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The new Lawrence University Vikings’ logo has been on display in the Warch Campus Center’s front window since April 6. Photo by Alana Melvin. The Lawrence University Athletics Department launches its official rebrand, featuring a new logo, new uniforms and new meaning for the Vikings. The Lawrence University Athletics Department celebrated the launch of their


Sophomores Asher Zukoski and Erin O’Brien hold handmade signs distributed by fellow protestors. Photo by Sarah Navy. Following the recent police-shooting of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis, Lawrence students gathered for the “Appleton Justice for Daunte Wright” protest at Houdini Plaza on Monday, April 12. The attendees were also asked to wear masks.

Student Organizations Prepare for Earth Day, Including “Earth Hour”

Illustration by Clare Conteh-Morgan. As the April 22 celebration of Earth Day approaches, student organizations at Lawrence will be hosting a series of events during the Earth Weekend from April 22 to April 24. The events aim to address the rising issue of climate change and contribute towards a healthy and sustainable lifestyle within the

So What, What Does It Mean To Be You? A Look Into Maggie Bice

Junior Maggie Bice. Photo by Dani Massey. “Maybe I’m searching for something no one ever feels confident in,” Maggie Bice explained as she contemplated what motivates her to continue working on her passions, schoolwork and plans for life after college. Maggie Bice is a junior here at Lawrence University, pursuing a degree in government as

Laurie Carter named 17th president of Lawrence University

Laurie Carter will begin her new role as president of Lawrence University on July 1. Photo provided by Shippensburg University. After a lengthy process, the Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, Cory Nettles, announced that Laurie A. Carter will be Lawrence University’s 17th President on March 4. July 1 will be President Carter’s first official day

New activist organization, Lawrence University Students for a Democratic Society, forms on campus

A member of LU-SDS passes out flyers for their cause at a mutual aid event on April 3. Photo by Sarah Elise Navy. Lawrence University Students for a Democratic Society, or the LU-SDS, is a newly formed student-led organization dedicated to the support of progressive and or revolutionary change in the world. Their platform includes

Group of musicians hold their trombones on their heads like hats and pose for a photo.

Group Spotlight: Trombone Studio

2019-2020 Trombone Studio. Not pictured: Juniors Molly Ruffing and Kate James. Freshmen members for the 2020-2021 studio: Caelen Hubred, Leah Kukman and Sam Johnson. The trombone studio is working hard to stay connected despite the many changes that have occurred since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. I spoke to junior Mikayla Frank-Martin and sophomore

An Interview with President Carter

Laurie Carter, 17th President of Lawrence Photo provided by Shippensburg University Emily Zuniga, one of our news writers, had the opportunity to interview Lawrence University’s next president, Laurie Carter, on Friday, March 5. The two met virtually the day after Carter was announced to be the 17th president of Lawrence. Carter will be the first