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Lawrence’s Greek housing displays a rich campus history

In light of recent changes in Greek life housing, it is fitting to take a trip back through the years of the Lawrence quadrangle and then before. Construction on the five original Georgian-style houses began in May of 1940. Previous to this the houses of fraternities were across College Ave., the Phi Delta Theta house

ORC takes trip to Pictured Rocks National Park

Spring Term reading period is a chance for many students to explore the Midwest’s outdoor playground freshly free of winter hindrances. Lawrence Outdoor Recreation Club (ORC) led a trip to the wild expanses of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula this past weekend under the careful direction of veteran trip-goers Colin Huggins, Perrin Tourangeau and Lily Sand. The

That was Lawrence: Founding The Lawrentian

Less than ten years after Lawrence became a university, two literary societies for young men were born. The Philalathean society, or “lovers of truth,” was created by students to explore literature, oration, and poetry, among other things.  Two months later the Phoenix society came rose from the ashes of a similar group, receiving a charter

Freshmen make their entrance to Lawrence theatre in “Street Scene”

This past Thursday, Feb. 20, saw the opening of the term’s theatre arts performance, “Street Scene.” The play is one of two productions of the same name that Lawrence is performing this winter.  Starting Thursday, March 6, the theatre will begin performing the opera Kurt Weil adapted from Elmer Rice’s original play. The first performance