Friends and families enjoy the season during Fall Festival

Students, family and alumni enjoyed campus this weekend while participating in Fall Festival events. See more on page 2. Photo by Allegra Taylor Campus filled with alumni and families of students last Friday, Oct. 14, as Lawrence’s annual Fall Festival kicked off. The eventful weekend is a combination of parents’ weekend and homecoming, and is


Lawrence University student arrested on felony charges

In an email to the Lawrence University community on Thursday, March 17, Vice President for Student Affairs Nancy Truesdell wrote that a Lawrence student was arrested on March 15 as part of a “felony criminal investigation.” She relayed assurances from the Appleton Police Department that the campus community is not endangered by the felony charge



Beyond the Bubble: Homelessness in Appleton

The exhibit is now on display in the Mudd Library. Photo by Minh Nguyen Last week on the second floor of the Seeley G. Mudd library was the (In)Visible: Homeless in Appleton Exhibit, a self-guided tour through the past and present of homelessness in the Fox Cities area. A name with two-fold meanings, (In)Visible can

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Is our medical access adequate?

As colder weather approaches, more and more people are frequenting the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center for medical attention. From seasonal allergies to roommates with unbearable coughs, students are finding Fall Term slowly growing harder as poor health complicates writing essays and studying for exams. Despite having active health services and a regular campus nurse, there

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: Soundwalk

The piece began when I opened the door in the common room to the outside. The near-silent airtightness of the inside was broken by the immediate roaring of the waves and rushing of the wind. Location-wise and pitch-wise, the waves were on the bottom and the wind was on the top. The frequencies that made



Lawrence volleyball continues win streak

Lawrence volleyball turns their season around. Photo by Tia Colbert This past weekend of Midwest Conference matches was another successful one for our volleyball players. Their winning streak has propelled them into this month with the right mindset to come out on top. The match on Friday, Oct. 14 against Lake Forest ended 3-1.They started

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Why Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. I repeat: Black Lives Matter. Yes, you read that correctly. Black Lives Matter. I say this openly and without concern for any specific word choice or possible consequences of false impressions. I say this because it needs to be said more than it is heard now: it needs to be read more