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Presley Anderson 22 and Abby Esposito 22 were previously the president and vice president of pep band, respectively. (Photo courtesy of Presley Anderson 22)

Student Artists Spotlight: Presley Anderson ’22, Abby Esposito ’22 formed lasting friendships through Pep Band

Bernadette Russo, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor May 6, 2022

Presley Anderson ‘22 and Abby Esposito ‘22 bonded through their interest in joining the Pep Band. Four years later, they're the ones running the music group—and they are closer than ever. From...

Five students organized a fundraiser to help those burdened by the current economic crisis in Sri Lanka. (Photo courtesy of Sidath Chandrasena 25).

Students raise nearly $1,000 to aid those impacted by Sri Lankan economic crisis

Bia Brait Amorosino, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Among recent efforts to provide aid to those impacted by the crisis in Ukraine, a group of Lafayette students are lending their help to another part of the globe: Sri Lanka. In collaboration with Lafayette...

Sarah Candido 22 and Meredith Forman 24 performed in Missed, a chamber opera by Anna Zittle 22. (Photo by Shirley Liu 23 for The Lafayette)

Concert showcases original work of four student composers

Lily Gilmore, Contributing Writer May 6, 2022

  Last week, student composers transformed pandemic mental health struggles, star-crossed romance and other meaningful themes into music at the Williams Center for the Arts. Last Friday,...

After a chaotic first episode, the narrative of Moon Knight comes back together in its six episodes with unique characters and relationships. (Photo courtesy of Marvel)

TV Review: First season of ‘Moon Knight’ features strong characters and complicated plot

Myles Wolf, Movie Columnist May 6, 2022

A few weeks ago, I wrote a review covering the premiere for Marvel’s newest TV show, "Moon Knight." In that episode, viewers were introduced to Moon Knight/Steven Grant, portrayed by Oscar Isaac, an...

Last spring, the first Lafchella featured performances from the Lafayette Interdisciplinary Music Society (LIMS). (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Festival of the semester: LafChella is back

Lily Gilmore, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Didn't make it to California for Coachella? The Lafayette Activities Forum (LAF) is putting its own spin on the popular music festival with LafChella. Tomorrow from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Quad will be...

The lotus design, drawn by Kimberly Manalang 21, will be featured on stickers given out in goodie bags next week in Farinon. (Photo courtesy of Shirley Liu 23)

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month events to celebrate culture and amplify voices

Bia Brait Amorosino, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Throughout the month of May, the college will celebrate Lafayette's second annual Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month with a series of events celebrating the culture and contributions...

Black Comedy, directed by CJ Silverman 22, will premiere on April 28 and run until April 30. (Photo courtesy of CJ Silverman 22)

Preview: ‘Black Comedy’ to cause comedic chaos in the dark

Bia Brait Amorosino, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Darkness will become light in an upcoming production of "Black Comedy" by Peter Shaffer. The play, directed by CJ Silverman '22 and stage managed by Deniz Ozbay '22, will run from April 28 to April...

The Lafayette Environmental Awareness and Protection Club has meetings every Monday. (Photo by Amanda Heron 24)

Lafayette Environmental Awareness and Protection Club leapt into action this Earth Week

Bernadette Russo, Associate Arts & Culture Editor April 22, 2022

The Lafayette Environmental Awareness and Protection student organization (LEAP) is small but mighty. With only 15 active members, LEAP made its presence known this past week by hosting Earth Day initiatives...

ISA Extravaganza will run from April 18 to April 23, featuring events that range from a fashion show to a soccer game. (Photo courtesy of Yazdan Basir 23)

International Students Association Extravaganza to celebrate all cultures on campus

Thania Hernandez , Contributing Writer April 15, 2022

Next week, students will get a taste, sight and feel of the diverse array of cultures on campus. From April 18 to 23, members of the Lafayette community will have the opportunity to celebrate a multitude...

Music Professor Kirk ORiordan composed all of the pieces for the event and played some of them on the saxophone. (Photo by Clay Wegrzynowicz for Lafayette Communications)

Music Professor Kirk O’Riordan showcases personal compositions

Bia Brait Amorosino, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

Professors are often too busy teaching and doing research to have much time to invest in their own passion projects. Music Professor Kirk O'Riordan, however, always makes sure to carve out time from his...

The cast of Louder, I Cant Hear You, directed by Jay Ascher 22, put on an excellent performance. (Photo courtesy of Meredith Forman 24)

Performance review: Student-directed one-act plays display moving performances and skillful production

Bernadette Russo, Associate Arts & Culture Editor April 15, 2022

These three student directors only need an hour and a half to leave audiences in laughter and tears. Last week, on April 7 and 8, Lafayette’s downtown studio theater showcased three one-act plays...

Abigail Schaus 24 and Angela Busheska 25 are passionate about creating a more sustainable world through the development of the Easton Climate Action Plan. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College: Adam Atkinson)

Abigail Schaus ’24 and Angela Busheska ’25 promote sustainability through the Easton Climate Action Plan

Bernadette Russo, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 8, 2022

Think locally, act globally. Two students have taken this saying to heart through their work to help improve the climate crisis by looking inward to the Easton community. Since the fall semester, Abigail...

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