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Colin Jost performed standup comedy Wednesday at the college (Photo by Marie Bucklin 20).

And Live from Lafayette: Colin Jost sits down for exclusive interview

By Jaclyn Moses April 28, 2017

“Even the grocery stores in New York stay open later than the bars in Easton." Comedian and Saturday Night Live Weekend Update host and writer Colin Jost decided to pick on Lafayette in his opening...

Breaking Bad star speaks on activism

‘Breaking Bad’ star speaks on activism

By Jaclyn Moses April 14, 2017

On Monday, "Breaking Bad" star RJ Mitte came to campus with a powerful message of inclusiveness and hope that related less to his acting fame than to his life as a person with cerebral palsy. “You cannot...

A Stray (2016) will show on Apr. 12 as the third film in the Movies and Meaning film series (Photo courtesy of Roger Ebert).

Film series aims to generate values-based conversation

By Jaclyn Moses March 31, 2017

Beginning last week, the "Movies and Meaning" film series has invited students to view films from a new and enlightened perspective. The series, hosted by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, gives...

Lia Embil 17 poses with a triptych from her project (Photo courtesy of Mailinda Hoxha 19).

Traveling the world through an art thesis: Art provides opportunity to explore

By Jaclyn Moses March 3, 2017

While some artists have specialties, for others, art provides the opportunity to explore varying realms of the creative world. Throughout her time as an art major, Lia Embil ’17 has immersed herself...

Connor Pirruccello-McClellan creates another world in his senior art thesis project (Courtesy of Connor Pirruccello-McClellan 17).

Introducing Venoca: A world of steel, Student’s thesis imagines organic metal

By Jaclyn Moses February 24, 2017

Connor Pirruccello-McClellan '17 is one of a handful of senior art majors completing a thesis project. While not mandatory, completing a thesis is beneficial for artists who want to spend their whole year...

Campus Pizza is now open, but without its late night hours. (Courtesy of Lafayette Communications).

Relay fundraising season: Restaurant Week on College Hill

By Jaclyn Moses February 17, 2017

Lafayette’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer hit all the College Hill favorites this week in one of its major fundraising efforts for this year’s Relay for Life event. Relay for Life Restaurant...

Graphic by Amanda Sananikone 19.

Got Plans? Students plan for the day of love

By Jaclyn Moses February 10, 2017

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, some are busy buying over-priced flowers and searching for the perfect last minute gift. For others, the 14th of February is just like any other Tuesday....

Easton native Heather Williams receives criticisms from Gordon Ramsay on Hells Kitchen. (Courtesy of Heather Williams).

Former Lafayette chef lands top three on ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

By Jaclyn Moses January 27, 2017

In the summer of 2014, Heather Williams was working at Gilbert's as a cook for Lafayette Dining Services. When she got home from work one day, her mother had a surprise: a casting application for "Hell’s...

Evening of A Cappella hosts groups from Muhlenberg, Lehigh

By Jaclyn Moses November 18, 2016

Five minutes before the show began, a line led up to the box office in the lobby of the William’s Center for the Arts. The theater was nearly full for the 14th Annual Evening of A Cappella, which benefits...

William C. Buck Hall, Williams Arts Campus. (Chuck Zovko)

Bringing Muslim art to campus: APA grant to bring diverse cultural perspectives to Lafayette art

By Jaclyn Moses October 21, 2016

After receiving a grant from the Association of Performing Arts (APA), Lafayette has begun its initiative to expand the understanding, engagement and awareness of the Muslim heritage. The program will...

Various musings and miscellany

By Jaclyn Moses December 4, 2015

WJRH podcast covers a wide range of subjects Benjamin R. Cohen said Various Breads and Butters, a show he cohosts, is the top rated podcast on iTunes. His cohost, Simon Tonev, quickly corrected him. It’s...

The master of marionettes

By Jaclyn Moses November 20, 2015

Joseph Cashore brings his puppetry to campus You might feel like you have the world on a string this Saturday at the college. If so, you’re not the only one. Joseph Cashore, the man behind the Cashore...

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