Author Archives: Caleb Yuan

Career Center to Host “Workforce 2021” Fair Virtually on Thursday

The 30th annual “WorkForce 2021: Jobs, Internships & Graduate Schools Fair” will be held virtually via Handshake on Thursday, March 4, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Career Center and Wisconsin Independent Private College Consortium (WIPCCC), aims to provide opportunities for students and alumni at Wisconsin Private Colleges, University of

Inequity Report pushes LUCC to adjust funding policies

Following an internal funding review from the past academic year, the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) is working to address inequities in the funding of student organizations on campus. LUCC has begun its attempt to establish equitable funding policies for all of the student body.  According to junior Jason Bernheimer, the Vice Chair of the

Author Laymon delivers University Convocation

The University Convocation, “The Radical Possibility and Democratic Necessity of Navel-Gazing,” was held virtually by the Public Events Committee on Monday, Jan. 28. Kiese Laymon, Hubert H. McAlexander Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi and the author of the book, “Heavy: An American Memoir,” spoke at the event about his

Heavy Book Talk sparks community conversations

A community discussion of the book, “Heavy: An American Memoir,” was held by the Public Events Committee and the Diversity and Intercultural Center on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (MLK Day).  The event was publicized in Fall Term, and people who registered for the

Winter Term brings changes to COVID-19 procedures

Lawrence continues its academic year in Winter 2021 in the face of COVID-19. According to the Lawrence COVID-19 Dashboard, during the first week, 1,222 tests were administered, and 11 cases were positive (0.90% positivity rate). In addition, the Pandemic Planning Team implemented some changes to the  COVID-19 protocols.   Following the Wisconsin Department of Health

Panel to discuss sustainability in the face of COVID-19

A sustainability panel, organized by the Sustainability Steering Committee (SSC), will be held virtually via Zoom on Nov. 1 from 4-6 p.m. The panel aims to raise awareness about global climate change and how to maintain sustainability on campus during the pandemic. A panel of experts made up of Gregory Griffin, Director of Student Activities

Lawrence Liberation Front starts work on campus initiatives

Students protest police brutality outside of Sampson House on Oct. 16 in an event organized by the Lawrence Liberation Front. Photo by Sebastian Evans With the mission to spread information about social and political issues, the newly formed Lawrence Liberation Front (LLF) is making its presence felt on campus through public protests and recruitment efforts.

Contact tracing process implemented at Lawrence

*Name changed to protect identity As Lawrence has experienced its first positive COVID-19 cases on campus, the contact tracing process has officially been implemented. As part of this process, the Pandemic Planning Team has already developed plans to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and continually reevaluates for changes.  The Director of Health Services Campus Nurse,