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Lawrence Mayor Jeremy Farmer resigns

Darby Gilliland, Reporter

September 8, 2015

Filed under Briefs, News

On the 12th of August Lawrence Mayor Jeremy Farmer announced his resignation. This was two days after he stepped down as executive director of Just Food, a nonprofit food bank. Elizabeth Keever has replaced Farmer as interim executive di...

New journalism editors discuss plans for improvement

Ryan Liston, Reporter

May 4, 2015

Filed under Briefs

Next year, the journalism publications (newspaper, online and yearbook) will be combining staffs, the senior editors from this year will be entering college, and new editors will be filling their positions. Before that happens,...

Humanities club celebrates the arts

Evan Frook, Reporter

May 1, 2015

Filed under Briefs

Humanities Club stemmed from a simple coincidence. Sophomore Lila Alvarado was reading “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and the author Margaret Atwood was visiting Lawrence in early February. Interested in attending Atwood’s...

Seniors chosen as Lawrence Journal World’s “Academic All-Stars”

Libby Stanford, Reporter

April 29, 2015

Filed under Briefs, News

For the 18th year in a row, the Lawrence Journal World announced their Academic All Stars. This program highlights some of the highest achieving high school seniors from Lawrence and surrounding areas. Among these 26 indiv...

Current Events: SAE racial chant, Germanwings plane crash, Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Lauren Brittain, Reporter

April 7, 2015

Filed under Briefs

Fraternity SAE shut down for racist chant University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter was shut down due to the release of a viral video of fraternity members chanting racial slurs to the tune of “She’ll Be Com...

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