The new Lawrence University Vikings’ logo has been on display in the Warch Campus Center’s front window since April 6. Photo by Alana Melvin. The Lawrence University Athletics Department launches its official rebrand, featuring a new logo, new uniforms and new meaning for the Vikings. The Lawrence University Athletics Department celebrated the launch of their

Goodbye, Burstein

Photo by Sebastian Evans The Lawrentian reflects on President Burstein’s years at Lawrence following the announcement of his end-of-the-year departure Is this something we can do? That’s the question Lawrence University President Mark Burstein remembers asking himself, as he sat in City Park with his husband, David Calle, and gazed at the president’s house during

World News

Canary Islands A hotel in the Spanish Canary Islands has been locked down due to the coronavirus following the visit of an Italian doctor infected with the illness. Several hundred guests have been forbidden to leave. Italy has been hit the hardest by COVID-19 in Europe with 283 cases and seven deaths. However, globally there


So What, What Does It Mean To Be You? A Look Into Maggie Bice

Junior Maggie Bice. Photo by Dani Massey. “Maybe I’m searching for something no one ever feels confident in,” Maggie Bice explained as she contemplated what motivates her to continue working on her passions, schoolwork and plans for life after college. Maggie Bice is a junior here at Lawrence University, pursuing a degree in government as

Opinions and Editorials

The Prius: An icon of conservatism

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Arts & Entertainment

A Long Look at Nature: Andrew Graff’s Raft of Stars

From the cover alone, it is clear where a read through Lawrence alumnus Andrew Graff’s debut novel Raft of Stars will take you. This story about two boys on the run from the law is a young adult coming-of-age piece, a Huckleberry Finn-esque adventure that puts nature in all its beauty and destruction at the


Lethwei – The art of nine limbs

The country of Myanmar has a long history of combat centered around one of the most brutal martial arts still practiced to this day. Lethwei, or Burmese boxing, is a martial art that has been recorded back to the 2nd century BC in the Pyu city-states of present-day Myanmar. Participants would range from commoners to

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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