0

UC Clermont Receives Anonymous Donation

Last October, UC Clermont received an anonymous donation to the tune of $500,000. Although anonymous, a provision of the donation was that all funds should be “allocated by the dean to benefit students,” said UCC dean, Jeff Bauer. The donor specifically requested that funds be allocated to grant writing. “I…

0

The Supplemental Instruction Program: SI Leaders are Ready to Help You

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an informal, peer-led academic support program used in colleges around the country, including UC Clermont. SI is about retention and aiding students in “high-risk courses” that many students find difficult to succeed in or successfully complete. It is a free program that has numerous benefits to…

0

Cincinnati Poet Laureate Reads at UC Clermont

As part of the 2018-2019 poetry series, Cincinnati poet laureate Dr. Manuel Iris, visited UC Clermont on Nov. 7th to read from his book Translating Silence, as well as to answer questions from those in attendance. Dr. Iris is a distinguished poet, who receivied his PhD in romance languages from…

0

James Sauls Homeless Shelter: Providing a Home to Those in Need

For many, the idea of being without a home is so foreign that it’s almost unimaginable. Americans tend to take household accommodations for granted—things like electricity, in-door plumbing, and heat. But for some, living without the certainty of where you’ll sleep each night has become routine. According to data by…

0

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…

0

Transitioning from High School to College

Going to college in pursuit of a higher education, if you choose to, is a very difficult and important decision. As a two year college, UC Clermont sees a lot of incoming students fresh out of high school and the issues they face from transitioning from High School to College.…

0

Protecting what Remains of the World’s Forests

According the World Wildlife Fund’s website, “Forests cover 31% of the land area on our planet.” We rely on forests for numerous reasons, not the least of which is oxygen. However, these forests are being destroyed at an extraordinarily rapid pace—about 18.7 million acres per year. This destruction robs many…

0

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…

0

Glass Ankles

In sports, injuries happen quite often.  Once something is injured, it is more likely to happen again.  David Towell, a student at Clermont, had an experience like this, but in a new way. Towell and his friends were playing a basketball scrimmage in January of 2016, his junior year of…

0

Patrick Star

Since the cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants first went on air, aside from the occasional double entendre, the show has been regarded as  relatively “clean” and safe for children of all ages. In fact, the main character, SpongeBob SquarePants, is the epitome of innocence. Patrick Star, SpongeBob’s best friend, has also been…

1

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…

0

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…

0

Protecting what Remains of the World’s Forests

According the World Wildlife Fund’s website, “Forests cover 31% of the land area on our planet.” We rely on forests for numerous reasons, not the least of which is oxygen. However, these forests are being destroyed at an extraordinarily rapid pace—about 18.7 million acres per year. This destruction robs many…

1

Campus Passions: Featuring Dr. Christopher Green

Dr. Christopher Green has been a professor at UC Clermont for eleven years now. Each semester, he typically teaches Microbiology for Health Professionals and Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse. Dr. Green is also the faculty advisor for UC Clermont’s Biology Club. Along with colleagues Dr. Clark and Dr. Mathis, he…

0

Your Best Story: Joey Loebker

Name: Joey Loebker Age: 22 Major: Secondary Education During his senior year of high school, Joey Loebker and his friends decided to go on a camping trip in Tennessee for spring break. “We went to this place called Natchez Trace [State Park],” Loebker said. “And since it was…