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Appleton recognizes National Coming Out Day

McFleshman’s Brewing Company, a brewery opened recently by Lawrence University Associate Professor of Chemistry Allison Fleshman and her husband, was one of the restaurants that supported Appleton’s National Coming Out Day. Photo by Allegra Taylor. In order to celebrate coming out and to raise awareness for the LGBTQ+ community and the civil rights movement, cities

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

Bangladesh  Abrar Fahad, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi student, was recently killed and is sparking protests by students across the country. His a occurred several days after posting comments criticizing the country’s government. The government’s ruling party, the Awami League, has a wing for students called the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) that has been criticized for controlling

Features

What a Game! — Cole Stofflet

Games have been an important part of human history. From ancient to modern times, games have evolved to reflect the values, culture and lives of the people who created and played them. For me, games have been a way to learn, explore and create things in a way I was not able to with other

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Every Lawrentian should take UNIC 117

Many Lawrentians have gone through the American school system. Unfortunately, this is essentially a cookie cutter system that emphasizes test-taking ability, labels students, and not much else. As a result, students have emerged feeling as if their worth is tied to their academic success. Many Lawrentians melt down over a grade that doesn’t match their

Arts & Entertainment

Comedian entertains on Blue and White Weekend

Mandal, a comedian from Atlanta, Ga., visited Lawrence last weekend intent on making his audience laugh, and he left that goal achieved. On Friday, Oct. 4, in the Warch Campus Center Cinema, a crowd gathered to see him. Among the events of Blue and White Weekend, some of which were canceled due to poor weather,

Sports

Fencing Flames the competition at LU Open

The Vikings fencing team was well-represented in the rankings in last weekend’s competition in their only home match of the season. Senior Jakub Nowak won the mixed epee title for the men while juniors Vinzenz Mayer and Cameron Maas tied for third. Fencing’s first-year Vikes had a blazing start to their season, with freshmen Timothy

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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

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