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Indonesia Andalas State University has on its application that students must declare that they are not LGBTQ+. In Indonesia, this is considered a mental illness. The student council of Andalas University says, “LGBTQ+ is a disease, worse than prostitution, rape, and even murder.” The university’s administrators are conforming to the government’s conservative views, which uses

Lawrentians join nationwide March for Science

Sophomore Jessica Robyns holds a sign amidst other demonstrators at Houdini Plaza. Photo by Luke Payne. “Science saves lives!” was heard loud and clear on April 21 in Appleton, a city that participated in the nationwide “March for Science.” The march started at 3:30 p.m. and went until 5 p.m., coinciding with many other marches,

Geology colloquium educates on climate change

Malone explains the process of tropical glaciers melting. Photo by Billy Liu   On March 30, in the Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science, Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology Andrew Malone, a Ph.D candidate from the University of Chicago presented his findings, as well as other facts, about tropical glaciers and climate change. The presentation

Information session educates student body on BFRBs

Freshman Eileen Bauer gives the Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors presentation in the Kraemer Room. Photo by Luke Payne Hair-pulling, nail-biting and skin-picking are common Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). They are not just habits or tics. In North America alone, 10 million people have a BFRB. “They’re more common than eating disorders,” said freshman and host of

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