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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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Common Tweeting Experience upgrades Common Reading Experience
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Some things never change: As happens every year, Freshman students this Fall will be reading, discussing, and writing about important and timely works of literature in FLC's signature Freshman-year academic program.

But some things do change: And reflecting the change in how millennials use the written word, that program -- formerly the Common Reading Experience – is now known as the Common Tweeting Experience. Read the rest of entry »

Student brings ragtime piano greats together in Durango
Friday, March 07, 2014

Adam Swanson loves old-time piano. And later this month, he's going to share that love, festival style. 

This month, Swanson – a senior Music major from Shenandoah, Iowa, and a multiple-time ragtime piano world champion – will bring all those loves together when the Diamond Belle and Strater Hotel host the Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival, March 14 - 16.

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FLC joins with Durango Education Center to save Ballet Folklorico programs
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Ballet Folklorico will continue to exist in Durango because of an educational grant from LPEA and a new formal partnership between Fort Lewis College and the Durango Education Center (DEC).

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FLC Hockey team scores with campus and Durango community
Tuesday, February 04, 2014

In hockey-crazy Durango, having a new game in town is always welcome. And Durango has zealously welcomed the squad from Fort Lewis College as it brought collegiate hockey to the town's home ice. The 2013-14 season marks FLC Hockey's first season in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. In the league, the Skyhawks play a 15-game schedule against teams from Colorado and New Mexico, including trips to Denver to challenge the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado-Denver, to Albuquerque to face off against the University of New Mexico, and to Gunnison, Colorado, to take on nearby rival Western State Colorado University. Read the rest of entry »

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