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Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service to be celebrated virtually on Monday

Last year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day concluded with an in-person celebration in the Lawrewnce Memorial Chapel. This year’s celebration will be virtual. Photo by Sarah Navy Several virtual events are happening this Monday, Jan. 18, as a part of Lawrence’s celebration of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (MLK

Goodbye, Burstein

Photo by Sebastian Evans The Lawrentian reflects on President Burstein’s years at Lawrence following the announcement of his end-of-the-year departure Is this something we can do? That’s the question Lawrence University President Mark Burstein remembers asking himself, as he sat in City Park with his husband, David Calle, and gazed at the president’s house during

World News

Canary Islands A hotel in the Spanish Canary Islands has been locked down due to the coronavirus following the visit of an Italian doctor infected with the illness. Several hundred guests have been forbidden to leave. Italy has been hit the hardest by COVID-19 in Europe with 283 cases and seven deaths. However, globally there

Features

Subculture on Main: “This is not who we are”

On Jan. 6, the United States’ Capitol was stormed by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump. They sported Make America Great Again (MAGA) gear while carrying confederate flags and destroyed government property and equipment belonging to journalists. The breach was planned publicly for weeks over social media following Trump’s “Save America” rally speech.

Opinions and Editorials

The consequences of COVID-19 violations are not nearly enough

One of the features of Lawrence’s pandemic plan that students have been pushed to use is the COVID-19 Behavior Concern reporting system. This is an online form that allows students to report other members of the Lawrence community for violating rules specific to the pandemic. While this started as a way to empower students to

Arts & Entertainment

Student Spotlight: Luka Santin

Photo provided by Luka Santin Sophomore Luka Santin is a Lawrence student in the Bachelor of Arts in Music program, focusing on piano performance and psychology. While they have an extensive history of musical passion and participation throughout their secondary education, including choir, violin, cello and piano lessons, it was in their Fall Term at

Sports

How the NFL’s presentation gives way to discourse, socially or otherwise

Last weekend, Nickelodeon hosted an NFL Playoff game between the Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints. This idea would seem strange from the outside looking in, as the capitalistic concept of competition dictates that there should be one sole channel with the broadcasting rights to any one game. That would be correct according to

Online Exclusive

LU gets stoned

In 1895, a Lawrence University geology class took a field trip to Mosquito Hill outside of New London, Wisconsin. According to the legend, A. Arthur Bennett ‘95 and his classmates found a large boulder on the side of the road and decided to bring it back to campus. The students secured the use of a

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