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Compiled from various mainstream news outlets. Russia A court in Moscow convicted 63-year-old former Norwegian border guard Frode Berg of espionage on Tuesday, sentencing him to 14 years in prison. This came after the Russian government convicted a former police officer in December for passing files relating to the country’s Navy to the border guard.

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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Compiled by Rikke Sponheim Algeria Since Friday, Feb. 22, tens of thousands of people across Algeria have taken to the streets to protest President Abdelaziz Bouteflika running for a fifth term of presidency. These have been the largest street demonstrations in over a decade in Algeria. President Bouteflika has been in power for 20 years

Features

Real Womxn’s Voices: Meralis Alvarez-Morales

Freshman Meralis Alvarez-Morales. Photo by Sarah Navy. To identify as a womxn is to expect solidarity with others who identify the same way. The assumption that there is a universal and singular womxn experience erases the nuances and variety that exists. This column seeks to address those intersections in an effort to celebrate and deconstruct

Opinions and Editorials

Transphobic incidents at Lawrence University

Lawrence boasts a strong dedication to inclusivity regarding LGBTQ+ students. With a large percentage of its student population identifying as LGBTQ+, Lawrence generally proves to be an accepting and safe environment for students of this demographic. However, over the past several years, there have been multiple instances of transphobic vandalism on campus, the most recent

Arts & Entertainment

SPAMALU Presents: Little Shop of Horrors

  The ensemble cast of “Little Shop of Horrors” in a performance last weekend. Photo by Taylor Blackson. In a revival of the traditional musical ”Little Shop of Horrors,“ members of Student Produced Musicals at Lawrence University (SPAMALU) performed the show set in the 1990s with a few changes in order to update the work.

Sports

Big ninth inning rally isn’t enough for the win

Juniors Mike Brady and Tony Caputa keep spirits high as they battle Chicago. Thanks to the weather, many teams have had to move their spring season schedules all around in order to accommodate for Mother Nature. Baseball is definitely no exception. At this point in time, the Vikings were supposed to be 10 games into

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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

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