Opinion

Social media’s standard of beauty is distorted through editing photos, filters

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief Social media is a significant part of today’s society, and celebrities hold the greatest influence through social media. But some of the ways that they use their online presence can do more harm than good.  Many celebrities post edited photos of themselves, and this is proven by the “real” or unedited photos… Continue reading Social media’s standard of beauty is distorted through editing photos, filters

Campus News · Feature

Campus, Family Life highlight sexual assault

Cynthia Nava Lantern Staff One in five women are sexually assaulted on college campuses and 6.8% of men, according to data provided by RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network). Among this data, 20% of female sexual assault survivors report this to police. RAINN also reports that among transgender, genderqueer and nonconforming (TGQN), 23.1%  have… Continue reading Campus, Family Life highlight sexual assault

Review

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ provides an epic fight between two epic monsters

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief Godzilla vs. Kong is a sequel to both Godzilla: King of the Monsters, released in 2019, and Kong: Skull Island, released in 2017. It was released on Wednesday, March 31 to HBO Max and to theaters.  The film features Rebecca Hall, Alexander Skarsgärd, Millie Bobby Brown and Kaylee Hottle. What is interesting… Continue reading ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ provides an epic fight between two epic monsters

Feature

Español de Colegio Comunitario Butler: Benefits of learning a foreign language

Jayden Stanley Reporting 2 Student Learning a second language is not something that most people do. They may find it to be too difficult or too time-consuming, but not for Butler Associate Professor of Spanish Leslie Pierson.   Pierson grew up on a ranch in eastern Colorado.   “In high school, I remember my dad telling me… Continue reading Español de Colegio Comunitario Butler: Benefits of learning a foreign language

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Professor reflects on Russian program’s success

Naomi Galindo Lantern Staff Studying Russian has always been a language that people want to learn. There are many universities that offer a bachelor’s and master’s programs; however, it is not very common to see community colleges offer these programs. Butler Community College is one of those few schools, especially in the state of Kansas.  … Continue reading Professor reflects on Russian program’s success

Campus News · Feature

Covid protocols to change in late May: Butler professor feels unsafe to return to campus

Hallie Mayes Managing Editor During the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, April 13, math professor, Rue Ann Olmstead, during the Public Comment section, explaining she does not yet feel safe to return to campus. Stemming from underlying medical issues, Olmstead has type 1 diabetes and feels there is no harm in maintaining the mask… Continue reading Covid protocols to change in late May: Butler professor feels unsafe to return to campus