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Making apple ice cream
Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Every fall, the Fort Lewis College Environmental Center works with local Durangoans to collect and harvest apples in the region. This year, they collaborated with local ice creamery Cream Bean Berry to create apple ice cream! Read the rest of entry »

Skyhawk Cycling rides for 8th consecutive mountain bike national title
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Fort Lewis College Cycling Team is in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, this week for the 2013 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals, where they'll try to stay the national champions of Division I collegiate mountain biking for the eighth year in a row. A team omnium title would also be the Skyhawks' 16th national mountain bike national championship in history – including the first-ever collegiate mountain bike national title in 1994, the FLC team's first year on the circuit.

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On-campus garden grows food know-how
Thursday, October 10, 2013

There are good things growing on campus. And you can see some of that goodness just north of the Center of Southwest Studies. There, you'll find a quarter-acre garden offering up a widely varied harvest of home-grown organic bounty. There is also a three-season greenhouse, several hoop houses and cold frames, a compost facility, and a 100-tree dwarf apple orchard nearby. Read the rest of entry »

Skyhawk Volleyball comes home after a month on the road
Wednesday, October 02, 2013

On Friday, October 4, after nearly a month on the road, the Fort Lewis College Women’s Volleyball team will play their first regular season home match against Western State. On the sidelines of Whalen Gym will be the Skyhawks new head volleyball coach, Kelly Rifilato.

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Common Reading Experience explores legacy of nuclear weapons
Monday, September 30, 2013

War, nuclear weapons, toxic waste, government cover-ups, and family secrets – these are difficult topics to tackle. Which is exactly why Full Body Burden, by Kristen Iversen, is this year's choice for the Fort Lewis College Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers. And so the book inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

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