Greek-end kicks off fall season with events for all

Members of Kappa Alpha Theta wave their flag at the All-Greek Day event. Photo by Emily Midyette The annual fall Greek-end was hosted on Sept. 24–25. This event celebrated Greek life on campus, as well as philanthropic work off campus. Events were planned and executed by the Panhellenic Council (Panhel) and Interfraternity Council (IFC)—the governing


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



A Conversation with Reverend Linda Morgan-Clement

Reverend Linda shares her thoughts on her new position. Photo by Minh Nguyen Reverend Linda Morgan-Clement, Ph.D., has been appointed as the first Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life at Lawrence University, after her 20 years at an interfaith ministry at The College of Wooster. She arrived here only two weeks ago

Opinions and Editorials

STAFF EDITORIAL: Political diversity is a good thing

Lawrence prides itself on an academic atmosphere in which students’ views are challenged, and broadened as a result. Outside of the academic realm, however, Lawrence’s campus community is largely a liberal echo chamber—a place with a chilling effect on more conservative voices and ideas. Regardless of one’s political beliefs, this sort of atmosphere poses many

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: ImprovationalLU

After an incredibly moving, inspiring and dense weekend of listening to live improvised music, I have to boil it all down to about 900 words. I want to write several hundred words on each of the nine concerts, but at the same time, I want to let each show stand on its own and speak


Commons new closing hour tough on athletes

This term, Bon Appétit changed their dinner closing time from 8 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Greg Griffin, director of the Warch Campus Center, stressed that the decision was based on how the crowd dies down after a certain time. “Last spring we looked at how many people were entering Andrew Commons between 7:45 and 8


Seniority Report: Are We There Yet?

Everyone has been asking what comes next. What are your plans after graduation? they say. You should be thinking about it, they say. They pry, they prod, they wonder. You and me both! I want to say. As if I had a perfectly packaged reply to parcel out to all those who ask, gleaming with

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Tennis rebounds from defeat

Lawrence’s Women’s Tennis Team has started off the season with a strong record of 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the Midwest Conference. The season started out a little bumpy with losses against St. Norbert College and UW-La Crosse, but the team rebounded this previous weekend elegantly by defeating Knox College 5-4, sweeping Monmouth College 9-0