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Community comes together for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Community comes together for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts calls community members to action in the Memorial Chapel. Photo by Luke Payne   Last Monday, Lawrence partnered with the nonprofit Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities to hold a service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The two-hour long celebration, titled “Refusing to be a Bystander to Racism and

Biology lecture educates students on reverse ecology

Anne Pringle gives the final Recent Advances in Biology lecture of Fall Term. Photo by Emily Midyette On Monday, Nov. 7, students packed an auditorium in the Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science for the last lecture of the “Recent Advances in Biology” series of the term. This week’s presentation was given by Associate Professor

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” rocks Lawrence campus

The Lawrence cast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show reenact a scene from the movie. Photo by Emily Midyette “And God said, ‘Let there be lips!’” Those words, shouted out by many audience members in unison provided an indication that Lawrence’s annual showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was about to begin. Last week,

Senator Tammy Baldwin encourages students to vote early

Senator Tammy Baldwin addresses students before leading a walk to the City Center to vote early. Photo by Allegra Taylor On Thursday, Oct. 20, an early voting rally took place in the Warch Campus Center Cinema, featuring Senator Tammy Baldwin as speaker. She was introduced by sophomore Miranda Salazar, who gave a personal anecdote on

Friends and families enjoy the season during Fall Festival

Students, family and alumni enjoyed campus this weekend while participating in Fall Festival events. See more on page 2. Photo by Allegra Taylor Campus filled with alumni and families of students last Friday, Oct. 14, as Lawrence’s annual Fall Festival kicked off. The eventful weekend is a combination of parents’ weekend and homecoming, and is

Listening sessions begin as part of diversity and inclusion efforts

Barrett and junior Jamil Fuller discuss diversity initiatives at the most recent listening session. Photo by Allegra Taylor Over the past two weeks, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty Kimberly Barrett has held four listening sessions for students and staff with concerns or ideas relating to diversity and inclusion

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin on College Affordability

On Wednesday, September 14, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) held a conference call with student staff members from college newspapers across the country. This was in order to discuss the current student loan debt crisis and spread awareness for Senate Bill 3681, also known as the In the

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