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Black and Brown empowerment event

Black and Brown empowerment event

Juniors Earl Simons and Sarah Navy duet together in front of Warch Campus Center.   Photo by Zhixuan Lyu The balminess of the afternoon on Saturday, Nov. 7 made for the perfect environment to host an outdoor event. The Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA)’s event organizers, senior Adona Lauriano and freshmen Allison Wunderlin and Avery

Lawrence Swing Dance Club welcomes new comers in open dances

This term, the Lawrence Swing Dance club (LSD) has made a challenging but creative transition from their usual traditional partnered swing dancing to a new practice of socially-distant line dancing to accommodate Lawrence safety guidelines during the pandemic. Through these efforts, as well as others including hosting social events such as virtual movie nights, the

Movies, Movies, Movies

“Borat Subsequent Moviefim,” 2020, directed by Jason Woliner — 3.5/5 Stars The first “Borat” was shocking and over-the-top. Sacha Baron Cohen’s unscripted, part-real, part-mockumentary film left audiences slack-jawed, stunned and hungry for more. Despite the attention it got, the movie’s sheer vulgarity may have skewed its intended message of mocking American stupidity and xenophobia. Those

Junior recital provides calm amid Eighth Week stress

Junior Hannah Foote performs in Harper Hall. Photo by Pei Robins This past Monday, Nov. 9, Hannah Foote performed her junior recital for a small select audience. Though most of her performance was on piano, she started her recital with a short speech about how some may interpret her performance. Cognizant of the times, Foote

Student Spotlight: Madeline Guest

Sophomore singer-songwriter Madeline Guest. Photo by Pei Robins Lawrence sophomore Madeline Guest, a double major in choral education and computer science, is incredibly passionate about writing, singing and recording her own songs independent of her diverse academic pursuits. She recently released her second self-written album on Sep. 9 of this year, entitled “Just Another Ghost.”

Student panel discusses sustainability in the pandemic and screens film

This past Sunday, Nov. 1, the Sustainability Steering Committee held a panel and screened the 2018 documentary “The Human Element” to start a conversation about sustainability during the pandemic. This was an opportunity for like-minded individuals to come together virtually and share their thoughts and concerns on the matter. The two-hour affair began with the