Top 4 worst ways to study for finals

Michelle Fromm, Managing Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Student Life

Whether it’s a final paper, a presentation, or the dreaded final exam, we all have a lot of preparation to do for finals week. I want to wish you the best of luck as we enter this difficult time, as well as warn you of some common pitfalls. 1. Checking Facebook If you’re Facebook friends with... Read more »

Greek Life

Andy Kay, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2013
Filed under Student Life

Twice a year, near the beginning of every semester, all six Greek organizations host weeklong events and parties in an effort to secure potential new members, also known as “pledges.” These weeks are colloquially known as “rush week.” At the end of rush week, each Greek organization hands out... Read more »

Film club at Lakeland

Austin Anderson, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2013
Filed under Student Life

The first film club at Lakeland College has begun this year. The idea came from Lakeland student, Devin Kelly, a sophomore/junior Germen major at Lakeland. He shared the idea with close friend, Collin Parish, a junior history major. They then envisioned a group that was devoted to the students and making... Read more »

Student vs. faculty basketball game

Benjamin Wilks, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2013
Filed under Student Life

“Age is nothing but a number” is what you usually hear when the old compete against the young. Whether it’s the stubbornness of not wanting to be old, or the urge of the young to prove themselves to the elders, the conflict of who is better will always exist. The cycle will continue until time... Read more »

Matt Troyer named Mr. Muskie 2012, winning despite twin sweater situation

Matt Troyer named Mr. Muskie 2012, winning despite twin sweater situation

Michelle Fromm, Managing Editor
October 14, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Last week’s homecoming activities included the annual "Mr. Muskie" pageant, during which five male contestants competed for the title of Mr. Muskie 2012. The Lakeland College Dance Team organized the event, which took place on Thursday Oct. 4 in Bradley. The team’s co-captains, Siera Ramirez... Read more »

Just couldn’t wait…to go to Lion King and Mall of America in Minnesota

Heather Hartmann, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2012
Filed under Student Life

Fifty-two Lakeland students embarked on a two day journey to Minnesota, sponsored by LC-CAB, where they visited the Mall of America and saw the Broadway musical version of The Lion King. At six in the morning on Saturday, Jan. 21, 52 students,... Read more »

Lakeland students have many housing options: Take advantage of the opportunities of on-campus living

Al Fairchild, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2011
Filed under Student Life

When it comes to on campus versus off campus living, how much is your freedom worth? Director of Residence Life Jim Bajczyk spends a lot of time researching the price of gas as well as the costs of groceries, dining out, auto repairs, renting apartments, and—well, all sorts of things that Lakeland’s... Read more »

Low-cost software available: Substantial discounts for Lakeland students

Low-cost software available: Substantial discounts for Lakeland students

Al Fairchild, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2011
Filed under Student Life

Before going out and buying name brand software at retail prices, Lakeland students, faculty, and staff might want to check out the deals available on my.lakeland.edu. Lakeland’s Information Technology (IT) department has made low-cost software available to users of the school’s website for a... Read more »

Ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget

Jenni Heinrich, Layout Editor
February 10, 2011
Filed under Student Life

It’s that time of year again; all the stores are packed full of red and pink. That’s right—it’s Valentine’s Day! This holiday usually pressures you to spend a lot of money, but you shouldn’t have to. One way to save money is to pick a restaurant that’s close to home. The shorter the... Read more »