Author Archives: Molly Ruffing

Sorority fundraises for CASA

In order to raise money for the Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA), members of Kappa Alpha Theta recently sold chocolate-covered fruit in the Warch Campus Center. The Lawrence chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta raises money for CASA throughout the year with various fundraising events, including Kicks for CASA during Greek Week. CASA is one

Sustainability CAs host RecycleMania

In order to further educate the Lawrence community about sustainability, the Sustainability Community Advisors (CAs) hosted an event called RecycleMania on Friday, Feb. 21. This event ran from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mead Witter room of the Warch Campus Center.  The CAs had tables spread throughout the room for people to visit. Each

SAASHA hosts Kink Workshop to educate campus on safe sex

In order to educate the Lawrence community about kinks, the Student Alliance Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (SAASHA) hosted a kink workshop on Feb. 11. SAASHA is an official Lawrence University Community Council standing committee committed to ending sexual violence on campus by facilitating discussion, education and awareness about issues of sexual misconduct. Members of

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,