Author Archives: Eleanor Jersild

Winter Carnival a success despite lack of chocolate fountain

Freshmen River James and Emmy Brady enjoy a dance with other Lawrentians at the President’s Ball. Photo courtesy of the Campus Life Office   The Winter Carnival, a campus tradition, arrived at Lawrence once again last week. This year the Event Planning and Organization Committee (EPOC), a student-run organization supervised by the Campus Life Office,

World News

Compiled by Eleanor Jersild ITALY Florence, Italy, is being sued by McDonald’s for €18 million after their request to open a restaurant on a historic plaza was denied. McDonald’s argued that they were perfectly willing to comply with the city’s desire to protect Florence’s artistic and cultural heritage, and claimed discrimination against their business’ freedom

Symposium allows students to explore career and major options

Senior Monica Paniagua Montoya talks about her research to interested students at the symposium. Photo by Luke Payne Lawrence University’s first annual Major, Intern and Research Symposium took place on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center. Sponsored by Career Services, the Dean of Students Office and the

“Inside Out” Weekend reinforces Diversity Center support system

Students and Diversity Center faculty show off their T-shirts during the “Inside Out” event. Photo by Luke Payne College students often undergo many emotional ups and downs throughout the academic year. If a student who is struggling wishes to find a strong support system at Lawrence, the Diversity Center is one of several places on

LUCC Cabinet changes

After junior Hitkarsh Chanana stepped down from his position of Lawrence University Community Council’s (LUCC) Public Relations Chair, LUCC President Max Loebl and Vice President Jo-Hannah Rifai decided to reopen this position to the Lawrence community. “Tradition calls on myself and the vice president to fill the position as expeditiously as possible,” commented Loebl. They