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Appleton issues Class I Snow Emergency

The City of Appleton has declared a Class I Snow Emergency, beginning at 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3 and remaining in effect until 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5. During this period, there will be no overnight parking on city streets to allow for snow to be plowed. Students should move their vehicles from

2018 Presto! Tour: Outreach through music

Lawrence University’s annual Presto! tour will send our Cantala Women’s Choir and Concert Choir to Chicago from March 14-17. As per tradition, this tour is an outreach-based project that will feature public performances and community service efforts that focus on making an impact on communities through music. The choirs will perform two concerts in Chicago

Burstein signs amicus curiae supporting “Dreamers”

In protest of the Trump administration’s recent action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, Lawrence University has signed an amicus brief along with more than 50 other U.S. universities. DACA was a federal government program created under the Obama administration in 2012. It was intended for people who had been brought to

Lawrence Compliant with New Title IX Guidance

In September 2017 the U.S. Department of Education (“the Department”) announced interim guidance pending new Title IX regulations it will issue in late 2018 or early 2019.  Lawrence’s current policies and procedures are compliant with this interim guidance and remain in effect. The Department withdrew the prior administration’s 2011 and 2014 guidance, which had directed

LU Teach-in for Democracy

This Friday, Feb. 17, Lawrentians will have an exciting learning field day to look forward to. A collaborative effort by a large groups of faculty members, LU Teach-in for Democracy day will be a full day of multi-disciplinary discussions and learning about democracy, civic engagement, social justice, politics, and the multitude of perspectives of these

Album Review: Foxygen’s “Take the Kids Off Broadway”

Foxygen’s debut album, “Take the Kids Off Broadway,” is a chaotic concoction of sound from start to finish — and that is meant in the best way possible. The album is composed of experimental, psychedelic songs that repeatedly defy any traditional song format. Often complex and always mesmerizing, the group’s 2012 album fuses stylistic elements

Tennis rebounds from defeat

Lawrence’s Women’s Tennis Team has started off the season with a strong record of 3-2 overall and 3-1 in the Midwest Conference. The season started out a little bumpy with losses against St. Norbert College and UW-La Crosse, but the team rebounded this previous weekend elegantly by defeating Knox College 5-4, sweeping Monmouth College 9-0

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