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Senior Send-off: Mackenzie Rech

Senior Send-off: Mackenzie Rech

Photo by Hitkarsh Chanana With graduation quickly approaching, our time with the class of 2016 is getting short. This column will feature a different senior each week for the rest of the year to give us a better idea of what members of our senior class are doing after Lawrence and how they got to

GLOW presents list of demands to campus

On Tuesday, March 1, Gay Lesbian Or Whatever (GLOW) released a list of demands across campus, communicating their requests through a spate of posters, a reading in Kaplan’s Café, as well as through an emotional discussion with Lawrence staff and faculty. According to the organization’s Vice President-elect and sophomore Dan Thomas-Commins, GLOW members gathered in

Students and professors discuss allyship at L.E.D.S. summit

Students, staff, and faculty alike engaged in a dialogue about how individuals can best act as allies for marginalized groups at Wednesday’s allyship summit, a workshop hosted by Lawrentians for Enhancing Diversity in the Sciences (L.E.D.S.). The event was the third ever hosted by L.E.D.S., a relatively new organization on campus consisting of both faculty

LIST OF DEMANDS PRESENTED TO ADMINISTRATION: Campus takes strides toward diversity and inclusion

On Halloween 2015—Saturday, Oct. 31—a group of approximately 20 Lawrence students of varying backgrounds knelt in protest against racism at a farmers market in downtown Appleton. That evening, at Sankofa House’s annual Halloween party, Residence Life Manager and junior Tierra Masupha encountered uninvited guests. “Two students—I’m not sure if it was students or Appleton residents

Zohra Sawari discusses terrorism and religion

By Mackenzie Rech On Wednesday, April 22, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) sponsored the event “I Am Not a Terrorist,” a presentation by Zohra Sawari pertaining to how society defines terrorism and its relationship to religion, specifically Islam. The event was held at 7 p.m. in the Esch Hurvis room and was attended by

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