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Perry Zimmerman 23 works with Cycle for Survival to benefit rare cancer research. (Photo courtesy of Perry Zimmerman 23)

Student Activist Spotlight: Perry Zimmerman ‘23 has raised millions toward a cancer-free future

Isabella Gaglione, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Not many people can say that they've raised over four million dollars for rare cancer research or that they've survived cancer four times. Perry Zimmerman ‘23 has done both. The most recent addition...

The fundraiser, hosted at LaFarm, will feature prayer, reflection and participation from the local Ukrainian community. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettecollegefarm on Instagram)

‘It’s an act of hope’: LaFarm to hold Sunflowers for Ukraine event on Sunday

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor May 6, 2022

On the fields of LaFarm, Abigail Schaus ‘24 and Manager of Food and Farm Josh Parr want to inspire hope for the Ukrainian community with their upcoming Sunflowers for Ukraine ceremony and fundraiser.  The...

Sarah Candido 22 performed the alma mater at President Hurds inauguration in the fall. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Student Artist Spotlight: From audiobooks to micro-operas, Sarah Candido ’22 lends her voice to Lafayette’s soundscape

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 29, 2022

Sarah Candido '22 is a jack of all trades when it comes to Lafayette's choral groups. Throughout her four years at Lafayette, Candido has been a part of both the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. She...

Several students traveled to Illinois to compete in Speech and Debate nationals this year. (Photo by Josh Hale 23)

Eleven students compete at Speech and Debate Team nationals, three students place

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 29, 2022

Last week, Lafayette’s Speech and Debate Team traveled to Illinois State University to compete in the National Forensic Association (NFA) national championship.  Several Lafayette students advanced...

Lafayette Votes! recently hosted a talk by Matthew Koos, the executive director of the Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee. (Photo courtesy of Dylan Gooding ‘23)

Lafayette Votes! wants you to go to the polls

Isabella Gaglione, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Primary and midterm elections typically see lower voter turnout than presidential elections, especially among college students. Lafayette Votes! is hoping to change that trend, encouraging students to...

Everything Everywhere All at Once explores the fractured relationship between a middle-aged Chinese immigrant and her daughter through a series of parallel dimensions. (Photo courtesy of IGN)

Movie Review: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ successfully embodies experimental filmmaking

Myles Wolf, Movie Columnist April 29, 2022

If you haven't watched "Everything Everywhere All at Once," you might be thinking: could a film have a more pretentious and arrogant title than this one? Is it even possible for a film with a name like...

Legally Blonde The Musical features Lauren Stango 22 as Elle Woods, sorority girl turned Harvard Law Student.

Performance review: ‘Legally Blonde The Musical’ is ‘a joy to watch’

Lisa Green, Contributing Writer April 22, 2022

With powerful vocals, incredible choreography and unmatched chemistry, the upcoming production of "Legally Blonde The Musical" will leave audiences feeling So Much Better!  From April 21 through April...

Jillian Collins 24 traveled to Belfast, Ireland last week to compete with over 5,000 performers at the World Championship. (Photo courtesy of Jillian Collins 24)

Sophomore Jillian Collins places sixth in world at Irish dance competition

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 22, 2022

Last weekend, sophomore Jillian Collins placed sixth in the world in the Ladies 18-19 division at the 50th Anniversary Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne held in Belfast, Ireland.  Collins began her Irish...

Driving Back Late by Matthew Gustafson 22 was selected by poet Donika Kelly as the winner of this years H. Black MacKnight Poetry Prize. (Photo courtesy of Matthew Gustafson 22)

Matthew Gustafson ’22 wins H. MacKnight Black Poetry Prize

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 22, 2022

Matthew Gustafson ‘22 turned a late-night drive to Lafayette into an award-winning poem.  Gustafson is the winner of the 2022 H. MacKnight Black Competition in Poetry, a contest for senior poets...

Students in the newly approved Lafayette Cubing Club will take part in puzzle competitions, mosaic creation and more. (Photo courtesy of Jared Sofair 25)

Cameras and cubing and cars, oh my! Three new student groups to debut this fall

Isabella Gaglione, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

Attention all Leopard puzzle-masters, photographers and car design enthusiasts: there may be a new club for you coming to campus soon. Student Government has approved three new clubs for the fall 2022...

Students set up tables in the Farinon atrium last week to raise funds for the Razom Foundation Emergency Response Fund. (Photo by Deanna Hanchuk 22)

Ukrainian-American Deanna Hanchuk ‘22 reflects on campus response to invasion and upcoming fundraiser

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 14, 2022

For Deanna Hanchuk ‘22, the last few weeks have brought heartache and confusion— and an opportunity to contribute to emergency medical efforts in her ancestral home of Ukraine.  All four of Hanchuk’s...

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