Sexual Assault Awareness Denim Day

In correlation with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the LLCC Feminist Activist Coalition and SAVE Taskforce are hosting Denim Day today, April 25. For this awareness campaign and fundraiser, faculty and staff wearing denim are asked to donate a minimum $5 to LLCC Student Life. All proceeds will benefit the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault. The fundraiser also connects with Denim Day 2018, an annual campaign that focuses on protesting destructive attitudes and misconceptions about sexual assault. Learn more about the background of this campaign.

View additional events during Sexual Assault Awareness Week of Action.

BSU hosts Haircut Wednesday

The LLCC Black Student Union is hosting Haircut Wednesday for our LLCC students in A. Lincoln Commons today. Let students know that they can stop by and receive a free haircut from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sexual Assault Awareness Week of Action and Take a Stand Tuesday

Today is Take a Stand Tuesday. It is an opportunity for your office or you as an individual to stand with the LLCC community in our efforts to increase awareness of sexual assault while informing our community about everyday actions that we can take to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. Symbolic of the LLCC community’s refusal to be passive bystanders of sexual assault, at least one person will be “taking a stand” in A. Lincoln Commons from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. You are invited to choose an available half-hour time frame that works for you or your group and sign up using this link.

Tomorrow, April 25, the LLCC Feminist Activist Coalition and SAVE Taskforce will be hosting Denim Day. Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate by wearing denim tomorrow and turning in a minimum $5 donation to LLCC Student Life. All proceeds will benefit the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault.

View additional events during Sexual Assault Awareness Week of Action.

BSU open mic April 24

The LLCC Black Student Union is hosting an open mic today, April 24, in A. Lincoln Commons from 5-7:30 p.m. Open mic night is a social event where LLCC students and staff have a platform to openly express their voice and talents through poetry, singing, dance, instrumental solos and spoken word. Come showcase your talents and let your voice be heard!

Get your ticket for the Farmer’s Share Lunch on Friday

The LLCC Agriculture Club is hosting its Seventh Annual Farmer’s Share Lunch on Friday, April 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Trutter Center. The club is selling tickets for the meal that will include a boneless pork chop sandwich, roasted corn, potato salad, fruit, cookies, and tea or lemonade for $1. The cost represents the portion of a meal’s cost that actually goes back to the farmers who grew the food. The rest of the cost is for processing, marketing, transportation, etc. Only 125 tickets are available, and they may be purchased from any LLCC Ag Club member or by contacting club advisor Bill Harmon at 786-2573 or bill.harmon@llcc.edu.

During the event, guests will also be able to test their agriculture knowledge with trivia questions from LLCC’s state champion College Bowl Team. The event is open to anyone in the campus community as an educational activity for the club.

Congratulations to the The Lamp

Congratulations to the The Lamp for winning 13 Awards for Excellence in the Illinois Community College Newspapers competition. The awards were presented April 6 during the Illinois Community College Journalism Association conference held at LLCC.

The Lamp staff won first place for its website, first and third place awards for front page design, and third place for general excellence. “Winning first place for website was very satisfying. They upgraded the website and worked hard to make sure new content was available daily,” says Tim McKenzie, professor of journalism and humanities and The Lamp advisor. “These awards are just a sampling of the great work that a very active group of student journalists created. I am very proud of all their work.”

View individual honors award to The Lamp staff.

 

LLCC Dance Club bake sale today

Dance into spring with the LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul bake sale today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons! Some of the treats the club will be selling are puppy chow, chocolate dipped pretzels, cake pops, rice krispies, brownies, cookies and more. All items are under $2. Stop by and support your LLCC dancers!

LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul bake sale Monday

Dance into spring with the LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul bake sale on Monday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons! Some of the treats the club will be selling are puppy chow, chocolate dipped pretzels, cake pops, rice krispies, brownies, cookies and more. All items are under $2.

Sexual Assault Awareness Week of Action April 23-27

The SAVE Taskforce invites the LLCC community to join them for Sexual Assault Awareness Week of Action, April 23-27. The schedule of events include:

Monday, April 23

Pledge Day, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons

Stop by the table in A. Lincoln Commons to take a pledge to embrace your voice and take everyday actions to help prevent sexual violence and support survivors.

Tuesday, April 24

Take a Stand Tuesday, all day, A. Lincoln Commons

Take a Stand Tuesday is an opportunity for your office or you as an individual to stand with the LLCC community in our efforts to increase awareness of sexual assault while informing our community about everyday actions that we can take to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. Symbolic of the LLCC community’s refusal to be passive bystanders of sexual assault, at least one person will be “taking a stand” in A. Lincoln Commons from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. You are invited to choose an available half-hour time frame that works for you or your group and sign up using this link.

Wednesday, April 25

Denim Day, all day, A. Lincoln Commons

In correlation with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the LLCC Feminist Activist Coalition and SAVE Taskforce will be hosting Denim Day Wednesday, April 25. For this awareness campaign and fundraiser, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate by wearing denim on April 25 and turning in a minimum $5 donation to LLCC Student Life. All proceeds will benefit the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault. The fundraiser also connects with Denim Day 2018, an annual campaign that focuses on protesting destructive attitudes and misconceptions about sexual assault. Learn more about the background of this campaign.

Thursday, April 26

Walk a Mile Runway Show, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., A. Lincoln Commons

Get involved as pledges are taken, challenge stereotypes that perpetuate sexual violence, and learn more about the topic. This event features both an educational area and a runway show that challenges all students (regardless of gender identity) to put on some heels and walk the runway! Cupcakes made by Lindee Hall will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault.

Friday, April 27

LLCC March to Join Take Back the Night, 7:15 p.m.

Meet outside of Millennium (near the La Terra sculpture) to join SAVE Taskforce as they march over to the UIS campus and join Take Back the Night March and Rally, which will include LLCC student speakers.

Tickets available for Farmer’s Share Lunch, April 27

The LLCC Agriculture Club is hosting its Seventh Annual Farmer’s Share Lunch on Friday, April 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Trutter Center. The club is selling tickets for the meal that will include a boneless pork chop sandwich, roasted corn, potato salad, fruit, cookies, and tea or lemonade for $1. The cost represents the portion of a meal’s cost that actually goes back to the farmers who grew the food. The rest of the cost is for processing, marketing, transportation, etc. Only 125 tickets are available, and they may be purchased from any LLCC Ag Club member or by contacting club advisor Bill Harmon at 786-2573 or bill.harmon@llcc.edu.

During the event, guests will also be able to test their agriculture knowledge with trivia questions from LLCC’s state champion College Bowl Team. The event is open to anyone in the campus community as an educational activity for the club.