Abroad Summer 2019

By: Coya Pair

One of the least expensive ways to travel is as a student, Scott Miller, International Student Advisor said. Fort Lewis College has many programs to get students out of the country, with the help of fundraising, financial aid or scholarships.

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From Red Hearts to Red Flags

By: Meritt Drake

Valentine’s day can be difficult to navigate for both those who are single and people in relationships. Dating can seem risky, and there are many aspects that can deter people from getting into relationships. These can range from compatibility issues to larger issues.

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Empowering Women Outside: New Campus Club has Students Bound for Big Adventures

By: Ryan Simonovich

In the summer before her freshman year at Fort Lewis College, Sarah Moore participated in a month long Outward Bound trip in Northern Colorado.

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