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The Marquis de Lafayette stands tall on Lafayettes campus as a revolutionary war hero. (Photo taken by Lauren Fox).

Exhibit celebrates Marquis de Lafayette’s dedication to abolition

Kaitlyn Calogero January 27, 2017

On campus, the Marquis de Lafayette is known as French nobility and a revolutionary war hero. What students may not know about Lafayette is that he was an early and dedicated abolitionist. Lafayette's...

Cadence is one of four Lafayette groups that will perform Saturday (Photo by Lauren Fox).

Not your typical Christmas carols: Cadence, Mar-Keys sing their way into the holidays

Kaitlyn Calogero December 9, 2016

The air is a bit colder, the days are shorter and cramming for finals is in full force – but among all those things, there is still some holiday cheer. Cadence rang in the holiday spirit by hosting...

Movement challenges home ownership: Book talk provides new perspective on squatters in New York City

Movement challenges home ownership: Book talk provides new perspective on squatters in New York City

Kaitlyn Calogero December 2, 2016

The Manhattan many are familiar with today has been radically changed since the 1980s — thanks in large part to a squatting movement that was popular during that time. Co-Director of the Oral History...

Conversation on Chinas human rights: Professor provides first hand account of human rights movement

Conversation on China’s human rights: Professor provides first hand account of human rights movement

Kaitlyn Calogero November 18, 2016

In China, lawyers are often detained and tortured for standing up for human rights, professor Teng Biao told a crowd of Lafayette students on Monday. As a human rights lawyer himself, Biao was banned from...

One of the many tasty offerings at the Pennsylvania Bacon fest last year. (Emma Glubiak 18)

Bacon bonanza: Easton’s annual bacon fest takes place this weekend

Kaitlyn Calogero November 4, 2016

This weekend, students and Lehigh Valley community members should get ready to stuff their faces with bacon. It is many meatlovers' favorite weekend of the year – Easton’s famed Bacon Fest. This...

The story behind the sculptures and sketches in ‘Breach’

Kaitlyn Calogero October 28, 2016

Earlier this week, artist Alison Saar was very much present at the Williams Center. On Tuesday, Saar, who is the Grossman Visiting Artist, gave a lecture on her background and artwork, concluding with...

The search for self-acceptance: Sally Lou Loveman ‘84 talks about her passion and career

The search for self-acceptance: Sally Lou Loveman ‘84 talks about her passion and career

Kaitlyn Calogero September 30, 2016

Sometimes potential can only be realized through passion. At least that's what Sally Lou Loveman '84 said on Monday when she kicked off the new Lafayette Women Rising lecture series, which focuses on...

A window into creativity: New exhibition makes use of previously unused space

A window into creativity: New exhibition makes use of previously unused space

Kaitlyn Calogero May 6, 2016

Over the course of this past semester, the Guard House on Sullivan Road, next to the Sullivan Parking Deck, has been transformed into an exhibit space for art. Cleverly named the “Garde House,” this...

Teaming up with the pros: Theater department pairs with professional group

Teaming up with the pros: Theater department pairs with professional group

Kaitlyn Calogero March 18, 2016

Members of the Lafayette College community got a bite of the Big Apple on Monday, when they performed “Tartuffe” Off-Broadway at Teatro Circulo. The play, which was supposed to be performed last...

Karl Stirner Arts Trail and Ribbon Cutting, Easton, PA. photography ©Ken Ek

Remembering Karl Stirner: A tribute to the godfather of Easton art

Kaitlyn Calogero February 26, 2016

One week ago, the Easton Community said goodbye to a local legend. Karl Stirner, a pioneer in the Easton arts community, passed away last Friday. Stirner was 92. The Easton City flag was at half-staff...

Lectures for equality: Black History Month lecture series emphasizes social justice

Lectures for equality: Black History Month lecture series emphasizes social justice

Kaitlyn Calogero February 19, 2016

From lectures by civil rights leader Diane Nash and Lafayette professors to film screenings of “Selma” and “3 ½ Minutes, Ten Bullets,” the college organized has a series of events for Black History...

Groomed for success

Kaitlyn Calogero February 5, 2016

Indie band to headline WJRH concert The band Grooms is coming to Lafayette this Friday to play a Welcome Back Concert. This show is a part of WJRH’s Campus Concert Series, and will feature the indie-alternative...

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