Author Archives: Karina Barajas

Senior Farewell: Karina Barajas

Dear fellow Lawrentians, I have been writing for The Lawrentian for four years, and every year I end with a farewell to the seniors. This time, I will be graduating. I wanted to say a final farewell to Lawrence and all the memories I have made here. First, I want to say farewell to all

Work It: Shopping shuttle drivers

Sophomore shopping shuttle driver Eleanor Horner. Photo by Zhixuan Lyu. In the midst of classes, recitals and midterms, students often feel they need a well-deserved break off campus every once in a while. The shopping shuttle is available every week to transport students to and from wherever they need to go. The stops include Woodman’s,

Work It: Spiritual and Religious Life

Junior Taizé Intern Katie Mueller. Photo by Anton Zemba. Sabin House is dedicated to making Lawrence a more faith-friendly school and providing a safe space for the community to have conversations about multiple religions and faiths. Its doors are open daily for students from 8 a.m. to midnight and is open to the public from

Work It: Campus Life

Sophomore Campus Life employee Pagnaa Attah Nantogmah. Photo by Anton Zemba. The Campus Life staff is dedicated to helping students make the best of their college experience, from housing to participating in student organizations. The Campus Life Office, located on the fourth floor of  the Warch Campus Center, is open from 8 a.m. to 3

Work It: Tech Crew

Junior Tech Crew member Susie Francy. Photo by Anton Zemba. The Conservatory of Music promotes the performing arts with concerts, recitals, convocations and much more. A lot of work happens behind the scenes to make these performances possible. This week, I interviewed juniors Susie Francy and Ethan Mellema about their involvement in Tech Crew and

Work It: CAS Tutors

This week, I want to highlight all the tutors of the Center for Academic Success (CAS) who have worked hard all year round. Writing, oral and content tutors help students excel in multiple areas of study. To apply for the job, students are either recommended by a professor or fill out an online application explaining

Work It: RLAs and HRLAs

Sage Hall Residence Life Advisor (RLA) Liam McDonald. Photo by Anton Zemba. Residence Life Advisors (RLAs) are some of the first students incoming freshmen meet at Lawrence. Some of their administrative duties include sitting at the front desk, building community with residents and directing students to on campus resources. They also make bulletin boards and

Work It: Wellness Center

Junior Rishi Sanyal working the front desk in the Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center. Photo by Larissa Davis. The Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center has one student manager and about 25 student desk workers supervised by Director of Wellness and Recreation Erin Buenzli. Student workers see to it that students, faculty, staff and alumni feel welcome in