The Lakeland Mirror

40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade

January 31, 2013

Jan. 22 marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. The decision resulted from a Supreme Court hearing and overturned many existing state laws that stated that women were not legally allowed to have abortions. Roe v. Wade has made abortion available to women during the first trimester withou...

Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas?

December 6, 2012

Tis the season for Holiday cheer, a time when people go nuts trying to find the best deals on gifts to give to loved ones, decorating their homes with lights, and spending time enjoying family traditions. Around this time of year, you also hear people wishing blessings upon one another, even strangers....

Procrastination can be overcome

November 1, 2012

If you’re like most college students, you procrastinate on practically everything. Whether it’s writing a paper, reading an article, getting ready for work, or contacting a professor, you probably wait until the last possible hour, minute, or even second to do it. It’s nothing to be ashamed...

Thank you, President Gould

April 26, 2012

President Stephen A. Gould deserves the congratulations of all as he nears his retirement after 42 years of tireless and excellent work for Lakeland College. Dr. Gould has served Lakeland in many roles since he was hired to teach German in 1970, and the work he has done in all of them resonates today...

Avoid simplifying Trayvon Martin story

Danny Spatchek, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2012

More than five weeks ago, a white-looking neighborhood watch coordinator named George Zimmerman shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old named Trayvon Martin as he walked down the street. Zimmerman was not arrested because he claimed he shot in self-defense after Trayvon attacked him. The police report...

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