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Competitive Play from men and women’s soccer teams

Competitive Play from men and women’s soccer teams

Senior Lewis Burger making a play on the ball. Photo by Victor Nguyen It has been a busy week in Viking athletics. Amidst a flood of high school athletic recruits visiting campus, there have been a number of exciting home competitions. Never to disappoint, the men’s and women’s soccer teams have played a combined four

Preseason is over, let conference play begin

Senior captain Landon Edwards passes the ball. Photo courtesy of Lawrence Athletics After a month of preseason, the Lawrence men’s and women’s soccer teams begin conference play this weekend as both teams travel to Knox College on Saturday and Illinois Collegeon Sunday. On the women’s side, they are coming out of non-conference play 1-4 with

LU pride game supports You Can Play

This past weekend, the Lawrence University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) sponsored the LU Pride Game, where proceeds from the game went to the You Can Play Project. The LU Pride Game was when Lawrence’s Men and Women’s Basketball teams played against Monmouth College. You Can Play is a project that works with those of the

Men’s and Women’s Basketball play Illinois and Cornell

  This past weekend, the Lawrence’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams played home games against Cornell College and Illinois College. The Lady Vikes lost 2-11 and 0-8 overall in the Midwest Conference (MWC), while the men’s team won 6-6 overall and 6-2 in the MWC. The Lady Vikes had a difficult time keeping pace on

Elmer Rice’s “Street Scene” explores emotions and problems of daily life

Thursday, Feb. 20, through Saturday, Feb. 22, Lawrence University put on four performances of Elmer Rice’s Pulitzer-winning play “Street Scene.” A cast and crew of over fifty students developed this adaptation under the careful direction of Professor Kathy Privatt, with costume design by Kärin Kopischke. To thank each and every individual involved, including a cairn

Freshmen make their entrance to Lawrence theatre in “Street Scene”

This past Thursday, Feb. 20, saw the opening of the term’s theatre arts performance, “Street Scene.” The play is one of two productions of the same name that Lawrence is performing this winter.  Starting Thursday, March 6, the theatre will begin performing the opera Kurt Weil adapted from Elmer Rice’s original play. The first performance

Optimistic Feral Children go to summer camp in recent show

On Friday, Jan. 21, Lawrence University’s improv group, known as Optimistic Feral Children, put on their first performance of the term in Cloak Theater. As usual, the theater was filled with laughter as the group played a variety of games themed around summer camp. Optimistic Feral Children, formerly known as Hi, I’mProv, was formed in

Senior Project “As You Like It” a success for all involved

Think about these questions: Are gender roles fluid? Is lust synonymous with attraction? When is usurpation “just” or “unjust?” In how many forms does love manifest itself? While these questions may be old news to you—we are at a liberal arts school, after all—they were cutting edge ideas in the 1600s, when Shakespeare wrote his

Bunke stars in “Sweetest Swing in Baseball” for senior project

Mental health issues, when discussed in creative works, walk that fine line between comedy and tragedy. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” “The Magic Mountain,” “Girl, Interrupted;” it’s an endlessly fascinating topic that can be viewed with equal merit through a variety of lenses. Last weekend, the Lawrence University theater department performed a fine example

IGLU gets into the Halloween spirit with improvised music to “Nosferatu”

The Improvisation Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) kicked off the Halloween festivities on Wednesday, Oct. 30 with a unique project of performing live, improvised music alongside the classic horror film “Nosferatu.” This being their first concert of the year, they filled Harper Hall and brought new sounds, tension and humor to this well-known aspect of

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