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April 21, 2017

Nick Nehamas ’07 has received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting on the Panama Papers, a set of 11.5 million leaked documents detailing financial and attorney-client information for numerous offshore companies. At Lawrenceville, Nehamas was a member of Cleve House, a House athlete, and the Opinions Editor for The Lawrence. This past Tuesday, Nehamas sat down with The Lawrence for an interview. Stephanie Yoon ’19: How did your experience as ...

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April 14, 2017

This past Thursday, History Master David Figueroa Ortiz P’18 accompanied 11 students to Princeton University to hear former Brazil President Dilma Rousseff present about “The Challenges of Democracy in Brazil.” Nine of the students who attended the lecture were enrolled in the course “Brazil: Order and Progress” in the winter; Christian Hwa ’17 and Jack Lavin ’17 also joined the group.Rousseff is the first female president in Brazil and was ...

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On Thursday at 6:30 PM, the 2016-2017 Heely Scholars presented their research on World War II. The eight Heely Scholars are V Formers Sam Cabot ’17, Sophia Cai ’17, Krissy Daisak ’17, Maia Johngren ’17, Michael Knowles ’17, Injil Muhammad ’17, Panos Vandris ’17, and Cathy Wu ’17. The eight Heely Scholars studied WWII and its impact on the School under the guidance of program director and History Master Anne ...

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March 31, 2017

During this year’s spring break, Emily Galvin ’17 received the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Morehead-Cain Scholarship. The Morehead-Cain is a four-year merit scholarship that provides full tuition, student fees, housing, meals, books, and a laptop, as well as four summer experiences in fields like outdoor leadership, public service, inquiry and exploration, and private enterprise. Since Lawrenceville can only nominate one student for the Morehead-Cain, faculty nominated ...

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Brianna Thompson '18 Stephanie Yoon ’19: Briefly describe your platform. Brianna Thompson ’18: My biggest talking point is that I love Lawrenceville, but as a community, we’ve become a little bit complacent and we’ve become comfortable letting other people speak for us, myself included. I want to diversify things: more choices for socials, more theme days, more minute-to-win-it stuff to liven up school meeting. Another one of my big things is ...

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February 10, 2017

Last Friday, February 3, 16 Lawrentians were recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The 16 recipients collectively won 27 awards in the Northeast Writing Region-at-Large section of the national competition. Gold Key recipients included Allison Huang ’17 in Writing Portfolio, Kristina Gu ’18 in Science Fiction/Fantasy, Damla Ozdemir ’19 in Poetry, Nick Zhou ’20 in Humor, James Wellemeyer ’18 in Journalism, Danya Wang ’19 in Poetry, and Adia ...

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December 09, 2016

What is "mental illness"? Despite its frequent use, the actual meaning of "mental illness" is quite vague. Dr. Dee Apple, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, believes the term itself to be problematic, as it carries negative and misleading connotations. According to Apple, “There’s nothing quite more damaging in a subtle and persuasive way than calling someone mentally ill.” He chooses to avoid the term because of the stigma surrounding it, ...

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May 06, 2016

This past Sunday, Lawrenceville hosted its 13th annual Big Red Race, in which students, faculty, and community members from the surrounding towns ran in the race. All proceeds from the Big Red Race go directly to support Lawrence Township children who have been selected to attend the Lawrenceville School Camp, a residential summer camp in Warren County, NJ, that has been serving underprivileged youth for 100 years. The Big Red Race ...

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April 08, 2016

This past Wednesday at 2:00 PM, Gary Giberson H’11 P’10, Director of Sustainable Fare, spoke as a panelist in the two-day National Food Policy Conference taking place at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C. Giberson spoke as a member of a panel in the discussion called “Leading from the Kitchen—Chef Advocates in Action.” Giberson sat down with The Lawrence to discuss his experience at the National Food Policy Conference. Stephanie Yoon ...

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February 26, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, eight Lawrentians participated in the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Math Tournament (HMMT) at Harvard University. The group, led by Mathematics Master Keith Voss, consisted of Trisha Bansal ’19, Brett Peskin ’18, Paulius Tolocka ’18, Neal Vasireddi ’18, Vineeth Veeramachaneni ’19, Justin Wong ’18, Cathy Wu ’17, and Stephanie Yoon ’19. The competitors were selected by Math Club, headed by club president Wu and faculty advisor ...

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January 22, 2016

SATURDAY—The Bunn Library hosted Lawrenceville’s second annual Comic-con from 2:00 to 10:00 PM. The library staff, especially event coordinators Assistant Outreach and Instructional Librarian Autumn Dilley and Circulation Assistant Ian August, organized Comic-con in hopes of creating awareness of lesser-known pop culture as well as displaying another side of the library. As Dilley mentioned, Comic-con was “an event in the library that showed that [Bunn isn’t] just another academic building. ...

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October 02, 2015

Over the past few weeks, Lawrentians have celebrated a variety of religious events on campus, including Rosh HaShanah on September 14, Yom Kippur on September 23, and the Hindu Puja on September 28. One of the most unique recent religious events was Lawrenceville’s celebration of Pope Francis’s visit to the United States. While not a religious holiday, Pope Francis’s visit to the east coast was celebrated on campus with a ...