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The History of American Political Liberalism and Social Activism

Social activism is a proactive attempt to right the societal wrongs of society through the centralization of marginalized voices through various liberation movements. Social justice work mirrors the myriad of political, economic, social and spiritual ideologies coalescing in various manifestations without one central school of thought dominating discourse. However, political liberalism has melted into social

Bead and Read Week connects students and faculty

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty Kimberly Barrett shares the story of Ruby Bridges. Photos by Marieke de Koker   In an effort to promote cultural awareness, students gathered for s’mores, hot chocolate and fireside stories this past week for the Bead and Read event in the Diversity Center.

Competitive Play from men and women’s soccer teams

Senior Lewis Burger making a play on the ball. Photo by Caroline Garrow It has been a busy week in Viking athletics. Amidst a flood of high school athletic recruits visiting campus, there have been a number of exciting home competitions. Never to disappoint, the men’s and women’s soccer teams have played a combined four

Dance Team: Where Arts and Sports Collide

Is it art? Is it a sport? Lawrence University Dance Team answers “Yes!” to both questions. Bringing together two previously disparate categories, the Dance Team gracefully straddles the line between athleticism and artistry, all while supporting Lawrence athletic teams. Lawrence University Dance Team (LUDT) made their season debut at the football home game on September

Both men and women’s soccer looking for first conference win

The Lawrence University men’s and women’s soccer teams took the long trip down to Illinois this past weekend to start their conference schedule. On Saturday, Sept. 23, they faced off against the Knox Prairie Fire while Sunday, Sept. 24’s foe was the Illinois College Blue Boys and Lady Blues. The action kicked off with the

Urness and Van De Loo team up to deliver incredible performance

Mark Urness on bass and Mary Van De Loo on piano in Harper Hall. Photo by Taylor Blackson On Sunday, Sept. 24, Associate Professor of Music and bassist Mark Urness collaborated with Instructor of Music and pianist Mary Van De Loo to perform a recital. Harper Hall was nearly packed with eager attendees and printed

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