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English Majors and Professors Hold “Meet and Greet”

On Wednesday, February 21st, UC Clermont’s English majors met with English professors for an informal meet and greet. They gathered in Snyder 143 at 2:30 pm to eat pizza and meet other members of the English department. The meeting was organized by Dr. Cassie Fetters, an English professor at UC…

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Out of Hiding: One UC Clermont Student’s Experience

By Hannah Bassitt She nervously sat in her chair waiting for the moment where she would feel normal in this foreign environment. One student would walk in the class, followed by a train of other students. She fumbled with her pencil and wondered if the other students were as anxious…

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Visiting Poet Cheryl Hopson Encourages Students to Wave into the Future

Cheryl Hopson is an assistant professor of African American Studies at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. She is a poet and essayist specializing in 20th century American and African American literature. She visited UC Clermont on February 14th, 2018 to conduct a writer’s workshop, a Q&A, and a reading…

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UC Clermont Women’s Soccer Team Earns Spot at National Tournament

The UC Clermont Women’s Soccer team is still in its infancy, as it’s only the third year since the program began, and because of this, the team is still getting through some growing pains. For the first two years, the home games were played over twenty miles away from campus…

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Holiday Series #2: How to Throw a Great Party

With Thanksgiving over and the year coming to an end, there are a finite amount of weekends left to throw holiday parties—but fear not!  Follow these steps and tips to make sure you throw a great party this holiday. The first step in throwing a great holiday party is planning…

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Tide Pods: The Forbidden Snack

Since the beginning of this year, Tide Pods have made a splash in various forms of media because of the “Tide Pod Challenge.” In February 2012, Procter and Gamble, a multi-national consumer goods corporation, introduced Tide Pod laundry detergent packets. Since its release, consumer reports show that there were increased…

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Point of Contention: an Introduction

My name is Erin Elliott. I’m a staff writer for The Lantern, but you may know me as a tutor in the writing side of the Learning Center. Every two weeks I will be posting a story for my column here, which I’m naming “Point of Contention.” It is titled…

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Grand Handstand

For most of us, handstands are a challenging task.   They can demonstrate upper-body strength, balance, and finesse.  However, some individuals take it to a whole new level. Emily Davidson is a senior at Bethel-Tate High School; she is also a full-time student here at Clermont.  Next fall, she will be…

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Tide Pods: The Forbidden Snack

Since the beginning of this year, Tide Pods have made a splash in various forms of media because of the “Tide Pod Challenge.” In February 2012, Procter and Gamble, a multi-national consumer goods corporation, introduced Tide Pod laundry detergent packets. Since its release, consumer reports show that there were increased…

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Introduction to People’s Pets

Students all over the world have pets. At UC Clermont, many students have dogs, cats, fish, or even lizards. Many universities have researched the benefits and drawbacks of owning a pet while attending school, and many institutions say that owning pets can help reduce stress and get students through difficult…

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Curtis Beaver’s Journey to Understanding his Depression

It’s difficult to pinpoint the greatest impact in someone’s life, but after a lot of thought, Curtis Beavers decided to talk about how his depression unfolded. This has shaped Curtis into the pensive, hardworking, and caring person he is today. As a child, Curtis Beavers was very positive and always…

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Restoring our Roots

Farming is the very essence of civilization, the intersection of society and cultivation for the betterment of humanity. In the modern day, farming has been relegated to corporate interests and mass production of genetically modified, pesticide-treated crops. The social experience of harvesting food for the community, for your friends and…

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Campus Passions: Featuring Dr. Cassie Fetters

Dr. Cassie Fetters is a faculty member of UC Clermont’s English Department. She has worked on campus for three years, and has touched the lives of many students through her instruction of literature and writing. Additionally, she is the faculty advisor for UC Clermont’s Book and Film Club and the…

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Introducing: Your Best Story

Everyone has at least one good story. When friends hang out around a bonfire, or talk late into the night, or cruise down the highway on a cross-country road trip, each of them has a story to tell to keep the others entertained. These stories are often funny, but they…