News

Clubs advertise and inform at Winter Activities Fair

Sophomores Alex Dahl, Allegra Taylor and Claire Zimmerman promote their club at the Winter Activities Fair. Photo by Sara Nocton The annual Winter Activities Fair was held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 5, 2018 in the Somerset Room in Warch Campus Center. The Activities Fair was open to all Lawrence students and

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 Stephanie Meyer Iran On Dec. 28, 2017, protests began in Mashhad, Iran, and spread to even more Iranian cities. The demonstrators called for an end to the current Iranian government, which has been in place since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Protesters, motivated by economic hardships due to high unemployment rates and rising prices

Features

The Lawrence Passion Project: Manuel Ferreira

Senior Manuel Ferreira with the chimu llama, dating back to the 10th through 15th century. Photo By Larissa Davis 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

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Healthier menu in the Café

At Lawrence, there is an emphasis on being mentally, spiritually, and physically healthy; however, healthy eating can be tricky at times. Students who have an all-culinary cash meal plan fall victim to Kaplan’s Grill’s (more commonly known amongst students as the Café) less than healthy options, such as an assortment of fried and fatty foods.

Arts & Entertainment

Meditations on Music: Work Friends and The Burstein Boys

While on break, two entirely different music groups near and dear to my heart released two entirely different EPs. The day after Thanksgiving, jazz rock quintet Work Friends debuted with their eponymous recording. On Christmas Eve, The Burstein Boys, a unique and comical boy band, made available their second recording, “A Very Merry Burstein Boys

Sports

Women’s Basketball starts 2018 off strong

Freshman Kenya Earl fights past Scots defense. Photo by Caroline Garrow The Lawrence University women’s basketball team, after a tough winter break schedule, started off the term strong with a 63-59 win against the Monmouth Scots on Jan 6 at Alexander Gymnasium. Freshman standout Kenya Earl scored a game-high 20 points on 9 for 14

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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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