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LUNA hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration

LUNA hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration

Lawrence’s fourth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration was hosted by the Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA) in the Somerset Room on Oct. 14.  The event aimed both to celebrate Indigenous cultures in the Americas and to educate attendees on the troubles facing various Native American groups, according to LUNA President sophomore Taneya Garcia, a

Alumni return to discuss decolonization in publishing

In an effort to educate the Lawrence community about their experiences in book publishing and the changes in the industry, two alumni returned to campus to deliver a lecture sponsored by the gender studies department. Carol Hinz ’00 and Andrew Karre ’02 delivered their lecture, “Decolonizing Children’s Books: Antiracism, Feminism, and the Art of Editing,”

Classics department holds annual Coin Petting Zoo

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Lawrence University classics department hosted the Ancient Coin Petting Zoo. Put together by Assistant Professor of Classics Adriana Brook; Assistant Professor of Art History, Curator of the Wriston Art Center Galleries and Museum Studies Interdisciplinary Area Program Director Beth Zinsli; and a half dozen classics students, it was located in

Feature: Therapy dog handler Elsa

Lawrence University hosts a pet therapy program for students and faculty to come and pet a dog every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Elsa, the therapy dog handler for this program, usually brings Revere, a golden retriever with “a head like a brick,” on these Thursdays.  Elsa and Revere’s usual spot is across from

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Russia  Every October, Russia exercises its nuclear forces, which they did this year last Tuesday. The Defense Ministry named this year’s war games “Thunder-2019.” The games lasted three days and involved 12,000 troops, 213 missile launchers, 105 aircrafts, 15 warships and five nuclear submarines. They also included 16 practice launches of ballistic and cruise missiles.

Appleton recognizes National Coming Out Day

McFleshman’s Brewing Company, a brewery opened recently by Lawrence University Associate Professor of Chemistry Allison Fleshman and her husband, was one of the restaurants that supported Appleton’s National Coming Out Day. Photo by Allegra Taylor. In order to celebrate coming out and to raise awareness for the LGBTQ+ community and the civil rights movement, cities

Photo Feature: Headphone Disco

On Saturday, Oct. 5, SOUP hosted a Headphone Disco in the Esch Hurvis room of Warch. Students were given headphones with three different music channels to dance to. The event was part of Blue and White Weekend, formerly known as the Fall Festival. Photos by Sarah Navy.

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Bangladesh  Abrar Fahad, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi student, was recently killed and is sparking protests by students across the country. His a occurred several days after posting comments criticizing the country’s government. The government’s ruling party, the Awami League, has a wing for students called the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) that has been criticized for controlling

Wellness Services provides free access to self-care app

Photo by Alex Dahl. In an effort to further support Lawrentians, Wellness Services is promoting a mobile care app named Sanvello, which is being offered to all students for no cost. According to the Lawrence University Wellness Services’ website, Sanvello is designed to “relieve the symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression.”   Associate Dean of

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