Review: Vagina Monologues evokes strong emotions

Rosanna Cravens, Lamp staff

March 29, 2019

Among the things I took from this year’s performance of the Vagina Monologues was a profound sense of camaraderie. The feelings of friendship, sisterhood and unity were simply infectious. The setting was somewhat intimate...

Student veteran shares story

Eric Shapiro, Lamp staff

February 28, 2019

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

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...

Review: Venom

Riley Bergman, Lamp staff

November 7, 2018

Superhero movies are extremely common these days. Since 2000, roughly 370 different superhero movies and TV shows have been produced. Some of the major production companies behind these heroes are Marvel Studios, known for The Avengers (2012), Disney for T...

Thumbs down: Campaigns running attack ads

Emma Shafer, Assistant Editor

November 5, 2018

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

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...

Three reasons to vote

Niko Robledo, Co-Editor

November 5, 2018

Voting is not made easy, and there are a lot of hurdles to voting. The United States is riddled with gerrymandering, voter suppression and the official voting day is a Tuesday. That's difficulty by design. The odds are stacked...

Book not anti-Trump

Book not anti-Trump

October 16, 2018

Lack of books creates tough start for students

Emma Shafer, Assistant Editor

September 4, 2018

The beginning of the school year is an exhilarating time at Lincoln Land. Students arrive after a much too short summer break, and the hallways begin to bustle with nervous and excited energy. However, this semester, many students...