Since 1884, The Lawrentian has been Lawrence University’s student newspaper. The Lawrentian is entirely student-run. It is one of the university’s oldest and longest-running student organizations, as well as the oldest Lawrence publication still in production.

Mission Statement

The mission of The Lawrentian is to inform and represent the diverse intellectual community of Lawrence University. The Lawrentian seeks to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of the people, events, ideas, and culture within the Lawrence community and around the world. To this end, The Lawrentian reports, acquires, and distributes news, information, and other content that meet the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression.


Find The Lawrentian Handbook here.

If you have any questions, please email lawrentian@lawrence.edu or contact Mikayla Henry or Lucian Baxter directly.