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Earth Day celebrations encourage sustainability

Earth Day celebrations encourage sustainability

Freshman Christina Sadall, Ethan Penny, Alex Wetzel and Rebecca Mikus. Photos by Emily Midyette. To promote environmental activism, Greenfire hosted Earth Week from April 17-22. The week featured various activities. Some were designed to promote enjoying nature, but most events during the week focused on activism and raising awareness for environmental causes. On Monday, April

Earth Day lecture addresses inclusivity needs of student organizations

On Earth Day, several clubs came together to sponsor a lecture and micro-workshop by A. “Breeze” Harper, Ph.D., entitled “Uprooting White Fragility: Intersectional Anti-Racism within the Ethical Foodscape.” This came in response to recent racial tensions on campus that caused several predominantly white clubs, namely Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens (SLUG) and Greenfire, to consider how

Earth Day Celebration turns Lawrence green

Last Saturday, April 23, Lawrentians enjoyed the sunshine outside Main Hall green while participating in fun and earth-friendly activities during the annual Greenfire Earth Day Celebration. This is a part of Greenfire’s mission to educate the Lawrence community about a variety of environmental issues while taking steps to reduce the environmental impact of the campus