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Growing Green: FLC's Community Garden

Growing Green: FLC's Community Garden

Story by Jarred Green Photos by Callie Hagman

The Environmental Center campus garden at Fort Lewis College provides produce for a variety of events, and is available to anyone that wishes to use it.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (39)/Comments (0)/
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Raising the Minimum Wage - Whose Fight Is It?

Opinion by Lauren S Hammond

In my most recent Op-Ed, my object was to justify how not everyone can stand up for every issue. However, it is obvious that more humanistic issues are easier to sympathize with.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (66)/Comments (0)/
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Student Enrollment Down - RSO Funds Down

Student Enrollment Down - RSO Funds Down

Story by Luke Perkins and Jarred Green Photos by Callie Hagman

Student enrollment at Fort Lewis College has decreased over the past ten years. This is an issue for Registered Student Organizations, whose funding is dependant on the number of students enrolled at FLC.

 
Monday, March 30, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (145)/Comments (0)/
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ASFLC Executive Team Candidates: Gallegos and Smith

ASFLC Executive Team Candidates: Gallegos and Smith

Story by Catherine Wheeler Graphic by Julia Volzke

Deadlines for nomination packets for the upcoming Associated Students of Fort Lewis College elections were recently extended, which allowed for more students to sign up to run for an executive or senatorial position.

Friday, March 20, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (121)/Comments (0)/
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A Durangotang’s Guide to Summer Music Festivals

A Durangotang’s Guide to Summer Music Festivals

Story by Alison Uralli Photos by Callie Hagman

Attending outdoor music festivals is a popular summer pastime among students at Fort Lewis College.

 
Thursday, March 19, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (168)/Comments (0)/
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Colorado Conservatives Push Against Publicly Funded IUDs

Colorado Conservatives Push Against Publicly Funded IUDs

Story by Alison Uralli Graphic by Julia Volzke

The Colorado Family Planning Initiative, an organization that helps lower the cost of contraception, is facing difficulty from state Republicans who argue that intrauterine devices are a form of abortion.  The state of Colorado does not have the jurisdiction to fund abortions.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (266)/Comments (0)/
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Advocacy and The Visibility of Issues

Advocacy and The Visibility of Issues

Story by Lauren S. Hammond Graphic by Julia Volzke

As a young political scientist it is important for me to remind myself that it is easy to be political. The trouble is you do not even have to try to be political. To paraphrase Aristotle, I am human, I am inherently political.

 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (159)/Comments (0)/
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Keystone XL: Senate Fails to Override Veto

Keystone XL: Senate Fails to Override Veto

Story by Catherine Wheeler and Luke Perkins Graphic by Julia Volzke

The recent failure by the U.S. Senate to override President Barack Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act has opened the door for fresh criticism from environmental advocates to Republican critics.

 
Monday, March 16, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (178)/Comments (0)/
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OP Offers Various Spring Break Opportunities

OP Offers Various Spring Break Opportunities

Story by Jarred Green

Outdoor Pursuits, Fort Lewis College's outdoor activities center, is providing travel opportunities for students interested in being active during spring break.

 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (138)/Comments (0)/
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The Vagina Monologues and Social Activism

The Vagina Monologues and Social Activism

Opinion by Hanna Maddera Photo Slideshow by Sean Summers

On top of my usual workload with The Independent, school and work, I am heavily involved in Feminist Voice, a Registered Student Organization on campus. I truly value the outcomes of the projects that the wonderful ladies in the club take on.

 
Tuesday, March 10, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (295)/Comments (0)/
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