Graduates should be proud of themselves

The Lamp Online Staff

May 7, 2015

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »...

Ebola hysteria needs to be calmed

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

By Melissa Plummer Staff WriterRecently, I was waiting at a rental car service, and the lady next to me asked me, “Do you think you are going to get Ebola?” Read More »...

LLCC members discuss aftermath from shooting of Michael Brown

The Lamp Online Staff

November 2, 2014

By Michael Sauer Staff WriterWe all know the story by now. On Aug. 9, a young, unarmed black male named Michael Brown was shot to death by police officer Darren Wilson. Read More »...

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