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Mexico Mexican authorities apprehended drug kingpin Damaso “The Graduate” Lopez the morning of May 2, 2017 in Mexico City. Lopez has been linked to numerous attacks throughout the country as well as affiliation with former cartel leader Chapo Guzman, most notably assisting in Guzman’s escape from prison. France French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has

Lawrence Interfaith Council holds first meeting

Rev. Linda Morgan-Clement, appointed the Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual Life last year, designed the Interfaith Council aim to bring together students from different religious backgrounds. Photo by Minh Nguyen.   Last Saturday at 10 a.m., the Lawrence University Interfaith Council held its first meeting. The new Julie Esch Hurvis Dean of Spiritual Life

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Compiled by Kelsey Kaufmann India Protests erupted at the funeral of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an Indian aviation engineer killed in a racially motivated attack in Kansas last week. The funeral was held in Hyderabad, India, near the victim’s hometown, where attendees chanted “Down with Trump” and held up signs condemning racism in the United States. Adam

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Compiled by Kelsey Kaufmann     France On Friday night, a man armed with machetes attacked soldiers at an underground mall connected to The Louvre in Paris before being shot in the stomach by a soldier. The attack was carried out by 29-year-old Egyptian Abdullah Hamamy. Both Hamamy and the injured soldier are currently in

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Compiled by Kelsey Kaufmann   Morocco Morocco moved to rejoin the African Union (AU) after a 30 year hiatus due to political dispute with Western Sahara, a territory it claimed ownership of at the time of its exit. It was voted in 39-9 as the last country to join the AU.   Asia Millions gathered

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Compiled by Kelsey Kaufmann GREAT BRITAIN The head of the M15 British intelligence agency voiced concerns in a conference this week regarding Russian cyber aggression. He acknowledged internal concern over increasingly aggressive Russian foreign policy and hacking attacks, despite denial of such actions from the Kremlin. He stated that Britain intends to increase cybersecurity expenditures

CCSE looks for grant applications

On Thursday, Oct. 6, an informational meeting was held in the Warch Campus Center Cinema regarding the Council on Community Service and Engagement’s (CCSE) Humanitarian Projects Grant. Junior and current chair of CCSE Anita Li presented the information. The grant is Lawrence-sponsored and available to any student with an idea for a humanitarian aid project

Activities Fair boasts large turnout of both freshmen and upperclassmen

Students browse clubs and organizations at the Activities Fair. Photos by Tabarique Anwar Lawrence’s annual Activities Fair was held on Friday, Sept. 16. This showcase of Lawrence’s multitude of student organizations gave students an opportunity to meet the leaders and members of various clubs and add their names to the mailing lists of groups that