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People of Color Empowerment Week explores race at Lawrence

The Second Annual People of Color Empowerment Week, sponsored by All is One! Empowering Young Women of Color (AIO) concluded on Saturday, Feb. 28 with a soul food dinner and show of Cultural Expressions in the Esch-Hurvis room of the Warch Campus Center. The week began on the previous Sunday, Feb. 22, with a lecture


Lawrence announces historic $25 million endowed gift for financial aid

Emily Zawacki and Nathan Lawrence Editor-in-Chief and Copy Chief In an announcement on Wednesday, September 17, Lawrence University President Mark Burstein released news of an anonymous $25 million gift to the school’s endowment. The largest donation in Lawrence history, its entirety will go toward an endowed scholarship fund to supplement the financial aid of future



Bomb Squad hosts science show at the Building for Kids

By Nalee Praseutsack The Bomb Squad, a Lawrence University club geared towards getting children interested in science, held an event at The Building for Kids on Saturday, Feb. 28. The club works towards planning more shows and getting more Lawrentians involved. “The goal of the Bomb Squad is to get kids excited about science,” said

Opinions and Editorials

Finding your place after athletics

By Margaret Johnson I don’t know exactly when it was that I became an “athlete,” but somewhere between fourth grade community programs and college varsity athletics, I evolved into one. That was my label, my identifier. Throughout my academic career I had always been involved in a variety of things, but athletics was a primary

Arts & Entertainment

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The Artist Spotlight: Sadie Lancrete

How does one sum up someone like senior Sadie Lancrete? This series tends to highlight people whose enthusiasm zeroes in on one craft, but Lancrete does not subscribe to that kind of life. As a theatre and studio art double major with far-reaching extracurricular interests, Lancrete’s artistic pursuits must each be given their deserved amount


Lawrence varsity athlete reflects on European and American sports culture

By Atley Gay During Fall Term of 2014, I had the privilege to study at Lawrence University’s London Centre. All the hype you hear about studying abroad is true. I was apprehensive going into the experience. Will this opportunity really change my outlook on life? Will I enjoy this as much as my peers have?


Around the world in eight issues: Japan-United States

Maho Nishimura is a junior law major from Tokyo, Japan. What were you expecting before you came to the US? Before I came here, I had the impression that in the US, people were very easygoing and enjoy life a lot. Rules about vacation are strict in Japan, so I had the impression that workers

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Letter to the Editor: We Matter

Dear Lawrence community, I’m writing you in response to a panel that was organized by Students for Justice in Palestine entitled “The History of the Israeli-Palestinian Question: A Panel”. I would like to begin by stating that the Palestinian narrative is extremely valuable to the understanding of the conflict. Hence, my criticism is directed at