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Arrest of student spurs Fort Lewis College march

The line between free speech and hate speech became a little blurry for some students this week at Fort Lewis College when a “campus preacher” proselytized about specific groups, including...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Steven Elias selected to be Fort Lewis College business dean

After a search that included meeting with the public, Fort Lewis College has selected Steven Elias to be the new dean of the School of Business Administration. Elias will take over for Interim Dean...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Fort Lewis grad works on Navajo Nation food security

Brandon Francis grew up dryland farming on the Navajo Nation, but veered in a couple of directions before returning to his agricultural roots. And, as luck and timing would have it, during the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Mancos senior Axel Bonde gets FLC football scholarship

Mancos senior Axel Bonde has been awarded a football athletic scholarship to Fort Lewis College for this fall.Bonde has played tailback and outside linebacker for the Blue Jays, who finished last...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Center of Southwest Studies receives $25,000 grant

With the help of a $25,000 grant, the Center of Southwest Studies will open its new permanent Treasures of the Southwest exhibit Wednesday. The grant was awarded by the Henry Luce Foundation, which...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Fort Lewis College identifies dean finalists

Fort Lewis College needs to fill its two dean positions before the 2017-18 school year starts, and three finalists for each position will be visiting campus over the next week to meet with...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Author Craig Childs to discuss ‘Apocalyptic Planet’

Author Craig Childs will visit Fort Lewis College Wednesday and Thursday to discuss his book, Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Future of the Earth , this year’s selection for FLC’s common...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Marchers garner cheers, disapproval as they protest Trump inauguration

Marchers flooded downtown Durango for a couple of hours Friday, disrupting traffic and garnering cheers and disapproval as they protested the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Despite the...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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At Fort Lewis College, march, events mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A light snow began to fall as nearly 200 people took part in Fort Lewis College’s annual March of Solidarity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the theme of which was “how do we carry on Dr. King’s...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Vantiv donates to Fort Lewis College computer engineering program

Fort Lewis College’s new computer engineering program, set to start in the fall, got a financial boost from Vantiv this week. Vantiv, a payment-processing company, donated $25,000 to the degree...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Governor appoints trustees to Fort Lewis College board

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees will have some new faces come 2017. Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Dianne Pacheco-Van Voorhees and Richard Kaufman to fill the seats vacated by Chairwoman...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Defendant in home invasion slaying pleads not guilty

One of the men accused of murder in a home invasion and fatal shooting of a Fort Lewis College student pleaded not guilty Friday. Kodi “Maz” E. Kuauhtli’s defense attorney, David Greenberg,...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news