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2014 Homecoming brings tradition, change
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Fort Lewis College’s 2014 Homecoming highlights a number of changes from years past – but with all of the Skyhawk spirit and festivities that fans expect.

“This year’s Homecoming will be unlike anything we’ve had in the previous years,” says Dave Kerns, Homecoming Committee Advisor and Director of Alumni Relations.

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20 years of championship cycling celebrated at Fall Blaze '14
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Bicycling-crazy Durango – where else would a national powerhouse of division I collegiate cycling rise?

FLC Cycling has left an indelible mark on collegiate cycling since its founding in 1994. That year, the young, new team -- wearing t-shirts donated by the Durango Diner, where club members would gather before their morning training rides -- won the first-ever collegiate mountain bike national championship title. Read the rest of entry »

10th annual Fiesta on the Mesa held September 15 at Fort Lewis College
Tuesday, September 09, 2014

El Centro de Muchos Colores, in collaboration with Club del Cento, Campus Dining and Union Programming, holds this Fiesta to promote pride in language and Hispano culture by sharing our authentic food, colorful dances by Ballet Folklorico de Durango and live Mexican music!

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A classroom without walls: 6 FLC students kick off new public-lands internship program
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

For many of us, a college internship helped forge the direction we would follow in our professional careers. Six Fort Lewis College students received such inspiration this summer through the inaugural Four Corners Federal Lands Internship Program.

Their outdoor classrooms ranged from archaeological sites to alpine meadows and high mountains. Although similar internships have been available since 2008, a recent agreement between federal land agencies and local nonprofits now offers new opportunities.

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Youngest Miss Native America promotes arthritis awareness
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Nineteen-year-old Fort Lewis College student April Yazza wants to spend the next 12 months encouraging Native women to take care of their joints.

Yazza, who was named Miss Native American USA on August 1, said she grew up watching women sew, cook and clean. When she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis seven months ago, Yazza decided more people needed to know about the disease.

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