News

Classics Dept. bring Ancient Greece and Rome back to LU

Greco-Roman Game Night was held in Gaming House on Wednesday, April 18. Photo by Emma Gilshannon. “Classics Week is the one week every year that the classics department climbs out of its hole,” said freshman classics major McKinley Breen. And indeed, once a year, the classics department hosts a week of Greek and Roman fun,

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

China After a massive outcry, one of the most popular Chinese social media networks, Sina Weibo, has reversed a controversial “clean-up campaign” that would ban gay content. On Friday, April 13, the platform announced that any posts relating to homosexuality would be taken down. There was a huge outpouring of posts from outraged users protesting

Features

Pushing the conventions of the recital

Senior Ethan Valentin explains the concepts behind “Identity.” Photo by David Baldwin. As many of us in the Conservatory plan our recitals, there is a lot that we take for granted. With a rigidly defined “standard repertoire” and rules of concert etiquette, some are beginning to think that the dynamism of classical music is being

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Glue Traps at Lawrence

It has come to our attention that many dorms on campus at Lawrence University use glue traps to solve our ongoing vermin problem. Mice, spiders, ants and other unwanted guests come into the dorms through unsealed holes and doors left propped open. In theory, glue traps sound like an effective strategy for keeping vermin out

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: Matt Blair

“Shadow Sets”   I have never heard a solo piano record quite like Matt Blair’s. The alum, who graduated last year, began the process of creating this album while still an undergrad, composing the pieces and debuting selections at his senior recital last spring. Produced by Dave King of The Bad Plus, it stands out

Sports

Welcome to the history books, Matt Holliday

Senior Matt Holliday (right), one of the most prolific hitters in Lawrence history, shakes hands with sophomore Rudy Mueller-Schrader (left). Photo by Caroline Garrow. Clutch, dependable, and inspirational are all words frequently used to describe senior baseball player Matthew Holliday. Throughout his four years starting for Lawrence University’s baseball team, Holliday has continually wowed fans

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Appleton issues Class I Snow Emergency

The City of Appleton has declared a Class I Snow Emergency, beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3 and remaining in effect until 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5. During this period, there will be no overnight parking on city streets to allow for snow to be plowed. Students should move their vehicles from

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