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A Letter to the Editor

I am so glad that the Viking Room has reopened on campus and that The Lawrentian was interested in my opinions on the matter. However, last week’s article didn’t shine a light on the real stars of the show: graduating managers Angela Caraballo and Jailene Rodriguez and incoming managers Valeria Núñez Herdoiza and Prince Mukuna. They, along with our staff supervisor Greg Griffin, are the ones who deserve the credit for the VR’s smooth and safe reopening.

Discussion of transgender women in sports

Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the College of Charleston Rachel McKinnon, Ph.D. specializes in epistemology, the philosophy of language and trans studies. On Friday, Jan. 19, she presented her talk titled “Including Trans Athletes in Sports.” In addition to her numerous accolades in academia, McKinnon is also a competitive cyclist and the co-founder, president and

Winter Renovations In Sage Hall

Sage Hall is one of the renovated areas, with a new kitchen on the first floor and new lofts planned for the basement. Photo by Emma Gilshannon Over winter break, Lawrence undertook renovations in both the Conservatory of Music and Sage Hall. Half of the practice rooms in the Conservatory now boast new sound-blocking panels.

Lawrence teaches QPR suicide prevention techniques

Content Warning: This article contains content related to suicide and may be sensitive for some readers. It’s often difficult to know what to do when a friend or colleague is in mental distress. With everything from direct confrontation to anonymously telling a school counselor, ways of helping people in distress vary. Lawrence teaches the nationally

CAS open house welcomes students

College can be a difficult time — so much is so new and students are often thrown into complete independence with no prior experience, and it is easy to fall prey to overstress. The Center for Academic Success (CAS), located on the bottom floor of Briggs, exists in order to help students deal with those

Guest professor lectures on historical erasure of women’s poetry

Many students and faculty members attended the talk which took place in Main Hall. Photo by Allegra Taylor After Dr. Alexandra Socarides published her book “Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics,” she found herself asking a question that she’d wondered about since her undergrad but hadn’t had the ability to answer. “Why is Emily Dickinson the

Diversity Center welcomes LU community

The Diversity Center is open most of the day to all students. Photo by Allegra Taylor Despite every effort Lawrence makes to build a campus where all people can feel safe and welcomed, there are still areas where students feel they can’t express themselves in full, explained the Diversity Center Social Media Coordinator and sophomore

Immigration attorney educates on DACA

The presentation took place in the Cinema in the Warch Campus Center. Photo by Zoe Adler On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), leaving many undocumented immigrants unsure of their futures. On Sept. 14, Lawrence invited immigration attorney Mónica Santa María to speak about the current immigration environment