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At FLC, it's a family affair
Thursday, May 15, 2014

For some Fort Lewis College graduates, a college education isn’t an adventure to embark upon alone – they brought their family with them. At least five sets of siblings graduated together in the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony, and countless others were joined by their alumni siblings in the stands. Read the rest of entry »

PHOTO ESSAY: Scenes from Spring 2014 Commencement
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Teacher Education students, all majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies – Teacher Education option, cross the finish line of graduation together: Vivienne Yeagy, Julie Wells, Crissy Thurston, Josie Snow, Kathy Smith, Samantha Siedler. Read the rest of entry »

Spring break: a time to grow and make the world a better place
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

For some students at Fort Lewis College, the stereotype of the partying spring break doesn't apply. During Fort Lewis College’s spring break in March, six students participated in "Alternative Spring Break," doing service work and improving their professional skills in scenic Moab, Utah.

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Outdoor Pursuits summits 3rd highest peak in North America
Monday, April 07, 2014

How did you spend your spring break? During Fort Lewis College's spring break in March, a team of students and Outdoor Pursuits staff tackled North America’s third-highest mountain, the 18,491-foot Pico de Orizaba, east of Mexico City in the state of Puebla. On Thursday, March 27th, the entire team -- eight students and two staff -- summited the volcano, after months of preparation and training.

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Hozhoni Days marks 50 years of celebrating Native culture
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Its Navajo name means "Days of beauty" -- a description perfectly suited to Hozhoni Days, an annual celebration of pageantry and cultures that is the campus' premiere spring event.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Hozhoni Days is FLC's longest-running student-led tradition. Sponsored by the Native American Center and Wanbli Ota, a campus Native American club, the event features the three-day Miss Hozhoni Pageant and ends with the weekend-long Hozhoni Days Powwow, at which Native American drummers and dancers from around the country perform and compete for prizes on the Whalen Gymnasium floor.
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