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The NonTraditional Life: What’s a “Nontrad?”

The NonTraditional Life: What’s a “Nontrad?”

Al Fairchild, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2011


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You know us. Non-traditional students. There are more of us around now than when I became one the first time back in 1971. There are more of us now and we’re older, due mostly, I suspect, to the state of the economy. Back then—in the 70s—it occurred to me that getting an education might be more...

PSC seeks new presidential candidates once more

Danny Spatchek, Managing Editor

March 31, 2011


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None of the three presidential candidates who visited campus in February were chosen as the next president of Lakeland College, according to Reverend David Michael, spokesperson for the Presidential Search Committee (PSC). The Lakeland website released a statement from Michael on March 23 in which...

Lakeland employees discuss Budget Repair Bill on Facebook

Danny Spatchek, Managing Editor

March 10, 2011


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Danielle Ristow felt insulted when a Facebook friend she went to high school with told her to “do a little research” in response to her status that essentially called the Democratic senators who fled Wisconsin cowards. “Basically she assumed that because I didn’t agree with her opinion I had...

Students fight for their financial aid

Danny Spatchek, Managing Editor

March 10, 2011


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The nearly $1 million that Lakeland students receive from the Wisconsin Tuition Grant (WTG) was untouched by the cuts proposed in Governor Scott Walker’s two-year budget released March 1. Walker’s proposed 2011-2013 budget would cut billions of dollars from hundreds of state programs to close...

Some at Lakeland respond to Governor Scott Walker’s bold bill

Danny Spatchek, Managing Editor

February 24, 2011


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Thousands of state workers invaded Wisconsin's capital and 14 Democratic state senators fled from it last week to slow Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget-repair bill. Walker’s bill would ease Wisconsin’s $30 million deficit by cutting state employees’ benefits and their right to collectively...

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