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London Center music experience enriches student’s education

The Lawrence University London Centre boasts many attractive amenities. Its location in an exceptional city—the capital of the United Kingdom—brings opportunities to visit free world-class museums, revered landmarks and other famous sites. Academically, the program has advantages as well: Lawrence’s off-campus program in London functions on the trimester system with Lawrence classes, so students do

Choirs come together for winter concert

Lawrence choirs perform in Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Photo by Nidi Garcia. Lawrence University’s choirs, under the direction of Professor Sieck and Professor Swan, performed an impressive and engaging concert on Friday, Feb. 23 at 8:00 p.m. in the Lawrence University Memorial Chapel. The concert also featured the Appleton East High School Easterners Choir conducted by

Silent films gain new soundtracks

Improvisation Group of Lawrence University performs to silent film in the Cinema. Photo by Taylor Blackson. The Improvisation Group of Lawrence University (IGLU) is an ensemble run by Instructor of Music Matt Turner. The ensemble, which currently has over 20 members, includes strings, winds, brass, percussion, vocals, electronics, piano and melodica. Some members participate on

Renowned duo wow students

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas perform for area locals and Lawrence students. Photo by Taylor Blackson. World-renowned fiddler Alasdair Fraser and cellist Natalie Haas are a dynamic duo who have played together for almost two decades. Together they perform all over the world, run fiddle camps, and record award-winning albums. On Wednesday, Feb. 7, Fraser

Film Review “Loving Vincent”

“Loving Vincent” was screened in the Warch Campus Center Cinema on Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13. Photo by Taylor Blackson Dubbed “the world’s first fully painted film,” “Loving Vincent” contains 65,000 hand-painted frames in the style of Vincent van Gogh, created using live actors and animated elements as reference. This incredible fusion of

Urness and Van De Loo team up to deliver incredible performance

Mark Urness on bass and Mary Van De Loo on piano in Harper Hall. Photo by Taylor Blackson On Sunday, Sept. 24, Associate Professor of Music and bassist Mark Urness collaborated with Instructor of Music and pianist Mary Van De Loo to perform a recital. Harper Hall was nearly packed with eager attendees and printed

Welsh folk group Calan lights up Harper Hall

Calan performs in Harper Hall as a part of the World Music Series. Photo by Angelica Hurtado On Monday night, September 18, Lawrence University hosted the first World Music Series Concert of the 2017-2018 academic year. At 8 p.m., Stansbury Theatre was packed with audience members eager to hear Calan. Calan is a Welsh folk

Women in STEM exhibit opens in Steitz atrium

A student interacts with the artwork of Aedan Gerdill. Photo by Angelica Hurtado. On Thursday, May 18 at 4 p.m., the Steitz Atrium hosted “Women in STEM: An Art Exhibition.” Juniors Aedan Gardill and Lizzy Weekes created the exhibit for their Junior Studio Art Practicum and both were present for the exhibition’s opening, mingling with