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Open Discussion on the Future of GLOW

From left to right: junior Daniel Thomas-Commins, freshman Evan Rosado and junior Ashley Lagrange discuss the implications of disbanning GLOW. Photo by Emily Midyette   For many Lawrence students, having an LGBTQ+ organization on campus is very important because it provides a safe space as well as a voice for the queer community. So when

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.

“It’s On Us” week aims to end sexual assault

Senior Brenna Ori and junior Eryn Blagg educate Lawrentians on consent during lunch. Photo by Emily Midyette   This week marked the Sexual Harassment and Assault Resources and Education (SHARE) committee’s “It’s On Us” campaign. Started by the Obama administration in 2014, the campaign asks people to pledge that they will no longer be a

A Conversation on Activism with Helen Boyd Kramer

Many students are well aware of the importance of community activism outside of campus. Engaging in volunteerism and taking a stance on issues in the community and within society is essential towards creating change. Lawrentians are very involved with activism fighting against injustices on campus, and this spirit should be extended and brought to the

Meditations on Music: Kane Mathis Duo

The Kane Mathis Duo performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Angelica Hurtado There is nothing quite like starting off Midterm Reading Period with two hours of relaxing world music. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, I, along with many other students and a handful of Appletonians, were able to kick back and relish in an impressive performance

Meditations on Music: Jazz Faculty Big Band Concert

Any student in the jazz department is undoubtedly familiar with the faculty jazz combo and its various combinations, but concerts from the big band are a whole lot rarer. Fortunately, though, their talents did not go unheard on Feb. 1 when they performed the music of Dave Rivello, a bandleader and teacher at Eastman. Written

Visiting professor lectures on theatre traditions

The Elias String Quartet performs in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Photo by Hikari Mine   On Thursday, Feb. 2, Professor Gillian Rodger held a lecture in Harper Hall entitled “Negotiating the Unfamiliar World of Nineteenth Century American Popular Theatre.” An ethnomusicologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Rodger lectured on this obscure yet highly

Great Midwest Trivia Contest stumps players on and off campus

“The Solar-Powered Nips (#thehardeningofthenip)” struggles to find the answer to the super garuda in Trivia’s final hour. Photo by Luke Payne   “Boy, Photoshop skills are really not all you need,” began junior and member of team “Homemaker, wife and mother to 3 beautiful children” Molly Froman. Froman spent the weekend of Jan. 27–29 participating

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