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LU-aroo a success despite weather and cancellation

By Ruby Dickson On Memorial Day weekend, the eighth annual LU-aroo filled the Lawrence campus with live music. The two-day long music event took place on the grassy Quad on Saturday, May 23, but due to inclement weather, the festivities were moved inside the Warch Campus Center on Sunday. LU-aroo gave students a chance to


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


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AIO holds Annual Social Justice Awards Ceremony

By Anh Ta On Thursday, May 21, All Is One: Empowering Young Women of Color (AIO) celebrated the achievements of many Lawrence students, faculty and staff members in their individual pursuits of social justice at the second Annual Social Justice Awards Ceremony. Four individuals and a student group were honored for their outstanding work and

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Improving group housing selection

There are several weaknesses within the group housing assignment system that need to be addressed by both the school administration and Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC). As we lose some of our theme houses on N. Union St., it is important that we continue existing conversations about how housing selection can be improved. Each year,

Arts & Entertainment


Artist Spotlight: Tim Carrigg

By Bryan Cebulski   Music connects you to others, and it connects you to yourself. An appreciation for composed sounds is an internal as well as an external meditation. Lying on your bed while listening to Joni Mitchell or grooving to Michael Jackson on the dance floor—no other form of expression is quite so viscerally



Spring training part 3: Women’s tennis getting back into swing

 For the women’s tennis team, the success of spring and summer training rests largely on the shoulders of the individuals. During the spring, while the Lady Vikes are still together on campus, that weight is shared among a team of women who make it a point to hold each other accountable. “We only get a

Online Exclusive

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