Bridging Two Worlds

Two students discuss tradition, philosophy, and Native American identity at CSU Two philosophy majors had an unlikely connection.  Weston Jones, named CLA Outstanding Grad, is Oglala Lakota and a first-generation student from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Maeve Marley, an Irish American student from Denver and Philosophy Outstanding Grad, led an alternative break […]

Welcoming Willette Visiting Professor, Douglas Finn

After a delay brought on by the pandemic, this fall semester marks the official launch of the endowed faculty position established by Father Don Willette. Father Don’s pursuit of this position has deep roots as he has always seen a need to reach young people, especially college students. Father Don understands the university as “providing […]

Meet our 2021 Graduates!

Weston Jones, Outstanding CLA Grad of Spring 2021 Weston Jones, a 2021 CLA Outstanding Grad, is graduating with a philosophy major and legal studies minor. Hailing from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Weston sees himself following in a long line of Lakota philosophers. “My life is rooted in the traditional ways of the Lakota. I […]