News

LUNA hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration

Lawrence’s fourth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration was hosted by the Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA) in the Somerset Room on Oct. 14.  The event aimed both to celebrate Indigenous cultures in the Americas and to educate attendees on the troubles facing various Native American groups, according to LUNA President sophomore Taneya Garcia, a

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

Russia  Every October, Russia exercises its nuclear forces, which they did this year last Tuesday. The Defense Ministry named this year’s war games “Thunder-2019.” The games lasted three days and involved 12,000 troops, 213 missile launchers, 105 aircrafts, 15 warships and five nuclear submarines. They also included 16 practice launches of ballistic and cruise missiles.

Features

What a Game! — Henry Killough

Games have been an important part of human history. From ancient times to our times, games have evolved to reflect the values, culture and lives of the people who created and played games. For me, games have been a way to learn, explore and create things in a way I was not able to with

Opinions and Editorials

Staff Editorial: Keep an eye on the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court began hearing cases for the term on Oct. 7. This is the second term since the controversial appointment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, which secured a conservative majority in the highest court of the U.S. Many of the cases the Supreme Court will be hearing this term are significant because they touch on

Arts & Entertainment

Rik’s Cafe continues tradition of big band jazz

On Oct. 9, the rich sound of big band jazz accompanied by the steps of swing dancers filled the Esch Huvris room for another celebration of Jazz at Rik’s Café. Crowds of smiling students filed in to participate, instruments and swing shoes in hand. Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies José Encarnacion

Sports

Kortenhof triumphant at Gene Davis Invitational

This year’s Gene Davis Invitational was characterized by its muddy track and brutally cold winds, but Lawrence’s cross country teams were still able to put up some impressive results.  For the women’s cross-country competition, the team registered a sixth place team finish and a point total of 173, and Viking Leah Hawksford placed seventh individually,

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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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