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Laurie Carter named 17th president of Lawrence University

Laurie Carter named 17th president of Lawrence University

Laurie Carter will begin her new role as president of Lawrence University on July 1. Photo provided by Shippensburg University. After a lengthy process, the Chair of the Presidential Search Committee, Cory Nettles, announced that Laurie A. Carter will be Lawrence University’s 17th President on March 4. July 1 will be President Carter’s first official day

New activist organization, Lawrence University Students for a Democratic Society, forms on campus

A member of LU-SDS passes out flyers for their cause at a mutual aid event on April 3. Photo by Sarah Elise Navy. Lawrence University Students for a Democratic Society, or the LU-SDS, is a newly formed student-led organization dedicated to the support of progressive and or revolutionary change in the world. Their platform includes

An Interview with President Carter

Laurie Carter, 17th President of Lawrence Photo provided by Shippensburg University Emily Zuniga, one of our news writers, had the opportunity to interview Lawrence University’s next president, Laurie Carter, on Friday, March 5. The two met virtually the day after Carter was announced to be the 17th president of Lawrence. Carter will be the first

Lawrence working with city of Appleton to finalize vaccine distribution plan

Artwork by Joshua Stinebrink. Dean of Wellness Services Richard Jazdzewski announced via e-mail that Lawrence University was approved to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 2. In this email, Jazdewski explained that Lawrence will eventually have access to a COVID-19 vaccine and will first administer vaccines to people working with testing and those working with

Spring sports to compete in-person

Following the Midwest Conference’s (MWC) announcement regarding the resumption of spring sports, the Lawrence Vikings will compete in baseball, softball and track and field in the spring sports’ season, while men’s and women’s tennis will not compete this season due to many student-athletes being away from campus.  According to MWC’s announcement on Feb. 19, competitions

Greek organizations respond to Abolish Greek Life movement

Disclaimer: The writer of this story is a member of a Greek-affiliated camous organization. This story has been vetted for fairness and accuracy by multiple external editors. The summer going into the 2020-21 school year, the Abolish Greek Life movement grew nationally and at Lawrence. Members of sororities and fraternities across the nation revoked their

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Lawrence works toward environmental goals in Campus Race to Zero Waste

The Sustainable Lawrence University Garden (SLUG) helps to collect and analyze data about composting on campus Photo by Sebastian Evans Lawrence University is competing in this year’s Campus Race to Zero Waste, an annual eco-friendly competition between colleges to see who can produce the least amount of waste. Campus Race to Zero Waste 2021 began