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Transgender Day of Remembrance Walk

Transgender Day of Remembrance Walk

December 4, 2019

The International Transgender Day of Remembrance was November 20th. Lakeland held a silent walk to honor those apart of the transgender community who were killed this year.  Lakeland’s Chaplain, Julie Mavity Maddalena, said this day was created 20 years ago after one transgender person lost their tra...

Voices on Gun Violence

Emi Tsuji, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Three panelists, Joe DeCecco, Liz Abler, and Ann MacPhetridge were invited to Lakeland to discuss gun violence.  According to Julie Mavity Maddalena, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, this panel discussion was held by following the previous Mission House Lecture to add more voices and pe...

Neuroscience Research Presentation

November 20, 2019

Tegan Schneider and Mitchel Larsen recently presented their work at one of the world’s consistently largest neuroscience conferences in the world. “Fun fact about our research, Over the summer we spent about 40 hours a week and everything failed (our results stayed inconclusive), and abou...

New Special Topics Courses in Spring 2020

Emi Tsuji, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

Two new Special Topic Courses will be offered for the upcoming Spring 2020 semester.  The new Composition course, “GEN 182, Special Topics in Composition II Writing in Social Sciences,” will be taught by Peter Sattler, professor of American Literature and Writing.   According to Sattler, ...

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...

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