News

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

Features

Young woman and man stand in hallway with 5 gallon compost bucket

LU Environmental Organization

Junior Lauren Kelly and senior Jim Yang Photo provided by Lauren Kelly The Lawrence University Environmental Organization was founded by current senior Jim Yang in fall 2018 and has had a relatively consistent small group of devoted students ever since. Junior Lauren Kelly joined during Spring Term 2019 and is now the co-president with Yang.

Opinions and Editorials

What in the World: In defense of decaf coffee

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Arts & Entertainment

Album Review: Future Nostalgia

The year 2020 was a notable and arguably formative year for pop music, during which time we witnessed a popular revival of disco, glam rock and synth pop influences exemplified through recent releases by Dua Lipa, Kylie Minogue, Miley Cyrus and Rina Sawayama. Some of these throwback-inspired projects were more effective than others, which, in

Sports

Last Week in Sports: The closing games of NCAA basketball

They say that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Such has been the case with this season of men’s NCAA basketball. Since my last coverage of men’s basketball several weeks ago, several teams that were in the top 10 have since dropped out of the top, while the two top teams

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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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