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Convocation honors students and faculty

Convocation honors students and faculty

Professor of History and Patricia Hamar Boldt Professor of Liberal Studies Paul Cohen delivered the lecture. Photo by Luke Payne. Lawrence University held its annual Honors Convocation on May 23, 2017 from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel. Professor of History and Patricia Hamar Boldt Professor of Liberal Studies Paul Cohen gave

Student panel shares experiences with activism

Student leaders share personal experience in activism. Photo by Luke Payne. On Tuesday, May 16, the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) held its last public event of the school year—a student panel discussing the philosophy of activism. The event was held in the Diversity Center and was well-attended. The discussion was moderated by senior Deepankar

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,

Classics Week brings Ancient Greece and Rome to campus

The final event of the week was a reading of Aristophanes’ “The Lysistrata” Photo by Luke Payne. Last week from April 10-14, the Lawrence University Classics Department celebrated its annual Classics Week. The week included presentations by students and faculty to educate Lawrence students on the study of classical history and languages. “[Classics Week] is

Annual Cabaret event celebrates diversity

  Cabaret performances included traditional Chinese and Vietnamese dances. Photos by Luke Payne. On Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017, Lawrence International (LI) held its annual Cabaret event in Stansbury Theatre. Tickets were $10 for adults and free for students. The Saturday performance began at 6:30 p.m. and the Sunday performance began at

Lawrence participates in nationwide strike with teach-in

Instructor of Music Sumner Truax discusses local activism and civic engagement. Photo by Luke Payne   Teach-in for Democracy, the first event of its kind at Lawrence University, lasted throughout the day, consisting of drop-in sessions and classes, on Friday, Feb. 17. In light of current political turbulence, Lawrence faculty presented half-hour presentations and offered

Solomon delivers genuine address at Convocation

During his speech, Solomon shared many personal stories. Photo by Luke Payne   On Thursday, Feb. 2, Andrew Solomon spoke in the next installment of the 2016–17 Convocation series. Solomon is the author of “Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity”, published in 2012. He discussed the intersections and divergences between

Great Midwest Trivia Contest stumps players on and off campus

“The Solar-Powered Nips (#thehardeningofthenip)” struggles to find the answer to the super garuda in Trivia’s final hour. Photo by Luke Payne   “Boy, Photoshop skills are really not all you need,” began junior and member of team “Homemaker, wife and mother to 3 beautiful children” Molly Froman. Froman spent the weekend of Jan. 27–29 participating

Community comes together for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts calls community members to action in the Memorial Chapel. Photo by Luke Payne   Last Monday, Lawrence partnered with the nonprofit Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities to hold a service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The two-hour long celebration, titled “Refusing to be a Bystander to Racism and

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