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Fox Cities Book Festival brings writers to LU for diversity panel

The authors that presented at the panel: Lori M. Lee, Kurtis Scaletta and Crystal Chan. Photo by David Baldwin. During the Fox Cities 11th Annual 2018 Book Festival, three writers, Crystal Chan, Lori M. Lee and Kurtis Scaletta, commented on the importance of diversity and inclusion in youth literature at Warch Campus Center last Thursday,

BREAKING NEWS: New LUCC Vice President elected

Sophomore Maria Poimenidou was elected to serve as Vice President of LUCC. There is a three-day period available for any contesting of the election. After this period, the results will become official pending General Council approval on Monday, March 5.

World News

France On October 9th, French President Emmanuel Macron decorated couple Serge and Beate Klarsfeld with awards of commendation for their work in finding Nazi war criminals. Serge received France’s highest award of commendation, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, while Beate received the National Order of Merit. The couple dedicated their lives to

Features

Up-Clothes and Personal: Emily Richter

Junior Emily Richter. Photo by Katie Mueller. I have wildly cared about clothing my whole life. From spending hours of my childhood afternoons putting together outfits to ceaselessly chopping up skirts and dresses to make my own creations, I spent a lot of my childhood thinking about clothing. My identity has largely and unknowingly been

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Pedestrian Safety

On October 7th, at 9:30 p.m., a Lawrence student was struck at the intersection of College Avenue and Lawe Street in the second hit-and-run incident of the past year. Pedestrian safety is once again a major concern for members of the Lawrence community. In the past, the responsibility of exercising pedestrian safety has been partially

Arts & Entertainment

Easily Amused “The Delicate Flavor of Bird Poop”

In association with the Appleton Book Festival, Lawrence welcomed poet Ross Gay on Thursday, Oct. 11 for a reading of some of his recent work. The event was sponsored by the Cargill Foundation Sustainability Grant and the Mia Paul Poetry fund. According to the Appleton Book Festival’s website, the event imagines “ways that delight, joy,

Sports

Tribute to soccer’s seniors

As fall season starts to wind down, it gives athletes a time to reflect on their season and the one to come, but there also comes a time in one’s career where you realize you’re at the end of the road, and soon you must get off and build a new one. This year the

Variety

Sustainable Transport Lecture held by Environmental Studies dept.

To educate about sustainable transportation that meets the needs of marginalized communities, urban anthropologist Dr. Adonia Lugo presented her lecture “Bicycle/Race: Transportation, Culture, and Resistance,” based off of her book of the same name. Lugo’s presentation was sponsored by the Environmental Studies department and was held in Thomas Steitz Hall room 102 on Thursday, October

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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