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Diversity Center welcomes LU community

Diversity Center welcomes LU community

The Diversity Center is open most of the day to all students. Photo by Allegra Taylor Despite every effort Lawrence makes to build a campus where all people can feel safe and welcomed, there are still areas where students feel they can’t express themselves in full, explained the Diversity Center Social Media Coordinator and sophomore

Annual Cabaret event celebrates diversity

  Cabaret performances included traditional Chinese and Vietnamese dances. Photos by Luke Payne. On Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9, 2017, Lawrence International (LI) held its annual Cabaret event in Stansbury Theatre. Tickets were $10 for adults and free for students. The Saturday performance began at 6:30 p.m. and the Sunday performance began at

Visit Day and Admissions’ Diversity Efforts

Prospective students explore Lawrence on a campus tour. Photo by Larissa Davis On the first day of reading period, Thursday, Oct. 20, even though many Lawrentians were away from campus, Lawrence welcomed many high school students on the first Visit Day of the year. Although prospective students could not attend classes, they still got to

Listening sessions begin as part of diversity and inclusion efforts

Barrett and junior Jamil Fuller discuss diversity initiatives at the most recent listening session. Photo by Allegra Taylor Over the past two weeks, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty Kimberly Barrett has held four listening sessions for students and staff with concerns or ideas relating to diversity and inclusion

“Inside Out” Weekend reinforces Diversity Center support system

Students and Diversity Center faculty show off their T-shirts during the “Inside Out” event. Photo by Luke Payne College students often undergo many emotional ups and downs throughout the academic year. If a student who is struggling wishes to find a strong support system at Lawrence, the Diversity Center is one of several places on

STAFF EDITORIAL: Political diversity is a good thing

Lawrence prides itself on an academic atmosphere in which students’ views are challenged, and broadened as a result. Outside of the academic realm, however, Lawrence’s campus community is largely a liberal echo chamber—a place with a chilling effect on more conservative voices and ideas. Regardless of one’s political beliefs, this sort of atmosphere poses many

Staff Editorial: Diversity: Improvements and Room to Improve

Last year our campus faced a number of frightening and disheartening problems surrounding inclusion and diversity. An individual disrupted Sankofa’s Halloween party dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan. On a different occasion, students protesting racism in Appleton were met with heckling and bigotry. Meanwhile, a group of students of color published a

“Diversity, Privilege and Leadership”

Eddie Moore, Jr. delivers his presentation in Stansbury Theatre. Photo by Hitkarsh Chanana On Thursday, April 21, in the Stansbury Theatre Director and founder of The Privilege Institute and The National White Privilege Conference, Eddie Moore Jr. delivered a presentation on diversity, privilege, oppression and leadership. The presentation, titled “Diversity, Privilege and Leadership: Are We

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