Biology lecture educates students on reverse ecology

Anne Pringle gives the final Recent Advances in Biology lecture of Fall Term. Photo by Emily Midyette On Monday, Nov. 7, students packed an auditorium in the Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science for the last lecture of the “Recent Advances in Biology” series of the term. This week’s presentation was given by Associate Professor


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


Third Annual Giving Day Around the Corner

As November rolls on, the third Annual Lawrence Giving Day is right around the corner. On Nov 15, 2016, students, parents, alumni and friends of Lawrence alike will get the opportunity to participate in this one-day fundraising event organized by the Annual Giving Office here on campus. Every contribution made by the vast network of

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Don’t forget about Appleton

The results of Tuesday’s election are a disaster for our nation, for our communities and for our friends. Gay marriage, abortion, immigration reform, healthcare, Syrian refugees, guns—we took our three steps forward and now, thanks to The Donald, we have been shoved thirty back. Community gatherings this week have been a beacon of hope. Student

Arts & Entertainment


Melee Fall Dance Show

The Lawrence University Dance Team performs in the Fall Dance Show, “Rejuvenation.” Photo by Kiran Mufty On Friday, Nov. 4, the Melee Dance Troupe presented their Fall Dance Show, titled “Rejuvenation,” in the Esch-Hurvis Studio. In addition to Melee’s own dancers, the show featured the Lawrence University Dance Team (LUDT) and LU Ballet. Together, the


Football to face bitter rival Saturday

The oldest rivalry in Wisconsin football is being renewed this week. The 123rd team of Lawrence Vikings head south and a little west to play the R**hawks on Nov. 12. This will be the 116th meeting between the teams, and the Vikings are currently 16 games back in the all-time series. Traditionally, a Lawrence victory

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Why Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. I repeat: Black Lives Matter. Yes, you read that correctly. Black Lives Matter. I say this openly and without concern for any specific word choice or possible consequences of false impressions. I say this because it needs to be said more than it is heard now: it needs to be read more