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St. Patrick’s Day is a harmless holiday

Owen Seifert, Business Manager

March 4, 2020

To me March is kind of a dull month. The only two things that really go on for me are the start of the spring season and St. Patrick's Day. I know I have kind of spoken down on the other holidays in the past, but to me St. Pa...

Ides of March: did Julius Caesar deserve to be assassinated?

Jess Oakley, Reporter

March 4, 2020

As the Ides of March approaches us, we are harkened back to the day that Julius Caesar was stabbed 23 times by more than 60 men and an autopsy performed on his body concluded that only one of the stab wounds had been fatal....

What is the true meaning of Valentine’s Day?

Owen Seifert, Business Manager

January 24, 2020

Love is in the air this February. With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, loved ones are searching for the cutest gift they can for their significant others and close friends. What if I told you we are doing it all wrong? In...

30-day resolutions instead of year long

Winnie Caskey, Distribution and Archieve Manager

January 24, 2020

New Year's resolutions are like dandelions, as soon as the wind of the New Year comes they are blown away and never seen again. I had a few resolutions in mind when I began the new year. Instead of setting extreme goals like losi...

An ambiguous history of Valentine’s Day

Winnie Caskey, Distribution and Archieve Manager

January 24, 2020

Valentine’s Day is celebrated world-wide on Feb. 14. We know Valentine’s Day as a day to celebrate love. We give cards, candy and other gifts as proclamations of our love, but the origins of the holiday are not well-known....

Gravity Falls is not meant for children

Breanna Moore, Layout and Design Team Leader

January 24, 2020

Disney’s animated TV series “Gravity Falls” first premiered in 2012 and came to an end in 2016. I was one of the kids that started watching it way back in the beginning, and it quickly became my all-time favorite TV show....

‘Tis the season

Owen Seifert, Business Manager

December 22, 2019

The year of 2019 is quickly coming to an end, but this also means that there are a lot of celebrations approaching. This is where the big debate comes in. One of the biggest arguments that has happened in recent years is the “Happy...

Staff Editorial: Advice on upcoming finals

Navigator Staff

December 6, 2019

Finals are coming up, Lake Land students, and it is crunch time for finals. For those that have not been ahead of the curve, here are a few tips that could help as you approach finals week. One of the first things you need to...

Lake Land College needs a civic space

Chase Austin, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Americans often predispose American politics. Many describe politics as ballot boxes and bickering, often choosing to rather stay home on election day believing their vote simply does not count. The United States has many problems...

Intolerance and the danger of safe space mentality

Winnie Caskey, Distribution Manager/Archivist

December 6, 2019

The trend on college campuses to actively fight against free speech when it goes against the ideology some students has become problematic in recent years. In these instances, there is no tolerance for opinions when they d...

Yule have to wait to decorate

Winnie Caskey, Distribution Manager

November 15, 2019

I remember as a kid being so excited about Christmas! I could not wait to put up the tree so that Mom could begin loading presents under the tree. When she was not looking, I would try to figure out what all of my gifts were....

Jolly all year long

Jess Oakley, Reporter

November 15, 2019

 Personally, I believe that any holiday can be celebrated whenever you want. Who says that I cannot put my Christmas tree up in July? Where are the unspoken rules that people cannot have a Christmas tree for Valentine’s Day? I t...

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