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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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Chains, Whips and Nipple Clamps: BDSM meets Colonialism

Chains, Whips and Nipple Clamps: BDSM meets Colonialism

By Amber Labahe Indy Staff Writer
4/30/2020

This year, the Sundance Film Festival previewed a script about a Native dominatrix for hire finding healing by whipping white supremacists and having them apologize for racism, sexism, and most importantly for colonization.

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Sustaibably cultivating a garden: a student’s guide to growing their own food

Sustaibably cultivating a garden: a student’s guide to growing their own food

By Coya Pair Indy Staff Writer
4/26/2020

Students can grow their own food, whether it is indoors, outdoors or through volunteering at community gardens. Though giving space, time or money can sound intimidating, there are several ways to work around these issues.

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FLC faculty calls for awareness of indigenous history through class curriculums

By Will Charles Indy Staff Writer
3/10/2020

Some professors of Fort Lewis faculty support the idea of issuing mandatory courses that inform FLC students, faculty and staff  about their culture while exploring a history that accurately portrays indigenous people.

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Black Student Union speaks on the importance of Black History Month and campus inclusion

By Dorothy Elder Indy Staff Writer
3/9/2020

“Black History is American History: and American History is made up of heroes big and small.”

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