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LU prof. tours for recent book on Spiro Agnew

Lawrence became the fourth stop on the book tour for “Republican Populist: Spiro Agnew and the Origins of Donald Trump’s America” on Oct. 28, just 10 days after the book was published. The three authors, Lawrence’s Professor of History and Robert S. French Professor of American Studies Jerald Podair, President of Ripon College Zach Messitte

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Australia The Australian government’s consumer watchdog agency accused Google of willfully obscuring settings on Android phones that would let consumers stop their location data from being collected. Court documents allege that from 2017 to 2018, Google made it seem like turning off the setting “Location History” would prevent location data from being collected, when in

Eighth Annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival

The Spanish department hosted the eighth annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival Oct. 16-19, showing seven of the most popular Spanish-language films released within the past year and a half. Over the course of four days, seven films were screened from five different countries: Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Spain and Colombia. From the dark comedy

WellU hosts annual Wellness Fair

In order to educate students about wellness resources on and off campus, WelLU hosted a Wellness Fair on Thursday, Oct. 17. Lawrence groups and community organizations offered interactive learning opportunities and prizes from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center. Students were encouraged to visit each table through the

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Bolivia  Bolivia is seeing mounting anger in the light of a recent election. Under the Bolivian electoral system, if the winner is ahead by 10 points under a quick vote count, they automatically win. If the margin is less than 10 points, there is a run-off election in December, where only the first and second

LUNA hosts Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration

Lawrence’s fourth annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration was hosted by the Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA) in the Somerset Room on Oct. 14.  The event aimed both to celebrate Indigenous cultures in the Americas and to educate attendees on the troubles facing various Native American groups, according to LUNA President sophomore Taneya Garcia, a

Alumni return to discuss decolonization in publishing

In an effort to educate the Lawrence community about their experiences in book publishing and the changes in the industry, two alumni returned to campus to deliver a lecture sponsored by the gender studies department. Carol Hinz ’00 and Andrew Karre ’02 delivered their lecture, “Decolonizing Children’s Books: Antiracism, Feminism, and the Art of Editing,”

Classics department holds annual Coin Petting Zoo

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Lawrence University classics department hosted the Ancient Coin Petting Zoo. Put together by Assistant Professor of Classics Adriana Brook; Assistant Professor of Art History, Curator of the Wriston Art Center Galleries and Museum Studies Interdisciplinary Area Program Director Beth Zinsli; and a half dozen classics students, it was located in

Feature: Therapy dog handler Elsa

Lawrence University hosts a pet therapy program for students and faculty to come and pet a dog every Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Elsa, the therapy dog handler for this program, usually brings Revere, a golden retriever with “a head like a brick,” on these Thursdays.  Elsa and Revere’s usual spot is across from