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Aspiring journalists find and deliver the news on campus

Aspiring journalists find and deliver the news on campus

Student journalists with The Independent, the College’s student news organization, dive into a real newsroom atmosphere and experience deadlines, story assignments, and breaking news like any major news organization does. The purpose behind The Indy goes beyond reporting the news, though, to offer students professional journalism and publishing experience as undergraduates in a constantly evolving field.

Destress Fest at Fort Lewis College!

Destress Fest at Fort Lewis College!

Every Spring, FLC hosts a De-Stress Fest to help students cope with end-of-year pressures. The Wellness Peer Advisory Council (WellPAC), a student-led health & wellness organization, organizes the Fest every year.

Students develop social marketing campaigns for local businesses

Students develop social marketing campaigns for local businesses

If you’re not already on social media, you can download the apps and get started in a matter of moments. But learning how to use social media effectively is much more difficult than searching the app store, and there’s no better way to learn than by doing. That’s why social media marketing students at FLC work in tandem with local companies to develop new marketing strategies and campaigns.

Residence hall tours at Fort Lewis College: Escalante Hall [VIDEO]

Residence hall tours at Fort Lewis College: Escalante Hall [VIDEO]

Wonder what it’s like to live on campus? Scott and Owen show off their room in Escalante Hall: a double occupancy room, with community bathrooms in the hallway, game room / lounge, and computer lab. Escalante Hall features both traditional housing and suite-style living.

Brothers better the world, eight colors at a time

Brothers better the world, eight colors at a time

It’s hard to go into business with family. But the Martin brothers can hardly imagine working with anybody else. For them, the formula is paying off: Nitrum Dynamic Paint, which they founded while attending Fort Lewis College, is increasing its capacity to recycle paint, while also contributing to a better world and keeping these brothers connected beyond their college experiences.

FLC entrepreneurs using paint as a vehicle for good

FLC entrepreneurs using paint as a vehicle for good

“We want to dominate the paint industry. [Nitrum Dynamic Paint] is eco-friendly, we’re helping the environment, and we’re helping people at the individual level.”

Student instructors lead the way to campus fitness – and more

Student instructors lead the way to campus fitness – and more

Exercise classes are common enough in higher education. But the Fort Lewis College Group X exercise program presents those classes with a twist: in this program, the students are the teachers.

Untraditional partnership inspires student teachers

Untraditional partnership inspires student teachers

The traditional track of teacher education puts student teachers into classrooms for their final year of college. But there’s little traditional about the way Jen Rider, Lecturer of Teacher Education at FLC, introduces her students to the foundations of education.

Student entrepreneur elevates his college experience with hammock company

Student entrepreneur elevates his college experience with hammock company

No one can accuse Greyson Junggren of being lazy, even though he’s been just hanging out for most of his college career. For him, hanging out is a business endeavor—Junggren, a senior Economics major, runs a hammock company he founded and developed alongside his full-time studies at Fort Lewis College.

Engineering students change the landscape

Engineering students change the landscape

This fall, seven Engineering students put themselves on the map—literally—when they completed FLC’s first student-designed and student-constructed building.

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