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Staff Editorial: Making changes to The Lawrentian

In light of ongoing issues of representation in The Lawrentian, we, as an editorial board, have reflected on where we have fallen short and are taking the opportunity in this staff editorial to demonstrate our commitment to improving our publication in the future. We are taking the concerns that have been raised very seriously. We

Staff Editorial: Supreme Court approves halting the census

In an action that will have lasting effects on accuracy of data and underrepresentation of communities, the Supreme Court has decided to halt the 2020 census despite the difficulties faced in collecting data during the COVID-19 pandemic that have left large portions of the country unaccounted for.  Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court suspended a lower

Staff Editorial: Ethical Consumerism

TW: violence, murder, profitting from the aforementioned This summer, audiences were stunned by a viral video of Megan Thee Stallion limping down a Hollywood sidewalk, leaving a trail of blood behind her. At the time, Megan claimed to have stepped on glass; however, in a tearful live video later, she explained that singer Tory Lanez

Staff Editorial: Students: The real bearers of the pandemic’s financial burden

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many features of a college experience have been removed or altered in non-beneficial ways, from clubs and group activities being canceled to classes moving online. While all of this is being done for the safety of the community, and no one could really argue otherwise, the quality of

Staff Editorial: Q: What has working on The Lawrentian meant to you?

ALEX F: When people think of journalism, their first thought naturally goes to publications with a vast audience, like the BBC or the New York Times. But just because these journalism organizations are the ones that usually break the biggest news does not mean that they are the only publications that matter — lower level

Staff Editorial: Your weekly reminder to #VoteLocal

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Appleton celebrated an election day, narrowing the field of candidates for mayor of Appleton and for Wisconsin’s Supreme Court. Last week, many Lawrentians jumped at the chance to engage in local politics, but found that voter ID laws impeded their ability to do so.  While this obstacle exists, it is not