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Student Stories

From the monthly archives:

March, 2014

VIDEO: A day in the life of Jake
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

VIDEO: A day in the life of Jake What is it like to be a student at Fort Lewis College? In our "Day in the life" series, we'll explore student life at FLC through the eyes of our students. In this episode, we meet Jake, a senior Biology major who aspires to be a veterinarian. On a typical day, Jake hikes up to campus, meets with his research advisor in the Honors Program, goes to his neurobiology class, and works at a local small animal veterinary clinic. Read the rest of entry »

Go Skyhawk Volleyball!
Monday, March 24, 2014

Go Skyhawk Volleyball!

Adams State. They were ranked first last year in our RMAC conference, and our head coach’s daughter was their starting senior setter. This team gave us so much trouble last year, and had already beaten some of the best teams in our conference.

But the Grizzlies were coming to OUR home court on Saturday. We had worked hard in practice all week, we discussed every player’s tendencies, and the technical strategy we needed to out work them on the court. But still, the record favored Adams for this game.

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Going beyond the classroom
Friday, March 07, 2014

Going beyond the classroom I have had a lot of amazing opportunities at Fort Lewis College to explore my field of study beyond the classroom. I am an English Communication Major and throughout my time on the campus news magazine The Independent, I have moved through various positions. I started as a Print Reporter and I transitioned to become Online Manager and now for a year and a half I have been Editor in Chief. For three consecutive years I have participated in the Associate Collegiate Press (ACP) Convention; a journalism convention that is held in different cities every year. Read the rest of entry »

Involvement: The key to success
Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Involvement: The key to success

Engulfed in the flames of a busy school and work schedule, I asked myself: “What am I getting out of all this?” Doing the bare minimum is an easy habit to form when you are trying to balance your work and school schedule. But after really questioning my decision to be in school, I came to the conclusion that the bare minimum isn’t enough.

I remember telling myself I need to get as much out of my college career as I possibly can, writing “Get Involved” on my hand while looking out the library window as I did my homework.

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