Author Archives: Nathan Lawrence

2015 commencement honorees announced

Civil Rights activists John Lewis and James Zwerg will be recognized with honorary Doctor of Humane Letter degrees at this year’s commencement ceremony on June 14. Both were members of the original 13 “Freedom Riders,” who rode on the interstate bus from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans in protest of the government’s unwillingness to enforce

Lawrence announces historic $25 million endowed gift for financial aid

Emily Zawacki and Nathan Lawrence Editor-in-Chief and Copy Chief In an announcement on Wednesday, September 17, Lawrence University President Mark Burstein released news of an anonymous $25 million gift to the school’s endowment. The largest donation in Lawrence history, its entirety will go toward an endowed scholarship fund to supplement the financial aid of future

U.S. Senators Baldwin and Murray Introduce Higher Education Anti-Harassment Legislation

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2014, which aims to curb bullying and harassment at colleges and universities. The bill, the latest in a string of versions of the Tyler Clementi Anti-Harassment Act introduced in November of 2010, requires

The Lawrentian Photo Editors lay out their Oscar predictions

BEST PICTURE Nathan: Prediction: “12 Years a Slave” In addition to being my own pick, this seems to be widely considered the favorite. “12 Years a Slave” is an extremely well made film about what is perhaps the single most important topic in our nation’s history. This film is an ideal match for the Academy

Rose Broll debuts solo exhibition on “Inebriation in the Restroom”

  On April 5, 2013, junior Studio Art major Rose Broll gave her first solo photography exhibition, “Inebriation in the Restroom,” in LU’s own Seeley G. Mudd Gallery on the library’s second floor.  A series of black and white photographs printed with gelatin silver and inkjet, the exhibition examines the complex and multi-layered interactions that