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Charity cannot be our long-term solution

Xavier Golden, Columnist

February 24, 2020

Poverty is one of those issues that feels very apolitical. People, I think we all agree, shouldn’t go hungry or be homeless. And our solutions to this problem seem equally uncontroversial; we raise funds, we donate and we v...

Let’s not trade one billionaire for another

Dylan Grosser, Columnist

February 17, 2020

We all knew that in this year’s election, emotions were bound to be high due to what is at stake. But even still, I don’t think anyone could predict the amount of ire inspired by a particular candidate who came into this race very...

Athena Jasman’s humor column announcement (official)

Athena Jasman, Columnist

February 17, 2020

Hello Grand Valley. It means so much to write this for all of you today. I want to take a moment to thank everyone who takes part in this organization we call the Lanthorn. And to all of the current and former columnists reading...

Disaster.

Disaster.

February 17, 2020

Busy for Love: Shakespeare’s modern tragedy 

Emily Eaton, Columnist

February 10, 2020

We’re all so busy. I often find myself wishing there were just a couple more hours in the day, just enough so I could breathe, work, and do homework. We all complain about it, yet we still manage to fit in the things we enjoy. ...

“I’m baby.”

February 10, 2020

Ethical journalism and the Morris Berger story

Ysabela Golden, Laker Life Editor

February 10, 2020

On Jan. 23 of this year, Jim Lehrer, journalism legend and co-founder of PBS NewsHour, passed away at 85. To ensure ethical journalism at his company, Lehrer proposed tenets for responsible reporting. "Cover, write and present every s...

I think I just let a man destroy my brand

Emily Eaton, Columnist

February 3, 2020

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I felt it was appropriate to announce that I have managed to betray my own way of life by a happy little accident.  By accident, I mean I agreed to a Tinder date after months of ba...

Recap

Recap

February 3, 2020

Who is really leading the witch hunt?

Xavier Golden, Columnist

February 3, 2020

The President has been using the phrase “it’s a witch hunt” for a while now. He is, of course, referring to the genuinely legitimate investigations into his unethical and potentially criminal activities. He is also unknowin...

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