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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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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: 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

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Students shed light on living opportunities: Pets, privacy contributing factors

Annette Berntsen Lantern Staff Dorm rooms. A perfect setting where a few strangers (or friends) are shoved into the same living space for months at a time and expected to either get along or cause problems. As daunting as this sounds, there are several perks to living on campus.   “I like the freedom of coming… Continue reading Students shed light on living opportunities: Pets, privacy contributing factors

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Senate acquits Trump: Vote falls short

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the House of Representatives impeached former president Donald Trump. In the vote, 10 republicans voted for his impeachment along with all democrat representatives.  This was Trump’s second impeachment, the first happened on Dec. 18, 2019. Orion Yoesle, assistant professor of political science, provides some information on the first and… Continue reading Senate acquits Trump: Vote falls short

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Butler instructor breaks down impeachment process

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief In current news, the topic of former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment is prominently being covered. The impeachment process still continues while he is no longer in office. One must understand the impeachment process as a whole in order to understand how this affects Trump and the United States. According to Google,… Continue reading Butler instructor breaks down impeachment process

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Dorms, Villas offer comparable living to apartments

Annette Berntsen Lantern Staff While most four-year colleges require students to live on campus during their first year, community colleges like Butler do not. This creates a lot of options for students looking to live on a tight budget.   If a student chooses to live in a dorm, they are required to have a meal plan unless they are living in an apartment on campus. This… Continue reading Dorms, Villas offer comparable living to apartments

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City commission extends mask mandate

Hallie Mayes  Managing Editor On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Butler County commission voted to extend the mask mandate for an additional 45 days beyond Monday, Feb 1. Continuing life with their masks up, El Dorado citizens have adjusted their business policies, the way they shop, and how they communicate. The decision to adopt a mask mandate was adopted on Thursday, Nov. 24 to be in place through Monday,… Continue reading City commission extends mask mandate

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Board of Trustees hold their meeting for October

Maya Hall Editor-in-Chief The following information was taken from the Board of Trustees meeting held on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Each quotation is written as it was said in the meeting.   On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Board of Trustees met for their monthly meeting to discuss various items. Out of the Board of Trustee members, only… Continue reading Board of Trustees hold their meeting for October