Student Stories

The Lawrence University  Student Stories act as windows into the lives of current Lawrence students. From everyday life experiences, to adventures abroad, the student stories will tell you what the typical Lawrence  student is up to on a daily basis and how they make the most of their time at Lawrence. If you are interested in learning about what it is like to be a Lawrence student then follow the stories of anyone of our students listed below. Enjoy!

Jonah Laursen

Cross Country and Life at Lawrence Fall term is my favorite term of the year. Everyone is back on campus, the weather is still decent and the leaves change to beautiful colors, and it is cross country season. I have been running competitively since 7th grade and just for fun since 4th grade. I knew when I began my college search […]

Daniel Bernstein

An exciting start! Sophomore year has begun! I’ve been back at Lawrence for over a month now, and so far, life here has been very exciting and busy! One of the major highlights of this term so far has been getting to play with the Lawrence Symphony Orchestra (LSO) for the first time! Last year, I was a […]

Clare Lauer

La Forêt D’Ecouvres and other things 10/19/14 Why hello there! Although this is my first blog post for Admissions, I’m currently studying abroad in Nantes, France living a constant stream of new, blog-worthy experiences so I’m just going to dive right in! During the school week here, I have classes and homework, and somewhat normal school-related things to do (all of […]

Yame Senye

Sigma Phi Epsilon Barbeque Hey everyone! Just a quick check in today guys. So, during memorial weekend we had LUaroo; one of the most jam packed weekends I have ever had this term. After the event Sigma Phi Epsilon threw a barbeque and everyone just hung out in the quad. Finals are drawing closer as the days go by […]

Shannon Strombom

Saying Goodbye There’s less than two weeks left. That’s less than two weeks until I graduate from college. Less than two weeks to check things off my SYST bucket list. Less than two weeks to pack up my things, finish my schoolwork, say my goodbyes and mentally prepare myself for Life after Lawrence. It’s terrifying. It’s exciting. […]

Stephanie Vahlsing

Summer is here! It seems like all of my posts focus on the weather…well at least their titles do.  In my defense, it has been a hard year weather-wise!  But today it was officially 80+ degrees!  I absolutely love spending time outside reading and doing homework, so that’s what I’ve been doing so far this weekend!   It’s […]

Emily Wendorff

Bittersweet Year End Since my last post, I have continued to keep myself busy.  I performed in the Lawrence University Symphonic Band concert, the Lawrence University Jazz Band concert, and also performed in the jazz voice studio recital.  All of those events were very fun to play in, and I was glad to be performing the material that […]