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Is it a sport: Zorbing?

Lawrence University is your typical college when it comes to sports. We have exercise facilities, sports and casual leagues. With our 21 varsity teams, plenty of intramurals and clubs to spare, anyone who wants to join a sport has plenty of opportunities to engage in one. However, Lawrence’s athletic offerings lack the element of danger.

Letter to the Editor: I will not graduate from Lawrence, I will have overcome it

Lawrence University is an institution rooted in white supremacy. The message sent to students of color has repeatedly been an overwhelming “you do not belong here,” and while there were strides made to fix the racist orthodoxy of this campus, events this past week reminds us of the historical and structural oppression that is grafted

I watched the “free speech” movie: It was bad

After hearing about the controversy about Students for Free Thought’s screening of “Can We Take a Joke,” I decided to log onto my dad’s Amazon Prime account so I could watch the movie myself. When the film first began, I was excited that Gilbert Gottfried was the first interviewee. He is a celebrated comedian who,

Your Handy Guide to the Trump-Russia Controversy, Because Someone Has to Do It

Even before the election there’s been a lot, and I do mean a lot, of speculation on what on earth Trump’s ties to Russia and President Vladimir Putin are. The reactions range from denials to conspiracy theories that Trump is a Manchurian (Siberian?) candidate out to destroy the country in an unholy alliance with Putin.

Our Deep State is Revolting: It doesn’t have to be that way

I really have to give credit to the Republicans: they’re going so fast with this nonsense it’s exhausting. Anyway, here’s the ground assumption information you need to know right now: Michael Flynn, former National Security Advisor, resigned at the start of the week over discussing sanctions with the Russian foreign minister in December. Here’s why

Is it a sport? Eat this article

This week, I examine whether or not competitive eating can be considered a sport. To be defined as a “sport,” an activity must include the following: competition between participants who are in direct opposition to each other; some level of physical and mental capacity, such as agility, strength or endurance. Competitive eating meets these criteria,

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