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World News

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

LUCC Gender Inclusive Facilities Task Force creates gender neutral restrooms across campus

Beginning this term, Lawrentians will have access to gender inclusive restroom facilities in most restrooms on campus. This change is due to an initiative by the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) Gender Inclusive Facilities Task Force to make all Lawrentians feel welcome on campus. The task force has converted 33-66% of binary restrooms into inclusive

Center for Career, Life, and Community Engagement invites companies to campus for Career Fair

On Thursday, Sept. 26, Lawrence University hosted a career fair where over 25 companies came to give their pitches and make connections with college students. The companies involved included everything from tiny, 15-person startups to massive 40,000 strong companies like Johnson Company, which makes almost all of the thermometers in the country or local nonprofits