Activities Fair invites Lawrentians to learn about student orgs

Senior Maggie Anderson speaks to an interested student about Lawrence’s Nordic Ski Team. Photo by David Baldwin. On Friday, Jan. 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. the Winter Activities Fair was held in the Somerset Room of Warch. While the event was more sparsely attended than the Fall Activities Fair, dozens of student organization

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.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo As the runner-up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s controversial presidential election, Martin Fayulu said last Saturday that he had asked the court to order an election recount. “My appeal is constructed such that we are requesting the electoral commission to recount all of the ballot votes,” he said


Travelogues: Amsterdam with Mara Kissinger

Junior Mara Kissinger. Photo by Anton Zemba. After a semester of exploring the streets and canals of Amsterdam, junior Mara Kissinger is chock-full of advice for fellow students considering a program abroad to the Netherlands. Kissinger travelled specifically through the International Education of Students Abroad program (IES) to explore Gender Studies in Amsterdam, and their

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Lawrence University Community Council Elections

This Friday, January 18, Lawrentians are invited to vote for LUCC’s next president and vice president. Elections will be held in the Warch Campus Center from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Alexander Gymnasium from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and the Conservatory from 1 to 5 p.m. We at The Lawrentian hope that every student and

Arts & Entertainment

Easily Amused “Moxie and talent at Open Mic Night”

On Saturday, Jan. 12, Open Mic Night took place in the Mead-Witter room at Warch Campus Center. The open mic, hosted by junior Daniel Green, was an after-hours event that attracted a sizeable audience. Green kicked things off himself at 10 p.m. with a short set of original music. After he performed a few songs


Men’s hockey can’t seem to find the back of the net

The Vikings continue to battle as sophomore Jacob Dobberstein glides in with junior teammate, Jordan Boelke. Photo by Caroline Garrow. The first competitive weekend in the new year has been a rough one for the Vikings as the Lawrence University men’s hockey team fell to the Finlandia University Lions, 4-0, and the St. Norbert College



Aries (March 21 – April 19) – Coral Harbour, Nunavut, Canada: there’s nothing coral about you except for fossils. Taurus (April 20 – May 20) – Utqiagvik, AK: Barrow who? Gemini (May 21 – June 20) – Duluth, MN: a local favorite. Cancer (June 21 – July 22) – Tosontsengel, Mongolia: which means “oil happiness.”

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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