Lawrentians hold Climate Action Festival

One booth had information on voter registration to encourage participation in upcoming elections. Photos by Allegra C. Taylor. On Friday, Feb. 7, Lawrence’s first Climate Action Festival was held in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center. The event featured tables with information on climate change and concrete action that regular people can take

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

China The coronavirus death toll has reached 811 in China, according to Chinese health officials, more than died across the globe from the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic between 2002 and 2003. More than 34,000 Chinese people have been confirmed to be infected. Most of the cases are in the area around Wuhan, China,


Poetry Reading: Mark Wunderlich

On Thursday evening in the Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University had the pleasure of hosting a public reading conducted by poet Mark Wunderlich. Wunderlich is well renowned in his craft, having published three poetry collections since 1999 as well as many more individual publications of poems, reviews and essays in organizations such as the Paris

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Reading Period is awesome!

With Reading Period underway, now is a good time to reflect on how we can make the most of it. First of all, Lawrentians are very lucky to have a midterm break at all. Most schools have a reading period before finals, but very few have one around midterms. Lawrence is, fortunately, a rarity in

Arts & Entertainment

Photo Feature: Open Music and Movement Jam

The monthly Open Movement and Music Jam invites the Lawrence community to try their hand at contact improvisation techniques as well as contribute their musical talents. Facilitated by Instructor of Dance Margaret Paek. Photos by Georgia Greenberg.


Viking rallies come up short vs Ripon

Photos by Sebastian Evans. Against the Ripon Red Hawks on Feb. 8, the Lawrence women’s basketball team suffered a loss behind a team-wide slump in field goals.  Trouble began early for the Vikings behind an extremely slow start; of the 14 shots from the field taken by the Vikings, only a paltry two were made



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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