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Solomon delivers genuine address at Convocation

Solomon delivers genuine address at Convocation

During his speech, Solomon shared many personal stories. Photo by Luke Payne   On Thursday, Feb. 2, Andrew Solomon spoke in the next installment of the 2016–17 Convocation series. Solomon is the author of “Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity”, published in 2012. He discussed the intersections and divergences between

Individual Wins for Viking Fencers at the Northwestern Duals

This past weekend, the Lawrence University Fencing team travelled to the University of Notre Dame for the Northwestern Duals, which was hosted by Northwestern University at Notre Dame due to renovations of their own gym. Together, the men’s and women’s teams were able to steal four wins in the competition throughout the weekend. Lawrence went

Peaceful Protest at Houdini Plaza

Last Thursday, Feb. 2, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., many students, faculty and staff members of the Lawrence community joined forces with many other Appleton community members to protest President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban on people from seven Middle Eastern Muslim countries, including refugees fleeing extraordinary circumstances and fatally dangerous conflict zones. Called

BOMB Squad makes chemistry a blast at local elementary school

Junior Cheyenne Beckelman, sophomore Erica Craddock and freshman Max Muter pose with students of Sunrise School in Kimberly after the BOMB Squad presentation. Photo courtesy of BOMB Squad   Friday, Jan. 20 marked an important day in history as Lawrence’s very own BOMB Squad performed their largest show to date. The student-run organization traveled to

January Art @ Noon

  Thursday, Jan. 19 marked the first installation of the student-curated series, “Dreams of the Floating World: 15 Views of Tokugawa Japan.” “When I first arrived at Lawrence, Wriston Gallery Director Beth Zinsli hosted an open house,” Assistant Professor of History Brigid Vance explained. “I was impressed with the Japanese woodblock prints and decided to

Groups Old and New at Winter Activities Fair

Photo by Emily Midyette   The Winter Activities Fair took place on Friday, Jan. 6, marking the end of the first week of winter term. Along with many of the regular clubs and societies that were present at the Fall Term Activities Fair, like the Greek societies, Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG), Lawrence University Native

Lawrence Fencing performs well at Badger Open

Last week the Lawrence Fencing team began their season with the Badger open at the University of Wisconsin. Both the men’s and women’s teams came out focused and ready to win. The lady Vikings completely ransacked their opponents, winning 4-0 versus the Big Ten institutions. They defeated Wisconsin 10-8, 16-2 against Iowa, and had dramatic