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Wellness Fair promotes health and offers resources

Wellness Fair promotes health and offers resources

Some of the tables at the Wellness Fair included the American Cancer Society. Photos by David Baldwin. To promote the different dimensions of wellness to the Lawrence community, the twelfth Wellness Fair was held by the Wellness Center. At the event, many different on-campus organizations as well as off-campus ones had booths set up in

Lawrence undergoes reaccreditation process

Throughout the week, Lawrence was reviewed for accreditation by a panel of peers from multiple universities. Photos by Larissa Davis. As part of the accreditation process happening at Lawrence this past week, a forum was held to discuss campus life and community concerns. The forum was open closed to faculty, staff, and administration, as a


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Lawrence to undergo re-accreditation process

Over the next week, Lawrence will begin the process of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Accreditation is a process of reviewing a university, to confirm that it lives up to federal standards and is eligible for federal money. For higher education institutions like Lawrence, accreditation occurs once every ten years. A group of

Burstein asks: Can We Stand With the Statue of Liberty?

President Burstein addressed the topics of immigration and refugees in last Thursday’s Commencement Convocation. Photo by David Baldwin. To welcome both old and new members of the Lawrence University community back to campus, the annual matriculation convocation was given by President Mark Burstein. President Burstein’s address, which focused on immigration and refugee issues, was given

LGBTQ group hosts first LU Pride Prom

Some of the organizers of the event: junior Rebecca Bernheimer, freshman Spencer Washington, sophomore Taylor Blackson, freshman Hezekíah Ortiz, sophomore Jessenia Zelaya and sophomore Susie Francy. Photo by Angela Caraballoa. On Friday, May 11, Colores held Lawrence’s first ever Pride Prom, a celebration for LGBTQ students of color and their allies. “I think there is

Fifth Annual Women and Identities in Gaming Symposium

This year’s keynote address was delivered by Assistant Professor of Entertainment and Media Studies at the University of Georgia Shira Chess. Photo by David Baldwin. To explore diversity in the gaming community, Lawrence University Gaming Club and the Gender Studies program sponsored the fifth annual Women and Identities in Gaming Symposium. The symposium was held

Formal connects students with Brewster Village

Students from Greek Life organizations entertained the residents of Brewster Village with music and conversation. Photo by Emma Gilshannon. To provide a fun evening for the residents at Brewster Village, Delta Gamma and the group Building Intergenerational Relationships (BIR), held the Brewster Village Formal in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center on Saturday,

Lawrence welcomes WAICU Diversity Conference to campus

The WAICU Diversity Conference included workshops for the participants, all of which were held in the Diversity Center. Photo by Emma Gilshannon. Collaborating to promote diversity on college campuses, Lawrence University hosted the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU) for a conference last weekend. This was the first time the WAICU Diversity Conference,