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Point Counter-Point: Should the college plan student events?

Point Counter-Point: Should the college plan student events?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman
April 19, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

It’s a constant issue around campus: ‘What’s there to do?’ Whether events, or the lack of events, are planned by students or the college also seems to be an issue. Are students not stepping up? Is the college out of touch with its students? Is there even anything to do? Read on to see our colum...

Inspiration with Lindsey: Taking life instant by instant

Inspiration with Lindsey: Taking life instant by instant

Lindsey Vagnini, Advertising Manager
April 15, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Listening to the clinking thumps of Jordan Sparks outrageously large heels in the introduction of her song, “One Step at a Time,” reminded me of the cliché for taking on life in a day-to-day manner. By taking it a step further, we might lighten how we interpret its meaning. For example, we could t...

Point Counter-Point: Are grades an adequate measure of student success?

Point Counter-Point: Are grades an adequate measure of student success?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman
April 12, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Grades: those letters and numbers, sometimes checks and pluses, which we students often come to dread, especially after midterms and once the semester is over. But what do they really mean? Do they accurately portray a student’s ability? Why do they even exist? Some question the system; some are d...

Creative Campus Tips: Best campus meals

Creative Campus Tips: Best campus meals

Amanda Bagnall-Newman, Website Editor
April 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Dining Services provides many options for meals on campus, but some meals stand above the rest. Here is a list of my personal favorite food options on campus: 1. Lobster and Steak Night Lobster and Steak Night is the finest of meals that we are treated to once a semester. Drop all plans and mak...

Inspiration with Lindsey: History as DNA brings purpose

Inspiration with Lindsey: History as DNA brings purpose

Lindsey Vagnini, Advertising Manager
April 8, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Backward, the word ‘Lakeland’ is spelled ‘Dnalekal,’ making the first three letters of this word ‘DNA.’ DNA, in this context, is not a literal reference to our cellular structure. Rather, this DNA is our history. As part of the Lakeland community, we all have a part of Lakeland in our DNA. Our t...

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