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Love Phở & PL Cafe opened in Easton this past June. (Photo by Brandon Marin 22)

A cure for homesickness: Love Phở & PL Cafe offers authentic Vietnamese experience

Trang Le September 6, 2019

Ever since I came to Lafayette from Vietnam, I have been catching buses to New York City and hopping on planes to Houston in search of homey flavors to awaken my taste buds from the coma commonly known...

The houses on McCartney Street that used to serve as off-campus housing have been vacant this past semester. Photo by Elle Cox 21

Off-campus housing distributed in lottery this week

Trang Le April 13, 2018

In the midst of the housing selection process, the priority off-campus lottery took place this week for upperclassmen. All of the groups that registered for the two-person lottery were able to select...

Ayad Akhtar wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced, that was performed at Lafayette earlier this spring. Photo courtesy of wikimedia commons

Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad Akhtar discusses spirituality and Muslim identity

Trang Le March 30, 2018

Known for addressing thought-provoking issues relevant to America today in his Pulitzer Prize-winning work "Disgraced," playwright Ayad Akhtar talked to students about his Muslim identity and his journey...

First-year student brings ONE advocacy movement to campus

Trang Le March 23, 2018

ONE at Lafayette, a new student group on campus initiated just last week, has plans to hit the ground running in fighting for both international and domestic policy changes. ONE is "a campaigning and...

Justin Kamine ‘11 is the co-founder of an agricultural technology company and has been recognized by Forbes for his successful entrepreneurship. Photo by Elle Cox 21

Forbes 30 under 30 Entrepreneur Justin Kamine ’11 speaks on importance of communication

Trang Le February 23, 2018

Just seven years after graduating from Lafayette, Justin Kamine '11 has been recognized on Forbes 30 under 30: Food and Drink list for his success as co-founder of KDC AG, an agricultural technology company...

From dropping out to starting up: Young CEO speaks with IDEAL Center

Trang Le February 9, 2018

Less than five years after dropping out of Lafayette, Michael Stocker, founder & CEO of Snowvation Inc., returned to what would have been his alma mater Monday night to talk to aspiring entrepreneurs. Stocker,...

Photo by Trange Ke 21

Liliana Madrid joins Lafayette as Assistant Dean and Director of Intercultural Development

Trang Le February 2, 2018

As Lafayette's new Assistant Dean and Director of Intercultural Development, Liliana Madrid said she is excited to embark on her new role and work with a student body who she said has already impressed...

Photo Courtesy of Brandon Van Dyck

Steamboat Institute recognizes Professor Van Dyck with Courage in Education Award

Trang Le January 26, 2018

The Steamboat Institute has honored government and law professor Brandon Van Dyck with the Courage in Education Award. The Steamboat Institute is an educational organization that "promotes America’s...

Professor Gary Gordon honored for excellence in teaching mathematics

Trang Le January 26, 2018

The annual Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego honored professor Gary Gordon, head of the math department, earlier this month for the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award from the Mathematics Association...

Students participate in the Oxfam Hunger Banquet during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. (Photo by Claire Grunewald 21)

Oxfam Hunger Banquet provides food for thought

Trang Le November 17, 2017

Imagine going home after a day of school, hoping for a plate of food and receiving only rice, or nothing at all. As part of the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Oxfam Hunger Banquet...

(Photo Courtesy of Rachel Tenney 18)

Senior’s poster for sustainability research wins first prize at national conference

Trang Le November 10, 2017

Rachel Tenney '18 is looking to make use of seemingly unusable municipal waste water. Tenney created a poster and based her honors thesis on extracting nutrients from the waste water in order to make...

(Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Kelly)

College-wide grant encourages new problem-solving approaches

Trang Le November 3, 2017

The Kern Family Foundation presented Lafayette with its second Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) grant which is used in departments outside engineering. “We’ve received this second grant...

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