Author Archives: Molly Ruffing

Culinary cash donation update

At the end of Fall Term, two donation options were made available to students to utilize their remaining culinary cash. Like in previous years, students were able to donate their culinary cash at the Café or in Kate’s Corner Store. This year, culinary cash donations were collected for the Student Food Pantry located in Sabin

Winter Carnival concludes with annual President’s Ball

Photos by Sarah Navy. In keeping with traditions, many Lawrentians participated in the Winter Carnival this year. The Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP), in conjunction with a few other organizations, sponsored a week’s worth of activities from Monday, Jan. 27, to Sunday, Feb. 2. Beginning on Monday, students could participate in a scavenger hunt

Kaitlin Mahr Internship Fund Removes Barriers

In an effort to further support Lawrence University and pay tribute to their daughter, Dr. Todd Mahr ’79 and his wife, Debra Mahr, recently established the Kaitlin Mahr Internship Fund in English. This gift was also made in honor of Dr. Todd Mahr’s 40th class reunion. The Mahr family previously funded the Sanvello app on

Great Midwest Trivia Contest LV makes waves on campus

The promotional photos for trivia this year featured a post-apocalyptic theme. Photo by Juan Felipe Ayala. This year marked the 55th year of the Annual Great Midwest Trivia Contest at Lawrence University. Fifty consecutive hours of trivia began at 10:00:37 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, with President Mark Burstein reading the first question. The contest

Panhellenic Council hosts primary recruitment

Freshman Alex Freeman playing Jenga at a sorority informational session held in the Steitz Atrium. Photo by Larissa Davis. During this past week, many female students have been participating in Primary Recruitment with the intent to join one of Lawrence’s three Panhellenic sororities. The process began on Sunday, Jan. 12, and will conclude today, Friday,

Culinary cash donations feed fellow Lawrentians

In order to provide an alternate option for students to use any remaining culinary cash, there will now be two donation options offered at the end of the term. Although many students budget their culinary cash so they do not have money remaining, others end the term with a surplus.  Whether a student has three

Sophomores participate in Day of Service

In order to encourage discussions of purpose, community and identity amongst sophomore students, Associate Dean of Students and Dean of the Sophomore Class Rose Wasielewski partnered with the Office of Student Activities and the Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) to create Sophomore Day of Service.  Thursday, Oct. 4, marked the day, and

WellU hosts annual Wellness Fair

In order to educate students about wellness resources on and off campus, WelLU hosted a Wellness Fair on Thursday, Oct. 17. Lawrence groups and community organizations offered interactive learning opportunities and prizes from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center. Students were encouraged to visit each table through the