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LIST OF DEMANDS PRESENTED TO ADMINISTRATION: Campus takes strides toward diversity and inclusion

LIST OF DEMANDS PRESENTED TO ADMINISTRATION: Campus takes strides toward diversity and inclusion

On Halloween 2015—Saturday, Oct. 31—a group of approximately 20 Lawrence students of varying backgrounds knelt in protest against racism at a farmers market in downtown Appleton. That evening, at Sankofa House’s annual Halloween party, Residence Life Manager and junior Tierra Masupha encountered uninvited guests. “Two students—I’m not sure if it was students or Appleton residents

Ms. Charm Taylor performs and teaches students how to breathe

Approximately 70 students swayed in the basement of Sankofa House on Wednesday, Oct. 21 to visiting artist Ms. Charm Taylor’s esoteric melodies. Taylor’s visit to Lawrence was a collaboration between Art House, Downer Feminist Council (DFC), Sankofa, All Is One! Empowering Young Women of Color (AIO) and Multicultural Affairs. The idea to bring Taylor to

Students question rising prices and new policies concerning campus meals

Over 40 students, along with members of faculty and staff, attended the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) General Council meeting last Monday, Sept. 21. They were there to voice concern over changes to the Bon Appétit meal plan policies and pricing of food that occurred over the summer. When the floor was opened for community

“There’s a place” opens at MOWA

Saturday, April 11, marked the opening of a retrospective gallery of photographic and musical work by Associate Professors of art John Shimon and Julie Lindemann. Shimon and Lindemann teach photography and new media in art courses at Lawrence together. The retrospective, entitled “There’s a Place,” took place at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in

SLUG Homegrown addresses food justice on and off campus

Last weekend, Lawrence students and community members representing various institutions interested in farming gathered for the Sustainable Lawrence University Gardens (SLUG) Homegrown weekend. SLUG collaborated with Lawrence’s Food Recovery Network (FRN), including a presentation and discussion of the group as part of the weekend. On Saturday, April 4, food justice activist LaDonna Redmond spoke in

Amendments to LUCC by-laws proposed

Conversations regarding the housing legislation proposed by the Residence Life Committee two weeks ago continued at the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC) General Council meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 2. That legislation, which has since been withdrawn, proposed one-year housing compacts for all group housing and the placement of group housing under the authority of LUCC,

Lawrence announces tuition increase

The cost of attending Lawrence for the 2015-16 school year is going to be $52,950—2.89% more than last year’s $51,465. However, that 2.89% increase is the lowest increase in tuition and fees Lawrence has seen in 20 years. Lawrence is attempting to lower these yearly increases in cost while raising the $75 million necessary to