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Lawrence working with city of Appleton to finalize vaccine distribution plan

Artwork by Joshua Stinebrink. Dean of Wellness Services Richard Jazdzewski announced via e-mail that Lawrence University was approved to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 2. In this email, Jazdewski explained that Lawrence will eventually have access to a COVID-19 vaccine and will first administer vaccines to people working with testing and those working with

Goodbye, Burstein

Photo by Sebastian Evans The Lawrentian reflects on President Burstein’s years at Lawrence following the announcement of his end-of-the-year departure Is this something we can do? That’s the question Lawrence University President Mark Burstein remembers asking himself, as he sat in City Park with his husband, David Calle, and gazed at the president’s house during

World News

Canary Islands A hotel in the Spanish Canary Islands has been locked down due to the coronavirus following the visit of an Italian doctor infected with the illness. Several hundred guests have been forbidden to leave. Italy has been hit the hardest by COVID-19 in Europe with 283 cases and seven deaths. However, globally there

Features

Angelica Ross attends the WorldPride Opening Ceremony Benefit Concert at the Barclays Center

Black History Month: Angelica Ross

Angelica Ross. Photo by Lev Radin. Angelica Ross, 40, is a self-made transwoman, veteran and actress who advocates for transgender and nonbinary rights and access to work (Advocate, 2015). She was born in Kenosha, Wisc. and raised in Racine, Wisc. where she finished high school. While growing up, Ross was disparaged by her mother, an

Opinions and Editorials

Voices from the Editorial Board: Checking in on policy and practice changes

At the beginning of Winter Term, we used this space to outline our core principles. Follow this link to read those principles, https://www.lawrentian.com/archives/1017323. As we approach the end of the term, we would now like to use this space to outline some of the changes that have been implemented since that first publication of the

Arts & Entertainment

Projection screen with he words "DANIEL GREEN" on them and a young Black man behind the words

Cultural Expressions takes new platform

A group viewing session for the event was held in Somerset, projected here is fifth-year Daniel Green’s performance. Photo by Sebastian Evans This year, the Black Student Union’s (BSU) annual production of Cultural Expressions for Black and Brown empowerment was themed “Black Love” and took place in a hybrid setting, streaming live on YouTube with

Sports

Athlete Profile: A true one-year wonder in Peyton Hillis

Football is the closest thing in America to a gladiator sport — it’s no surprise that superstars fall apart every year between injuries, stress and personal issues. As we know it now, football will never be a completely safe game, and some top-tier players will have their careers cut short. Sometimes, though, an unstoppable force

Variety

Fieldnotes from a Road Not Taken

I walked an untaken road for years Not sorry traveling just the one Alone, hardly looking back from fear with faith to navigate free from tears Below a guise of fancy or fun There were many roads that then diverged To draw me in, further than the last Always different from which it had merged

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LU gets stoned

In 1895, a Lawrence University geology class took a field trip to Mosquito Hill outside of New London, Wisconsin. According to the legend, A. Arthur Bennett ‘95 and his classmates found a large boulder on the side of the road and decided to bring it back to campus. The students secured the use of a

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