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Gaming Club hosts annual Women and Identities in Gaming Symposium

Gaming Club hosts annual Women and Identities in Gaming Symposium

The student panel of Gaming Club members: sophomore Jack McGee, junior Daphne Thomas and senior Alec Dumas discussed inclusiveness in gaming.  Photo by David Baldwin. Inclusiveness was the main focus of the Women and Identities in Gaming Symposium (WIGS) hosted by Gaming Club on Sunday. The event consisted of a keynote presentation and a panel

World News

Compiled from various mainstream news outlets. Russia A court in Moscow convicted 63-year-old former Norwegian border guard Frode Berg of espionage on Tuesday, sentencing him to 14 years in prison. This came after the Russian government convicted a former police officer in December for passing files relating to the country’s Navy to the border guard.

World News

Compiled from various mainstream news outlets. Antarctica  European scientists have gotten the go-ahead to begin drilling for an almost three km long ice core, which could give the oldest climate record ever retrieved with a continuous record going back approximately 1.5 million years. The site for the project was announced at the European Geosciences Union

CLC launches new Career Communities initiative

Most people would not be surprised to learn that Lawrence is a community of multi-interested learners. In fact, part of what attracts many students to a liberal arts education is the ability to explore many different paths and interests throughout their academic career. However, this presents a unique challenge to the people tasked with helping

Appleton Celebrates Octoberfest

Over this past weekend, the city of Appleton celebrated Octoberfest with a massive street fair along College Ave. The fest brought together dozens of food stands, over 100 arts and crafts booths, and five music stages in a community-oriented block-party benefiting various local nonprofits. Photo by  David Baldwin

Classics as a process of healing for veterans

Assistant Professor of Classics Adriana Brook. Photo by David Baldwin. Classics Week concluded on Monday, April 23, with a lecture on the use of classical literature, namely the works of Homer and Sophocles, in treating veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other issues related to returning home from war. The lecture, which was originally scheduled

Wisconsin Supreme Court election analysis

Despite the unseasonably cold and snowy weather on Tuesday, thousands of people turned out to vote in the Spring general elections. The offices up for election included a State Supreme Court seat, two referenda and two Appleton School Board seats. The results of the election were released after polls closed at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, with

Lawrence community gets educated on school choice

On Feb. 22, a lecture was delivered as part of the Erickson Public Policy lecture series. The topic of the lecture was school choice; specifically improving the school choice system for students living at or below the poverty line in New York City by providing targeted information to those students when they are making a

Lawrentians welcome the Year of the Dog

A Hmong dance group performs a traditional dance to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Drum beats. Dragons dancing. Personal stories. These are just some of the things one could see and hear at the Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, Feb. 17. The celebration was the result of coordinated efforts between multiple student organizations including