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Burstein signs amicus curiae supporting “Dreamers”

In protest of the Trump administration’s recent action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, Lawrence University has signed an amicus brief along with more than 50 other U.S. universities. DACA was a federal government program created under the Obama administration in 2012. It was intended for people who had been brought to

Staff Editorial

Imagine a child—or a teenager—imagine a child coming home to find it stripped bare with trunks open on the floor stuffed with clothes. A bewildered question is asked to one of the parents walking in and out of bedrooms and the child is told curtly that they are leaving, “going back”. Where? To where they

Lawrence names new vice president for student life

Christopher Card interacts with a Trinity student. Christopher Card had previously worked at Trinity College for nine years. Photo courtesy of Trinity College. On May 4, 2017, President Mark Burstein announced the hiring of a new vice president for student life, Christopher Card. Card is currently the Dean of Students at Trinity College in Hartford,

President Trump, what about President Pence?

Donald Trump’s rhetoric is disgusting. His blatantly racist, sexist, transphobic and bigoted statements garnered international media attention. But at heart, he is no more than a shrewd businessman capitalizing on the fears of Americans. He will not last the full term in the office. So get ready for President Mike Pence. Hopefully, the American people

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