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Womxn Take Over the Wall: FLC students climb over barriers in honor of Women’s History Month  Dorothy Elder

Womxn Take Over the Wall: FLC students climb over barriers in honor of Women’s History Month Dorothy Elder

by Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
4/2/2021

 

The mood was high-spirited and welcoming as several of Fort Lewis College’s women filed into the Student Life Center building with their carabiners attached, chalk dusted on their hands and climbing shoes on to participate in FLC’s Womxn Take or Pursuits and fairly new student organization, Keeping Women Wild, was the kick-off event for a month of events in celebration of Women’s History Month, Ryanne Clough, a FLC adventure education and business administration double-major who is a Student Outdoor Leader for Outdoor Pursuits, said.

 

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People of Durango: Featuring Patrick Langlois

People of Durango: Featuring Patrick Langlois

By Jacob Monkarsh Indy Staff Writer
3/9/2021

Welcome to “People of Durango,” a new column from the Independent. Our very first profile of the term is featuring Patrick Langlois, a non-traditional student here at Fort Lewis College.

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Black Student Union uses Black History Month as an opportunity to look forward

Black Student Union uses Black History Month as an opportunity to look forward

By Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
3/3/2021

Following a summer of protests for lost black lives and racial inequality, illustrating a grand resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, Fort Lewis College’s Black Student Union brought events to campus to honor Black History Month. 

 

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Beyond Chemistry: FLC professor, Joslynn Lee, works to increase Native American representation in the sciences

Beyond Chemistry: FLC professor, Joslynn Lee, works to increase Native American representation in the sciences

By Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
11/30/2020

It was important to Dr. Joslynn Lee, Fort Lewis College assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, when she received the call that informed her that she was selected to join a national cohort of scientists all chosen to be featured on a STEM Trading Card.

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Native Students Feel Silenced: FLC’s regulation of student feed questioned aft er students posted in support of “white culture” on Indigenous People’s Day

Native Students Feel Silenced: FLC’s regulation of student feed questioned aft er students posted in support of “white culture” on Indigenous People’s Day

By Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
11/25/2020

After a problematic series of posts advocating for “white culture” hit the Fort Lewis College app on Oct. 11, questions of inclusivity and proper representation of FLC’s diverse student population rang through campus.

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Welcoming Winter in the Southwest

Welcoming Winter in the Southwest

Photo Essay by Nate DeCremer
11/20/2020
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The personal and the political: FLC students talk their circumstances and values as they cast their vote for the 2020 presidential election

The personal and the political: FLC students talk their circumstances and values as they cast their vote for the 2020 presidential election

By Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
11/2/2020

This year, many Americans have their attention on the presidential election, which sits in the middle of a pandemic, a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement and the nomination of a Supreme Court justice. With America’s increasing political polarization, those casting their votes for the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, cannot wrap their heads around why anyone would vote to re-elect the Republican nominee, President Donald J. Trump and Trump supporters can’t see why you wouldn’t. 

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Tradition TakΣover: Kappa Sigma pushes for recognition at FLC

Tradition TakΣover: Kappa Sigma pushes for recognition at FLC

By Will Charles Indy Staff Writer
11/2/2020

Liam Elliot, interest group leader and sophomore at Fort Lewis College, is wanting to start a fraternity and be a part of a Kappa Sigma Chapter.

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College, Quarantined

By Morgan Reed Indy Staff Writer
10/15/2020

Can you remember being put into time-out as a child? My first week here, at Fort Lewis College, took me back to that nostalgic and harrowing feeling. 

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Doorknob licks for clicks

By Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
10/9/2020

Accusations of people licking doorknobs on the Fort Lewis College campus have left many puzzled amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

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