Author Archives: Stephanie Meyer

World News

South Africa South African officials reported that at least seven people have been killed by a wildfire. The wildfire raged along Western Cape’s Garden Route, a scenic route popular amongst tourists. A pregnant woman, two children and a baby are among those who have died. Officials say that at least 1,700 people have been evacuated

World News

Ecuador On Tuesday, Oct. 23 Ecuador’s foreign minister, Jose Valencia, reported that Ecuador does not plan to mediate between the British government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in talks concerning his asylum the country’s London embassy. Valencia stated that Ecuador is only responsible for looking after Assange’s wellbeing, a responsibility they are legally required to

World News

France On October 9th, French President Emmanuel Macron decorated couple Serge and Beate Klarsfeld with awards of commendation for their work in finding Nazi war criminals. Serge received France’s highest award of commendation, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, while Beate received the National Order of Merit. The couple dedicated their lives to

LI Formal fosters friendship

Giving students the opportunity to get off campus for a night of fun and friends, Lawrence University International held their annual Fall Formal on Saturday, Sep. 29. This year’s theme was “Garden.” Decorations included a flower adorned wall that beamed sophistication. The formal advertised free food, a DJ, a photo booth and a rose sale

Cafe and Corner Store Updates

A remodel of the Corner Store to encompass the Apparel Store. Photos by Allegra Taylor. The beginning of the new school year unveiled multiple structural changes to the Warch Campus Center. Students were met with an entire redesign of Kate’s Corner Store and the addition of a “Cafe Express” to Kaplan’s Cafe. Kate’s Corner Store,

Activities Fair shows off LU clubs

Sophomore Grace Kruger informs a prospective club member about Lawrence University Inclusive Theater (LIT). Photo by Allegra Taylor. The first week of the new school year was brought to a close on Friday, Sep.14, by Lawrence’s annual Fall Activities Fair. The moving of the fair from Esch Hurvis to Somerset culminated in an influx of

World News

India On Tuesday, May 22, nine protesters were killed in brawls with authorities over the Sterlite Copper smelter plant. The plant is operated by the London based mining company, Vedanta Resources. Residents of Tuticorin, a port city in India, argue that the plant is polluting groundwater and causing other environmental damage. Vedanta has responded and

LGBTQ group hosts first LU Pride Prom

Some of the organizers of the event: junior Rebecca Bernheimer, freshman Spencer Washington, sophomore Taylor Blackson, freshman Hezekíah Ortiz, sophomore Jessenia Zelaya and sophomore Susie Francy. Photo by Angela Caraballoa. On Friday, May 11, Colores held Lawrence’s first ever Pride Prom, a celebration for LGBTQ students of color and their allies. “I think there is

World News

Democratic Republic of Congo On Tuesday, May 8, the World Health Organization reported an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever after laboratory results verified that there were two cases of the virus in the Bikoro province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since April, there have been 21 suspected cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, including 17

World News

Mexico On March 19, three Mexican film students in their twenties—Salomón Aceves Gastélum, Jesús Daniel Díaz and Marco Ávalos—were kidnapped, murdered, and their bodies dissolved in acid by the Jalisco New Generation Cartel. Law enforcements believe that the killings were most likely motivated by the New Generation Cartel perceiving the students as rival gang members.

Top