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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The ability of AI to create content may have implications for student coursework.

How good is AI getting? What does that mean for students?

By Jacob Potter, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

In the ever-evolving world of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is making its mark. AI has become a powerful tool in the modern age, and its impact is being seen in many different areas, including...

The Marquis Consort has members of all different majors and skill levels. (Photo courtesy of Jacob Potter 23)

Marquis Consort celebrates music of past

By Swetha Tadisina, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

The Marquis Consort will be transporting the Williams Center for the Arts back to the Baroque and Romantic periods during its upcoming end-of-semester concert. The performance, which will be held at...

Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play two New York Times journalists who expose Harvey Weinsteins abuse in Hollywood. (Photo courtesy of IMDB)

Movie Review: ‘She Said’: Empowering biographical #MeToo drama

By Myles Wolf, Movie Columnist December 2, 2022

Power lies in two places: with those at the top and in the collective strength of those willing to stand against them. In the wake of continued abuses of power in politics and entertainment, “She Said”...

True Biz follows the headmistress and students of River Valley, a school for deaf students. (Photo courtesy of Goodreads)

Book Review: ‘True Biz’: Stunning portrait of Deaf culture

By Madeline Marriott, Arts & Culture Editor December 2, 2022

Did you know that there’s a dialect of Black American Sign Language (BASL) that has a distinct history and set of signs? Did you know that Alexander Graham Bell was a eugenicist? I didn’t until I read...

Previous Rivalry Week traditions included erecting sky-high bonfires on the center of the Quad. (Photo courtesy of the College Archives)

Rivalry Week traditions through the years

By Elisabeth Seidel, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

From building bonfires as tall as Pardee Hall to hitting junkyard cars with mallets, Lafayette students have come up with many creative ways to show their disdain for Lehigh University after 138 years...

Jermaine Grant 25 has forged strong connections with other first-generation students since coming to Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of Jermaine Grant 25)

First-generation students share their journeys to Lafayette

By Lucas Davis, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

For some, higher education is not a guarantee; many students at Lafayette are among the first in their families to attend college. Nov. 8 was National First Generation Students Day, a time to celebrate...

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever features Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright and Danai Gurira. (Photo courtesy of IMDb)

Movie Review: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ honors Chadwick Boseman’s legacy

By Myles Wolf , Movie Columnist November 18, 2022

After four long years, the "Black Panther" franchise makes a dramatic return to the screen. This time, director Ryan Coogler attempts to pull off a bold sequel without the Black Panther himself after the...

Poet’s Corner: ‘BLUE’ by Miles Asher Dorai-Raj ‘25

By Miles Asher Dorai-Raj, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

i lie still in a dark room comforter pulled over me a quiet wind whispering outside my leg is folded under me ankle behind my knee and the dog has her head on my thigh her butt tucked under my armpit and...

Damoi Morgan 25 views music as a way to give the campus color. (Photo courtesy of Damoi Morgan 25)

Student Artist Spotlight: Damoi Morgan ’25 adds melody to campus with steel drum

By Elisabeth Seidel, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

It’s possible you’ve never met Damoi Morgan '25, but it's likely that you've heard his music passing through the Quad. To many Lafayette students and faculty members, the melodies from Morgan’s steel...

Students sat for henna drawings at ISAs Wednesday event Decolonizing Beauty in South Asia.

Around the world in a week: International Education Week cultivates cultural understanding

By Madeline Marriott, Arts & Culture Editor November 11, 2022

International Student Association (ISA) celebrated International Education Week with everything from rolling sushi to drawing henna. The week serves as a way to teach students about the customs and traditions...

Scan the QR code to send a thank you note to a veteran on Lafayettes staff. (Graphic by Madeline Marriott 24 for The Lafayette)

Veterans of Lafayette speak on military service

By Jacob Potter, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

Before they served the college, some employees served the United States as members of the armed forces. “We pretty much stood on the border and growled at the Russians and they growled back, but we...

The precise attention to detail in Till strengthens the films commentary on racism and injustice. (Photo courtesy of IMDb)

Movie Review: ‘Till’ calls out historical injustice amid contemporary political division

By Myles Wolf, Movie Columnist November 11, 2022

During our current, pivotal American moment, “Till” reminds audiences to draw attention to unjust actions even when political systems attempt to silence innocent people. “Till” chronicles the...

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