Student Outcry over Free Thought Group

On Wednesday, May 17, a screening and discussion of the 2015 film “Can We Take a Joke” was held in the Wriston Auditorium. The movie focused on the nature of freedom of expression, making the claim that modern society is too easily offended. The event, organized by Students for Free Thought, generated a large amount

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

Libya Wintershall, a German oil producer, has been accused by Libya’s National Oil Corporation of withholding $900 million, and possibly more, from the Libyan state. Also, Wintershall and Libya’s U.N.-backed government have been accused of conspiring to take over the sale of Libya’s oil contracts. Wintershall insists that it owes no money and that various


Hidden Figures of Lawrence: Mark Biesak

Executive Sous Chef of Andrew Commons, Mark Biesak, posing in the Commons near the “Eat at Ed’s” line. Photo by Larissa Davis. This column is devoted to highlighting staff members that play a huge role in the everyday experiences of the Lawrence community. The goal is to focus on the “Hidden Figures” of Lawrence University

Opinions and Editorials

Staff editorial: Lackluster engagement in student governance needs to change

This year, there were several notable issues with the housing selection process. Two different groups, Women’s Empowerment Loft and Delta Tau Delta, were rejected for on-campus housing and went into the appeals board. Both groups had their appeals rejected. Whether or not these groups should have been granted on-campus housing is beside the point; rather,

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet

  The 2016-17 Jazz Series concluded this past Saturday, May 13 with trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis and his quintet. An apt way to end the series and send the various jazz ensembles off to their final performances of the year, Marsalis and his bandmates got to the core of enjoying oneself while playing jazz and making


Blast From the past: Athletes Honored

Author: Unknown Published: May 22, 1986 11 of Lawence University’s best athletes were cited Tuesday morning at the university’s annual Honors Day convocation. Senior Dan Galante received both the Iden C. Charles Champion Cup for excellence in scholarship, athletics, college spirit and loyalty and the Bernard E. Heselton Memorial Prize, awarded annually to the most

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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