Recruitment begins for Lawrence’s Greek Life organizations

Senior Kelli Quick poses infant of the Kappa Kappa Gamma letters. Photo by Pei Robins Greek Life at Lawrence begins recruitment soon, with formal sorority recruitment kicking off on Jan. 24. Fraternities are in the midst of planning events right now, as are the women’s and men’s music fraternities.  There are several types of Greek

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


Subculture on Main: Mai Namiki

Junior Mai Namiki Photo by Dani Massey Subculture on Main strives to raise awareness of the diversity of people and important issues on the Lawrence University campus. Care is taken to give equal platform to unique individuals and to listen to their stories with an open mind. Interviews are reflective only of the interviewee, not

Opinions and Editorials

What to Keep While Keeping On: The hope in handwritten notes

Obviously, I think words are important. If I didn’t believe in the power of them, I wouldn’t be writing this. However, despite the positive abilities that words have, they can also be abusive. I think now more than ever, we are seeing the ugly, hateful side of writing.  Whether you are constantly checking the news,

Arts & Entertainment

MLK Music for All Concert

In an effort to get more voices involved in the planning of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at Lawrence, many of the events were proposed and executed by students here on campus. Throughout the day, students and community members were encouraged to register for events on disability policy and advocacy, abolition



Almost Heaven

Previously: As the world comes to an end, Lyra and Alice decide to forgo life in a bunker for one last grand road trip of the country. “I still think we’d be better off going to a Fleet Farm or something,” Lyra grumbles, sliding shut the door to their transport.   Frowning at her, Alice

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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