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What “World War III” teaches us about the next generation

Michael Grovier, Co-Managing Editor

January 24, 2020

On Jan. 8, 2020, President Donald Trump held a televised address in which he signaled no further strikes and claimed that Iran is finally standing down. This comes after President Trump, on Jan. 3, authorized a drone strike that...

The do’s and do not’s of legalized pot

Chase Austin, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Beginning this year, Illinois began selling recreational marijuana to adults over the age of 21 from strictly licensed sellers, with or without a medical marijuana card, though those with a medical card face fewer restrictions....

12 Democratic candidates fight for presidency

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

January 24, 2020

The year 2020 has rolled around and with that comes the 2020 Presidential Election. The countdown has begun, but it can be very hard to follow exactly what is happening in this year’s election cycle. With 12 Democratic ...

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...

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