Author Archives: The Lawrentian Staff

Staff Editorial: Your weekly reminder to #VoteLocal

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Appleton celebrated an election day, narrowing the field of candidates for mayor of Appleton and for Wisconsin’s Supreme Court. Last week, many Lawrentians jumped at the chance to engage in local politics, but found that voter ID laws impeded their ability to do so.  While this obstacle exists, it is not

Letter to the Editor from Doug Martin

Dear Editors: I read Claire Zimmerman’s Lore-ence article in the January 31st edition, “Lawrence adds a new UNIC course” with some disappointment.  While the peripheral ideas, such as surveying the students of UNIC 142 before and after the course, were spot on, the core course proposal needs substantial revision.  I fault the anonymous professor for

In Memoriam

On Thursday, Jan. 30, Lifongo Vetinde, professor of French and Francophone studies at Lawrence passed away. The following is a campus-wide notice from Provost and Dean of the Faculty Catherine Gunther Kodat: Dear  Lawrentians, It is with a truly heavy heart that I share the news of the passing of Lifongo Vetinde, a beloved member