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Nursing student saves life

Tess Peterson, Assistant Editor

December 4, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 15 Lincoln Land nursing student Maggie Jacobs responded to an emergency, when others might not have. As part of her nursing program Maggie does her clinical work at St. John’s hospital in Springfield.  She was on her break i...

Professor gives back to overseas schools

Austin Sanderfield, Lamp writer

December 3, 2019

Peter Embalabala didn’t know much about the United States at 21 years old and arrived for school in Michigan. The LLCC math professor left Kenya to study at Spring Arbor University. He was given $37 and the three plane tickets...

LLCC men’s basketball team is more athletic than last year

Ryan Scott, Assistant Editor

December 2, 2019

The Loggers are trying to bounce back this season after a 5-24 season last year. This season they hope to improve. Head Coach Chuck Shanklin has the expectation that they improve. He wants opponents to not be able to look at them...

Riggle finds his “way back home”

Rebecca Littrel, Lamp writer

December 2, 2019

You always find your way back home. That saying is all too true for Lincoln Land Athletic Director Ronald Lee “Ron” Riggle Jr. Riggle has been LLCC’s athletic director for 22 years, but before he took on that job and...

LLCC scholarships: how to apply

Rebecca Littrel, Lamp staff

November 21, 2019

Each year, $2.9 billion worth of scholarship money goes unclaimed. Scholarships are money that you are given and do not have to pay back, unlike student loans. Here at Lincoln Land, the college's foundation has scholarships spe...

Women’s basketball hopes to match last year’s record

Ryan Scott, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2019

The Loggers finished 27-4 last season and lost in the 3rd game of the region tournament. Head coach Chad Jones is entering his 2nd season as the women’s coach after previously coaching the men’s team. Jones expects a lot f...

LLCC volleyball team plagued by unforced errors

Ryan Scott, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2019

The Loggers entered the season as the 12th-ranked team in the nation and currently have a record of 28-14. Given the previous year, that may be seen as a letdown, but Head Coach Jim Dietz believes this team is an inconsistent but ...

LLCC Scholarships: winner shares her story

Alicia Blood, Lamp staff

November 20, 2019

Hannah Anderson, a current student at LLCC, received the Sangamon County High School Principals’ Association Scholarship two years ago.  “I applied for the financial benefits,” Anderson explained, “Because I did not have the funds to pay for my college education, I figured it would help if I applied for a scholarship.”  Anderson found herself s...

LLCC Scholarships: students often don’t apply for foundation scholarship

Megan Davis, Lamp staff

November 19, 2019

Chloe Taft wished she had known about the LLCC Foundation Scholarships. “I didn’t even know that was a thing,” said Chloe Taft. Taft’s twin sister, Mia Taft, was one of the many students who had received this scholarship. “I...

New head softball coach is “beyond excited” for new season

Rebecca Littrel, Lamp staff

November 13, 2019

There’s no place like home Two years here at Lincoln Land wasn’t enough for Rachel Wisner. After playing softball here for two years, she is back and facing some even bigger responsibilities than when she was a student....

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