Author Archives: Ben Hollenstein

Students elect new VP in second LUCC debate and election

Newly elected Vice President sophomore Maria Pimenidou will assume the vice presidency in the spring. Photos by Emma Gilshannon The second Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) Vice Presidential debate was held on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 3 to 4 p.m. Junior Saahil Cuccria debated sophomore Maria Pimenido in preparation for the second Vice Presidential election

CODA has “The Talk”

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) held a discussion in partnership with Student Alliance Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (SAASHA) and Colores titled “Let’s Talk About Sex on Campus.” The conversation took place in the Mead Witter room on the second floor of Warch. Around 30 people were present over the

Major and Research Symposium

Senior Cady Greenslit presents her biology research to an interested student. Photo by Sara Nocton On Thursday, Oct. 12, Lawrence held its annual Major and Research Symposium. It was held in the Warch Campus Center, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Major and Research Symposium is an opportunity for students who did summer research

World News

Compiled by Ben Hollenstein Spain In the latest news around Catalonia’s bid for independence from Spain, Catalonia President Carles Puigdemont and other regional leaders signed a declaration of independence on Tuesday, Oct. 10. However, they have put off implementing the document and the actual declaration for several more weeks. The announcement was dismissed by the

Lecture educates on genome encryption

Lauter used analogies to make her lecture easier to understand. Photo by Emma Gilshannon On Thursday, Sept. 21, Kristin Lauter returned to Lawrence to give a talk in the McDougal Lecture series titled “How to Keep Your Genome Secret”. She earned her BA, Master of Science and PhD all from the University of Chicago. So,

Students enjoy warm weather at Spring Carnival

Pan-Asian Organization sold bubble tea as a fundraiser. Photo by Emily Midyette. On Saturday, May 13, the Event Planning and Organizing Committee (EPOC) hosted the first Spring Carnival on the Main Hall green from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event featured live bands, booths for various organizations on campus, free food and drinks, an

Final Povolny lecture of year educates on trade in Africa

Momodu Maligi wrapped up the lecture with a Q&A session. Photos by Emily Midyette. In the final lecture of the Povolny Lecture Series of 2016-2017, Momodu Maligi ‘04 explained the state of politics and the necessity of expanding trade in his country of Sierra Leone. The lecture took place in Steitz Hall Room 102 on