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Religious studies professor delivers “Last Lecture” with advice for Lawrentians

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Connie Kassor delivered a lecture titled “Anger and Sticks; Compassion and Fire-Pits” in Briggs Hall, hosted by Lawrence’s Mortar Board chapter. Mortar Board is a national honor society for seniors that “elects members at the end of their junior year on the basis of outstanding leadership,

Sustainability CAs host RecycleMania

In order to further educate the Lawrence community about sustainability, the Sustainability Community Advisors (CAs) hosted an event called RecycleMania on Friday, Feb. 21. This event ran from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mead Witter room of the Warch Campus Center.  The CAs had tables spread throughout the room for people to visit. Each

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Canary Islands A hotel in the Spanish Canary Islands has been locked down due to the coronavirus following the visit of an Italian doctor infected with the illness. Several hundred guests have been forbidden to leave. Italy has been hit the hardest by COVID-19 in Europe with 283 cases and seven deaths. However, globally there

SAASHA hosts Kink Workshop to educate campus on safe sex

In order to educate the Lawrence community about kinks, the Student Alliance Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (SAASHA) hosted a kink workshop on Feb. 11. SAASHA is an official Lawrence University Community Council standing committee committed to ending sexual violence on campus by facilitating discussion, education and awareness about issues of sexual misconduct. Members of

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Japan The coronavirus-caused quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship ended after multiple weeks. All passengers have been tested for the virus by the Japanese health ministry, according to a report from officials from the Princess Cruises staff. Worry over the effectiveness of the quarantine compounded following reports that cases were still being confirmed hours

Lawrentians hold Climate Action Festival

One booth had information on voter registration to encourage participation in upcoming elections. Photos by Allegra C. Taylor. On Friday, Feb. 7, Lawrence’s first Climate Action Festival was held in the Somerset Room of the Warch Campus Center. The event featured tables with information on climate change and concrete action that regular people can take

Culinary cash donation update

At the end of Fall Term, two donation options were made available to students to utilize their remaining culinary cash. Like in previous years, students were able to donate their culinary cash at the Café or in Kate’s Corner Store. This year, culinary cash donations were collected for the Student Food Pantry located in Sabin

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China The coronavirus death toll has reached 811 in China, according to Chinese health officials, more than died across the globe from the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic between 2002 and 2003. More than 34,000 Chinese people have been confirmed to be infected. Most of the cases are in the area around Wuhan, China,