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Salsa Manzana coming to Lawrence University


BY George Halas As previously reported by The Inquisition, Salsa Manzana is one of the most fun bands in the Fox Cities and plays music to which one simply must dance. On February 21st at The Lawrence University Memorial Chapel at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), there will be a unique opportunity to have fun, dance and support ... Read More »

“Forgotten History”: Giving Voice to the Struggles of African-American Students and Alumni of Lawrence


By Alysa Levi-D’Ancona Lights, camera…intolerance! Well, that doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, but two talented individuals are working to bring to light the racial intolerance that still exists in the Appleton area, more specifically at Lawrence University. Current student Zach Ben-Amots, ’16, as well as alumnus and artist-in-residence Catherine Tatge, ’72, have been working on a Lawrence-based ... Read More »

Lawrence Continues Hot New Music Series with Alan Ferber


By Alysa Levi-DAcona It looks like the sun isn’t the only thing that’s starting to heat up in the Fox Valley area! Starting May 23, Lawrence University is sustaining its New Music At Lawrence by bringing in Alan Ferber, trombonist and composer. The series’ goal is to promote new music from any genre, focusing on specific composers, an anniversary or ... Read More »

Travel the World with Lawrence’s Cabaret


By Alysa Levi-DAncona No, no, we aren’t offering you tickets to Bora Bora or Fiji, but Lawrence University’s Lawrence International is providing the Fox Valley community with the next best thing! On May 9, Lawrence International (LI) is putting on its 38th annual Cabaret: a celebration of world culture through the collaboration of over one hundred students. With a theme ... Read More »

Extreme Trivia and Tradition: Lawrence University’s Great Midwest Trivia Contest


By Hillary Armstrong It is that time of year again, when the cold of January in Wisconsin has all of us huddled indoors looking for entertainment. Well, fire up your computers, make sure the routers and modems are all functioning properly, and prepare for Lawrence University’s annual Great Midwest Trivia Contest, a 50-hour salute to all things insignificant and arcane! ... Read More »

A Quiet Campus Does Not Mean the Learning Stops

Thirteen Lawrence University students and four faculty members will be traveling to China during the holiday recess as part of the college's “Sustainable China: Integrating Culture, Conservation and Commerce” initiative. In 2012, students participated in a walking tour of Hong Kong's Central District with Bernard Chan, chair of the Hong Kong Council for Sustainable Development.

By Hilary Armstrong While the Lawrence University campus may appear to the casual observer to be quiet and mostly deserted in December, much learning is still taking place and some on quite distant shores.  The Lawrence students have a holiday recess that takes them from Thanksgiving until after the New Year, but not all of them are heading home for ... Read More »

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