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Pot debate blazes across campus

Pot debate blazes across campus

On the evening of Monday, Feb. 29, Lawrence community members gathered in the Warch Campus Center Cinema to attend a lecture on medicinal marijuana. NeuroLawrence and the Lawrence branch of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) collaborated to host the event. The lecture was presented jointly by two Lawrence professors: Professor of Psychology Bruce Hetzler

Trivia returns to campus for 51st year of havoc

Over the weekend of Jan. 29-31, Lawrence University’s 51st Great Midwest Trivia Contest celebrated the inane and brought 18 on-campus and 86 off-campus teams together in competition. “We ask over 400 questions, challenge 80-some teams to action questions, spend a lot of time on-air playing insane music and don’t sleep nearly as much as we

2016 Casino Night: A Royal Flush

On the evening of Saturday, Jan. 23, Lawrence University Campus Life hosted the first ever Casino Night. Many students attended the four-hour long event in the Esch Hurvis rooms of the Warch Campus Center, playing traditional casino games such as blackjack to Texas Hold’em. Colman/Brokaw Hall Director and Campus Life Events Coordinator Lindsay Borkin took

Angela Davis addresses contemporary racism at 25th annual MLK celebration

This past Monday, Jan. 18 marked the 25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration hosted by Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities and Lawrence University. Angela Davis, a prominent civil rights activist and this year’s keynote speaker, addressed a completely full crowd in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Since her rise to fame and infamy over 40 years

Ms. Charm Taylor performs and teaches students how to breathe

Approximately 70 students swayed in the basement of Sankofa House on Wednesday, Oct. 21 to visiting artist Ms. Charm Taylor’s esoteric melodies. Taylor’s visit to Lawrence was a collaboration between Art House, Downer Feminist Council (DFC), Sankofa, All Is One! Empowering Young Women of Color (AIO) and Multicultural Affairs. The idea to bring Taylor to

Cost of fire response raises alarm

With the new school year comes an old set of issues. Annually, students—hungry for popcorn or otherwise—set off fire alarms. While often inconvenient, these fire alarms can also become very expensive for Lawrence University. “The first time the fire department is called, there is a $100 fee and this increases each time,” said Assistant Dean

Visiting Professor William Childs speaks on the role of images in ancient Greek art

By Hannah Kinzer On Monday, Sept. 28, Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) Norton Lecturer William Childs gave a presentation, titled “The Meaning of Pictures in Early Greece,” on ancient Greek pottery. The lecture was given in the Wriston Art Center auditorium at 7:30 p.m., and it was open to all community members. The lecture was