Author Archives: The Lawrentian Staff

Publicity should strive to inform

“Awareness” activities on campus have reached new heights in terms of sheer volume and visibility. It seems that it’s constantly national-this month, or remember-that day, or put-a-stop-to-something week. No matter where you go on campus, there is a steady barrage of one group or another insisting that you care about and take notice of their

San Francisco comes in first and last

Jessie Augustyn Last week, the city of San Francisco decided that it was time for more than just a change in policy. After five years of debate in the health service system, the city council has finally approved federal funding for sex changes for transsexual employees. They will be the only governmental body in the

The Seasons: A pleasurable attention to detail

Carl Polley Located in a small, red brick strip mall, with windows looking out on one of Appleton’s sadly pervasive parking lots, The Seasons restaurant near the Holiday Inn presents visitors with an unassuming facade. Inside, however, The Seasons offers a highly polished and pleasurable dining experience.What most struck me at The Seasons was the

Vermeer Quartet to visit Lawrence

Lindsey Moore The Lawrence University Artist Series presents the Vermeer String Quartet at the Lawrence Memorial Chapel at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27. Since the quartet’s formation in Marlboro, Australia in 1969, they have acquired international acclaim in the world of classical music performance. In 1970, they were appointed to the resident artist faculty

Governor McCallum: A True Leader

Timothy Schmidt In recent months, the governor of the state of Wisconsin has taken a good deal of criticism from all sides on his proposed budget. His critics made dire predictions that the proposed budget would result in everything from more crime due to less police protection to shutting down libraries to even the disestablishment

Con faculty visits China

Devin Burke Imagine a university event where the entire student body assembled with flowers and gifts to welcome a handful of guest professors. Huge welcoming banners and finely-crafted portraits of the professors would decorate the school. A ceremony to present the gifts and a formal welcome would celebrate the professors’ arrival. Later on that evening

First hundred days a success

Ryan Tierney Bush’s first hundred days are nearing an end this weekend, and as we look back to those first hundred days we can confidently sum up Bush’s administration in one word, bi-partisanship. During the first hundred days of his presidency Bush has met more times with the opposing party than any president in recent

“Third Wave” feminism comes to Lawrence

Bonnie Tilland The co-authors of the critically acclaimed book MANIFESTA: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future came to Wriston Auditorium on Monday to discuss Third Wave Feminism. Jennifer Baumgardner (Lawrence class of ’92) and Amy Richards met each other as interns at “Ms. Magazine,” and since then they have been active in spreading this “new

National fraternities send reps. to Lawrence

Allison Augustyn Proposed changes include razing this section of the Quad and Hulbert House (Andrew Karre) Representatives from the Board of Trustees and national representatives from the fraternities of Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Beta Theta Pi, and Phi Delta Theta met on Wednesday, April 26 to discuss the future of the fraternity system

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