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U.S. On Tuesday, Stephen Bannon lost his seat on the National Security Council after criticism that Bannon’s white nationalist political views risked politicizing foreign policy. Trump’s order removed Bannon from the principals committee and reduced the role played by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the intelligence director. Myanmar Aung San Suu

Solomon delivers genuine address at Convocation

During his speech, Solomon shared many personal stories. Photo by Luke Payne   On Thursday, Feb. 2, Andrew Solomon spoke in the next installment of the 2016–17 Convocation series. Solomon is the author of “Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity”, published in 2012. He discussed the intersections and divergences between

Speakers share cross-cultural experiences in Convocation

Anthony accompanied her talk with photos from her work abroad. Photo by Luke Payne   On Friday, Jan. 6, Janet Anthony, Professor of Music and George and Marjorie Olsen Professor of Music and Teacher of Cello, presented “Adventures in Music Making: 20 Years of Cross-Cultural Exchange in Haiti,” at 7 p.m. in the Lawrence Memorial

Senator Tammy Baldwin encourages students to vote early

Senator Tammy Baldwin addresses students before leading a walk to the City Center to vote early. Photo by Allegra Taylor On Thursday, Oct. 20, an early voting rally took place in the Warch Campus Center Cinema, featuring Senator Tammy Baldwin as speaker. She was introduced by sophomore Miranda Salazar, who gave a personal anecdote on

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Compiled Eleanor Legault COLOMBIA: President Juan Manuel Santos is seeking a dialogue with those who opposed the peace agreement with the FARC rebel group. Ex-president Uribe was the most prominent dissenter of the peace agreement and is expected to meet with leading diplomats to renegotiate terms of the deal this upcoming Tuesday. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban forces

Greek Week provides fun for whole campus

Greek Week is an event in which all Greek organizations on Lawrence University’s campus engage in activities together to foster a stronger Panhellenic community and to raise awareness for the charities that the individual organizations support. Sophomore and President of the Lawrence University Panhellenic Council Rachel Taber said, “When planning Greek Week each year, the

Sexual Health Week

The Tool Shed’s Education Coordinator Lucky Tomaszek leads a sex toy workshop as part of Sexual Health and Awareness Week. Photo by Hitkarsh Chanana This past week, from April 18 to 22, was Sexual Health and Awareness Week. The week was the product of multiple organizations collaborating. There were various tabling events during this week,

Alumni group crowdfunding for new diversity center

A group of young alumni called the Viking Gift Committee (VGC) have recently decided to campaign to fund changes at Lawrence, specifically focused on inclusivity, anti-oppression and diversity issues. So far, the campaign has raised $1,500 in less than 48 hours. The VGC is headed by alumni Erin Watson ’08 and Gayatri Malhotra ’14, who