Author Archives: Veronica Thao

Secret life of our faculty: Steven Wulf

The only political theorist at Lawrence University, Associate Professor of Government Steven Wulf has been teaching such areas as political theory, constitutional law and philosophy for the past 12 years. In his classes, he asks students what governments should and shouldn’t do through engaging anecdotes and thought experiments. He’s clearly enthusiastic about the subject, as

Secret lives of our staff: Jake Woodford

Many Lawrentians still remember him as the LUCC president, but after graduating in 2013, Jake Woodford became President Burstein’s assistant. His job varies from helping prepare materials for the Board of Trustees to building a strong relationship with the Appleton community. As a recent grad, many people are probably wondering, how did Woodford get the

Freshman studies evolves each year to meet student needs

Freshman Studies—the class that most Lawrentians have in common. All freshman find themselves with an unfamilar group of people studying unfamilair topics. The course was created in 1945 by Nathan Pusey, the president at the time. The purpose of the course was to introduce freshmen to the liberal arts. The pillars of Freshman Studies are

Technology allows for connection and distraction

Avoiding technology in this day and age is nearly impossible. With everything evolving around the use of technology, including school announcements, teacher assignments, grading and even exams, how can students not be bound to their phones and laptops? According to freshman Kyle Labak, “We’ve been born into it, it has become such an integral part