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A tire track from the “Making Tracks” exhibit [Photo courtesy of Lafayette website]

“Making Tracks” through art

Rachel Rubino October 30, 2015

Professor-curated exhibit paves a new trail in New York City A track mark is both a moment frozen in time and a symbol of movement, both static and dynamic. “Making Tracks,” an exhibit curated by...

Riyaaz Qawwali at a lunchtime discussion. [Photo by Willem Ytsma ‘16]

Qawwali on Campus

Rachel Rubino October 23, 2015

Interfaith music group brings a new sound to Lafayette College The Austin, TX-based group Riyaaz Qawwali visited Lafayette and hosted a discussion Tuesday on the art form behind Qawwali music. The group...

Exploring Easton over Fall Break

Rachel Rubino October 9, 2015

Opportunities exist for those staying at Lafayette this weekend Who says you have to go home for fall break? As students prepare to retreat home or travel during fall break, clusters of people anticipate...

Sitting down with Professor Sanborn: History department head discusses his new book

Sitting down with Professor Sanborn: History department head discusses his new book

Rachel Rubino October 2, 2015

This week, The Lafayette sat down with Head of the Lafayette’s History Department Joshua Sanborn. Sanborn’s latest novel, “Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War & The Destruction of the Russian...

Where to eat and why

Rachel Rubino September 18, 2015

A guide to the best places to dine during Family Weekend Lafayette College’s Family Weekend provides an optimal occasion for students to reunite with their parents and siblings over a good meal. Here...

Borns playing in Markle Parking Deck. [Photo by Clay Wegrzynowicz ‘18]

Party in the parking lot

Rachel Rubino September 18, 2015

Indie band BØRNS performs at Lafayette When I found out BØRNS was coming to campus, my inner indie back-flipped with curiosity and excitement. Familiar only with the smash hit “Electric Love,” I...

2015 guide to summer festivals

Rachel Rubino May 8, 2015

We break down summer concert festivals for the season   As college students, the time of year has come to wind down our schoolwork and gear up for summer festivities. Concerts make up a good chunk...

The yogurt parfait sold at Greenmouth Juice Cafe in downtown Easton. [Photo by Rachel Rubino ‘17]

Restaurant Review: Greenmouth Juice Bar + Café blends up Easton’s dining scene

Rachel Rubino April 24, 2015

New restaurant offers healthy, delicious drinks and food Sunlight leaked through the wide, open bay window and bounced off the shiny mahogany floor. Strings of lights adorned the walls and mason jars...

Choreographer Jessica Lang’s company performed with free-flowing contemporary dances with taut
visual compositions this past week in Williams Center for the Arts. [Photo by Willem Ytsma ‘16]

Jessica Lang dance performance dazzles

Rachel Rubino April 17, 2015

Visiting company’s creative flair leaves a colorful impression The entire ensemble of dancers flurried on to stage for the opening act of the performance, entitled “Lines Cubed” (2012). Electronic...

Album cover courtesy of thecurrent.com

Feeling déjà vu

Rachel Rubino April 10, 2015

 Review of “Kintsugi,” Death Cab for Cutie’s new album During the album production of their latest album “Kintsugi,” founding member and lead guitarist Chris Walla of Death Cab for Cutie revealed...

Eccentric love lullaby

Rachel Rubino February 27, 2015

A review of Father John Misty’s solo album If you have never heard of Father John Misty, I can promise you that he is not a member of clergy. In fact, many of his lyrics demonstrate that he is anything...

The Hoochie Coochie Men

Rachel Rubino February 20, 2015

A Lafayette-grown band releases their latest album The atmosphere of Cosmic Cup was pleasant and bustling this past Saturday morning at 10 AM. Johnny Cash music played in the background. Most bystanders...

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