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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Get stoked: New downtown pizzeria is a college students dream come true

Get stoked: New downtown pizzeria is a college student’s dream come true

By Mari Otto April 14, 2016

There’s a new kid on the block of Easton’s thriving dining scene--and word of mouth has it this place will make you seriously drool. Stoke Coal Fire Pizza & Bar is a casual, downtown space whose...

Lunch at Maxim’s: A review of an Easton favorite

By Mari Otto March 4, 2016

Hungry for brunch? Put on your Sunday best, head over to Maxim’s 22, and dig in. Sunday mornings on College Hill are most commonly marked by delectably greasy breakfasts, like those served at Tracy’s...

A culinary winter wonderland

By Mari Otto February 5, 2016

Outdoor farmers’ market open through the season With the groundhog’s promise of an early spring, the blues of winter could not be any more humdrum. And while the thought of staying in bed may appear...

First outdoor market of the season

By Mari Otto May 1, 2015

Everything you need to know about the Easton Farmer’s Market this season In popular demand, America’s Oldest Continuous Running Open-Air Market returns to Center Square tomorrow. Many Lafayette...

A map showing the locations of Greek houses at Lafayette.
[Graphic by Mari Otto ‘17]

Ghosts of fraternities past

By Mari Otto April 24, 2015

In honor of Greek Week: A walk down memory lane with Lafayette’s fraternal life Many Lafayette students have heard the tales of fraternities past, of alumni’s glory days as one of the top party...

Scully’s seafood shines

By Mari Otto April 17, 2015

Discover the hidden pearl of Lafayette’s College Hill dining Don’t let size fool you. While Scully’s is a small under-the-sea world, one may uncover the delicious remedy to all seafood cravings. Although...

Eating around downtown

By Mari Otto April 10, 2015

Easton shops provide a food crawl for spring Comprised of twenty six of Easton’s new as well as old shops, “Spring into Easton” is the city’s shopping and free tasting crawl tomorrow from 12-4...

Fashion Watch: Spring fashion trends

By Mari Otto April 3, 2015

Here’s what you should be wearing come warmer weather While it appears almost surreal, the snow has finally melted, and with it, so have our layers of scarves and sweaters and winter coats. As the college...

Students, faculty, and staff gathered at various locations around campus to participate in a silent march ending at the
Quad in Take Back the Night 2014 [Photo courtesy of Chuck Zovko, Communications Division]

Lafayette takes back the night

By Mari Otto March 27, 2015

Campus partners with city to stand against sexual violence Take Back the Night, an event hosted by the Association of Lafayette Feminists, invited students to march alongside Easton citizens in an initiative...

Exterior of the Bank Street Creamery, formerly known as
the Purple Cow. [Photo by Julia Brennan ‘17]

Hold the cones

By Mari Otto March 27, 2015

Easton’s favorite ice cream shop re-opens today The slow approach of warmer weather also marks the return of Easton’s beloved ice cream shop, Bank Street Creamery. Here’s the scoop, though: this...

The first ladies of Lafayette

By Mari Otto March 13, 2015

Looking back in honor of National Women’s History Month This year, women comprise approximately 47 percent of the student population at Lafayette. It is curious to envision a 1969 Lafayette College,...

Students eat gluten-free at Don Juan’s. [Photo by Willem Ytsma ‘16]

The gluten-free fad sprouts in the Valley

By Mari Otto March 6, 2015

A guide to Easton’s gluten-free options Whether it is scientific fact or fad, restaurants in Easton are keeping up with the times and getting on the gluten-free train and offering more gluten-free options. The...

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