Lynn Rogers It is that time of year again–election season. Kansas is a beautiful state–full of wonderful places to explore and people to meet. But during election season it is easy to become distracted and forget the good that is in front of us. Endless negativity can cause us to forget that we have much… Continue reading Op Ed: The importance of voting
Jen Anima Lantern Staff On Wednesday, Jan. 12, the Board of Education passed an emergency declaration to change the requirements for becoming a substitute teacher in the state of Kansas. The declaration will last until Wednesday, June 1 in hopes it will help the shortage of staff because of Covid-19 in Kansas schools. According to KWCH as of Saturday, Jan. 26, there have been 17,344… Continue reading Kansas modifies requirements to alleviate teaching shortage
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
Tori Wilson Lantern Staff Recently an amendment to the Kansas Constitution has passed the Kansas Senate that would allow Kansas lawmakers to make laws that could restrict abortion. The amendment luckily was four votes shy of passing the Kansas House of Representatives. Personally, I was against this amendment being passed. A woman should be the… Continue reading Kansas House protects women’s abortion rights
Magnus McFaulds Lantern Staff For students graduating from El Dorado High School, the prospect of college may no longer be a scary, financial burden. In August of 2018, City Commissioner Matthew Guthrie introduced the commission to the El Dorado Promise Program. This program will give El Dorado High School graduates, who have attended for two… Continue reading El Dorado makes a promise to high school students
Carlie Pracht Lantern Staff With inclement weather affecting Kansas, knowing the proper protocol for reporting vehicular accidents that may happen on campus can be helpful. According to Chief of Police Jason Kenney, if a student has an accident on campus, they should not be afraid to contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at (316)… Continue reading Reporting on campus accidents
Rachel McClurg Editor-in-Chief Democrat Gov.-Elect Laura Kelly, and Kansas’ next governor, has new plans for Kansas such as affordable healthcare and school funding. Kelly defeated Republican candidate Kris Kobach and Independent candidate Greg Orman on Tuesday, Nov. 6. “She [Kelly] was the best choice for Kansas because Kansas needed the change she is hoping to… Continue reading Kelly pulls democratic vote, defeats Kobach
On Saturday, Nov. 10, El Dorado veterans, community members and local high schools celebrates Veterans Day by celebrating the Celebration of Freedom Parade. The parade participants started setting up at Gordy Park around 11 a.m. and traveled throughout downtown.
On Friday, Nov. 9, community members had the chance to meet and get autographs from the Butler Women’s Soccer players. BrewCo. hosts the team’s great season of winning Regionals and Districts. They left for Alabama on Saturday, Nov. 10 for Nationals.
Hannah Simon Student Sports Media In 2016 the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference met and made a rule change for football and basketball for their roster and scholarship limits. The new rule change for the KJCCC allows both teams to have as many out-of-state players. Many people were concerned about the rule change, saying that… Continue reading Recent KJCCC rule change does not affect baseball