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Opposing Poets

Opposing Poets

November 20, 2019

The annual Great Lakes Writers Festival spanned two days, Nov. 7 and 8, and featured writers, Kathleen M. Heideman and Paul Hostovsky.   Heideman lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan by Lake Superior. Heideman shared that she spent one third of the year off the grid, allowing her to focus on her work.  Heideman’s pieces often revolve around nature. She read for the co...

Karl Elder Presents Original Piece “Phobophobia”

Karl Elder Presents Original Piece “Phobophobia”

November 13, 2019

Karl Elder, Lakeland professor, presented his original work “Phobophobia” at the John Esch Library. “Phobophobia” is a collection of original poems previously published in 1987.   This collection of poems is considered by many to be one of Karl’s most creative and original pieces...

The Moment Getting into “Edgar Allen Poe”

The Moment Getting into “Edgar Allen Poe”

November 13, 2019

The Fall Play “Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe” is a dramatization of Edgar Allen Poe’s best four stories, “The Raven,” “The Fall of the House of Usher,” “The Pit and the Pendulum” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.”   Charlie Krebs, director of the play, chose this theme because Edgar Allan Poe is popular amongst students. “I want them...

“Debate Practicum” Competition

“Debate Practicum” Competition

November 13, 2019

Lakeland’s new debate team, “Debate Practicum,” competed in their first debating tournament on the first of November.  “Debate Practicum” had a rough start last year. Due to a lack of a budget, Lakeland’s debate team was never officially got off the ground. Although, as of this year, Professor Nathan Stewart was able to get the budget required to start the team.  According to Domin...

Esports Coming to Lakeland

Esports Coming to Lakeland

November 6, 2019

Lakeland Athletics, as well as the Campus Life Department, are working on bringing gaming to the community.  Esports is a new form of competition that focuses on gaming as opposed to the traditional sports that are more affiliated with NCAA and professional leagues. Esports are primarily foc...

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