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Point Counter-Point: Should students continue to depend on staff when so many leave?

Point Counter-Point: Should students continue to depend on staff when so many leave?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman

April 5, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

In the last week, it was announced that two members of the Lakeland community would be leaving, one a Student Success and Engagement Coach, the other an instructor of music and director of choral activities. Given that these are not the only personnel to leave the college this year, some students may qu...

Point Counter-Point: Is it important to keep traditions alive?

Point Counter-Point: Is it important to keep traditions alive?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman

March 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, followed closely by Easter, many of us have certain traditions to which we either look forward or dread. However, the idea that there should come a time when we choose to either continue or drop traditions is one many may face, especially as we transition into adulthood...

Point Counter-Point: Should students wear pajamas in class?

Point Counter-Point: Should students wear pajamas in class?

Karalee Manis and Amanda Bagnall-Newman

February 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Pajamas are a legitimate clothing item, but are we taking their comfort to places they don’t belong? Is the struggle involving pants a college student’s epic problem? Seriously, what are you wearing? Read our columnists thoughts on the issue of what’s covering your leg tissue....

Point Counterpoint – Should there be stricter gun control laws?

Point Counterpoint – Should there be stricter gun control laws?

Karalee Manis and Heather Ross

December 8, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

  In light of the recent rash of mass shootings, gun control restrictions have again come into question. Some wonder about access regarding who should be able to have them and where they should be allowed. Our reporters argue the issue in this special edition of the Point Counterpoint argument. ...

Leah: Should Gideon Bibles in hotel rooms be removed?

Leah Ulatowski, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2015


Filed under Opinions

While some individuals view Gideon Bibles in hotel rooms as an intrusion, they have given new hope to a number of people, and in my opinion, these books are a gentle invitation to Christianity in a world that is full of people forcing their views on us in the name of “tolerance.” These Bibles ...

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