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Guest professor lectures on historical erasure of women’s poetry

Many students and faculty members attended the talk which took place in Main Hall. Photo by Allegra Taylor After Dr. Alexandra Socarides published her book “Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics,” she found herself asking a question that she’d wondered about since her undergrad but hadn’t had the ability to answer. “Why is Emily Dickinson the

Considerations on Croissants: Kaplan’s Café

Article courtesy of Isaac Yeller of Respectful and Tasteful Satire (RATS) On Thursday, Sept. 28 of the two-thousand-seventeenth year of Earth’s common era I went through a metamorphosis— not only of man, but of pastry. In deciding where this season of “Considerations on Croissants” would lead me in the coming months, I found myself deflated,

A Callout on Allyship, A Long Time Coming

Allyship is the continuous commitment to social justice work on the premise that we restore the lost privileges and denied rights of the marginalized: it is the living and breathing verb of action, not the stagnant noun of self-adulation and immediate gratification. This is a call to action because your continued apathy is a metastasis

Lecture educates on genome encryption

Lauter used analogies to make her lecture easier to understand. Photo by Emma Gilshannon On Thursday, Sept. 21, Kristin Lauter returned to Lawrence to give a talk in the McDougal Lecture series titled “How to Keep Your Genome Secret”. She earned her BA, Master of Science and PhD all from the University of Chicago. So,

Andrew Commons takes on annual “Eat Locally” Challenge

Andrew Commons takes the initiative to provide a 100% locally sourced lunch featuring local meat, coffee and produce at their annual event. Photo by David Baldwin Lawrentians, like most people, love food. It shows in the vast number of people who show up at Andrew Commons every day, attend club meetings any time there is

Immigration attorney educates on DACA

The presentation took place in the Cinema in the Warch Campus Center. Photo by Zoe Adler On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), leaving many undocumented immigrants unsure of their futures. On Sept. 14, Lawrence invited immigration attorney Mónica Santa María to speak about the current immigration environment

Letter to the Editor: On Campus Scandal

Time has a mutating effect, but a few elements of the Lawrence experience remain constant over the decades—room parties, mayflies, midterms, nervous administrators, happy hours at the Viking Room and a juicy campus scandal about once per semester. The most recent example is the now-notorious screening of “Can We Take a Joke?” in the Wriston

Letters to the Editor: Snowflakes and Nazis: A Personal Commentary on Recent Events

At this point, I cannot hope to persuade anyone of anything. Views were cemented early on, and have only been further entrenched. Persuasion, however, is not my intention. I aim merely to introduce another perspective. I question the usefulness of this, when the quagmire of opinion is already neck deep. Yet, the community shows no

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