Author Archives: The Lawrentian Staff

Classics Week Schedule

Lawrence University commemorates the glory of ancient Greece and Rome with Classics Week May 14-18.Lawrence President Richard Warch officially opens the week-long celebration Monday, May 14, at 11:05 a.m. with a proclamation from the steps of his office, reaffirming Lawrence’s commitment to, and the importance of, the study of the classics. All Classics Week events

The Lawrentian meets the trustees

Andrew Karre Last week, The Lawrentian had the opportunity to meet with trustees and students and discuss the business of running a newspaper on campus. Members of the Lawrentian staff and I spent a little over two hours talking with a dozen trustees and two students about everything from the day to day problems of

Housing 2001

Wednesday, May 9, 12:00 noon Theme House applications due with contracts attached at the Housing Office in Raymond House. If all contracts are not attached, theme house will automatically be disqualified. Fraternity Rosters with housing contracts attached are due at Campus Services. No fraternity member will be allowed to take part in room selection unless

Accusations against Bush unjustified

Timothy Schmidt The author of last week’s letter-to-the-editor broadly disparaged President Bush, his cabinet, budget, policies, and even his daughter. While space prevents me from combating every disputable comment, I will refute what I can. The author states that Bush’s appointees are “industrial lobbyists” and “right-wing bully boys.” In fact, Bush chose well-qualified people who

Sexual assault is a campus-wide concern

Tom Clowes The author(s) of last week’s staff editorial, “Publicity should strive to inform,” overlooked the value of the messages of the National Sexual Assault Awareness campaign. Sexual assault is a problem at Lawrence University. While the numbers of reported assaults are few, undoubtedly many, many more go unreported. Considering also the number of people

Traditional Japanese prints an intriguing aspect of the Lawrence private art collection

Rachel Hoerman Lawrence University’s private art cache, housed deep in the bowels of the Wriston Gallery, boasts a distinctive collection of Japanese prints from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The prints, many of which were originally part of Frank Lloyd Wright’s private collection and passed through the hands of George Banta before coming

Drug conviction question on FAFSA unfair, ineffective

Staff Editorial Most Lawrence students rely on the federal grants and loans received from filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form. Without this financial aid, many students would not be able to afford a college education. But last week, President Bush decided to enforce a federal law which states that any

Lecturer discusses Buddhism, problems of archeology in China

Jeff Peyton The last Archaeological Institute of America lecture of the year, titled “Silk Road and Diamond Path: The Archeology of Buddhism in Tibet” was delivered by professor Mark Aldenderfer, the first western archeologist the Chinese government has allowed to participate in field work in Tibet.Before turning to Tibetan Buddhism, the majority of Aldenderfer’s field

Cabaret article misleading

Tetteh Otuteye In the April 20 edition of The Lawrentian, an article entitled “Lawrence International to host 25th annual Cabaret” was featured. In it, the author accurately stated that “Tickets to LI’s big event cost more than those for their smaller events.” This fact was, however, painted the color of greed by the author, who