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Staff Editorial: Would new academic policy changes alleviate stress and inequity?

On April 18, the Lawrence administration announced new academic changes for the 2017-18 school year. There is a new maximum amount of units allowed per term for students (excluding Double Degree students) which dropped from 23 to 22 units per term. Students are now allowed to overload once per their four years here at Lawrence

Staff Editorial: The CAS: Combating Academic Stress

One of the universal truths about this university is that academic stress is inevitable, and especially at this point in the term. In previous editorials, The Lawrentian’s Editorial Board has criticized Lawrence’s culture of academic and extracurricular overwork, and has challenged the claim that our campus is in fact “healthy.” The Center for Academic Success