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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Art capstone projects have been displayed in the Grossman Gallery since Nov. 18.

Capstone students display ‘very vulnerable’ art

By Kristen Vincent, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

From tunnels made of clothing to oil paintings depicting Taoism and childhood memories, students in visiting assistant professor of art Sun You's capstone recently showcased their most meaningful, creative...

Professors Jennifer Talarico and Ilan Peleg say it is important for colleges to call out antisemitic behavior like Ye’s. (Photo courtesy of the New York Post)

Professors on danger of Ye’s antisemitism

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The airwaves have been dominated by discussion of the recent antisemitic antics of rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. Many professors explained that his behavior is not simply chalked up to a celebrity...

Documentarian and journalist Sean Ryon ‘12 studied English and film and media studies at Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of Sean Ryon 12)

Alum Spotlight: ‘Dateline’ field producer Sean Ryon ’12 on documentary production

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor December 9, 2022

If Sean Ryon ‘12 were to come face to face with himself from 10 years ago, his younger self would probably be extremely confused. “I think they would look at the overall career path and be like, ‘Oh,...

Jenna Ortega leads the new Wednesday Addams teen mystery, now streaming on Netflix. (Photo courtesy of IMDb)

Tim Burton’s ‘Wednesday’ reimagines Addams family for modern age

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor December 9, 2022

Full disclosure: I am 100 percent the target audience for Netflix’s newest teen mystery “Wednesday.” As someone who grew up with the CW and “Harry Potter,” I was destined to fall in love with...

The “Color: History of Making & Meaning” FYS students researched, designed and installed the exhibition. (Photo courtesy of Eric Hupe)

‘Minerals to Pigments to Paint’ FYS exhibition introduces campus to world of color

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor December 2, 2022

Where does your favorite color come from?  You can discover that, along with the origin of every other color of the rainbow, at the “Minerals to Pigments to Paintings” exhibition in the Williams Center...

Environmental Engineering students taught Paxinosa Elementary School students about topics including water quality. (Photo courtesy of Leena Shevade)

Environmental Engineering students host local elementary school students

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

You may not associate an advanced environmental engineering class with fourth graders, but the Landis Center's Connected Classroom program makes those two things quite the pair. The program seeks to...

The Lafayette Mock Trial team is one of the top 45 teams in the country. (Photo courtesy of @lafmocktrial on Instagram)

Mock Trial team successful at Temple University tournament

By Kristen Vincent, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

The Lafayette Mock Trial team came back to College Hill triumphant after their first post-pandemic, in-person competition at Temple University's Hooter Invitational Tournament. The team ranked second overall...

LeAndra LeSeur is a visual and performance artist from the Bronx, N.Y. (Photo courtesy of Pedro Barbeito)

Artist Le’Andra LeSeur visits Lafayette, brings creativity

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

For artist Le'Andra LeSeur, her body is her canvas. From Nov. 14 to today, LeSeur has shared insight about her experience in the visual and performance arts, and how she uses her body to create meaningful...

The Dance Marathon brought together students in Greek Life and music organizations. (Photo by Phoebe Goltra 24)

Pi Beta Phi’s Dance Marathon brings together Greek Life for good cause

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor November 18, 2022

On Saturday, members of Lafayette’s Greek Life organizations dusted off their cowboy hats and polished their dancing shoes for Pi Beta Phi’s annual Dance Marathon to raise money and awareness for childhood...

Author Ross Gay 96 was inspired to become a writer by professors at Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of SF Station)

Best-selling author Ross Gay ’96 redefines joy in new collection of essays

By Kristen Vincent, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

In his new book “Inciting Joy,” author Ross Gay '96 wanted to correct what he felt to be an immature understanding of happiness. “I wanted to offer a definition of joy which did not imagine [joy]...

MAFia welcomed all students to perform in its lip-sync battle. (Photo courtesy of Sebastiano Riverso 24)

The Hill is alive with the sound of music!: Evening of A Cappella, MAFia lip-sync competition dazzle Lafayette

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Lafayette’s performing arts organizations channeled their inner "Pitch Perfect" this past weekend with two annual music-filled events: MAFia's lip-sync competition and Evening of A Cappella. Last...

Director of Intercultural Development Robert Young 14 was a Posse scholar, an orientation leader and a manager for the men’s basketball team during his time on College Hill. (Photo courtesy of Robert Young 14)

‘This is my home’: Alumni turned faculty, staff share their Lafayette journeys

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor November 4, 2022

While many students have called Lafayette their home, some alumni decided to put down roots by becoming members of the college’s faculty or staff. Professor of civil and environmental engineering...

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