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CODA reflects on the adminitration’s response to their list of concerns and recommendations On Oct. 2, the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA), a subcommittee of the Lawrence University Community Council (LUCC), publicly released a list of 17 concerns and recommendations for the administration during a student demonstration in front of Sampson House. President Mark Burstein

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POn Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the Mead Witter room in the Warch Campus Center the Committee on Diversity Affairs (CODA) held their last CODA Conversation of the year. The topic of the two-hour dialogue was “Gender, Romance and Sexual Minorities.” Photo by Sara Nocton

Sankofa-CODA conversation focuses on respectability politics

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Sankofa House held an open conversation that revolved around respectability politics. A PowerPoint slide neatly summarized the gist of the topic: do not be angry, do not show emotions, get a degree and look put together. The hosts, sophomore Sabrina Conteh and junior Guilberry Louissaint, aimed to highlight the problems with

CODA pushes for gender-neutral bathrooms with petition

This February, many Lawrentians are working together in order to get at least one centralized and accessible gender-neutral bathroom in each academic and residence building. Gender neutral bathrooms are facilities that are not explicitly labeled for either men nor women. “Gender-neutral bathrooms are the same as family bathrooms,” said junior Eli Massey. “Gender-neutral bathrooms are