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On the goodness of marriage

Three years, three months and fourteen days ago I stood before my God, my family and my lifelong friends to swear an oath to protect and care for Emily all the days of my life. I took my wife’s hand from her father’s, signifying he and her mother’s primary role in the welfare of Emily

Fifty Shades of Capital: Budget cuts

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. Essential to any capitalist economy, regardless of geography or culture, is a primordial commodity: labor. Without

The fallout

Content warning: sexual assault Matt Lauer. I did not know much about him other than occasionally seeing his face amidst frantic scrambles for breakfast despite being late for school when my mom had the news on. A talking head on a screen spewing scripted commentary in hopes that the people watching would actually listen. Which

On the Cusp of Enlightenment

Looking for answers? In need of advice from a Taurus-sun, Virgo-moon, Gemini-rising? Think you can stump me? Email Simone at simone.a.levy@lawrence.edu with your own questions and you just might be featured in next week’s column. Dear Simone, A few weeks ago, I sent a cry for help on your advice column. However, you ignored my

Lawrence’s answer to the Tonys

How many times have students dreamed of its walls? How many mornings have they flocked to it in the light of dawn, while “The Circle Of Life” plays in their caffeine-addled heads? It is truly the Pride Rock of the university: our conservatory. One of the reasons for its greatness is the cooperative atmosphere inside.

Staff Editorial: Every Lawrentian should take UNIC 117

Many Lawrentians have gone through the American school system. Unfortunately, this is essentially a cookie cutter system that emphasizes test-taking ability, labels students, and not much else. As a result, students have emerged feeling as if their worth is tied to their academic success. Many Lawrentians melt down over a grade that doesn’t match their

Fifty Shades of Capital: Bon-App

There are many facets of our social reality influenced by global capitalism; this series serves to highlight the ever-expanding market’s effect on our daily lives. From Bon-App to the environment, capitalism has generated numerous negative consequences around the world. A parasite has infected LarryU: the parasite of a poorly created meal plan. All the unwavering

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