LLCC staff member Matt Zimmerman follows his heart to Ecuador

The Lamp Online Staff

April 30, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Local, News

By Ryan Wilson, Assistant Editor Canoa, Ecuador: the home of 70-80 degree weather year-long, a beach with nobody in sight for miles and 100 bananas for only $3. “This place is like the wild west, except they are not packing ...

Lifelong musician and former teacher returns to school

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Entertainment

by Austin MillerEditor “We’re an eclectic Blues band,” says Michael Baier on his band, Back Pack Jones.  The Springfield natives recently had the honor to open up for the Blues legend, B.B King. Read More »...

Lincoln Land strives to curb enrollment decline

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News, News

By Rebekah LangeStaff Writer  Since Lincoln Land Community College has opened its doors in 1968, approximately 17,000 students have enrolled annually. Geographically, Lincoln Land is the largest school in the state of Illinois with...

An 8-hour flight to attend LLCC

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Sports

by Ryan WilsonAssistant Editor  Harry White, a freshman at Lincoln Land Community College, has traveled all the way from Stratford, England to attend college right here in the United States.  But how in the world did he find LLCC? Rea...

The buzz about honeybees

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

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by Melissa BransonStaff Writer  When listening to the many news reports on the disappearance of bees and the rise of colony collapse disorder, it sounds like the world is well on its way to being bee-less. Local beekeeper Arvi...

An excerpt the from ‘The Springfield Overland Trail’

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News

by Husam Sweilah April 9, 2014 “Although Sam was on a watchfulness duty, he could not help thinking of his feelings about the American Civil War. Since July 13, 1864, Sam had continually marched for long seven days with his regiment befor...

LLCC’s quiz bowl team is quick, smart and successful

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News, News, Sports

By Ryan Wilson, Assistant Editor It has taken a little luck, lumberjack-style uniforms, a touchy buzzer system, and especially time, dedication and hard work for LLCC’s Quiz Bowl Team to become one of the best quiz bowl teams in the nation. Read More »...

Students operate LLCC’s Bistro Verde Restaurant

The Lamp Online Staff

April 9, 2014

Filed under Campus News

By Brennan Stidham, Staff Writer“For years the culinary program was over in the basement, where Subway is. It didn’t really provide a nice learning environment.” Read More »...

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