Student veteran shares story

Eric Shapiro, Lamp staff

February 28, 2019

Filed under Editorial

Getting out of the military can be difficult. Most see the checking out to be tedious and confusing. But many veterans will look back at that as the easiest step down a long road of difficulties facing veterans. All the changes...

Student papers should enjoy First Amendment rights

Meredith Howard, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019

Filed under Editorial

As with any other field, journalists usually start developing their professional values during the early stages of their college education. It can be harmful to enforce unreasonable restrictions on what content student journalis...

Thumbs down: Campaigns running attack ads

Emma Shafer, Assistant Editor

November 5, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Local, Opinion, Politics

Thumbs up: To those who chose to spend Nov. 6 volunteering at the polls. Every election requires a team of people to work the polls from 6 a.m. until they close at 8 p.m. This group is an eclectic mix and is hired through t...

Our View: We need more women in politics

Emma Shafer, Assistant Editor

November 5, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Local, Opinion, Politics

In recent years, there have been increasing amounts of women running for public office across America. In 2016, America saw Hillary Clinton become the first female major-party nominated Presidential candidate. Illinois also saw th...

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