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2020-21 study abroad planning continues despite uncertainty

Like many aspects of life at Lawrence, the Off-Campus Programs for both Fall and Winter Terms this year were affected by COVID-19. However, the Office of Off-Campus Programs is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, Jan. 27. All current Lawrence students are eligible to apply.   Lezlie Weber,

SOUP aims to promote campus community this winter

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new set of challenges for events on campus. Despite these new challenges, the Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP) has managed to host a variety of both in-person and virtual events.   Senior Stephanie Meyer, co-president of SOUP, feels that the pandemic has made it difficult to form a

Viking Chorale collaborates with Appleton schools

Associate Professor of Music Stephen Sieck conducts Viking Chorlae in a November 2019 concert.  Photo by Sebastian Evans The COVID-19 pandemic has required many music ensembles to make new adjustments to their rehearsal and performance practices this term. The pandemic has presented new challenges for making music together and connecting with others. However, the choral

Instruction to remain hybrid for Winter and Spring Terms

President Mark Burstein announced the university’s plan for the Winter and Spring Terms on Nov. 2. Students, faculty and staff will have the option to learn or work remotely or on campus. The Lawrence Pandemic Planning Team (LPPT) worked together with county health professionals to make a decision for how Lawrence will continue to handle

MAKE YOUR BALLOT

Posters promiting voting and displaying voting information are hung across the Lawrence University campus. Photos by Sebastian Evans. A guide to voting in the the 2020 General Election as a Lawrence student, from early absentee voting to the line at the polls on Election Day The 2020 General Election will be taking place on Tuesday,

Theatre department’s radio dramas open in-person

With the new guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many plays, musical performances and productions have been put on hold. However, this term, the theatre department devised a way for students to come together in-person and perform a series of radio dramas.  The production consists of three separate plays that were originally produced in

Abolish Greek life movement gains ground on campus

Abolish Greek Life is a national movement sweeping college campuses, and Lawrence is no exception.  Greg Griffin, director of Student Activities and Greek life, states that since the beginning of the term, about 15 to 20 women have formally deactivated from their sororities. Additionally, some members have indicated that they plan to deactivate but have

Virtual Career Fair to be held Oct. 7

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Career Center’s annual Career, Internship and Volunteer Fair is one of the many events which has been moved to a virtual platform. The Virtual Career Fair, organized by Assistant Director of Employer and Alumni Relations Mandy Netzel, will be held on Oct. 7 from 4-7 p.m.  According to

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