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Compiled by Dannielle Konz   Russia On Saturday, Oct. 14, which was Russian President Vladimir Putin’s birthday, thousands of protesters marched in 26 cities across Russia. 290 protesters were arrested. The marches were hosted by supporters of Alexei Navalny, Putin’s only serious adversary in the upcoming March election. Putin has been serving as Russia’s leader

2017-18 Class Representatives Election Results

Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) has announced the results for the 2017-18 class representatives election. Voting took place on Tuesday, May 16, and concluded at 8 p.m. The new class representatives for each class are as followed: Class of 2018 Rebecca Albrecht Hitkarsh Chanana Jamil Fuller Oswaldo Gomez   Class of 2019 Ryan Leonard/Kazuma Noguchi

World News

Compiled by Dannielle Konz   Russia On Saturday, Oct. 14, which was Russian President Vladimir Putin’s birthday, thousands of protesters marched in 26 cities across Russia. 290 protesters were arrested. The marches were hosted by supporters of Alexei Navalny, Putin’s only serious adversary in the upcoming March election. Putin has been serving as Russia’s leader

Features

English Department brings poet, author to Lawrence

Poet Derrick Austin performs poems “Trouble the Water” and some brand-new work in the Wriston Art Galleries. Photo by Hannah Burgess. This past week, the Lawrence University English Department hosted a number of events open to the general public. On Oct. 11, poet Derrick Austin gave a reading to a packed room at the Wriston

Opinions and Editorials

The History of American Political Liberalism and Social Activism

Social activism is a proactive attempt to right the societal wrongs of society through the centralization of marginalized voices through various liberation movements. Social justice work mirrors the myriad of political, economic, social and spiritual ideologies coalescing in various manifestations without one central school of thought dominating discourse. However, political liberalism has melted into social

Arts & Entertainment

Book Review “Too Long a Solitude”

In an academic setting, poetry can often feel inaccessible. While we examine and dissect it in order to understand what is underneath, it is easy to think of poetry as a science and forget to appreciate the art. James Ragan’s collection of poems “Too Long a Solitude” is like a tidal wave that sweeps readers

Sports

Athlete of the Week: Joe Kortenhoff

Photo by Victor Nguyen.     ***This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Joe Kortenhoff who recently had the best finish of his career and was also named the MWC Performer of the Week.***   Sarah Grubbe: Congrats on the finish, how have you been working on speed?   Joe Kortenhoff: The

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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

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