Classics Week brings Ancient Greece and Rome to campus

The final event of the week was a reading of Aristophanes’ “The Lysistrata” Photo by Luke Payne. Last week from April 10-14, the Lawrence University Classics Department celebrated its annual Classics Week. The week included presentations by students and faculty to educate Lawrence students on the study of classical history and languages. “[Classics Week] is

Lawrence University student arrested on felony charges

In an email to the Lawrence University community on Thursday, March 17, Vice President for Student Affairs Nancy Truesdell wrote that a Lawrence student was arrested on March 15 as part of a “felony criminal investigation.” She relayed assurances from the Appleton Police Department that the campus community is not endangered by the felony charge


Sell Us Your Major: Theatre Arts

Cast of the fall play, A Man of No Importance, takes a selfie in full costume. Photo courtesy of Matt Kierzek. This column is devoted to sharing student and faculty input on the various majors offered at Lawrence. The goal is to highlight areas of study that are not well known and to provide undecided

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Staff Editorial: Bon Appetit Pizza Review

At Lawrence, we have limited options for meals through our food provider Bon Appetit—we have the choice of splitting our meal plan into a majority of swipes or a majority of culinary cash. This is what dictates what we eat on campus—while the cafe’s menu stays mostly the same on a weekly basis, the Commons

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Meditations on Music: Spring student recitals

This week, my inability to pick just one of my friends’ performances to attend out of all of those occurring during this recital-heavy period of spring term has me covering four, via short meditations that attempt to get to the essence of the recital or identify aspects that stood out. I. Sam Pratt, tenor saxophone,


Track and field is off and running, jumping and throwing

After a strong start to the outdoor season at the Private College Championships, the Lawrence University men’s and women’s track and field teams headed up to St. Norbert College on Thursday, April 13th for the St. Norbert Twilight. The men took third in a stacked field of nine with 105 points while the women were

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LU Teach-in for Democracy

This Friday, Feb. 17, Lawrentians will have an exciting learning field day to look forward to. A collaborative effort by a large groups of faculty members, LU Teach-in for Democracy day will be a full day of multi-disciplinary discussions and learning about democracy, civic engagement, social justice, politics, and the multitude of perspectives of these