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Upcoming Events

Mon. 11/4 – 9:30 p.m. – Mead Witter – Jazz Jam  Opening set by Lawrence musicians followed by an open jam session. Tues. 11/5 – 11 a.m. – Kraemer Room – Francophone Seminar in Senegal Info Session Come learn about the study abroad program in Dakar, Senegal, from past participants! This is a great opportunity

Staff Editorial: Every Lawrentian should take UNIC 117

Many Lawrentians have gone through the American school system. Unfortunately, this is essentially a cookie cutter system that emphasizes test-taking ability, labels students, and not much else. As a result, students have emerged feeling as if their worth is tied to their academic success. Many Lawrentians melt down over a grade that doesn’t match their

Staff Ed: Is it getting hot in here? Young activists tackle climate change

Sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg captured the world’s attention this month after an emotional speech at the 2019 UN climate action summit. Thunberg told world leaders, “You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words.” Thunberg’s sentiments resonated with a generation of young people who feel powerless in the face of world