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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Lafayette Mutual Aid collects donations on Venmo, Cash App and GoFundMe and distributes funds directly to individuals seeking assistance. (Photo Courtesy of @lafmutualaid Instagram)

‘We are all interconnected’: Lafayette Mutual Aid aims to support BIPOC students and community members

By Danielle Mullan February 19, 2021

Lafayette Mutual Aid (LMA) is a student-led movement with two aims: to provide direct assistance to Black and Indigenous students and Lehigh Valley residents, and to shift the ideology of giving toward...

Speech and Debate team dives into virtual season with OCHOIE tournament

By Danielle Mullan October 3, 2020

The Speech and Debate team began their competition season this weekend, showing off their quick communication abilities—and their ability to do so virtually. The college's presence in the national debate...

The STEM field is not the only discipline with a susceptibility for bias, but it may get away with it more often. (Photo from Creative Commons)

Professor Mary Armstrong speaks on the ‘persistence of bias’ in STEM

By Danielle Mullan September 19, 2020

“What would it mean to say that many aspects of science, technology, and engineering are inherently biased?" Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) and English professor Mary Armstrong asked her...

Cosmic Cup owner Monocacy Coffee will still operate out of Lit Coffee Roastery and Bakeshop in Bethlehem. Photo courtesy of Cosmic Cup Coffee Instagram page.

Cosmic Cup closes its doors after 15 years on College Hill

By Danielle Mullan August 28, 2020

Beloved March Street coffee shop, Cosmic Cup, is closing permanently in the wake of COVID-19 and the college's expansion plan. According to a statement on the Monocacy Coffee Co. website, "Complications...

Jim Sanborn’s exhibition explores the trade in stolen and forged antiquities from Cambodia. (Photo courtesy of William Center Gallery)

Jim Sanborn’s exhibition ‘Looted?’ explores authenticity and forged antiquity through Cambodian artwork

By Danielle Mullan March 13, 2020

Jim Sanborn is a sculptor with a keen interest in science, art and forcing people to think. His exhibition "Looted?" is currently on display in the Williams Center for the Arts. "Looted?" is Sanborn’s...

Each robot in Heddatron is uniquely built in order to serve a symbolic purpose within the storyline. (Photo Courtesy of Jeffrey Helm)

Integrating engineering and the arts: A look at the robots of ‘Heddatron’

By Danielle Mullan March 6, 2020

"Heddatron", the college's current theater production, features a number of talented actors. Alongside them, audience members will find it hard not to notice five robots, built by mechanical engineering...

Satbir Malhi spoke about how love relates to mathematical equations. (Photo by Deniz Ozbay 22)

A new angle on love: Satbir Malhi discusses romantic advice through mathematical equations

By Danielle Mullan February 28, 2020

Satbir Malhi, a visiting assistant professor at Franklin and Marshall College, gave the Lafayette community love advice this past Wednesday - through the means of differential calculus. He began his talk,...

Remziye Erdogan 20 completed her capstone project last semester. (Photo courtesy of Remziye Erdogan 20)

Student Artist Spotlight: Remziye Erdogan ’20 discusses integration of engineering and art

By Danielle Mullan February 14, 2020

Mechanical engineering and studio art may seem like an unlikely pairing - but for Remziye Erdogan '20, the duo is natural, and even beneficial. Erdogan, a dual art and mechanical engineering major, has...

The Easton Baking Company, while under new ownership, will feature several of the original recipes. (Photo Courtesy of Danielle Mullan 22)

Bake in business! Beloved Easton Baking Company reopening later this month

By Danielle Mullan February 7, 2020

The Easton Baking Company, best known for its homemade tomato pies and donuts is reopening in the West Ward this month. The bakery, just a fifteen minute walk from campus, closed at the end of 2018, when...

Easton offers many study break opportunities for students down the hill. (Photo by Brandon Marin 22)

Need a study break? Head down the hill for holiday fun

By Danielle Mullan December 6, 2019

Finals week is just around the corner, a bittersweet ending to the fall semester usually accompanied by copious amounts of stress. Taking sufficient breaks between studying can make the week more enjoyable,...

Lafayette and Lehigh played their first game against each other in 1884. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College archives)

Long-standing competition and ‘absurd’ traditions: a history of Lafayette-Lehigh rivalry

By Danielle Mullan November 22, 2019

“We knew so little of the game that only one man had [cleats] on his shoes and the rest of us slid over the worn grass as though we were on roller-skates," recalled Lehigh football player Richard Harding...

Calvin Sharp (right) performs with his group The Bison Boys. (Photo courtesy of Calvin Sharp 21)

Student Artist Spotlight: Calvin Sharp ‘21 creates new music club, aims to establish permanent space for student artists

By Danielle Mullan November 15, 2019

An affinity for melody and rhythm has guided Calvin Sharp's life since a young age, and he has spent his years at Lafayette making this love for music and performance tangible for the broader college community.  “I’ve...

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