GSA Speak out event

Madison Mings, Lamp staff

May 3, 2019

SPRINGFIELD— The Gay Straight alliance held its annual SpeakOUT on April 8 and 9 having a two-day SpeakOUT for students and faculty. SpeakOUT is an event held by the GSA where they share their coming out stories and information...

College moves to using high school GPA for placement

Meredith Howard, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

Lincoln Land will make the Accuplacer placement exam optional and use high school GPA for course placement instead. This change will affect students who enter the school in the fall 2019 and later. “What national studies ha...

Psych Club event

Madison Mings, Lamp staff

April 23, 2019

SPRINGFIELD—The Psych Club held an event in the R.H Stephens on Wednesday April 17 and the Gay-Straight alliance partnered with the club for this event. The event was about mental health and college students. Natasha Trame,...

Students see benefits of smaller classes through summer classes

Sage Gass, Lamp staff

April 11, 2019

When the humid heat of Illinois summer sets in, most students get a break from school -- but not all of them. Summer classes at Lincoln Land are planned to start in June, and registration is already open with filling up qui...

Lecture about political culture of Mexico to be held at UIS PAC building

Paul Watson, Lamp staff

April 8, 2019

Cristina Tapia Muro will lecture 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Illinois at Springfield’s Public Affairs Center as part of the World Affairs Council of Central Illinois’ lecture series. Tapia’s lecture is titled...

Logger baseball fights for nationals qualification

Ryan Scott, Lamp staff

March 31, 2019

There are high expectations this season for the Lincoln Land baseball team. The hope for the team is to get back to the National Championship in 2019, and stop a near two-decade drought since their last National Championship ...

New building approved; Ag hopes to double program

Olivia Hoots, Lamp staff

March 30, 2019

The Ag program plans to break ground on a new $7.5 million building this summer. It hopes to see twice as many agriculture students attending LLCC with the changes under way.  On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the board of trustees approved the sale o...

African American vendors provide products and inspiration

Sage Gass, Lamp staff

March 22, 2019

From clothing, jewelry, live entertainment, haircuts, food and more -- everyone attending LLCC was invited to interact and learn more about the culture, lifestyle and business practices of local black business owners at Africa...

Lincoln Land ponders ‘a day without black people’

Regina Ivy, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2019

Lincoln Land Community College celebrated Black History Month all February, and on Monday, Feb. 25, students were asked the question "what if the world went a day without the inventions and contributions of African American pe...

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