Lawrence senior makes history on “Jeopardy!”

Allison Holley is pictured here with Alex Trebek, who has been the host of Jeopardy! for the past 33 years. Photo provided by Allison Holley and Jeopardy Productions, Inc.   This show is known as “America’s favorite quiz show,” and this past Thursday, Feb. 16, a current Lawrence student competed in its annual college tournament.

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


Food Recovery chapter feeds the community

Sophomores Emily Midyette and Katherine Stein recover food in Andrew Commons Kitchen. Photo by  Larissa Davis   With so many different clubs and organizations on campus, it can be hard to keep track of all of them, let alone decide which ones to join. One that stands out is Lawrence’s Food Recovery Network, a chapter

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Concerning the Bon App Monopoly

Lawrence, similar to many other college campuses across the nation, contracts Bon Appetit as the sole dining service provider on campus. With Bon Appetit having the monopoly, especially in Warch—a space that most Lawrentians utilize for everything from studying and eating to hosting events and important functions—students have limited options when it comes to dining

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: Kane Mathis Duo

The Kane Mathis Duo performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Angelica Hurtado There is nothing quite like starting off Midterm Reading Period with two hours of relaxing world music. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, I, along with many other students and a handful of Appletonians, were able to kick back and relish in an impressive performance


Is it a sport? Eat this article

This week, I examine whether or not competitive eating can be considered a sport. To be defined as a “sport,” an activity must include the following: competition between participants who are in direct opposition to each other; some level of physical and mental capacity, such as agility, strength or endurance. Competitive eating meets these criteria,

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LU Teach-in for Democracy

This Friday, Feb. 17, Lawrentians will have an exciting learning field day to look forward to. A collaborative effort by a large groups of faculty members, LU Teach-in for Democracy day will be a full day of multi-disciplinary discussions and learning about democracy, civic engagement, social justice, politics, and the multitude of perspectives of these