Author Archives: Ruby Dickson

The Civic Life Project challenges students’ perceptions of society

Photo by Luke Payne Last Wednesday, May 3, the fourth annual celebration of the Civic Life Project brought thought-provoking documentaries to the Lawrence community. The event, which ran from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center, showcased four student-directed documentaries and allowed community members to share their thoughts

Improving life at Lawrence

Students, staff and faculty gathered in the Warch Campus Center’s Nathan Marsh Pusey Room and Somerset Room on Thursday, April 14, for a casual event called the LU Community Conversation. For three hours, community members had the chance to discuss issues that concerned them, as well as suggestions for how to improve life at Lawrence.

Pot debate blazes across campus

On the evening of Monday, Feb. 29, Lawrence community members gathered in the Warch Campus Center Cinema to attend a lecture on medicinal marijuana. NeuroLawrence and the Lawrence branch of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) collaborated to host the event. The lecture was presented jointly by two Lawrence professors: Professor of Psychology Bruce Hetzler

KidsGive takes East Coast trip, prepares for Sierra Leone return

Lawrence University’s own educational charity, KidsGive, took its first ever trip to the East Coast this past reading period. The group went to Philadelphia and New York City and collaborated with a Philadelphia-based nonprofit, HealthyNewsWorks,  to film a series of health-related videos for use in the club’s current and future volunteering efforts. According to junior

2016 Casino Night: A Royal Flush

On the evening of Saturday, Jan. 23, Lawrence University Campus Life hosted the first ever Casino Night. Many students attended the four-hour long event in the Esch Hurvis rooms of the Warch Campus Center, playing traditional casino games such as blackjack to Texas Hold’em. Colman/Brokaw Hall Director and Campus Life Events Coordinator Lindsay Borkin took