New Title IX Coordinator begins work at LU

Shaniqua Crawford took on the role of Lawrence’s new Title IX coordinator this past Monday. Photo by David Baldwin. As of Jan. 7, 2019, Shaniqua Crawford has begun her position as Lawrence University’s new Title IX Coordinator. This position was created at Lawrence in 2016 and has only recently become a full-time, 12-month position. The

BREAKING NEWS: New LUCC Vice President elected

Sophomore Maria Poimenidou was elected to serve as Vice President of LUCC. There is a three-day period available for any contesting of the election. After this period, the results will become official pending General Council approval on Monday, March 5.

World News

Compiled by Rikke Sponheim Canada Fourteen protesters have been arrested in British Columbia during a protest against a proposed pipeline across First Nations land. The protest started in response to a court ruling on Dec. 14, 2018 which permitted the construction of the pipeline. The Wet’suwet’en are a group of five tribes who have retained


Faithful Retellings: Ora Raymond

Hillel President Ora Raymond. Photo by Anton Zemba. ***While we have always been told never to bring up money, politics or religion at the dinner table, sometimes it is these subjects that can lead to the most insightful discussions. Our perspectives on spirituality and religion are as different as the backgrounds and stories that we

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Best News of 2018

2018 as a whole had one of the most upsetting news cycles of the twenty-first century. Global politics and natural and human disasters constantly filled our feeds, and has put a bad taste in our mouths. In a time where it was hard to see the brighter side of anything, the Lawrentian Editorial Board has

Arts & Entertainment

Easily Amused “Artists: Who needs ‘em anyways?”

When you’re creating art (or music, or whatever), what are you actually doing? Aaron was confronted by this question as he attempted to craft his admission essay for The Juilliard School—possibly the nation’s most prestigious and selective college of music. Aaron was one of my roommates during my senior year of high school at a


Vikings on the heels of Monmouth

Last Saturday, Lawrence’s women’s and men’s basketball teams went up against our school’s rival, Monmouth College. Both teams worked hard and played well, as one can see in the scores. The games were close matches with the men’s basketball team winning just 60-56 and the women’s team losing by only 15 points, 66 to 51.



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LU gets stoned

In 1895, a Lawrence University geology class took a field trip to Mosquito Hill outside of New London, Wisconsin. According to the legend, A. Arthur Bennett ‘95 and his classmates found a large boulder on the side of the road and decided to bring it back to campus. The students secured the use of a