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Lawrence working with city of Appleton to finalize vaccine distribution plan

Lawrence working with city of Appleton to finalize vaccine distribution plan

Artwork by Joshua Stinebrink. Dean of Wellness Services Richard Jazdzewski announced via e-mail that Lawrence University was approved to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 2. In this email, Jazdewski explained that Lawrence will eventually have access to a COVID-19 vaccine and will first administer vaccines to people working with testing and those working with

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Lawrence works toward environmental goals in Campus Race to Zero Waste

The Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG) helps to collect and analyze data about composting on campus Photo by Sebastian Evans Lawrence University is competing in this year’s Campus Race to Zero Waste, an annual eco-friendly competition between colleges to see who can produce the least amount of waste. Campus Race to Zero Waste 2021 began

Celebrating Black History Month

This February, the Black Student Union (BSU) and the Diversity and Intercultural Center (D&IC) have worked together to develop a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Malcolm Davis, sophomore and Diversity & Intercultural Center Program Coordinator, collaborated with Sarah Navy, junior and Black Student Union (BSU) President, to organize these events.   In

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57th Annual Great Midwest Trivia Contest held virtually

Trivia Masters seniors Grace Krueger and Finn Witt lead players through this year’s online questions. Photo by Sebastian Evans. This year marked the 57th Annual Great Midwest Trivia Contest. It was held over a period of 50 hours from Friday, Jan. 29 to Sunday, Jan. 31. The competition was streamed through Twitch, and Discord was

SAASHA to host virtual sex-positive seminar on Feb. 4

The Student Alliance Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (SAASHA) will host its fourth annual sex-positive seminar on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. As an organization, SAASHA aims to provide several services to the Lawrence community.   First, they work to support survivors of sexual assault and harassment. They actively fight to eliminate both sexual harassment

2020-21 study abroad planning continues despite uncertainty

Like many aspects of life at Lawrence, the Off-Campus Programs for both Fall and Winter Terms this year were affected by COVID-19. However, the Office of Off-Campus Programs is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, Jan. 27. All current Lawrence students are eligible to apply.   Lezlie Weber,

SOUP aims to promote campus community this winter

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new set of challenges for events on campus. Despite these new challenges, the Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP) has managed to host a variety of both in-person and virtual events.   Senior Stephanie Meyer, co-president of SOUP, feels that the pandemic has made it difficult to form a

Viking Chorale collaborates with Appleton schools

Associate Professor of Music Stephen Sieck conducts Viking Chorlae in a November 2019 concert.  Photo by Sebastian Evans The COVID-19 pandemic has required many music ensembles to make new adjustments to their rehearsal and performance practices this term. The pandemic has presented new challenges for making music together and connecting with others. However, the choral

Instruction to remain hybrid for Winter and Spring Terms

President Mark Burstein announced the university’s plan for the Winter and Spring Terms on Nov. 2. Students, faculty and staff will have the option to learn or work remotely or on campus. The Lawrence Pandemic Planning Team (LPPT) worked together with county health professionals to make a decision for how Lawrence will continue to handle

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