Grand Opera House

Author: Margaret Koss

Bjorklunden offers unique learning opportunities

Door County, we all know it as a getaway — a perfect vacation spot to unwind among the woods and Lake Michigan. What you may not know it as is a place to enrich one’s academic opportunities — but that’s because you haven’t yet experienced Bjorklunden, the lodge owned by Lawrence University in Baileys Harbor. READ MORE

Radio for Rwanda a creative, effective fundraiser

When we think of marathon fundraising events, we usually first imagine a smiling, tuxedo-donned guy on a television screen — not a phantom voice coming from your computer. But Lawrence University’s student radio station, WLFM, has wired into this unique form of media to successfully fundraise for the organization GlobeMed through the event “Radio for READ MORE

Spread sustainability, celebrate Earth Day with Greenfire

It’s the time of year to give Mother Earth some love, and Earth Day is the perfect day to celebrate that love — with Lawrence University’s environmental club Greenfire this week and weekend. “Earth Week is our large event that happens every year,” says Emily Wendorff, Greenfire co-president and junior. Wendorff, and co-president junior Isabel READ MORE

Antique show is living reminder of the past

The human race is a nostalgic one — we love to daydream about past generations and be reminded of our early roots. We collect relics of Grandma’s house; pieces of history that we identify with and want to immortalize. The opportunity to do this exists in the form of antique sales, like the Appleton Antique READ MORE

Living a healthy lifestyle starts small, extends far

It may not be surprising that the idea of sustainable living has extended to the Fox Valley, but what might be surprising is that it’s an idea being carried out on a college campus. Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens, or SLUG, is a nonprofit organization entirely run by students whose mission is to promote sustainable agriculture READ MORE

Appleton North theater is ‘practically perfect in every way’

The Appleton North High School theater program is no stranger to excellence, and with this year’s musical “Mary Poppins” opening tonight, North can add another outstanding production to its excellent repertoire. The show, complete with tongue-twisting musical numbers, remarkable dancing and elaborate sets, illustrates what North does best — wowing audiences and the theater community. READ MORE