Burstein asks: Can We Stand With the Statue of Liberty?

President Burstein addressed the topics of immigration and refugees in last Thursday’s Commencement Convocation. Photo by David Baldwin. To welcome both old and new members of the Lawrence University community back to campus, the annual matriculation convocation was given by President Mark Burstein. President Burstein’s address, which focused on immigration and refugee issues, was given

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

Compiled by Max Craig   South Korea South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean President Kim Jong-un are set to meet in Pyongyang on Tuesday for a three-day summit. The summit between the South and North is the third of its kind since the division of the Korean peninsula and comes amid stalled nuclear

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Anonymous Op-Eds

Readers and journalists around the world have been left in awe by a recent anonymous op-ed published in the New York Times. Reportedly written by a top official in the Trump administration, the essay is titled, “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” and outlines a secret vow among like-minded senior officials

Arts & Entertainment

Easily Amused “Amusement”

I wouldn’t dare to try and define the word “art,” and would be just as reluctant to give any criteria by which art could be judged as “good” or “bad.”  However, I don’t think it will be too controversial for me to claim that as a general rule, things that are assigned the label of


Women’s Tennis wins in southern roadtrip

After a tough beginning of the season, the Women’s tennis team made the long trip down to Illinois to face a trio of conference foes this past weekend. Senior El Goblirsch said the team mostly “chats and does Disney singalongs” to pass the time on these long trips. The Lady Vikes had a strong weekend,

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