Author Archives: The Lawrentian Staff

Reasons behind destroyed piano remain unknown

Benjamin Schwartz Reasons behind destroyed piano remain unknown (Lindsay Moore) On Saturday, May 5, at 2:00 a.m., Lawrence Security discovered an upright piano taken from Heid Music placed atop the Lawrence seal in front of Main Hall.Last week, Heid put an old piano in the back of its store with a note on it reading

Reasons for witch trials reinvestigated

Sarada Earnshaw Any student who has read Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” has an idea of how out-of-hand witch trials can get. Listening to Professor Edmund Kern’s lecture, “The ‘Public Sphere’ and the Trial and Execution of Witches,” the audience was given yet another view of how and why witch trials took on a life of

Lawrence Scoreboard

BaseballNorth Division MWC Overall w l w l Ripon 15 1 27 7Carroll 8 8 17 16St. Norbert 8 8 18 13Lawrence 5 11 6 26Beloit 4 12 9 23 South Division MWC Overall W L W LMonmouth 11 1 20 12Grinnell 7 5 19 10Knox 4 8 6 19Illinois College 2 10 10 24

Professor Rew-Gottfried Wins Fulbright

Chris Chan Professor Rew-Gottfried Wins Fulbright (Quinn Lake) Lawrence’s Terry L. Rew-Gottfried, a professor of psychology, recently received a Fulbright award for his work in the study of linguistics. He has taught at Lawrence University since 1985, having received his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Minnesota. The Fulbright Awards allow distinguished professors

Ornithology anyone? New birdwatching club welcomes birds to campus with new feeders

Jeff Christoff The Lawrence University Birdwatching Club has recently installed birdfeeders around campus. They hope the feeders will contribute to the aesthetics of the campus and attract a greater diversity of wildlife.Club president Wes Miksa has been surprised at how well the feeders have been working. “The birdfeeders have attracted quite a few different types

Ultimate frisbee team competes against nation’s best

Janie Ondracek Two weekends ago, both the men’s and women’s ultimate frisbee teams competed in the Ultimate Player’s Association College Regional Tournament.The men were eliminated in the first round after suffering losses to UW-Madison, St. John’s University, and St. Olaf, with scores of 15-1, 15-12, and 15-7 respectively. Junior Dan Leers credits a strong offensive

Classics Week to include several student speakers

Devin Burke This coming week, May 14-18, Lawrence will commemorate the glory of ancient Greece and Rome by showcasing five speakers who will present on their recent studies in the classics.As it has in the past, Classics Week will feature a guest speaker. On Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Wriston auditorium, William E. Metcalf will

Dark play Machinal combines five senior projects

Ceilidh Mar Tom Gilmore and Cori White rehearse Machinal. (Ryan Marx) Students expecting a laugh a minute comedy on the main stage at Lawrence this term may be surprised with the intriguingly dark subject matter of this spring’s production of Machinal. Author Sophie Treadwell was a well-known actress, novelist, feminist, and war correspondent of the

The Op/Ed page is for your opinions

Since the beginning of this term, several Lawrentian articles and editorials have drawn large responses from the Lawrence community. The responses have been both positive and negative. While The Lawrentian greatly appreciates the feedback, we feel that instead of talking to the individual contributors, the criticism could have a greater impact in the form of