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Great Midwest Trivia Contest stumps players on and off campus

“The Solar-Powered Nips (#thehardeningofthenip)” struggles to find the answer to the super garuda in Trivia’s final hour. Photo by Luke Payne   “Boy, Photoshop skills are really not all you need,” began junior and member of team “Homemaker, wife and mother to 3 beautiful children” Molly Froman. Froman spent the weekend of Jan. 27–29 participating

Trivia returns to campus for 51st year of havoc

Over the weekend of Jan. 29-31, Lawrence University’s 51st Great Midwest Trivia Contest celebrated the inane and brought 18 on-campus and 86 off-campus teams together in competition. “We ask over 400 questions, challenge 80-some teams to action questions, spend a lot of time on-air playing insane music and don’t sleep nearly as much as we

Wild times ensue for those who participate in Trivia

The Great Midwest Trivia Contest is already adored by many. These capers wreak havoc across campus in a multitude of fashions, including silly costumes and indiscriminate screaming. While exciting and wacky, there are definitely some occupational hazards faced by everyone, on-and off-campus, involved in the Lawrence atmosphere. One of the most impressive demands placed upon

Let’s Rush(-ssia) Delt, everyone

Hello, Trivia. What a great weekend. There were break-ins, rabbit deaths and voice cracks, but the 49th Great Midwest Trivia Contest undoubtedly succeeded. Big shout-out to this year’s winners, Porky’s Groove Machine. You guys inspire us. Now, let’s talk about that Action Question, that glorious, bombastic Communist Rally on Saturday night. You brought songs, posters,

Trivia ups and downs

Armed with computers, good company, and caffeinated or alcoholic beverages, students assemble together with their teams to The Great Midwest Trivia Competition. Held annually since 1966, teams of students on campus and other participants tuning into Lawrence’s radio station listen to the questions, which they will have three minutes to complete. Teams on campus also