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Inspiration with Lindsey: Finding life’s perfect chocolate chip cookie

Inspiration with Lindsey: Finding life’s perfect chocolate chip cookie

Lindsey Vagnini, Advertising Manager

April 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

How do we figure out the right consistency for a batch of raw chocolate cookie chip cookie dough, or any uncooked dough? When we determine the dough’s consistency, we are deciding the readiness of the batch. If the dough is not mixed well enough, we continue working the dough to get the textur...

Inspiration with Lindsey: History as DNA brings purpose

Inspiration with Lindsey: History as DNA brings purpose

Lindsey Vagnini, Advertising Manager

April 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Backward, the word ‘Lakeland’ is spelled ‘Dnalekal,’ making the first three letters of this word ‘DNA.’ DNA, in this context, is not a literal reference to our cellular structure. Rather, this DNA is our history. As part of the Lakeland community, we all have a part of Lakeland in our DNA. Our t...

Danielle’s Top Five: Things to do in the library

Danielle’s Top Five: Things to do in the library

Danielle Livingston, Managing Editor

March 24, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Perform social experiments What’s a better time to watch people and see if you can change their behavior? Get a few friends in on it and, every time you print, spin in a complete circle (do this several times). See how many people follow. You are now a scientist. Get your nap on Because...

Ask Rina: Weary Big Sister

Ask Rina: Weary Big Sister

Serina Jones, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Dear Rina: My fifteen-year old sister just got her first boyfriend and I am terrified. She has seen a lot of the mistakes that I have made in the past and I am extremely fearful that she will make some of the same wrong decisions that I made. What should I do? - Weary Big Sister   Dear...

Ask Rina: Friend in Need

Ask Rina: Friend in Need

Serina Jones, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Dear Rina: I have a group of ‘friends’ that I hang with, but we do not really share the same interests. They find humor in smoking pot and drinking every night, while I find comfort in reading and catching up with my favorite TV shows. Often times I get uncomfortable because they try to pre...

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