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Photo by Lauren Fox 19. Students participating in the Haters Step Back performance.

Step to it: Lafayette holds seventh annual step performance

Amy Lau April 23, 2016

Markle Parking Deck stepped up its game last Saturday, holding the seventh annual Haters Step Back competition. Although it was meant to be a competition between Lafayette’s own Precision Step team...

David Bishop Skillman Library at Lafayette College. (Lauren Fox 19)

Looking through the stained glass: Louis Tiffany’s techniques on display in Williams Center

Amy Lau March 4, 2016

Glassmaker Louis Comfort Tiffany saw art in a new light. “Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light,” one of the three exhibitions for “Tiffany at Lafayette,” will be showcased at the Williams...

Islam and activism: Professor Jamillah Karim examines how religion can liberate the marginalized

Islam and activism: Professor Jamillah Karim examines how religion can liberate the marginalized

Amy Lau February 26, 2016

Islam, though so often portrayed in the media as a violent and oppressive faith, can be one of the most powerful unifying forces among marginalized people, said Professor of Religion at Spelman College...

A multicultural lunar celebration: Lafayette celebrates traditional Asian holiday from multiple perspectives

A multicultural lunar celebration: Lafayette celebrates traditional Asian holiday from multiple perspectives

Amy Lau February 19, 2016

Better late than never, Lafayette is preparing to monkey around for Lunar New Year. Although the Year of the Monkey started back on Feb. 8, Lafayette is hosting its celebration of the holiday on Saturday. “We...

Classical choir comes to campus: Vocal group Vox Luminis to perform

Amy Lau February 16, 2016

The Vox Luminis choir is bringing the light of culture to the cold darkness of winter at its concert tonight. Founded in Namur, Belgium in 2004 by Lionel Meunier, this ensemble, which specializes in 16th...

The Marquis’ chronicler

Amy Lau February 5, 2016

Lafayette biographer to speak in Colton Chapel New York Times best-selling author Sarah Vowellis visiting Lafayette College Wednesday to talk about her latest book,“Lafayette in the Somewhat United States.” The...

A different side of Shakespeare

Amy Lau January 29, 2016

Filter Theatre breathes new life into an old play While students may be thinking about the upcoming 100 Nights dance, William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night” will be performed Tuesday at the...

Stop “he” or “she”

Amy Lau December 4, 2015

When the gender binary doesn’t fit Sam Nichols ‘16 spoke on Tuesday about non-binary genders and what she believes can be done to increase awareness and representation of non-binary persons. Nichols...

Anya Ulinich reads a passage from her novel. [Photo by Courtney DeVita ‘19]

Revisiting “The Magic Barrel”

Amy Lau November 6, 2015

Anya Ulinich presents on her new graphic novel Author Anya Ulinich came to Lafayette College Tuesday to present her graphic novel “Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel.” This graphic novel focuses on Lena...

The return of Condom Bingo

Amy Lau October 23, 2015

Lafayette annual tradition to take place tonight Condom Bingo is making its return to Lafayette this evening. The 9 p.m. to midnight event in the Marquis Dining Hall is one of the most popular events...

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco. [Photo courtesy of Dean McKnight]

The search for “home”

Amy Lau October 9, 2015

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco speaks about coming to terms with his heritage Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco came to Lafayette College on Oct. 1 to speak about one seemingly simple—but complex—idea:...

Several pictures in the Grossman Gallery exhibit “FOCUS II.” [ Photo by Julia Brennan ‘16]

Bringing the world into focus

Amy Lau September 25, 2015

Grossman Gallery hosts evocative and surreal exhibition If a picture is worth a thousand words, the Grossman Gallery of the Williams Visual Arts Center could be a dictionary. The “FOCUS II: Photographs...

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