Springfield locals deal with disease

Alicia Blood, Lamp writer

December 5, 2019

There are times when we find ourselves at a point where we hit a roadblock in life. For some people, it is finding out that they have cancer, while for others it is making changes to their life due to Chron’s disease. Living w...

Pearson Master Teacher nominations now accepted

Lincoln Land Community College Foundation

December 4, 2019

The LLCC Foundation invites students, faculty, staff, alums and retirees to nominate an outstanding full-time, tenured faculty member for the 2020 Drs. Raymond and Ann Pearson Master Teacher Award.  This award annually recognizes...

Nursing student saves life

Tess Peterson, Assistant Editor

December 4, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 15 Lincoln Land nursing student Maggie Jacobs responded to an emergency, when others might not have. As part of her nursing program Maggie does her clinical work at St. John’s hospital in Springfield.  She was on her break i...

LLCC men’s basketball team is more athletic than last year

Ryan Scott, Assistant Editor

December 2, 2019

The Loggers are trying to bounce back this season after a 5-24 season last year. This season they hope to improve. Head Coach Chuck Shanklin has the expectation that they improve. He wants opponents to not be able to look at them...

Riggle finds his “way back home”

Rebecca Littrel, Lamp writer

December 2, 2019

You always find your way back home. That saying is all too true for Lincoln Land Athletic Director Ronald Lee “Ron” Riggle Jr. Riggle has been LLCC’s athletic director for 22 years, but before he took on that job and...

Biology class create ‘hopeful innovations’

Paul Watson, Lamp Staff

November 25, 2019

Drones planting trees. Houses floating on water. Towers vacuuming smog. People eating drink containers.   Even though this seems like a science fiction writer could have created these innovations, they exist today. Students...

Late automotive professor establishes scholarship in student’s honor

Regina Ivy, Editory-in-Chief

November 24, 2019

When Dick Rogers died, he left a request to donate to a scholarship fund. Not in his own name, but the name of his former student: Ryan Landers.  The Ryan Landers Memorial Scholarship was founded and named after a student who wen...

LLCC scholarships: how to apply

Rebecca Littrel, Lamp staff

November 21, 2019

Each year, $2.9 billion worth of scholarship money goes unclaimed. Scholarships are money that you are given and do not have to pay back, unlike student loans. Here at Lincoln Land, the college's foundation has scholarships spe...

LLCC English students write for change

Megan Davis, Lamp writer

November 21, 2019

Going from classroom to classroom every day at school can be mundane. English Professor Alison Stachera had assigned a routine reading of “Refugee” by Alan Gratz in her English 099 class. She noticed an art show opening...

Women’s basketball hopes to match last year’s record

Ryan Scott, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2019

The Loggers finished 27-4 last season and lost in the 3rd game of the region tournament. Head coach Chad Jones is entering his 2nd season as the women’s coach after previously coaching the men’s team. Jones expects a lot f...

LLCC volleyball team plagued by unforced errors

Ryan Scott, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2019

The Loggers entered the season as the 12th-ranked team in the nation and currently have a record of 28-14. Given the previous year, that may be seen as a letdown, but Head Coach Jim Dietz believes this team is an inconsistent but ...

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