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Sian Beilock delivers convocation on the brain under pressure

Sian Beilock delivers convocation on the brain under pressure

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, University of Chicago Professor of Psychology Sian Beilock delivered the Lawrence fall term convocation lecture. Beilock spoke about what happens in the brain when an individual is faced with a high-pressure situation, and “choking” under pressure: “why that happens, and what we can do to ensure we put our best foot

Riverview Gardens awarded for work done with Lawrence

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, Riverview Gardens received Lawrence’s sixth annual Collaboration in Action Award. The award recognizes Riverview Garden’s contribution to the Fox Cities community, in collaboration with Lawrence students. At Lawrence’s annual Report to the Community, where the award was presented, University President Mark Burstein applauded the many ways Riverview has worked with students.

Students present summer research at poster symposium

On Saturday, Oct. 11, students who spent their summers doing research, both on- and off -campus, presented their findings in the Steitz atrium at the annual Summer Research Symposium. Attendees were free to roam among the posters presenting information about each of the projects, while the student researchers stood nearby to answer questions, offer further

Matt Glowacki discusses acceptance as a part of Diversify your Mind series

 “I don’t bother with matching my socks,” laughed Matt Glowacki last Thursday, October 2, as he lounged in one of the Diversity Center’s armchairs. “It takes too much time.” Sometimes referring to himself as “legless Matt,” Glowacki visited Lawrence to give a lecture called “Diversity According to Family Guy and South Park,” the second in

First Black Affinity Reunion brings past and present students together to discuss future

Last weekend, alumni from decades of graduating classes returned to campus for Lawrence’s first ever Black Affinity Reunion. Arriving on Friday, approximately 40 alumni were invited to attend classes such as “Black, Brown, and Queer on Film” and “African American Writers” before an opening dinner in the campus center. Later in the evening, alumni were

Absent sculpture returns to campus

In early 1999, senior Art History major Benjamin Tilghman wrote an editorial for The Lawrentian lamenting the state of many sculptures on campus. In particular, he pointed to the condition of “Big Yellow,” the sculpture next to the Wriston art center, how “frankly, the sculpture looks bad. The paint has faded or worn away over

Regarding Recent Changes in Tuition Rates

There has been much curiosity, mainly from the student body, in regards to a recent notification from the Lawrence University administrative staff describing a 3.5% increase in tuition fees.  What many students do not realize is the overwhelming importance of this hike in prices, specifically where the money is going. As many may have noticed, there

Regarding recent changes to printer policy

It has recently come to the attention of many Lawrence students that their former relationships with the printers scattered around campus have come to a close. In favor of better functionality, software upgrades were implemented over break, which means students are now required to both disconnect from their previous printer settings and then re-engage with