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Student Organizations Prepare for Earth Day, Including “Earth Hour”

Student Organizations Prepare for Earth Day, Including “Earth Hour”

Illustration by Clare Conteh-Morgan. As the April 22 celebration of Earth Day approaches, student organizations at Lawrence will be hosting a series of events during the Earth Weekend from April 22 to April 24. The events aim to address the rising issue of climate change and contribute towards a healthy and sustainable lifestyle within the

Spring sports to compete in-person

Following the Midwest Conference’s (MWC) announcement regarding the resumption of spring sports, the Lawrence Vikings will compete in baseball, softball and track and field in the spring sports’ season, while men’s and women’s tennis will not compete this season due to many student-athletes being away from campus.  According to MWC’s announcement on Feb. 19, competitions

Career Center to Host “Workforce 2021” Fair Virtually on Thursday

The 30th annual “WorkForce 2021: Jobs, Internships & Graduate Schools Fair” will be held virtually via Handshake on Thursday, March 4, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Career Center and Wisconsin Independent Private College Consortium (WIPCCC), aims to provide opportunities for students and alumni at Wisconsin Private Colleges, University of

Inequity Report pushes LUCC to adjust funding policies

Following an internal funding review from the past academic year, the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) is working to address inequities in the funding of student organizations on campus. LUCC has begun its attempt to establish equitable funding policies for all of the student body.  According to junior Jason Bernheimer, the Vice Chair of the

Author Laymon delivers University Convocation

The University Convocation, “The Radical Possibility and Democratic Necessity of Navel-Gazing,” was held virtually by the Public Events Committee on Monday, Jan. 28. Kiese Laymon, Hubert H. McAlexander Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi and the author of the book, “Heavy: An American Memoir,” spoke at the event about his

Heavy Book Talk sparks community conversations

A community discussion of the book, “Heavy: An American Memoir,” was held by the Public Events Committee and the Diversity and Intercultural Center on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (MLK Day).  The event was publicized in Fall Term, and people who registered for the

Winter Term brings changes to COVID-19 procedures

Lawrence continues its academic year in Winter 2021 in the face of COVID-19. According to the Lawrence COVID-19 Dashboard, during the first week, 1,222 tests were administered, and 11 cases were positive (0.90% positivity rate). In addition, the Pandemic Planning Team implemented some changes to the  COVID-19 protocols.   Following the Wisconsin Department of Health