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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.

Thursday, February 28, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (1117)/Comments (0)/
Categories: NewsCampusCulture
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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (181)/Comments (0)/
Categories: NewsCampusCulture

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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (193)/Comments (0)/
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The San Juan’s Unstable Snowpack: What It Means for Backcountry Travelers

The San Juan’s Unstable Snowpack: What It Means for Backcountry Travelers

By: Nate DeCremer

With winter in full effect across Southwest Colorado, the San Juan mountain range has become a playground for backcountry snow sports, but also one of the most avalanche -prone mountain ranges in the country.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (154)/Comments (0)/
Categories: NewsSports

Spring is Here, Season is Near

By: Colton Branstetter and Mandy Lorenson

Fort Lewis College student athletes are gearing up for the new seasons ahead.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (108)/Comments (0)/
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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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (75)/Comments (0)/
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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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (296)/Comments (0)/
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Professors Travel to U.S. Southern Border

By: Tiarney Andreas

During an informational panel on Wednesday, February 13, a group of Fort Lewis College professors tackled issues such as migrants seeking asylum, as well as discussed the organizations which are making a difference in what seems like a hopeless situation for some.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (212)/Comments (0)/
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15 Fun Places To Go For Spring Break This Year

By: Nate DeCremer

Spring break is many a college students’ favorite part of the semester. Each year brings about new and exciting opportunities for students to explore. Some choose to travel far and some choose to stay close. For those who are staying around Durango for their spring break, here are 15 different places within 200 miles of Durango that are sure to add fun and adventure to an already amazing time of year.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (580)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News
Fort Lewis College Community Responds to Graffiti Incident

Fort Lewis College Community Responds to Graffiti Incident

By: Benjamin Mandile

Students living in the five dormitories in the quad woke up Friday morning to spray-painted obscenities on all of the residence halls and the Miller Student Services building.

Saturday, February 16, 2019/Author: Day, Becca/Number of views (1825)/Comments (0)/
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