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Women in STEM exhibit opens in Steitz atrium

Women in STEM exhibit opens in Steitz atrium

A student interacts with the artwork of Aedan Gerdill. Photo by Angelica Hurtado. On Thursday, May 18 at 4 p.m., the Steitz Atrium hosted “Women in STEM: An Art Exhibition.” Juniors Aedan Gardill and Lizzy Weekes created the exhibit for their Junior Studio Art Practicum and both were present for the exhibition’s opening, mingling with

Women in Lawrence’s History

Lawrence would not be the Lawrence we know without the roots of Milwaukee-Downer College helping to enhance the liberal arts education, passing on memorable traditions and giving Lawrence wonderful staff members and  alumni—around a thousand of whom are living to this day. Although Milwaukee-Downer college culture has a significant impact on life at Lawrence now,

Lawrentians participate in historic Women’s March on Washington

The Capitol overlooks the Women’s March. Photo by Allegra Taylor   Last Friday, Jan. 20, 39 Lawrence students boarded a bus bound for Washington D.C. The bus traveled overnight in order to reach the city by Saturday morning. This left little time to spare before the start of the Women’s March on Washington. On the

Women’s tennis misses conference tournament

Lawrence finished their season in fifth, one place shy of the conference tournament. Photo provided by Paul Wilke The Lawrence University Women’s Tennis team closed out their home schedule this past Saturday with a doubleheader. Heading into the day, the team was sitting fourth in the conference, right at their season goal. However, they were

Besiege the pink dollhouse: Feminism and Femininity

Too often, feminists and non-feminists alike equate feminism with anti-femininity. The occasional devil’s advocate loves to ask how someone can identify as a feminist and still wear lipstick or jewelry. Real women don’t wear pink: \Aren’t we supposed to chop off our hair and strangle the patriarchy with our burning bras? No, at least not

Students consider campus identities in community-wide forum

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., concerned students and members of the Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center gathered in the Nathan Marsh Pusey Room for the event “How Far Have We Come?: A Community Conversation.” Hosted by the Committee on Diversity Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs — known as CODA

Lawrence adds own voice to world-renowned “The Vagina Monologues”

The Warch Campus Center’s cinema was overflowing on Tuesday, Feb. 18 for “The Vagina Monologues,” sponsored by the Downer Feminist Council (DFC). The show is produced through the activist organization V-Day, which has launched a global movement to end violence against women and girls. “The Vagina Monologues” originally began in 1998 with Eve Ensler, who

Milwaukee-Downer celebrates 50 years of partnership with LU

Fifty years ago, a new union formed between Lawrence College and Milwaukee-Downer College, a partnership that helped preserve many of Milwaukee-Downer’s traditions and shaped Lawrence into the eminent liberal arts university that it is today. The event will be commemorated by a ‘golden jubilee’ celebration at this year’s reunion weekend. Despite the interesting history of

Mann, Winter pace swim teams in Chicago

The rumored reputation of host school University of Chicago is said to be, “where fun comes to die.” The Phoenix certainly killed the fun for their opponents as they dominated the University of Chicago Invitational this past weekend, taking first overall on both the men’s and women’s sides. As for the Vikings, there were ups