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BREAKING: Junior Rufino Cacho steps down from LUCC President-Elect position

During Monday, Feb. 19’s Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) General Council meeting, it has been announced that junior Rufino Cacho will be stepping down from his position as president due to personal reasons. We have the following statement from Cacho that was read during the General Council meeting: “It has been the utmost privilege and

BREAKING: Cacho and Murray bag victories at the LUCC executive elections

The Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) released the results of the recently concluded executive elections to The Lawrentian. Junior Rufino Cacho won the presidential election, while sophomore Colleen Murray succeeded in the vice presidential race. There is a 3-day period available for any contesting of the election. After this period, the results will become official pending General Council

World News

Compiled by Dannielle Konz Korea The twenty-third Winter Olympic Games opened on Friday, Feb. 9. In a sign of peace, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shook hands at the opening ceremonies. This marks the first time that a member of the North Korean

Features

The Lawrence Passion Project: Jenny Hanrahan

Senior Anthropology and Theatre Arts Major Jenny Hanrahan. Photo by David Baldwin. This column intends to find out what it means to be empathetic, to strive for understanding and to document fulfillment in action by having conversations with students working on Senior Experience Projects at Lawrence on how they are using their studies and passions

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Clearer standards needed for writing-intensive classes

Each student at Lawrence is required to take at least one class that is designated as either speaking-or writing-intensive. In regard to the writing-intensive designation, specifically, many students have expressed confusion about or frustration with the fact that some classes which seem like they should be considered writing-intensive are not, while others which do not

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: Laurie Anderson

“How do we begin again?” These were the words that ended Laurie Anderson’s concert this past Friday at the Wisconsin Union Theater in Madison, WI. Coming from the 2010 song “Another Day in America,” off of her album “Homeland,” the lyrics still resonate within today’s climate, a subject of Anderson’s spoken word throughout the night

Sports

“Fields of Friendly Fire” by Timothy P. Brown

Throughout history, athletics have been popular. People enjoy partaking in, and rooting for, athletic teams. Times of war are no exception to this. However, when a nation’s resources and its people, are devoted to warfare, friendlier competition is often affected. The first World War was no exception. During World War I, collegiate athletics were interrupted.

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Burstein signs amicus curiae supporting “Dreamers”

In protest of the Trump administration’s recent action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, Lawrence University has signed an amicus brief along with more than 50 other U.S. universities. DACA was a federal government program created under the Obama administration in 2012. It was intended for people who had been brought to

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