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Board of Trustees Renews Thomas' Contract

Board of Trustees Renews Thomas' Contract

Story by Alison Uralli and Jarred Green

Dene Thomas, president of Fort Lewis College, has been reviewed by faculty and students to help the board of trustees decide whether or not to renew the contract for another three years.

Friday, April 24, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/
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Hey, FLC: Do I Have a Voice?

Hey, FLC: Do I Have a Voice?

Opinion by Carter Solomon Graphic by Julia Volzke

“Fort Lewis College offers accessible, high quality, baccalaureate liberal arts education to a diverse student population, preparing citizens for the common good in an increasingly complex world.”

 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (696)/Comments (0)/
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Thrive! and Ben and Jerry’s Fighting for Living Wages in La Plata County

Thrive! and Ben and Jerry’s Fighting for Living Wages in La Plata County

Story by Catherine Wheeler and Luke Perkins Graphic by Julia Volzke

La Plata County Thrive! Living Wage Coalition is hosting their annual spring event on Wednesday, April 15. An afternoon presentation is scheduled at Fort Lewis College at 4 p.m. in Noble Hall and a second presentation will take place at the Durango Public Library on Wednesday, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (145)/Comments (0)/
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Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System: A National Conversation

Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System: A National Conversation

Story by Alison Uralli and Mariah Suneson Graphic by Julia Volzke Photos by Callie Hagman

In the last few years, the issue of racial bias in the justice system has consistently been making national headlines.

 
Monday, April 13, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (320)/Comments (0)/
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Sustainability Initiative Grant Committee Confusion

Sustainability Initiative Grant Committee Confusion

Story by Jarred Green Graphic by Julia Volzke

The Campus Sustainability Council has voiced concerns about their proposals for grant money to be used in projects over the summer. The CSC is a new organization that wishes to provide less ecological impact for the Fort Lewis College community.

 
Friday, April 10, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (57)/Comments (0)/
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The ASFLC Election Results & Wednesday’s ASFLC Meeting

The ASFLC Election Results & Wednesday’s ASFLC Meeting

Story by Catherine Wheeler and Luke Perkins Photos by Callie Hagman

The Associated Students of Fort Lewis College elections came to a close yesterday, the final results of which saw Lindley Gallegos and Jacob Smith elected to the positions of president and vice-president, respectively.

Thursday, April 09, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (186)/Comments (0)/
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Correction to “Shifting Responsibility” of Print Issue 69

Correction to “Shifting Responsibility” of Print Issue 69

It has come to our attention that The Independent reported an error in our “Shifting Responsibility” article on page five of our latest print issue.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (123)/Comments (0)/
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The Laws and Costs of Drinking and Driving - Making the Best of a Bad Situation

The Laws and Costs of Drinking and Driving - Making the Best of a Bad Situation

Story by Luke Perkins Graphic by Julia Volzke

According to the annual statistical report published by the Colorado judicial branch for 2014 there were 458 combined driving under influence and driving while ability impaired arrests in Colorado’s 6th District. The 6th District is an area that is made up of La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan county.

 
Monday, April 06, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (120)/Comments (0)/
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"The Producers" - One Weekend Down, One To Go

"The Producers" - One Weekend Down, One To Go

Photos by Callie Hagman Slideshow by Lauren Hammond

Monday, April 06, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (127)/Comments (0)/
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FLC Theatre Takes on Mel Brooks' “The Producers”

FLC Theatre Takes on Mel Brooks' “The Producers”

Story by Catherine Wheeler and Mariah Suneson

The Fort Lewis College theatre department’s next and final production of their season is “The Producers,” a musical by Mel Brooks. The production premieres this Friday, April 3 in FLC’s Mainstage Theatre located in the Theatre Building at 7:30 p.m.

 
Thursday, April 02, 2015/Author: Hammond, Lauren/Number of views (170)/Comments (0)/
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