Author Archives: Noah Gunther

Group and theme housing legislation presented and discussed

Group and theme housing legislation presented and discussed

On Monday, Feb. 9, the Lawrence University Community Council’s Residence Life Committee proposed several changes to the way group housing is established on campus. General council tabled the legislation, but will vote on it Monday, Feb. 23, unless the Residence Life Committee wants to revise the proposal and present it again, which will mean waiting

LUCC elections: voters and organizers reflect

Between Jan. 20 and 23, 822 ballots were cast in the 2015 Lawrence University Community Council presidential and vice-presidential election. For the first time, LUCC representatives recorded the names of students who had voted on a document shared on Google Drive. In the past, voters’ names were crossed off of an exhaustive directory of student

All is One holds candle-lit vigil

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22, several Lawrence students convened on Boldt Way outside Warch Campus Center and formed a circle for a Vigil for Victims of Violence in the United States. Lighting and holding candles, the number of students grew to about 35 over the next ten minutes, while Brienne Colston, senior and

Lawrence Die-In is “the first step” in campus movement

“Hands up! Don’t shoot!” echoed off the walls of Warch Campus Center last Tuesday night, when approximately 50 students dressed completely in black marched from Sankofa house chanting, in a demonstration organized by the Black Student Union to raise awareness on the unjust killings of Black Americans. The demonstration, which took place over the course

Interfraternity makes changes to rush process

On the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 14, Lawrence fraternities Beta Theta Pi, Delta Tau Delta, Phi Kappa Tau and Sigma Phi Epsilon met in the Wriston Auditorium to present the goals and benefits of involvement to prospective new members. Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, not part of the Lawrence Interfraternity council, was not represented. This official

Lawrence professors recognized for works

Several Lawrence professors, from the recently hired to the retired, were honored in December of 2014 with recognition at the national level for their work as educators and as artists. The professors recognized include Art Professors Julie Lindemann and John Shimon, English Professor Melissa Range and former Lawrence University Physics Professor David Cook. Lindemann and

Music for Food supports food pantry

On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 8, the Lawrence Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Faculty with guest percussionist Peter Erskine played the first of a series of concerts dedicated towards funding hunger relief efforts. Working to benefit St. Joseph’s Food Pantry, the Lawrence Conservatory is collaborating with Music for Food, a national program for local hunger

Riverview Gardens awarded for work done with Lawrence

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, Riverview Gardens received Lawrence’s sixth annual Collaboration in Action Award. The award recognizes Riverview Garden’s contribution to the Fox Cities community, in collaboration with Lawrence students. At Lawrence’s annual Report to the Community, where the award was presented, University President Mark Burstein applauded the many ways Riverview has worked with students.