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Phi Theta Kappa mental health survey

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

December 6, 2019

The honor society here at Lake Land College, Phi Theta Kappa or PTK, took a survey from Oct. 23 to Nov. 1 asking a large variety of students questions dealing with their status as a student here at Lake Land College and their...

New ‘Elevate’ Innovation Center receives high praise

Michael Grovier, Co-Managing Editor

December 6, 2019

On Nov. 14, Mattoon in Motion held their second annual community update at the Cross County Mall in Mattoon, Ill. The keynote for the night was Joshua Covey, member of the Franklin Covey Institute and son of Stephen Covey, ...

Grand Reopening of Luther Student Center

Chase Austin, Reporter

December 6, 2019

The Lake Land College Board of Trustees has invited individuals to participate in the Luther Student Center Grand Reopening celebrating the finished construction on the Student Luther Center. The Grand Reopening is on Thursday, Dec....

Board of Trustees Clarifies cannabis regulations

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editor

December 6, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 11, the Board of Trustees meeting took place from 6 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. at the Board and Administration Center in Room 011. The Trustees present at the meeting were the following, Chair Doris Reynolds, Vice Chair...

#TeamTrees, how YouTubers are helping the planet

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editor

December 6, 2019

On Oct. 25 YouTubers, MrBeast and Mark Rober, posted two videos in collaboration for their fundraiser, #TeamTrees. #TeamTrees’ goal is to raise $20 million to plant 20 million trees by Jan. 1, 2020. MrBeast and Mark Rober a...

Lake Land College to construct $1.5 million Alumni Center

Michael Grovier, Co-Managing Editor

November 15, 2019

With the “Laker Nest” preparing to make its permanent home in the Luther Student Center, the Lake Land College Foundation has big plans for the bookstore’s former location. According to Lake Land College Board docum...

Navigating the new Navigator

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

November 8, 2019

For those of you who have not noticed, The Navigator has taken on a new look. This new look comes from a variety of reasons, the first being the staff. The Navigator has come under new management. The 2019-20 Navigator staff are...

Lake Land College dedicates Veterans Memorial Wall

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

November 8, 2019

The Lake Land College community honored the sacrifices of veterans and their families this month during a ceremony dedicating the newly built Veteran’s Memorial Wall on Friday, Oct. 11. The wall symbolizes the respect Lake La...

Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act

Winnie Caskey, Distribution Manager

November 8, 2019

Public awareness and the attempt to remove the stigma of mental illness have become a hot topic recently, and it is about time. According to NAMI.org, One in four college students is treated for or is diagnosed with a ment...

China bans American media

Chase Austin, Reporter

November 8, 2019

In only two days, three American companies found themselves in the middle of controversy. American entertainment since the beginning of its practice has been extensions of free speech. Its powerful influence over public op...

SAB Gobblefest 2019

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editor

October 31, 2019

On Nov. 20, the Student Activity Board, SAB, is having its first Gobblefest. Gobblefest will be located in the Luther Student Center at Laker Point on Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be frozen turkey bowling, which,...

What is and is not recyclable

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editior

October 31, 2019

At the beginning of every school year at Lake Land College there always seems to be confusion over what items go into the recycling bins and what goes in the trash can. This inevitably causes trash to be placed in the recycling...

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