The Lakeland Mirror

The People’s Prism: The Excerpt from Speech

Karl Elder, Fessler Professor of Creative Writing & Poet in Residence

October 30, 2013


Filed under Art & Features

It’s years ago, a Saturday afternoon. I’m picking up my second grade son after an afternoon of play on the Lakeland campus with a classmate of his. On the way home, Wade says to me, “Dad, do you remember that time last year when you went to Chicago?”   “Yep,” I say.   “Where...

New band director brings growth to the music program

New band director brings growth to the music program

Amanda Smith, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2013


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Sitting in his office, surrounded by Simpsons Pez dispensers and a poster about sarcasm, Christopher Werner, assistant professor of music and director of bands, shares his hopes for the future of the band program. Werner joined the Lakeland community this fall, and he replaces former Director of Bands...

New faculty bring a fresh perspective to Lakeland

Amanda Smith, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2013


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Seven new faculty members joined the Lakeland community this fall, and the new lineup is said by Margaret Albrinck, vice president for academic affairs, to have already brought a new energy to the campus. The psychology department has welcomed Associated Professor Dr. Anthony Liguori and Assistant...

Gestic Theatre Company provokes thought

Ben Wilks, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2013


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The Gestic Theatre Company made its annual trip to Lakeland College on Sept. 12 in order to ask the tough questions and incite dialogue amongst students concerning sensitive topics like prejudice, rape, sexism and racism. GTC Dramatic Dialogues is a group of three actors lead by Michael Agnew that...

Acapella at Lakeland

Acapella at Lakeland

Austin Anderson, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2013


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Lakeland’s music department has seen some major changes this semester. Both choir and band have gotten new directors and some music groups have come and gone. Handbell Choir was dropped last year after Professor Janet Herrick retired after a 20 year career of directing Concert Choir at Lakeland. With...

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