Letter: Do not pay student athletes

The Lamp Online Staff

April 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As March Madness begins and teams are carefully selected, searching for the perfect bracket has become increasingly difficult. Parity in sports is at an all-time high, and while it makes for good television drama, it may no...

Community college myths don’t hold up

The Lamp Online Staff

March 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

By Dominique Lamp, staff writer The quality of education is “cheap” at community colleges. No one who goes to a community college will be successful. Read More »...

Free tuition will only erode the value of higher education

The Lamp Online Staff

March 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

By Ryan Mazrim, staff writer While the idea of “free education” at community colleges is an honorable endeavor, the fact of the matter is we live in a world of scarcity and limited resources and people scrambling to reac...

Free tuition will help to further educate Americans

The Lamp Online Staff

March 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

By Rhonda Leonard, staff writer President Barrack Obama’s college tuition proposal will give many Americans a great start to their college experience. His proposal will increase graduation rates and place more people into the middle class. Read More »...

Sangamon County should NOT own an MRAP

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Local, Opinion

By James Whitlaw Staff WriterBefore you saw this lumbering 13-ton monstrosity rumbling down your street, you would hear the full-throated diesel powering the latest Sangamon County Crime fighting tool. Read More »...

Sangamon County should own an MRAP

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Local, Opinion

By Ryan Mazrim Staff WriterThe Sangamon County Sheriff’s Department has received a much anticipated armored rescue vehicle under the National Defense Authorization Act. Read More »...

Ebola hysteria needs to be calmed

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under News, Opinion

By Melissa Plummer Staff WriterRecently, I was waiting at a rental car service, and the lady next to me asked me, “Do you think you are going to get Ebola?” Read More »...

LLCC members discuss aftermath from shooting of Michael Brown

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

Filed under News, Opinion, Politics

By Michael Sauer Staff WriterWe all know the story by now. On Aug. 9, a young, unarmed black male named Michael Brown was shot to death by police officer Darren Wilson. Read More »...

Review: Bistro To Go cooks up an always-changing, always-mouthwatering menu

The Lamp Online Staff

October 17, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Entertainment, Opinion

By Brennan Stidham, Staff Writer“Bistro-To-Go” is the best place to go for food on campus. Read More »...

Campus smoking ban continues stigma most smokers feel exists

Justice Council

October 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

By Ben Johnson Staff Writer Smokers are treated like second-class citizens in today’s society. It’s an opinion voiced by many smokers, but according to some nonsmokers, they deserve this designation. Read More »...

Lincoln Land faculty share thoughts on security breach at the White House

The Lamp Online Staff

October 11, 2014

Filed under News, Opinion

 By Michael SauerStaff Writer For White House security, things were quite stressful. Read More »...

Justice for All: Don’t rush to judgement

The Lamp Online Staff

October 11, 2014

Filed under Opinion

By Justice CouncilStaff Writer On Aug. 9, 2014, Caucasian police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old-African American Michael Brown. The incident was racially motivated. Read More »...

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