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Letter to the Editor

Jeff Mollet As Greenfire kicked off its annual Clean Plate Challenge last week, it was met with some opposition as well as some negative feedback. As a member of Greenfire, I wanted to know why people felt so compelled to leave comments such as, “Just another way for Greenfire to show that they are better

Responsible revolution

Evan Williams Writing this Op/Ed piece is a big change for me. I normally do not involve myself in Wisconsin politics. Instead, over my time at Lawrence, I have always voted absentee in my own state of Illinois. In addition, I always thought it was pointless to write about politics in The Lawrentian, since we

Staff Editorial: Email misuse

Editorial Board of The Lawrentian On Monday evening, a student sent an email to 790 members of the Lawrence community. The email encouraged recipients, who were mostly students, to join a trip to Madison orchestrated by the student to protest against Gov. Walker’s budget bill. Following this first email, approximately 20 responses were sent to

Staff Editorial: Café music

Editorial Board of The Lawrentian Recently, Bon Appétit contracted Muzak Holdings, LLC to provide music for the Café. While we understand why Bon Appétit might be interested in playing music as an ambient background to the conversations held in the Café, we feel that the approach taken was not ideal. Students, undoubtedly, cannot be involved

Staff Editorial

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Breaking routines: Starting something new

Nicholas Paulson I’m new at this. Further, I have no idea what I’m supposed to be doing — having no experience writing in this manner. This being the first of what will undoubtedly be a prolific, expansive, magnanimous career that will touch the lives and hearts of many a Lawrentian, I’m entirely without ideas about

Ought class be dismissed?

Steve Nordin Privilege. Social class. Entitlement. These are concepts that are awkward to discuss outside of a liberal arts classroom or with people of a different background than yours. We see the effects of socio-economic differences every day, and yet we ascribe to an ideology that proclaims “liberty and justice for all.” In the media,

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