The Lakeland Mirror

Letter to Editor: Gun Free Zones

March 28, 2013


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This is an open-letter to the students, faculty, and staff of Lakeland College. On November 1st, 2011, the state of Wisconsin passed a Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) law that enabled anyone who attended a WI Department of Justice approved firearms training course and completed a background-check the...

Snow danger should mean text updates

March 28, 2013


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Being a Lakeland College commuter is not always a picnic; there are icy roads, limited parking in faraway spots, late night commutes on dark country roads, and exceedingly early mornings sometimes begun before even the sun has fully awaken. The drives can range from ten minutes to two hours one way,...

Condom machines a good investment?

March 7, 2013


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Should Lakeland College invest nearly $7,000, not including the cost of regular stock rotation, in residence hall condom vending machines that cater to only certain on-campus students? The college is considering it, but not without financial implications and questioning the investment’s fairness to stud...

Arm yourselves with scissors

February 21, 2013


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Imagine carrying out your daily routine, perhaps sitting in class, putting in hours at work, or enjoying dinner with someone special—but, then the unthinkable happens: you find yourself on the wrong end of a criminal’s gun barrel. The only means of defense at your disposal are a pair of scissors...

40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade

January 31, 2013


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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...

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