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The Specht Pages: The Paper Problem

Have you ever wondered why Lawrence University, a breeding ground for progressives and environmentalists, is an all paper towel school? Are you surprised by how little quarreling there has been over this injustice? Hello and welcome to Specht Pages, the true and supreme voice of Lawrence University. In this celebratory 33rd issue, we will inform

Specht Pages: Your life at a glance

Are you superstitious? Would you like a view into the future? Hello and welcome to Specht Pages, the true and supreme voice of Lawrence University. In this celebratory 29th issue, we present you an extra-special Specht Pages complete with your very own horoscope. So sit back, relax and watch as your life is spelled out

Graves from Göttingen: Adolf Windaus

Adolf Windaus was born on Christmas Day, 1876 to Margarete Elster and Adolf Windaus. He was born into a family that had mostly been tradesmen and artisans—his father was a drapery manufacturer. However, as a child, he attended the prestigious Französisches Gymnasium in Berlin. Although he had been interested in literature and the humanities as

Graves from Göttingen: Richard Adolf Zsigmondy

Nanotechnology often seems like it belongs in the pages of a science fiction book, but it’s been studied for well over a hundred years. It is now known that the Romans used nanotechnology to make such things as the fascinating Lycurgus Cup, and scientists from the 17th century alchemist Daniel Sennert to Michael Faraday have

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