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A person of deep faith

February 5, 2015


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I was able to spend a lot of time with Dr. Jones while she was here. She is a person of deep faith, passionate about social justice, and genuinely compassionate about those who suffer from systemic injustice. I know a significant number of students disagreed with some of what she said and some were even...

Offended over and over

February 5, 2015


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Today I had the unfortunate experience of listening to Dr. Serene Jones give her Founder's Day lecture. I was appalled to sit in the audience and listen to Dr. Jones speak of white privilege, the "poor kids" in Ferguson, MO, and belittle our military. As she spoke I wondered where she had gathered her...

I went with an open mind

February 5, 2015


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I attend the Founders’ Day convo on the 20th of January. I went with an open mind after doing a little research on who, Rev. Dr. Jones, was and where she stands. I understood that there would be something said that I would not agree with and that was fine with me. What I wasn’t ready for was a full...

Letter to the Editor: Dear Davida

October 23, 2014


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Dear Lost in the Moment, Kudos to you! Understanding your personal struggles can help you meet the challenges of procrastination head on. Great news! Lakeland realizes that you are not alone. To help planners and procrastinators alike, the college’s first Cram Jam has been scheduled for Monday,...

Letter to the Editor: Is Genie really free or not?

October 23, 2014


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Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the editorial, "Is Genie really free or not?" published Sept. 25. I am grateful you attempted to raise awareness about suicide and that you included two resources available to students who may be considering suicide. Both are excellent resources. I do, however,...

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