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Author Junot Diaz discusses identity with students (Photo by Elle Cox 21).

Junot Diaz urges students to embrace identity, challenge limitations: Pulitzer-prize winning author gives LatinX Month keynote

Samantha DeMarse October 6, 2017

Pulitzer Prize winning and New York Times bestselling author Junot Diaz said during his talk at the college that he wants marginalized students to understand the "cage" they live in, not only in higher...

Unifying Lafayette: installation aims to create ‘unity on campus’

Samantha DeMarse May 5, 2017

On the quad stands a circular structure with strings strewn across it, seemingly randomly. However, these strings are an opportunity for Lafayette students to unite through common connections. The collaborative...

World-class woman sitar player comes to Lafayette

Samantha DeMarse April 28, 2017

Hasu Patel said that the sound of the sitar, an Indian stringed instrument, connects her with her inner voice. She is one of the few world-class female sitar players playing classical music, and she...

A day to honor women: Lafayette students bring holiday to campus

A day to honor women: Lafayette students bring holiday to campus

Samantha DeMarse March 10, 2017

National Women's History Month has kicked off this month with National Women's Week and International Women's Day. National Women's Week lasted from last Thursday, Mar. 2, to Wednesday, with International...

A photo from Brandy Wests food Instagram called Marquis to My Heart (Photo courtesy of marquistomyheart instagram account).

Marquis grub goes glam in student-run foodstagram

Samantha DeMarse March 3, 2017

Food in Marquis might not always be picturesque, but that doesn't stop Brandy West '17. With an accumulation of 217 followers, she runs "Marquis to My Heart" (@marquistomyheart), an Instagram account...

Norman Ng turns students into magic believers

Samantha DeMarse February 3, 2017

Imagine someone invited you on stage, made your cell phone disappear, hid it in a bag, smashed all the bags and then handed you a Pringles container to make you feel better – with your phone inside. Well,...

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