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April 14, 2017

On Monday evening, Lawrenceville students gathered in the Heely Room for a lecture on the rise of the Islamic State by Joby Warrick. His speech touched on the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) and the threat posed by the terrorist organization, which was the subject of his Pulitzer-Prize winning book, “Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS.”Warrick began with remarks on the two central points of his talk. Citing a ...

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April 08, 2017

This week, III Formers Scarlet Au ’19, Devankar Chhokra ’19, Isabelle Huang ’19, Melody Leung ’19, Rishi Mago ’19, Sahil Malhotra ’19, Damla Ozdemir ’19, Kevin Shao ’19, Vineeth Veeramachaneni ’19, and Jacob Wu ’19 were announced as the class of 2019’s Hutchins Scholars.Over the summer, Hutchins Scholars will participate in a three-week program that will focus on providing the Scholars with research skills. During their IV Form year, they ...

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The past century of technological advancement has produced robots that far exceed the computational abilities of humans. The last twenty years have created robots that can replicate precise operations in factories. The last ten years have generated neural networks, algorithms that have enabled robots to effectively learn the same way a human does. With every passing year, robots complete previously-unthinkable tasks. Now more than ever, robots are becoming more suited ...

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March 31, 2017

Hillbilly Elegy is Vance’s first book and has received praise from both liberal and conservative readers. It was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Memoir and Autobiography on ibooks and at Barnes & Noble for $15.99. An engaging and insightful memoir, J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy” tells his story of growing up in the poor, white America that has often seemed to be forgotten in recent years. Vance, currently a Silicon ...

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March 31, 2017

On Thursday, members of the Lawrenceville Political Action Club (Lville PAC) and Leadership in Ethics and Policy (LEAP) attended a talk by Newt Gingrich titled “The Virtues of Capitalism and the Free Market” at Rider University. Sponsored by the Rider University’s Rebovich Institute of Politics as part of the second annual Hennessy Family Lecture in Capitalism, the event began with remarks from Gingrich followed by pre-selected questions from members of the ...

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October 14, 2016

This past Sunday, members of the School community gathered in Woods Memorial Hall’s Heely Room to watch a live screening of the second presidential debate. The debate drew more than 90 students and faculty who enjoyed light food and refreshments as they observed presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss various issues including health care, the economy, and foreign policy. Held at Washington University in St. Louis, the debate ...