Burstein considers campus values in Convocation

President Mark Burstein addresses a crowded Memorial Chapel. Photo by Billy Liu To address how the Lawrence community should move forward with the 2017-2018 school year, President Mark Burstein addressed students and faculty at the Matriculation Convocation held at 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14. Burstein’s speech was preceded by the Welcome Week Choir singing “Unity”

2017-18 Class Representatives Election Results

Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) has announced the results for the 2017-18 class representatives election. Voting took place on Tuesday, May 16, and concluded at 8 p.m. The new class representatives for each class are as followed: Class of 2018 Rebecca Albrecht Hitkarsh Chanana Jamil Fuller Oswaldo Gomez   Class of 2019 Ryan Leonard/Kazuma Noguchi

World News

Compiled by Stephanie Meyer UK On Friday, Sept. 15, a bomb was detonated on a London Underground train, injuring at least 29 people. The explosion is being treated as a terrorist attack by the London Metropolitan Police. The Islamic State’s news agency, Amaq News, reported that the militant group was responsible for the attack, however,


Hidden Figures of Lawrence: Carolyn Swanson

Bon Appetit employee Carolyn Swanson standing with her artwork, featured in Andrew Commons on the first floor of the Warch Campus Center. Photo by Larissa Davis   This story has been revised from the print copy to include more information on Swanson’s artistic talents and inspirations.   Warch Campus Center is cross roads of campus,

Opinions and Editorials

Sraff Editorial

Imagine a child—or a teenager—imagine a child coming home to find it stripped bare with trunks open on the floor stuffed with clothes. A bewildered question is asked to one of the parents walking in and out of bedrooms and the child is told curtly that they are leaving, “going back”. Where? To where they

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations On Music: Jazz Faculty Recital

Bill Carrothers performs with other members of the jazz faculty in Harper Hall. Photo by Hikari Mine. On Sept. 13, I experienced music as a journalist in a way I never had before. On Sept. 13, I was reminded why I do this. On Sept. 13, the doubts I had about being a music journalist


Bump, set and spike, Lawrence volleyball wins big

Senior Colleen Nowlan celebrates after winning a point. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Athletics After losing eight straight games, the Lawrence University volleyball team was finally able to right the ship on Saturday, Sept. 16, the second day of the Red Hawk Invitational hosted by Ripon College. The Lady Vikes started the day off with a

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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