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About The Lawrentian

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.

The Lawrentian Editorial Board:

Editor-in-Chief—Ali Shuger ’19  

Ali Shuger is a junior at Lawrence University majoring in English and Film Studies with minors in Creative Writing and Studio Art. She began working as a writer in the Arts & Entertainment section of The Lawrentian after transferring to Lawrence in fall term of 2016. In addition to her classes and her job at the newspaper, Ali is also heavily involved in music, taking flute and piano lessons in the conservatory and hosting a radio show on WLFM.


 Copy Chief—Andrew Brown ’20


Managing Editor— Shane Farrell ’19


News Editor—Allegra Taylor ’20

Allegra is a sophomore biology and history double major from Chico, California. In the past she has worked as a writer and photographer for the Lawrentian, and is currently involved with the Bird and Nature Club. In her free time she likes to take photos of birds, ride her bike around airports, and collect old photos. She is also a strong proponent of the Oxford Comma. She doesn’t mean to brag but she has more culinary cash than Claire.


Variety Editor—Claire Zimmerman ’20

Claire is a sophomore Biology and Psychology double major from a suburb of Chicago. She has been working for the Lawrentian since the fall of her freshman year, initially starting as an illustrator for the Features section. Claire is involved with the IlLUstrator, Bike Club, and Viking Chorale and is a LARY buddy and a tour guide. She lives and breathes comics in a Variety of ways: reading, writing, and editing. Allegra has more culinary cash than her.


Sports Editors—Wyatt Lee ’21


Features Editor—Genevieve Cook ’21


Arts and Entertainment Editor—Bridget Bartal ’19


Opinions and Editorials Editor, Community Engagement Officer—Cassie Gitkin ’19

Cassie Gitkin is a junior from Highland Park, Illinois, studying English and Studio Art. Cassie began writing for the Lawrentian her freshman year. She is a member of the Lawrence University Dance Team and Kappa Alpha Theta. In her free time, Cassie runs an Instagram account for her dog.


Photo Editor—Larissa Davis ’20


Marketing Manager—Caroline Garrow ’21


Copy Editor—Max Craig ‘20


Copy Editor—Danielle Konz ‘21


Copy Editor—Wendell Leafstedt ’19


Distributions Manager—Alex Dahl ’20


Web Manager—Hikari Mine ’20

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