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Stopping Violence on Campus: Safe Harbor Advocate

Stopping Violence on Campus: Safe Harbor Advocate

Aaliyah Lewis McCollum, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019


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Britta West is a Safe Harbor advocate for survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and domestic violence in all types of relationships. West helps “victims develop safety plans, discuss options for change and provide emotional support and resources.” Despite being experienced and quali...

Pawsitism Shoe Drive

Pawsitism Shoe Drive

Andrea Barile, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019


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RUFF Academy is collaborating with Lakeland University to host a shoe drive for Pawsitism. Pawsitism is a program that trains service animals for individuals with autism. April Arvan, who currently has a dog being trained through this program, was inspired by the institution and helped connect Pawsitism with Lakeland.   Accor...

The Beauty of Graphic Design

The Beauty of Graphic Design

Beverly Foster, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019


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Lakeland University’s graphic design club offers students opportunities to develop their skills regardless of previous experience. Lakeland alumnae Emma Schad created this group as her honors project before completing her degree in December. Monique Brickham, assistant professor of graphic desi...

Poetry Open Mic Night

Beverly Foster, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 9 at 7 PM, Lakeland University held an open mic poetry event. Poet Harold Green headed the event as the university’s special guest for the evening. Earlier that day, Green ran a poetry workshop for those interested in learning more about the art.  The open mic was an intimate gathering of 6 to 10 peop...

Healthy Minds Convocation

Healthy Minds Convocation

Aaliyah Lewis McCollum, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 9, Lakeland University hosted Healthy Minds, a convocation in the Bradley Theater. Speaker Philip Chard discussed the importance of maintaining a healthy mindset, what can cause an unhealthy mindset and tips on improving mindfulness.  Chard is a psychotherapist and the president/CEO o...

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