Kelly Quick serves as an autism advocate

Kelly Quick serves as an autism advocate

Leah Ulatowski, Copy Editor
April 24, 2014
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “about 1 in 68 American children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).” The children will someday become adults with autism; Kelly Quick, assistant professor of exercise science, is a living example. Quick’s older brother,... Read more »

Week break from school used for service

Week break from school used for service

Amanda Smith, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

What do six states, 2,250 miles and a 17-hour drive one way have in common? It was all part of what 18 members and two leaders of Lakeland's Habitat for Humanity chapter experienced during Spring Break this year to help build houses in North Carolina. "The Durham Habitat for Humanity folks [told]... Read more »

Funding goes beyond the cornfields

Funding goes beyond the cornfields

Austin Anderson, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Students on campus may be wondering where some of the funds go at Lakeland. Well, The Mirror was on the case this past week to find out how Lakeland funds trips for classes and student organizations, such as Lakeland’s Campus Activities Board (LC-CAB). One might not have guessed that there are different... Read more »

Specialized class opportunities offered for May term

Callah Kraus, Photographer
April 3, 2014
Filed under News

Now that it is April and the semester is approaching the end, students have the opportunity to choose whether to take a May term class. “May term allows professors to teach in a different style and offer creative classes,” says Meg Albrinck, vice president for academic affairs, dean of the college... Read more »

Small ensemble concert

Small ensemble concert

Austin Anderson, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2014
Filed under News

On a blustery Monday, March 31, the Lakeland College Music Department put on the spring Small Ensembles concert on the Bradley Theater stage. Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands Christopher Werner and Director of Choral Activities Lani Knutson had the audience sit on the Bradley stage... Read more »

Spring Break trip tips

Amanda Smith, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

Every city has unique attractions that offer new experiences for students and families alike. Spring break this year goes from March 8 through March 16 and is the perfect time to spend an entire day at one or more of the hidden gems listed below! Chicago The Comedy Sportz Theater If... Read more »

Lakeland’s bandwidth increases tenfold

Lakeland’s bandwidth increases tenfold

Andy Kay, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

On Friday, Feb. 21, Lakeland’s wireless network underwent scheduled downtime to allow an upgrade to the fiber cable that provides Lakeland’s internet service. Technicians from Time Warner Cable (TWC), Lakeland’s internet service provider, worked late into the night with Lakeland’s Information... Read more »

Relieve stress in the aftermath of midterms

Relieve stress in the aftermath of midterms

Breanna Weber, Web Manager
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

Exams, papers, projects, reading, internships, club activities, oh my! These are just a handful of the tasks students are presented with every day, and sometimes it can get a little overwhelming. So what do you do to bring the stress level down a notch? Scream? Cry? Panic? Have no fear. It is actually... Read more »

Relaxation vacation sets the mood for break

Relaxation vacation sets the mood for break

Callah Kraus, Photographer
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

Despite the dreary weather, spring break is finally just around the corner; however, before students leave campus, there are usually several large assignments and exams to finish up. To help students ease their minds and prepare for break, Lakeland’s health and counseling services teamed up with Phi... Read more »

How religious is Lakeland College?

How religious is Lakeland College?

Benjamin Wilks, Sports Editor
March 6, 2014
Filed under News

Lakeland is affiliated with the United Church of Christ (UCC) domination. But with students from a variety of religious (or non-religious) backgrounds on campus, many may wonder, how religious is Lakeland? Take into account that the college campus is full of many students who are still finding themselves.... Read more »