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Viking Chorale collaborates with Appleton schools

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

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.

Student Group Spotlight: SOL Studios

Sophomore Yanni Yang and seniors Nathan Glazer and Daniel Green practice in the recording space at SOL Studios. Photo by Sebastian Evans Tucked away in the basement of the Music-Drama Center, in the corner of WLFM studios, is Students of Lawrence Studios (SOL). SOL has been an organization on campus for many years now, bringing

Student vocal recital awes

Senior Samantha Gibson strikes a high note. Photo by Sebastian Evans. This past Saturday, Oct. 10, senior Samantha Gibson performed a repertoire of songs for her student recital. Though the performance space was empty, Gibson’s voice filled the stage and the ears of the limited number of attendees. Her first three songs exemplified her voice

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

Anti-racism commitment sparks institutional change

Photo by Sebastian Evans This summer, Kimberly Barrett noticed a shift. As Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty, she watched as anti-racism protests and the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation, bringing public attention to the long-standing racial inequities she had always seen in our society — and she took

Goodbye, Burstein

Photo by Sebastian Evans The Lawrentian reflects on President Burstein’s years at Lawrence following the announcement of his end-of-the-year departure Is this something we can do? That’s the question Lawrence University President Mark Burstein remembers asking himself, as he sat in City Park with his husband, David Calle, and gazed at the president’s house during

VITAL program continues remotely

Photo by Caroline Garrow To mitigate the spread of coronavirus, the Appleton Area School District has begun its school year exclusively virtually. Online classes began on Sep. 1 and have been operating via various Google platforms, such as Google Meets and Google Classroom, ever since.  This online approach has caused an increase in need from