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“Night of the Walking Didj”

Last Tuesday, Oct. 11, a group of students and faculty gathered in Harper Hall for a late evening performance of didjeridu and improvisational music compositions. Founding members of the didjeridu super group The Didgeri Dudes, Dean of the Lawrence Conservatory of Music Brian Pertl ’80 and Jamie Cunningham, Ph.D., presented an agglomeration of exotic tones,

Saxophone recital illuminates Chapel

Saxophonist Sumner Truax serenades his audience on the Lawrence Memorial Chapel Stage. Photo by Veronica Bella This past Saturday, Sept. 17, faculty, staff and students gathered in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel for the first faculty recital of the term. Chairs were set up on the stage, inviting the audience to engage with the music as

Euripides’ “Alcestis” premieres in Wriston amphitheater

This past weekend, students, family, friends and a dog gathered along the steps of the Wriston Art Center’s outdoor amphitheater to see Euripides’ ancient Greek tragedy “Alcestis.” An independent student-run theatre company, Prescribed Escape Productions (PEP), performed three showings throughout Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22. The play was first presented circa 438 B.C.,

Artist Spotlight: Brandin Kreuder

Photo by Veronica Bella Lawrence’s five-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music double-degree program allows students to pursue both musical and non-musical interests in a highly collaborative and innovative environment. For supersenior Brandin Kreuder, the double-degree program has allowed him to explore his love for both violin and the visual arts. Pursuing a Bachelor

Author José Ángel N. discusses “Illegal”

On Thursday, April 21, the Volunteer & Community Service Center (VCSC) hosted José Ángel N., author of “Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant,” as part of the ninth annual Fox Cities Book Festival. Since the book embodies an inspiring read about the author’s true journeys of crossing the U.S. border from Mexico and living as

Artist Spotlight: Mitchell Nelson

Photo by Veronica Bella For senior and trumpet performance major Mitchell Nelson, music has always been a part of life. With parents as band directors, Mitchell has continued his love for music from his youth to the present as a current member of Lawrence University’s Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra while pursuing a Bachelor of

Debra Brehmer speaks at Wriston Art Galleries

Brehmer gives a talk about found photography. Photo by Natalie Cash This past Wednesday evening, April 6, the Wriston Art Center hosted another one of its Spring Exhibition Gallery talks presented by arts writer and director of the Portrait Society Gallery Debra Brehmer. Hosted in Leech Gallery, a small group of Lawrence University faculty and

DFC delivers empowering performance of “The Vagina Monologues”

Last Friday evening, Feb. 19, students gathered in Harper Hall for the Downer Feminist Council’s (DFC) annual production of “The Vagina Monologues.” Originally written by Eve Ensler and first performed in 1996, this episodic play has been reenacted and presented at many different college campuses in the United States. The show opened with a general