Community celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Photos by Sarah Navy. On Monday, Jan. 20, members of the Lawrence community engaged in a variety of service opportunities for the 17th Annual Lawrence University Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Although this day was not recognized as a day of service at Lawrence until 2003, Congress designated

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

Yemen At least 80 Yemeni soldiers were killed while in prayer and 130 more were injured in a missile attack on a mosque. The attack came from the Houthi rebel group, who are backed by the Iranian government. This attack is just one in a years-long civil war where Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the United

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Building a stronger community at LU

Lawrence is a university that prides itself on a small, tight-knit community. One key selling point by the admissions team is the small class sizes that allow students to build more meaningful relationships with each other and their professors. Outside the classroom, events like the annual President’s Ball, Greek Week and LUaroo bring large groups

Arts & Entertainment

Wriston opens winter exhibitions

Friday, Jan. 17, marked the opening of the Wriston Art Center Galleries Winter Exhibitions. Starting at 6 p.m., the upper floor of Wriston was bustling with people enjoying refreshments and wandering the gallery to take in the new installations. One of the featured artists, Maeve Jackson, gave a talk to honor the opening. Jackson is


Grinnell vanquished; Vikings victorious

With a chance to impress Lawrence’s basketball alumni, the Vikings succeeded with a win against Grinnell in men’s and women’s basketball.  Men’s basketball began first on Saturday, and the tempo was set early on; despite the Pioneers managing a 25-17 lead to begin the game, a 15-5 stretch by the Vikings secured a solid 12-point

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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