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Amnesty International hosts symposium on refugee crisis

David Hausman (right), a lawyer with the ACLU, spoke about the organization’s fight against the Trump administration’s 2017 travel ban. Midwife Liz Ramlow (left) spoke of her experiences providing health care services to high numbers of refugees.  Photos by David Baldwin. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Amnesty International hosted a symposium on the international refugee crisis,

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

South Africa South African officials reported that at least seven people have been killed by a wildfire. The wildfire raged along Western Cape’s Garden Route, a scenic route popular amongst tourists. A pregnant woman, two children and a baby are among those who have died. Officials say that at least 1,700 people have been evacuated

Features

Up-Clothes and Personal: Kiet Nguyen

Junior Kiet Nguyen. Photo by Anton Zemba. I have wildly cared about clothing my whole life. From spending hours of my childhood afternoons putting together outfits to ceaselessly chopping up skirts and dresses to make my own creations, I spent a lot of my childhood thinking about clothing. My identity has largely, and unknowingly, been

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IGLU performs to spooky silent film

Students from The Improvisational Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) performed their own soundtrack to a silent film on Halloween. Photo by Julia Balestri. The Improvisational Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) hosted their first performance of the year on Halloween, so naturally it was a spooky affair. The event was centered on the German silent film

Arts & Entertainment

Easily Amused “The Warch Cinema Incident”

Comedian Lafayette Wright performs in Warch Cinema. Photo by Taylor Blackson. On the evening of Friday, Nov. 2, comedian Lafayette Wright performed in the Warch Cinema. Wright is a veteran of the Washington, D.C. comedy scene and has recently been featured on Kevin Hart’s Comedy Central show “Hart of the City.” He now performs regularly

Sports

Swim Team picks up another dominating victory

Lawrence’s swimming and diving team is currently on a hot streak, winning yet another meet, this time against Beloit College last Saturday. Again, they crushed their opponents 168-41. Lawrence’s swimming and diving team seems to have a pretty well-rounded group, considering multiple people on the team have been breaking records and finishing in first in

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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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