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World Music Series: Yumi Kurosawa

World Music Series: Yumi Kurosawa

Yumi Kurosawa performs an original piece at the World Series of Music. Photo by Julia Balestri. Renowned koto player and composer Yumi Kurosawa performed for the World Music Concert Series on Monday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. to a full audience in Harper Hall. Kurosawa composed or arranged all of the pieces on the program

Hidden Figures: Jesus Smith

Professor Jesus Smith. Photo by Julia Balestri. Ethnic Studies is a new interdisciplinary major on campus that was requested last spring and will be in full swing next fall. Ethnic Studies courses include Intro, Theories, Methods and Senior Seminar. This week’s hidden figure is passionate, energetic and eager to introduce students to Ethnic Studies. Jesus


On the left, sophomore Gabe Lewis examines art at the Wriston Fall 2018 Opening. Photo by Julia Balestri.   Lawrentian photographer Julia Balestri described the exhibit, saying, “The works of Xiaohong Zhang are heavily influenced by her interest in Soviet realism. Many of her pieces are politically charged, specifically in respects to consumerism, the environment

Faculty commemorates Leonard Bernstein

Faculty performs in Lawrence Memorial Chapel in celebration of the centennial of Leonard Berstein. Photo by Julia Balestri. On Sunday, September 16, several members of the Lawrence University faculty performed a tribute to the centennial of Leonard Bernstein in Memorial Chapel. The works ranged from well-known musical numbers to more unknown pieces such as Bernstein’s