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Women in STEM Week celebrates diversity of experiences

Thalia Charles April 5, 2019

Women who pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) often face struggles due to these disciplines being sometimes overwhelmingly male-dominated. Shira Wein '19, a computer...

A handful of positive tests were linked to the Phi Kappa Psi house last week.
(Photo by Maddie Costello 21)

Greek Life Committee aims to understand community perceptions of chapters

Thalia Charles November 16, 2018

In an effort to assess the opinions of both affiliated and unaffiliated students surrounding Greek life, the Greek life committee of student government conducted a survey this past month and plans on using...

Erica Edwards takes an intersectional look at the effects of the war on terror through African American literature and poetry. (Photo by Jess Furtado 19)

Erica Edwards discusses the ‘War on Terror’s’ lasting effects on discourse, African American literature

Thalia Charles October 26, 2018

When the “War on Terror” is discussed, conversations tend to circulate within geopolitical theory and focus on national security concerns, mass surveillance and the invasion of privacy rights, as well...

Increased student interest and passion drives expansion of Italian Studies program

Thalia Charles October 5, 2018

Much like the Italian Renaissance itself, Lafayette’s Italian Studies program is experiencing a rebirth. The interdisciplinary program, which has existed at the college for more than six years, is being...

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