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Tri-the-Rim Triathlon rallies FLC's amateur athletes
Monday, April 02, 2012

The Tri-the-Rim Triathlon is one of Fort Lewis College's longest-running -- and swimming and biking -- traditions, annually saluting and testing FLC's formidable athletic spirit. For a quarter century, it has also been bringing together the on- and off-campus athletic communities to share their passion for challenging themselves -- and for having fun doing it.

The sprint triathlon includes a 500-yard swim, an 11-mile bike ride, and a 5K run, embodying and embracing the Fort Lewis College and Durango attitudes of enjoying the area's beauty in active, friendly ways.

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Durango named an Adventure Hub by Outside Magazine
Friday, March 23, 2012

In its April 2012 issue, Outside Magazine once again recognized Fort Lewis College’s hometown of Durango as a great place for adventurous people. This time, Durango was named Runner-Up Best New Adventure Hub, second only to Lake Wanaka in New Zealand. The article mentions several of Durango’s favorite multi-season activities: road and mountain biking, trout fishing, mountaineering, kayaking, and downhill and Nordic skiing.

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No Impact Week seeks to change habits -- and minds
Monday, March 19, 2012

This week, the Fort Lewis College campus will change.

"No Impact Week," part of International No Impact Week, March 19 through March 25, explores low-waste lifestyles by giving students, faculty, and staff ways of actually experiencing and experimenting with changing their habits. The goal of the campus-wide events is to engage more people in low-impact actions and lifestyles.

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Hozhoni Days powwow and pageant a festival of Native culture
Monday, February 27, 2012

Its Navajo name means "Days of beauty" -- a description perfectly suited to Hozhoni Days, a month of pageantry, speakers, powwowing, and celebration of cultures that is Fort Lewis College's longest-running student-led tradition.

The theme for this year's 48th annual Hozhoni Days is “Celebrating the Centennial Through Traditions and Education." Events include speakers, workshops, and the annual Ms. Hozhoni Pageant, and culminates in a two-day weekend powwow, where the winner of this year's Ms. Hozhoni is crowned.

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FLC helps students tell the world about their accomplishments
Monday, February 13, 2012

Some of Fort Lewis College students' most rewarding experiences and achievements don't make it onto their resumes or applications for graduate school or jobs --  studying abroad, completing an internship or volunteer experience, making the dean’s list, or winning a departmental award or scholarship -- even though these may be the most meaningful, educational, and career-preparing accomplishments on the way to earning their degrees.

To solve that problem, enter readabout.me, a web-based program that records and promotes students' educational status, awards, and achievements.

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