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Lakeland’s ‘Avenue Q’ challenges: Minority casting, racy content and no-show puppets

Lakeland’s ‘Avenue Q’ challenges: Minority casting, racy content and no-show puppets

Luke Ulatowski, Executive Editor

April 3, 2018


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The raunchy, puppet-centric “Avenue Q” presented Lakeland’s theatre program with difficulties in casting minorities, keeping content Lakeland-appropriate and securing puppets. Play director and theatre professor Charlie Krebs calls “Avenue Q” a coming-of-age story. “The characters that...

Professional clothing closet lends students business attire

Professional clothing closet lends students business attire

Megan Hellmer, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


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Success coach Mara Poullette is overseeing the implementation of Lakeland University's new professional clothing closet. "It is not necessarily unique to us, but it's a service that we want to be able to offer to students," said Poullette of the project. The closet is located in the lower level...

What to do during an active shooting on campus

What to do during an active shooting on campus

Gabrielle Boss, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


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In light of the shooting in Parkland, Fla. and other incidents across the world, students should know how to react to a shooting on their own campus. According to Director of Campus Security and Safety David Simon, students should follow specific steps to ensure their safety. “First, I would ad...

“Thinking Green” revamps Lakeland’s recycling program

“Thinking Green” revamps Lakeland’s recycling program

Gabrielle Boss, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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As the concerns of pollution and global warming become ever-prevalent, it is becoming more important to take steps to reduce our carbon footprint. Biology and chemistry major Brook Bignell is working towards helping Lakeland University to reduce its impact on the environment. Bignell’s senior honors project is “Thin...

Liosatos talks suicide

Liosatos talks suicide

Zeni Yacab, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2018


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On Feb. 21, Dr. Alex Liosatos, head of the counseling department at Lakeland University, gave an informational LEAP session for faculty about suicide prevention and awareness. Liosatos opened the eyes of the faculty by giving the statistics of over 800,000 people dying by suicide every year. In addition...

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