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VP for Student Life holds forum to promote safety

VP for Student Life holds forum to promote safety

Captain Todd Freeman of the Appleton Police Department spoke to forum attendees about car accidents in the Appleton area. Photo by Marieke de Koker In order to discuss possible measures to increase safety on College Ave., Vice President for Student Life Chris Card hosted a forum in the Esch Hurvis Room last Wednesday, after a

Jazz Celebration Weekend brings talented performers to Lawrence

Storms and Nocturnes perform in Memorial Chapel. Photo by Marieke de Koker This Friday night at 7:30 p.m, the Lawrence Memorial Chapel was packed with community members, high school students traveling to Lawrence to perform for the weekend and all manner of Lawrence students and faculty. The performer on Friday night was a vocalist named

McCarthy asks “Is Peace Possible?” in Convocation

Colman McCarthy leans over the podium in front of Professor of History and Robert S. French Professor of American Studies Jerald Podair to chant “no more homework.” Photos by Marieke de Koker Posing the question “Is Peace Possible?” the esteemed journalist and activist Colman McCarthy was the guest speaker at Lawrence’s convocation on Tuesday, Oct.

Sixth annual Kaleidoscope showcases Lawrence students’ talent

Lawrence students perform in the sixth annual Kaleidoscope at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Photo by Marieke de Koker. Saturday, Oct. 14, marked the sixth annual Kaleidoscope concert presented by the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music. Those who have not yet experienced Kaleidoscope, as I had not until a few days ago, should note

President Burstein addresses visiting families at Fall Festival

Burstein spoke to the assembled parents and friends of students in the Somerset Room. Photo by Marieke de Koker On Saturday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m., President Mark Burstein hosted a Q&A session for families and presented a few themes on campus this year: progression of faculty, freedom of expression and academic freedom and affordability

Bead and Read Week connects students and faculty

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty Kimberly Barrett shares the story of Ruby Bridges. Photos by Marieke de Koker   In an effort to promote cultural awareness, students gathered for s’mores, hot chocolate and fireside stories this past week for the Bead and Read event in the Diversity Center.