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Hong Kong  The ongoing protests in Hong Kong have continued to rage and, according to police, have put the country in a state of almost total collapse. Recently, a new round of protests erupted near the University of Hong Kong campus. Over 1,000 protesters set up barricades and clashed with police, resulting in tear gas

Culinary cash donations feed fellow Lawrentians

In order to provide an alternate option for students to use any remaining culinary cash, there will now be two donation options offered at the end of the term. Although many students budget their culinary cash so they do not have money remaining, others end the term with a surplus.  Whether a student has three

SLUG potluck dinner celebrates supporters of the garden

I spoke to senior Floréal Crubaugh, President and Garden Manager of the Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG), on Friday, Nov. 1, in the kitchen of Lawrence’s International House. While we spoke, she stirred a pot of butternut squash mac and cheese that would later be served at that night’s “Fall Harvest Feast” potluck dinner hosted

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Saudi Arabia Saudi Aramco, a massive state-owned oil company, has announced its plans to list on a public stock exchange in an effort by the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to expand Saudi Arabia’s economy and diminish its dependence on oil. Aramco is estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion and profited $46.9 billion in the

Sophomores participate in Day of Service

In order to encourage discussions of purpose, community and identity amongst sophomore students, Associate Dean of Students and Dean of the Sophomore Class Rose Wasielewski partnered with the Office of Student Activities and the Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) to create Sophomore Day of Service.  Thursday, Oct. 4, marked the day, and

Greenfire welcomes Citizens Climate Lobby to campus

On Oct. 23, Lawrence University and the student organization Greenfire welcomed Dan Duffin from the organization Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL). He gave a small talk on climate change, what his organization is doing to help combat it and some strategies that everyday citizens can use to try and assist. CCL is a nonpartisan, international organization

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