X

Opinion

Opinion
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. 

Number of views (1126)

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. 

Number of views (2831)

What to watch this Halloween

By: Sierra Doan Indy Opinion Writer
10/31/2019

As goblins and ghouls flock the streets Halloween night and temperatures drop, students and faculty find themselves cuddled up in their rooms watching t.v. and movies. Here is The Independent’s consolidated list of Halloween flicks to bring the Halloween mood about.

Number of views (4114)
A Cowboy Theatre review

A Cowboy Theatre review

By: Lea Leggitt Indy Staff Writer
10/14/2019

The 31st Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering kicked off October 3, with the 12th Annual Cowboy Theatre— a western variety show with a twist.

 

Number of views (5416)
Theatre of the Wild, an outdoor production, brings audience on daring journey in Nepal

Theatre of the Wild, an outdoor production, brings audience on daring journey in Nepal

By: Sierra Doan Independent Staff Writer
9/19/2019

Theatre of the Wild, a production company started by Fort Lewis College faculty, students and alumni, successfully combines the passion of adventure in the outdoors with a love of theatre.

Number of views (3978)

What to Watch on Netflix This Month - November 2018

By Teal Lehto
11/13/2018

What's good--or not--according to Teal Lehto. 

Number of views (3794)

How to Recycle, Because It’s Confusing

Kim Cassels
10/20/2018

As you polish off your last gulp of a beverage and spot a recycling bin nearby, you may find yourself joyously slam dunking that plastic bottle into it. You think you’re an absolute success, synchronizing hydration and saving the planet in one fell swoop, but sadly you’ve just done something terribly wrong.

Number of views (4390)

Netflix: What To Watch This Month

By Teal Lehto
10/12/2018

The best--and worst--shows and movies on Netflix, according to staff writer Teal Lehto. 

Number of views (3212)

The Independent's Graduating Seniors

4/22/2018

Carolyn, Natalia, Rachel, and Matt - thank you for helping elevate the level of the organization in your respective fields and developing personal relationships that will last for years to come.

 
Number of views (3533)

Top 10 Places to Study On/Off Campus

By Mike Ranson
4/22/2018

Get back to reading! 

Number of views (3420)
RSS
Opinion Statement

Anyone is welcome to submit a Letter to the Editor. If you would like to send one in, make sure it includes your name as well as your address (which will not be published), and is under 500 words. Thoughts and ideas within Letters to the Editor do not reflect those of The Independent and only represent the party writing in.

Diane Mitsch Bush - PickYourLine.org - Action Fund


The Independent | Fort Lewis College | 1000 Rim Drive | Durango, CO 81301 | 970-247-7405 |  independent@fortlewis.edu