Author Archives: Hannah Amell

Masked student doctorates gingerbread house

Modified Winter Carnival celebrated on campus

As part of Winter Carnival, Lawrence students decorate gingerbread houses in the Somerset Room of  the Warch Campus Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Photo by Sebastain Evans. Lawrence’s annual Winter Carnival began Monday, Feb. 1 and will conclude on Sunday, Feb. 7 with a celebration of the Superbowl. The Student Organization for University Planning (SOUP)

D&IC re-opens, plans events for Winter Term

The Diversity and Intercultural Center, pictured above, has offically re-opened and is planning several events to take place in Winter Term. Photo by Sebastian Evans. The Diversity and Intercultural Center (D&IC) is planning several events for both on- and off-campus students this term, including a Lunar New Year celebration, opportunities for students to de-stress and

New Disability Working Group focuses on campus accessibility

Lawrence University Disability Working Group (LUDWiG) is a new student organization on campus devoted to discussing disability and making Lawrence more accessible.  Senior Alex Chand, who founded LUDWiG last term, said that the inspiration came from frustration with inaccessibility on campus and speaking with other Lawrence students about their experiences during an inclusion summit last

Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service to be celebrated virtually on Monday

Last year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day concluded with an in-person celebration in the Lawrewnce Memorial Chapel. This year’s celebration will be virtual. Photo by Sarah Navy Several virtual events are happening this Monday, Jan. 18, as a part of Lawrence’s celebration of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (MLK

CCE shifts control of MLK Jr. Day of Service to student organizers for 2021

Last year’s on-campus MLK Jr. Day of Service included a community celebration with music and speeches in addition to service opportunities throughout the day. Photo by Sarah Navy Lawrence’s Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) has hosted Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service events for many years. This year, they hope to


CODA reflects on the adminitration’s response to their list of concerns and recommendations On Oct. 2, the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA), a subcommittee of the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC), publicly released a list of 17 concerns and recommendations for the administration during a student demonstration in front of Sampson House. President Mark Burstein

Cultural competancy panel to include city officials

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a virtual panel on safety with Appleton city officials on Thursday, Oct. 29, as part of the Cultural Competency Lecture Series. Panelists will include Mayor Jake Woodford, Police Chief Todd Thomas and Appleton’s Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, Karen Nelson.  The purpose of the event is to inform

Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration continues virtually

Last year’s on-campus Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration, held on Oct. 14, 2019, featured a powwow dance performance by Oneida Nation dancers in traditional dance garments. Photos by Sarah Navy. Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA) hosted a virtual event to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, Oct. 12. Their video can be found on the

Campus Safety adjusts role due to COVID-19

With the unique demands brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, Campus Safety at Lawrence looks a little different this year. Campus Safety’s job is to keep the Lawrence campus a safe place for students and staff, but that has not always entailed social distancing and mask-wearing. This year, Campus Safety’s responsibilities have shifted largely to include