Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration continues virtually

Last year’s on-campus Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration, held on Oct. 14, 2019, featured a powwow dance performance by Oneida Nation dancers in traditional dance garments. Photos by Sarah Navy. Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA) hosted a virtual event to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, Oct. 12. Their video can be found on the

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

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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

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Finding Caguana

    Knowledge is powerful. How you choose to share that knowledge and apply it is even more powerful. Writing is powerful. Words on paper, scribbled by pens, pencils and other writing utensils, is a method to hold emotions, stories and shared history. Stories, novels and poetry.        The words used to construct

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Jones

Photo of Junior Hannah Jones. Photo provided by Hannah Jones. Junior vocal performance major Hannah Jones is a dedicated student and performer who comes from a family tradition of talented musicians. She has earned recognition both through her roles at Lawrence as well as her outside accomplishments, including being chosen to star as Tisbe in


This Week in Sports’ History: Wayne Gretzky scores first career goal

This column seeks to profile important events in the history of sports. As far as National Hockey League (NHL) legends go, few, if any, are as revered and respected as Wayne Gretzky, a center from Ontario, Canada. Forty-one years ago, Gretzky took the first step towards legendary status against the Vancouver Canucks by scoring his

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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