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Lawrence celebrates Native American Heritage Month

To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Lawrence University Native Americans Organization (LUNA) worked with the Diversity and Intercultural Center (DNIC) and Student Organization for University Programming (SOUP)  to put on a virtual event on Nov. 12 — a dialogue open to students, faculty and staff about Indigeneity.  President of LUNA, junior Jessica Hopkins, played

CCE shifts control of MLK Jr. Day of Service to student organizers for 2021

Last year’s on-campus MLK Jr. Day of Service included a community celebration with music and speeches in addition to service opportunities throughout the day. Photo by Sarah Navy Lawrence’s Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) has hosted Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service events for many years. This year, they hope to

Viking Chorale collaborates with Appleton schools

Associate Professor of Music Stephen Sieck conducts Viking Chorlae in a November 2019 concert.  Photo by Sebastian Evans The COVID-19 pandemic has required many music ensembles to make new adjustments to their rehearsal and performance practices this term. The pandemic has presented new challenges for making music together and connecting with others. However, the choral


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

Instruction to remain hybrid for Winter and Spring Terms

President Mark Burstein announced the university’s plan for the Winter and Spring Terms on Nov. 2. Students, faculty and staff will have the option to learn or work remotely or on campus. The Lawrence Pandemic Planning Team (LPPT) worked together with county health professionals to make a decision for how Lawrence will continue to handle

Lambda Sigma Honor Society increases presence on campus

This year, the sophomore honors society, Lambda Sigma, has been making changes to promote stronger traditions and more student awareness of the group on campus. Lambda Sigma is the sophomore honors society here at Lawrence and currently has 25 members. The selection process for members begins around Spring Term each year when freshmen who have


Posters promiting voting and displaying voting information are hung across the Lawrence University campus. Photos by Sebastian Evans. A guide to voting in the the 2020 General Election as a Lawrence student, from early absentee voting to the line at the polls on Election Day The 2020 General Election will be taking place on Tuesday,

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