Latin American and Spanish Film Fest returns for fourth year at Lawrence

Last week marked the fourth annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LULASFF). This year’s films consisted of “Dust on the Tongue” by Rubén Mendoza, “Two Shots Fired” by Martín Rejtman, “To Kill a Man” by Alejandro Fernández, “Cantinflas” by Sebastian del Amo, “The Illiterate” by Moises Sepulveda and “Living is Easy with Eyes Closed”


Lawrence announces historic $25 million endowed gift for financial aid

Emily Zawacki and Nathan Lawrence Editor-in-Chief and Copy Chief In an announcement on Wednesday, September 17, Lawrence University President Mark Burstein released news of an anonymous $25 million gift to the school’s endowment. The largest donation in Lawrence history, its entirety will go toward an endowed scholarship fund to supplement the financial aid of future


Beyond the Bubble: Clinton announcement

By Regan Martin The Lawrentian tends to focus on students activities and opinions about what is going on within the Lawrence community. In an effort to permeate the Lawrence bubble, this column aims to shed some light on the views within the campus community about a current event outside of Lawrence. This week, Hillary Clinton announced

Opinions and Editorials

Don’t Appétit: a problem with Lawrence’s meal times

By Teddy Kortenhof No one can deny that Lawrence students eat well. Bon Appétit does a wonderful job providing delicious and nutritious culinary options for students. Lawrence’s food is far better than meals dished out at other institutions. Despite this, the Bon Appétit lunch hours leave changes to be desired. While Bon Appétit’s food is delicious,

Arts & Entertainment

artist spotlight courtesy of Rachel Crowl

Artist Spotlight: Nic Bizub

Two brothers sit at a piano. The older is taking a music theory class at his college, while the younger is still in elementary school. They fiddle around with the keys. They practice intervals together. They write notes down. It was never his intention for this to turn into a lifelong passion, but that is


Mike Szkodzinski steps down as Lawrence Athletic Director

Last week, Lawrence University announced its search for a new Director of Athletics, a role the university has historically filled with one of the coaches within the athletic department. Since 2009, Mike Szkodzinski has held this position in addition to his role as the head hockey coach at Lawrence. A dual responsibility of leading a

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Letter to the Editor: We Matter

Dear Lawrence community, I’m writing you in response to a panel that was organized by Students for Justice in Palestine entitled “The History of the Israeli-Palestinian Question: A Panel”. I would like to begin by stating that the Palestinian narrative is extremely valuable to the understanding of the conflict. Hence, my criticism is directed at