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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

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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

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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

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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

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Art “creates” positive impact on small town Kansas

Hallie Mayes   Managing Editor Economic opportunity has begun to spotlight the importance of art in small towns across America. Downtown El Dorado offers various opportunities to get involved, attend or create for gallery art shows.  El Dorado has much to offer for fans of artwork as well as for those who wish to create. Main Street offers museums, classes, as well as murals and sculptures beautifying the town additionally keeping… Continue reading Art “creates” positive impact on small town Kansas

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Employees invited to VPA open forum: Nevill speaks of the importance of IT, digital learning, supporting students through technology

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief Tom Nevill, a Springfield, Illinois, native, was the third of three candidates invited by the college to meet with employees at an open forum in El Dorado on Friday, April 23. President Kim Krull first introduced Nevill, then went on to list his qualifications and achievements before having him come up to the… Continue reading Employees invited to VPA open forum: Nevill speaks of the importance of IT, digital learning, supporting students through technology

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Employees invited to VPA open forum: Andreo speaks of Butler’s success, desire to be a part of the family

Lantern Staff Eddie Andreo, an associate vice president for Distance Learning at Cowley College, was the second of three candidates invited by the college to meet with employees at an open forum today. President Kim Krull first welcomed Andreo to the open forum held on the El Dorado campus.  “I feel comfortable enough calling you… Continue reading Employees invited to VPA open forum: Andreo speaks of Butler’s success, desire to be a part of the family

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Employees invited to VPA open forum: Ferguson speaks of Butler’s strengths, challenges audience

Lantern Staff Stephanie Ferguson, a Lancaster, Pennsylvania, native, was among the first of three candidates invited by the college to meet with employees at an open forum today. After she was introduced by President Kim Krull, Ferguson spoke about her background and qualifications. Prior to her applying for the position at the college, Ferguson had… Continue reading Employees invited to VPA open forum: Ferguson speaks of Butler’s strengths, challenges audience