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Habitat for Humanity, Sankofa collaborate for Shack-a-thon

Habitat for Humanity, Sankofa collaborate for Shack-a-thon

“No ‘boo’s because you’re short or because your feet are too small,” said junior and Sankofa house Residence Life Manager Tierra Masupha as she started the first installation of Sankofa Open Session (SOS). SOS began as an incentive to facilitate an open forum on campus. Sophomore Louis Weissert, creator of the project, was inspired by

Stolen mural returns to the Viking Room

A Lawrence University relic has recently resurfaced. Pieces of a mural that sat behind the carder’s table, stolen from the Viking Room (VR) on February 15, 1977, were mysteriously found in an Appleton garage. The reemergence of this once sentimental favorite is as mysterious as the original disappearance. News of the stolen mural was met

Sexual assault and administration’s response discussed in wake of imminent allegations

By Tina Czaplinska The handling of sexual assault on college campuses has become the focus of a national dialogue. Consequently, Lawrence’s own policy has currently been a subject of scrutiny amongst students as accusations about the hockey team and a returning alleged rapist surface. Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Nancy Truesdell

Lawrence responds to Nepal disaster

Though oceans away, the recent earthquake in Nepal hit close to home at Lawrence University. In response, students like sophomore Bimalsen Rajbhandari and senior Aubrey Lawlor decided to act philanthropically. The fundraising events that took place were “Grills, Games and Giving: Cookout for Nepal,” a party at Global Health house titled “Rage for Relief”, and

Latin American and Spanish Film Fest returns for fourth year at Lawrence

Last week marked the fourth annual Latin American and Spanish Film Festival (LULASFF). This year’s films consisted of “Dust on the Tongue” by Rubén Mendoza, “Two Shots Fired” by Martín Rejtman, “To Kill a Man” by Alejandro Fernández, “Cantinflas” by Sebastian del Amo, “The Illiterate” by Moises Sepulveda and “Living is Easy with Eyes Closed”

Students discuss change in nursing staff

Winter Term marked the last term of Susan Muenster’s employment at Lawrence. Known around campus as Nurse Susie, Muenster worked as the school’s Director of Health for six years. Lawrence maintains a strict confidentiality of personnel matters out of respect for employee privacy, so the details surrounding the change of staff remain classified. While the

Convocation: Kwame Anthony Appiah speaks on honor code

Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah spoke at the latest Lawrence University convocation. Professor Appiah aimed to stress the importance of becoming an active global citizen. “College aged people are committed to making the world better so I hope to highlight mechanisms that allow people to bring about change,” begins Appiah. Appiah’s background contributes largely to his