Tag Archives: Angela Butler

Senior Project “As You Like It” a success for all involved

Think about these questions: Are gender roles fluid? Is lust synonymous with attraction? When is usurpation “just” or “unjust?” In how many forms does love manifest itself? While these questions may be old news to you—we are at a liberal arts school, after all—they were cutting edge ideas in the 1600s, when Shakespeare wrote his

Students and faculty play with Baroque Ensemble

On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Lawrence University Baroque Ensemble held a Faculty recital in Harper Hall in which they performed various pieces by great Baroque artists, such as Italian composers Tomaso Albinoni and Antonio Vivaldi and German composer Georg Philipp Telemann. The violin and viola section of the LU Baroque ensemble is comprised of freshman

Lawrence Jams celebrates Burstein

On Friday, Oct. 27 in Esch-Hurvis, Lawrence hosted “Lawrence Jams,” a fun event celebrating Mark Burstein’s official installation as the 16th president of the university. Besides the fun opportunity to take a photo with a cardboard cut-out of Mr. Burstein while decked out in a Viking helmet and to participate in a raffle-draw that included

Placebo’s “Loud Like Love” deals with youth and celebrates teenage emotions

As the seventh studio album of the British alternative rock band Placebo, “Loud Like Love” presents itself as the voice of an angst-ridden teenager wailing about love. The high-pitched vocals of lead singer Brian Molko backed by the guitar riffs by guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal and the drum-thumping beats of Steve Forrest sing about craving love

LU Weird features off-campus bands

Despite the technical issues during sound check that delayed the start of the performances, the second annual LU Weird festival was a fun weekend full of radical and unconventional sights and sounds. Unlike last year’s LU Weird, this year’s festival featured campus bands but only two off-campus bands, Oshwa and Buke and Gase, hailing from