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Yik Yak yuck: The disgusting culture of the social media app

Yik Yak yuck: The disgusting culture of the social media app

Serina Jones, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2016


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

Yik Yak is an app that students have become comfortable using within the Lakeland College community. The app is designed to allow people to post things anonymously. Many are very familiar with the app because it has become home to vulgarity and abuse. Cyberbullying has become a norm on the app, as...

CJ Professors bring Honor Society to Lakeland

CJ Professors bring Honor Society to Lakeland

Le'Shay Jones, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

Assistant Professors of Criminal Justice Karin Miofsky and Richard Lemke have worked together to bring the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society to Lakeland College.  This has been an idea for which the two professors have been brainstorming since last year.   For those who don't...

Alum, current student navigate police academy together

Alum, current student navigate police academy together

Danielle Livingston, Managing Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

Joseph Van Oss, senior criminal justice major, walked to the doors of Fox Valley Technical College for his first day of police academy May 29 when he noticed Cody Manders, a 2015 Lakeland alum  who majored in criminal justice and sociology, was also attending the academy. Manders and Van Oss had not...

President, dean discuss program cuts

President, dean discuss program cuts

Breanna Rae Weber, Chief Photographer and Website Manager

March 6, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

In the meeting on March 5 with Dan Eck, Lakeland College president, and Meg Albrinck, vice president for academic affairs and dean of Lakeland College, students and staff asked questions and discussed the recent academic program cuts. Eck explained that 90 percent of Lakeland’s income comes from tuition, room and board. With enrollment down around the sta...

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