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Lawrence takes steps towards student safety

Lawrence takes steps towards student safety

New surveillance camera installed on the cross walk signs on College Avenue. Photo by Hannah Burgess Many students on campus are all too familiar with incidents involving rude catcalls or slurs from cars driving by the College Avenue crosswalks. The Lawrence administration, constantly working towards creating a safer campus, has recently installed security cameras in

Student panel shares experiences with activism

Student leaders share personal experience in activism. Photo by Luke Payne. On Tuesday, May 16, the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) held its last public event of the school year—a student panel discussing the philosophy of activism. The event was held in the Diversity Center and was well-attended. The discussion was moderated by senior Deepankar

Staff editorial: Lackluster engagement in student governance needs to change

This year, there were several notable issues with the housing selection process. Two different groups, Women’s Empowerment Loft and Delta Tau Delta, were rejected for on-campus housing and went into the appeals board. Both groups had their appeals rejected. Whether or not these groups should have been granted on-campus housing is beside the point; rather,

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,

‘Biking with Profs’ strengthens faculty, student relations

For many students, getting to know professors may seem intimidating, even with the casual ‘call-me-by-my-first-name’ teaching style adopted by most Lawrence professors. It can be difficult to break through the wall of academia and see that professors are just people. There are several groups on campus that hold events to get to know professors on

Meditations on Music: April 13-16 student recitals

This week, my inability to pick just one of my friends’ performances to attend out of all of those occurring during this recital-heavy period of spring term has me covering four, via short meditations that attempt to get to the essence of the recital or identify aspects that stood out. I. Sam Pratt, tenor saxophone,

A Look into Student Spiritual Groups

Going to college is quite the transformative time for many students. Getting away from home and formulating a personal identity is critical to the college experience. One of the many ways that students do this is by collecting under a shared viewpoint and engaging with the broader campus community with those values in mind. Even

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

Information session educates student body on BFRBs

Freshman Eileen Bauer gives the Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors presentation in the Kraemer Room. Photo by Luke Payne Hair-pulling, nail-biting and skin-picking are common Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs). They are not just habits or tics. In North America alone, 10 million people have a BFRB. “They’re more common than eating disorders,” said freshman and host of

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