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Staff Editorial: Counseling Staff Shortage at Lawrence

This term, two members of Lawrence’s counseling staff resigned, leaving the counseling program short-staffed. To compensate, Lawrence has contracted with a national crisis call service in addition to maintaining regular walk-in hours for urgent concerns, and has put in place plans to hire short-term counselors for the remainder of spring term. While more urgent cases

Staff members receive President’s Award

Cynthia Patterson, pictured here, has worked at Lawrence for 26 years. Photo courtesy of The Lawrentian archives   The recipients of the 2016 President’s Award of Excellence were announced at the end of January. Larry Darling, director of recording technology, was the second recipient of this award. The Lawrentian hopes to have an article featuring

Staff Editorial: The Importance of Investigative Reporting

On Monday, Feb. 13, Michael Flynn resigned from his post as national security adviser to President Trump. In Flynn’s statement in early January to Trump administration officials, Flynn claimed that he had not discussed the U.S. sanctions against Russia for its interference in the last election with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. However, in information leaked

Staff Editorial: Does Lawrence have Spirit?

“We got spirit, yes we do! We got spirit, how ‘bout you?!” said no one at a Lawrence sporting event ever. The student presence at sporting events at Lawrence, if there is one, or even Conservatory events (though a different kind of presence), is not so exciting. Where are the signs? Where’s the unison clapping?

Staff Editorial: Prioritize Student Housing

Walking Lawrence’s campus, one is presented with many buildings in a varying state of upkeep. At one end of the spectrum is Sampson House, the office of the President, in pristine condition. At the other end is Sabin House, the former house of Greenfire and several other campus organizations throughout the years. However, Sabin House

Letter to the Editor: LGBTQ Faculty and Staff

To Gay, Lesbian Or Whatever (GLOW) and to all Trans, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Ally (TLGBQIAA), genderqueer, and Gender Non-Conforming (GNC) students on campus,   We are your LGBTQ faculty and staff at Lawrence University, and we are impressed. We have known improvements have been needed for a long time; and while

Staff Editorial: ASA should cease boycott

Last week President Mark Burstein and the Provost and Dean of Faculty, Dave Burrows, issued a joint statement opposing the recent boycott of Israeli academic institutions by groups like the American Studies Association (ASA) and Association for Asian American Studies. In their statement, they stressed the importance of the exchange of ideas and “the freedom

Staff Editorial: The right kind of communication

Glance at the wall of posters by the Corner Store or the official Lawrence University calendar and experience an unfiltered information overload. Event advertisements in dorms and campus buildings vary from building to building and range from applied-on-every-surface to notably-absent. For a campus the size of 84 acres, there is a lot happening between the

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