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A Look into the Lawrence University Trimester System

One of the most salient characteristics of Lawrence University that sets it apart from other universities is the trimester system. Most Lawrentians accept this fact as a part of life at Lawrence without a thought as to its history, benefits and drawbacks. Actually, the trimester system at Lawrence affects several aspects of campus life. According

Lawrence senior makes history on “Jeopardy!”

Allison Holley is pictured here with Alex Trebek, who has been the host of Jeopardy! for the past 33 years. Photo provided by Allison Holley and Jeopardy Productions, Inc.   This show is known as “America’s favorite quiz show,” and this past Thursday, Feb. 16, a current Lawrence student competed in its annual college tournament.

Lawrence Men’s Tennis season begins

Despite there still being snow on the ground, the Lawrence University Men’s tennis team’s season is already underway. They kicked off competition season against Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) on February 5th and they were back in action this past Friday, February 10th against the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. The team started out strong with

LU Teams of the Week: Lawrence Women’s Swimming

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I got the pleasure to talk with the Women’s Swim Team captains—seniors Danielle Millin, Rebecca Schachtman and Paige Witter. The swim team recently took the third place in the Private College Championship. During that meet, Millin won the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 2:18.72 and Witter won

LU Teams of the Week: Lawrence Men’s Swimming

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I interviewed one of the men’s swim captains, junior Travis Charlow. Last week, the Men’s Swim Team was named Scholar All-American by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America for their combined 3.01 GPA. Arianna Cohen: Both the Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams were just named

LSO performs “Evocations”

The Lawrence Symphony Orchestra performs their program “Evocations” in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Photo by Kiran Mufty   On Saturday Jan. 28, the Lawrence University Symphony Orchestra (LSO) performed their first concert of 2017. The performance was held in the Memorial Chapel and was conducted by Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies

Staff Editorial: Does Lawrence have Spirit?

“We got spirit, yes we do! We got spirit, how ‘bout you?!” said no one at a Lawrence sporting event ever. The student presence at sporting events at Lawrence, if there is one, or even Conservatory events (though a different kind of presence), is not so exciting. Where are the signs? Where’s the unison clapping?

Lawrence Fencing performs well at Badger Open

Last week the Lawrence Fencing team began their season with the Badger open at the University of Wisconsin. Both the men’s and women’s teams came out focused and ready to win. The lady Vikings completely ransacked their opponents, winning 4-0 versus the Big Ten institutions. They defeated Wisconsin 10-8, 16-2 against Iowa, and had dramatic

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