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Updates to College Ave crosswalks improve student safety

Updates to College Ave crosswalks improve student safety

The new crosswalk lights require a button to be pressed before activation. Photo by Allegra Taylor. On Wednesday, Jan. 1, Vice President for Student Life Chris Card sent an e-mail to the Lawrence community informing them of updates to the pedestrian crossings on College Ave. The updates come on the heels of a number of

Amnesty International and GlobeMed host symposium on refugee crisis

David Hausman (right), a lawyer with the ACLU, spoke about the organization’s fight against the Trump administration’s 2017 travel ban. Midwife Liz Ramlow (left) spoke of her experiences providing health care services to high numbers of refugees.  Photos by David Baldwin. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Amnesty International and GlobeMed hosted a symposium on the international

Annual Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast put on by PEP

The production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show was acted out in front of the movie screen in the Cinema. Photo by Allegra Taylor. Lawrence University’s Prescribed Escape Productions (PEP) put on the annual “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Warch Campus Center Cinema this past weekend. Only having bought the rights for one day,

UW-Madison Professor delivers Convocation on political listening

Professor of Political Science and the Natalie C. Holton Chair of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Katherine Cramer delivered Tuesday’s Convocation on politics and tolerance. Photo by Isaac Wippich. Professor Katherine Cramer of University of Wisconsin-Madison was the second speaker for the 2018-19 Convocation Series. Cramer’s speech, “Listening Well in a World

Fox Cities Book Festival brings writers to LU for diversity panel

The authors that presented at the panel: Lori M. Lee, Kurtis Scaletta and Crystal Chan. Photo by David Baldwin. During the Fox Cities 11th Annual 2018 Book Festival, three writers, Crystal Chan, Lori M. Lee and Kurtis Scaletta, commented on the importance of diversity and inclusion in youth literature at Warch Campus Center last Thursday,

Hazing prevention seminar disappoints Greek Life students

This past Sunday evening, Michael Ayalon, CEO of Greek University, presented a two-hour hazing prevention seminar in the Esch Hurvis studio. Attendance at the event was mandatory for all student members of Greek letter organizations, including fraternities and sororities. Greek University is a private education management company based in Franklin, Tennessee. The company offers sorority