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Laurie Carter named 17th president of Lawrence University

Laurie Carter named 17th president of Lawrence University

Laurie Carter will begin her new role as president of Lawrence University on July 1. Photo provided by Shippensburg University. After a lengthy process, the Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, Cory Nettles, announced that Laurie A. Carter will be Lawrence University’s 17th President on March 4. July 1 will be President Carter’s first official day

New activist organization, Lawrence University Students for a Democratic Society, forms on campus

A member of LU-SDS passes out flyers for their cause at a mutual aid event on April 3. Photo by Sarah Elise Navy. Lawrence University Students for a Democratic Society, or the LU-SDS, is a newly formed student-led organization dedicated to the support of progressive and or revolutionary change in the world. Their platform includes

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Group Spotlight: Trombone Studio

2019-2020 Trombone Studio. Not pictured: Juniors Molly Ruffing and Kate James. Freshmen members for the 2020-2021 studio: Caelen Hubred, Leah Kukman and Sam Johnson. The trombone studio is working hard to stay connected despite the many changes that have occurred since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. I spoke to junior Mikayla Frank-Martin and sophomore

An Interview with President Carter

Laurie Carter, 17th President of Lawrence Photo provided by Shippensburg University Emily Zuniga, one of our news writers, had the opportunity to interview Lawrence University’s next president, Laurie Carter, on Friday, March 5. The two met virtually the day after Carter was announced to be the 17th president of Lawrence. Carter will be the first

Projection screen with he words "DANIEL GREEN" on them and a young Black man behind the words

Cultural Expressions takes new platform

A group viewing session for the event was held in Somerset, projected here is fifth-year Daniel Green’s performance. Photo by Sebastian Evans This year, the Black Student Union’s (BSU) annual production of Cultural Expressions for Black and Brown empowerment was themed “Black Love” and took place in a hybrid setting, streaming live on YouTube with

Lawrence working with city of Appleton to finalize vaccine distribution plan

Artwork by Joshua Stinebrink. Dean of Wellness Services Richard Jazdzewski announced via e-mail that Lawrence University was approved to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 2. In this email, Jazdewski explained that Lawrence will eventually have access to a COVID-19 vaccine and will first administer vaccines to people working with testing and those working with

Angelica Ross attends the WorldPride Opening Ceremony Benefit Concert at the Barclays Center

Black History Month: Angelica Ross

Angelica Ross. Photo by Lev Radin. Angelica Ross, 40, is a self-made transwoman, veteran and actress who advocates for transgender and nonbinary rights and access to work (Advocate, 2015). She was born in Kenosha, Wisc. and raised in Racine, Wisc. where she finished high school. While growing up, Ross was disparaged by her mother, an

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Lawrence works toward environmental goals in Campus Race to Zero Waste

The Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG) helps to collect and analyze data about composting on campus Photo by Sebastian Evans Lawrence University is competing in this year’s Campus Race to Zero Waste, an annual eco-friendly competition between colleges to see who can produce the least amount of waste. Campus Race to Zero Waste 2021 began

Masked young white person plays cello alone on stage.

Student Recital: Zofia Sabee

Junior Zofia Saba performs cell recital in Harper Hall. Photo by Sebastian Evans This past Sunday, Feb. 21, junior Zofia Sabee performed her student recital for cello. Though the in-person seating was limited, Sabee’s recital was broadcasted and recorded on the Lawrence Vimeo page and can be found there for anyone who missed it. Sabee