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Amid viral panic, primary election produces no surprises

Michael Grovier, Co-Managing Editor

April 2, 2020

  In the background of an approaching COVID-19 pandemic, one thing stood clear in this year’s local primary elections: each candidate will be heading into November with a strong backing from their party. All but one of the ...

First case of COVID-19 in Lake Land College’s district

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editior

April 2, 2020

On March 12, Lake Land College announced they were extending spring break to March 22 and afterwards classes will go from traditional face-to-face to online until further notice. Many students were left complaining that Lake...

Gerl, Colvin and Roy among those submitting resignations to Board of Trustees

Michael Grovier, Co-Managing Editor

April 2, 2020

On March 9, the Lake Land College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the voluntary resignation of Beth Gerl, Vice President of Student Services. Gerl, who was not in attendance at the meeting, had served at Lake Land C...

SGA announces winners of Sophomore Delegates and Student Trustee election

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

April 2, 2020

The Student Government Association hosted their election last week, despite all the challenges of the school’s transition to online classes and the extended spring break. The winners of the Sophomore Student Government Associati...

Lake Land College’s tuition fee increases for the 2021 academic year

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editior

March 28, 2020

During the Board of Trustees meeting on March 9, President Dr. Bullock and Vice President of Business Services Greg Nuxoll proposed a $5 per credit hour increase in Lake Land College’s tuition. This would raise the curren...

What to know and what is being done about COVID-19

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019, now dubbed COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that has caused fear throughout the world, some warranted, and some not. COVID-19 first appeared in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Cases started to...

SAB hosts ‘Sex and the Law,’ free pizza and more during March

Madelyn Kidd, Copy Editor

March 4, 2020

Every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Lake Land College’s Student Activity Board, SAB, hosts different events free for Lake Land College students. SAB works to provide an organized and fun event for every Wednesday during the fall and...

Trump commutes the sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Over a decade ago, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested on one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and one count of soliciting bribes. He was sentenced to 14 years in jail for his crimes and that w...

Get involved with the SGA sophomore elections

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

  Student Government Association Elections are around the corner and to help motivate students to get involved and vote SGA is hosting Don Sol for those that vote. Voting will begin on March 18 and end on the 19. Betwee...

District communities plan for 2020 census

Michael Grovier, Co-Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

As many students have observed, counties in the Lake Land College district are placing great urgency on the 2020 Census. Recruiters have been out in full force, and many area townships have been holding public forums. Due to th...

Bernie Sanders becomes front runner as Russia smears spread about his campaign

Austin Wendling, Co-Managing Editor

March 4, 2020

Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has had ups and downs in his campaign recently. From being labeled a Russian agent by many media personalities, to winning the popular vote in all three early voting states and...

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