Patrick Miner, Opinions & Editorials Editor:“The History of Lawrence University as Told Through Its Buildings and Houses,”Thursday, May 13, 6:30 p.m.Warch Campus Center, Pusey RoomUniversity archivist Julia Stringfellow will discuss the history of the various buildings on campus for National Historic Preservation Month. A walking tour will follow. Ms. Stringfellow is very well versed in our history – this event is sure to be a delight.
Emily Koenig, Copy Chief:Knock Off the Prof, Tuesday, May 11, 8 p.m.Mead Witter RoomStudents will compete head to head with professors on trivia questions for cash. The professors’ winnings will go to charity. Taking on professors to give back to the world: What’s not to love?
Molly Wilson, Associate Layout Editor:The Coffeehouse Series: Shevy Smith, Tuesday, May 11, 9 p.m.Warch Campus Center CaféSmith, who writes her own lyrics, fills them with emotion and connects with her audience on a deeper level, both in composition and performance. Smith will astound listeners as part of the ongoing Coffeehouse Series.
Katie Kasper, Layout Editor:SOUP presents: “Alice In Wonderland,” Saturday, May 8, 8 p.m.Warch Campus Center CinemaThe movie isn’t great, but anything loosely based on the best book ever is worth seeing twice. Also, despite the film’s struggling “you can do it!” moral-riddled plot, its graphics are a work of art in of themselves. So there are two very good reasons to attend this event: anything Alice = awesome and gruesomely good graphics.
Maureen Darras, Editor in Chief:LU Film Club presents: “Where the Wild Things Are,” Thursday, May 13, 9 p.m.Spike Jonze’s version of this classic is more than I could have hoped for.It is important to replace the nostalgic version of childhood we’ve created with more realistic imagery of how hard it is to grow up – this movie nails it.