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Students reflect on Covid vaccine

Cynthia Nava Lantern Staff Among Kansans, 2.7 million have been vaccinated, 959,000 are fully vaccinated, or 32.9% of the state’s population, according to Our World in Data. Leading scientists believe it may be difficult to reach herd immunity though if more people do not get vaccinated. According to a New York Times article, “Continued immunizations,… Continue reading Students reflect on Covid vaccine

Campus News · Feature

From air force to dean to VPA, Winningham has made an exceptional career

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief Lori Winningham is currently the vice president of Academics and has been since 2016, but she is now moving on from the position to get back into teaching. Throughout her career, she has done many things for the college.  Winningham has a hefty amount of education, a bachelor of science in mathematics… Continue reading From air force to dean to VPA, Winningham has made an exceptional career

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