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Theatre department’s radio dramas open in-person

With the new guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many plays, musical performances and productions have been put on hold. However, this term, the theatre department devised a way for students to come together in-person and perform a series of radio dramas.  The production consists of three separate plays that were originally produced in

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

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Supreme Court approves halting the census

In an action that will have lasting effects on accuracy of data and underrepresentation of communities, the Supreme Court has decided to halt the 2020 census despite the difficulties faced in collecting data during the COVID-19 pandemic that have left large portions of the country unaccounted for.  Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court suspended a lower

Arts & Entertainment

Movies, Movies, Movies

“Hubie Halloween,” 2020, directed by Steve Brill – 1/5 Stars  Adam Sandler has starred in a lot of bad movies. Alongside producer Jack Giarraputo, Sandler created Happy Madison Productions, which has brought audiences infamous gems like “Pixels,” “Jack and Jill” and “Grown Ups.” This month, “Hubie Halloween” joined the roster of shockingly terrible comedies, featuring

Sports

College Football Retrospectives: The pork feast that bites back

This column seeks to look back on memorable moments in college football and offer commentary on what makes them unique. There is a graph that often makes rounds on various social media platforms that illustrates scientific progress over time with no real defined benchmarks for what constitutes progress. The most recent one charts International Business

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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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