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Lawrence celebrates Native American Heritage Month

To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Lawrence University Native Americans Organization (LUNA) worked with the Diversity and Intercultural Center (DNIC) and Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP)  to put on a virtual event on Nov. 12 — a dialogue open to students, faculty and staff about Indigeneity.  President of LUNA, junior Jessica Hopkins, played

Goodbye, Burstein

Photo by Sebastian Evans The Lawrentian reflects on President Burstein’s years at Lawrence following the announcement of his end-of-the-year departure Is this something we can do? That’s the question Lawrence University President Mark Burstein remembers asking himself, as he sat in City Park with his husband, David Calle, and gazed at the president’s house during

World News

Canary Islands A hotel in the Spanish Canary Islands has been locked down due to the coronavirus following the visit of an Italian doctor infected with the illness. Several hundred guests have been forbidden to leave. Italy has been hit the hardest by COVID-19 in Europe with 283 cases and seven deaths. However, globally there

Features

The Sustainability Section

 The Sustainability Steering Committee is a group on campus that is devoted to creating more sustainable practices at Lawrence. This column highlights some of their recent initiatives in order to educate students on sustainable options and plans available to them. The Sustainability Steering Committee is wrapping up its initiatives for this term but is looking

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Take care of yourselves

This term seems to have left everyone far more exhausted than any other in recent memory. From the added stress of online classes to the severe lack of social interaction that helps keep us pushing in the late weeks of every term, the whole student population seems to be running low on fumes. And because

Arts & Entertainment

Black and Brown empowerment event

Juniors Earl Simons and Sarah Navy duet together in front of Warch Campus Center.   Photo by Zhixuan Lyu The balminess of the afternoon on Saturday, Nov. 7 made for the perfect environment to host an outdoor event. The Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA)’s event organizers, senior Adona Lauriano and freshmen Allison Wunderlin and Avery

Sports

This Week in Sports History: The birth of Cubs’ legend Sammy Sosa

Chicago Cubs’ legend Sammy Sosa. Photo by Jerry Coli This column seeks to profile important events in the history of sports. As baseball fans are painfully aware, the Chicago Cubs do not have too many seasons in their long history to be proud of. Their World Series win in 2016 was their first since 1907

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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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