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Heavy Book Talk sparks community conversations

A community discussion of the book, “Heavy: An American Memoir,” was held by the Public Events Committee and the Diversity and Intercultural Center on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (MLK Day).  The event was publicized in Fall Term, and people who registered for the

Winter Term brings changes to COVID-19 procedures

Lawrence continues its academic year in Winter 2021 in the face of COVID-19. According to the Lawrence COVID-19 Dashboard, during the first week, 1,222 tests were administered, and 11 cases were positive (0.90% positivity rate). In addition, the Pandemic Planning Team implemented some changes to the  COVID-19 protocols.   Following the Wisconsin Department of Health

Panel to discuss sustainability in the face of COVID-19

A sustainability panel, organized by the Sustainability Steering Committee (SSC), will be held virtually via Zoom on Nov. 1 from 4-6 p.m. The panel aims to raise awareness about global climate change and how to maintain sustainability on campus during the pandemic. A panel of experts made up of Gregory Griffin, Director of Student Activities

Lawrence Liberation Front starts work on campus initiatives

Students protest police brutality outside of Sampson House on Oct. 16 in an event organized by the Lawrence Liberation Front. Photo by Sebastian Evans With the mission to spread information about social and political issues, the newly formed Lawrence Liberation Front (LLF) is making its presence felt on campus through public protests and recruitment efforts.

Contact tracing process implemented at Lawrence

*Name changed to protect identity As Lawrence has experienced its first positive COVID-19 cases on campus, the contact tracing process has officially been implemented. As part of this process, the Pandemic Planning Team has already developed plans to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and continually reevaluates for changes.  The Director of Health Services Campus Nurse,

Student demonstration demands administrative shift

Students gather outside Sampson House for the”Justice for Marginalized Students” demonstration on October 2nd. Photo by Sebastian Evans *Name changed to protect identity A student-led demonstration in support of marginalized students was held Oct. 2 in front of Sampson House, following an anti-Semitic and racist hate crime near campus that occurred Sep. 26. Student Rowan