Author Archives: Katie Taber

Sierra Leone trip changes destination to Jamaica

As Lawrence students, we talk about the “Lawrence Bubble” all the time, but we forget about the bigger “United States Bubble” that we also inhabit. The issue of Ebola may have been temporary in our first world country, but that doesn’t mean the issue has ceased to exist. So yes, the Sierra Leone trip has

Greek Lip Sync unites fraternities and sororities

At 9:00 p.m. on Monday, May 12 the Wriston Auditorium was overflowing with people. Every seat was full and every walkway was crowded with people. Over the course of an hour, the audience howled with laughter and cheered for their fellow students. It was quite likely the most successful Greek Week lip sync competition yet.

Bellows of Sound features improvisational dance and music

On Friday, Feb. 28, a group of students came together to create Bellows of Sound, a visual and musical performance event. It consisted of a variety of instrumentalists and dancers utilizing a combination of choreography, music-reading and improvisation to create their moving performance. The performance was held in the Wriston Art Galleries. Holding the concert

Artist Spotlight: Eli Edelman

Eli Edelman, senior percussion performance major, is gearing up for his senior recital on Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m. He will be playing pieces from a variety of genres on a variety of different percussion instruments. Over the course of his music career, Edelman has dabbled in plenty of instruments, including trumpet and piano.

Optimistic Feral Children go to summer camp in recent show

On Friday, Jan. 21, Lawrence University’s improv group, known as Optimistic Feral Children, put on their first performance of the term in Cloak Theater. As usual, the theater was filled with laughter as the group played a variety of games themed around summer camp. Optimistic Feral Children, formerly known as Hi, I’mProv, was formed in

Visiting studio potter Linda Christianson lectures on beauty

On Monday, Jan. 27, Linda Christianson, an independent studio potter from Minnesota, gave an art lecture about her artwork in the Wriston Art Center. Throughout the lecture, Christianson discussed how her art represents her personal views on what is beautiful. Christianson has a B.A. in Studio Art from Hamline University. She also participated in the