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November, 2013

Hispanic resource center provides a family and community to students
Thursday, November 21, 2013

More than 350 Fort Lewis College students identify themselves as Hispanic. El Centro de Muchos Colores, the College’s Hispano Resource Center, provides a central location for relaxing, studying, and gathering with other students of Hispanic heritage or those interested in Hispanic language and culture. As the campus' vibrant center of Hispanic culture, El Centro hosts frequent dances, pot lucks, burrito sales, Loteria (Mexican bingo) nights, and cultural-awareness programming, such as Fiesta on the Mesa. El Centro also offers tutoring and a large study area, and houses the student-organized Club Baile Folklorico and Club del Centro, which organize Hispanic-themed dances, dinners, and events. Read the rest of entry »

Love of moving water leads Physics major to art competition win
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

“I have always been curious about patterns present in the natural world and have been lucky enough to spend much of my life venturing outside, observing and contemplating, lost in wonder at the complexity and mysterious beauty surrounding us,” says Ben Luck, a senior Physics major from Ketchum, Idaho.

“Somewhere along the line, probably due to the inordinate amount of time I spend thinking about moving water, I became interested in waves and the role that periodic functions play in describing the physical world,” says Luck, who is also an expert kayaker who has paddled some of the most remote rivers in the world.
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FLC helps students tell the world about their accomplishments
Monday, November 11, 2013

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. Read the rest of entry »

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 »

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