The Lakeland Mirror

Committee’s choice not to hold forums the right one

March 7, 2012


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

On the advice of the search agency it employs, the Presidential Search Committee (PSC) included open forums as part of the search for Lakeland’s next president last year. Anyone who wished to attend these forums could, and many did: the room was nearly filled to capacity for each of the forums hel...

Strive for Jeremy Lin’s perseverance, not just his success

February 23, 2012


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

February 2012 has been the month of Jeremy Lin. Before it started, the life of the New York Knicks point guard had been the book of the obscure toiler. As a high school senior, he led his team to a state title but received no scholarship offers. In college, he was a finalist for the award that goe...

The NonTraditional Life: Don’t attempt this at home

The NonTraditional Life: Don’t attempt this at home

Al Fairchild, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2012


Filed under The Non-traditional Life

Head: Don’t attempt this at home I recall—when I was a traditional student at a large land-grant university during the Seventies—that there were always pranks going around the campus. Many had to do with sports because, well, it was the University of Nebraska. Special days and events like Halloween...

The NonTraditional Life: Welcome back!

The NonTraditional Life: Welcome back!

Al Fairchild, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2012


Filed under The Non-traditional Life

I’m beginning to wonder if these winter breaks are worth it. Three weeks off at a time when many of us inevitably come down with a cold that turns into either a sinus infection or pneumonia, and sends us back to spring semester with almost no memory of having had any time off. It’s one of the joys...

Anti-piracy legislation failure a positive

February 1, 2012


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Staff Editorial In the past few weeks, two federal legislative bills named SOPA and PIPA have made headlines. The bills, if passed, would attempt to prevent Internet users from accessing websites that were known to be housing pirated content. They would do this, first of all, by blocking the websi...

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