Author Archives: Claire Zimmerman

Lore-ence: Boundary Workshop comes to Lawrence

The following story is satire. All events and characters are fictional. Lawrence University has been lauded as socially progressive. Lawrentians tackle serious topics every term, and often hold forums to facilitate conversations about campus controversies. Students are known for being vocal about injustices and the changes needed to improve our community. Community Advisors (CAs) often

Lore-ence: Roommate Swap

The following story is satire. All events and characters are fictional. We all remember our freshman year roommates. For some of us, it was a pleasant experience, and for others the worst living arrangement possible. Sometimes it seemed as if the roommate assignment was completely random. For current freshmen who are unsatisfied with their roommates,

Lore-ence: Lawrence adds new UNIC course

University courses allow students to tackle new ideas and areas of study that might not fit into a traditional department. They are made to be accessible and help students manage and build skills in a multitude of different areas they may struggle with. A new university course has recently been announced. This course, called UNIC

Lore-ence: “New chef comes to campus”

The following story is satire. All events and characters are fictional. One of Lawrence University’s main draws for prospective students is its dedication to sustainability. Food waste reduction is a prime area for improvement, and Lawrence has been trying out different methods to be more sustainable in its food consumption for years. While Lawrence has

Lore-ence: “New Recognition Ceremony”

The following story is satire. All events and characters are fictional. We all like to be recognized for our hard work. Lawrence University has had a history of recognizing students and staff alike, as evidenced by the Honor’s Convocation held each year. However, this convocation happens once a year at the end of the year.

Lore-ence: “New Fall”

Fall in the Midwest often spurs pleasant memories and feelings. There is a lot to admire as the trees go up in a red, yellow and orange blaze as their leaves prepare to fall and Halloween festivities begin. In recent years, Lawrence University faculty has had a few forums about how to emphasize these fall

Lore-ence: “The Everything Fair”

Athletics, orchestra, band, choir, extracurriculars, jobs and academics: So many Lawrentians sport many of these different focuses on their resumés by the end of their time at Lawrence University. But while they are here, who can really keep track of everything that people are involved in? Who will celebrate that guy from your Freshman Studies

Lore-ence: “New Campus”

Generously given to Lawrence students in 1963, Björklunden has been an iconic refuge for Lawrence students.  Almost every Lawrentian falls in love with Lawrence’s other campus up north. Going at least once during a student’s time at Lawrence is considered a must, as the spectacular natural scenery can refresh even the most frazzled of students.