Letter: Police brutality needs to stop

The Lamp Online Staff

May 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

We all know that in the last couple years we have witnessed brutality to young African-Americans that have resulted in the deaths of these individuals being attacked. Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman. Mart...

Graduates should be proud of themselves

The Lamp Online Staff

May 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion

By Elaina Antenan, Staff writer To All LLCC Graduates… Graduation is slowly approaching for many college students. I’d like to be the first to say, "Congratulations!" Read More »...

Letter: State should pay childcare bills

The Lamp Online Staff

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I’m a mother of four writing to address the issue on childcare payment delays. Read More »...

Letter: Respect police, grand jury decision

The Lamp Online Staff

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“After months of deliberation, on Monday November 24th 2014, a grand jury returned its decision that Darren Wilson will not face charges, as the St. Louis suburb braced for potential unrest as a result of the decision.”...

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 »...

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