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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The concert will be modeled after NPRs Tiny Desk Concert series. (Graphic courtesy of Téo Rodriguez 24)

Student band Sold Out Six showcases talents with ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

By McKenna Graf, Contributing Writer December 9, 2022

As an established group of musicians who have each taken strides in their passions for music, the student band Sold Out Six is taking their own tiny stage tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Kirby Library to display...

Previous chair of the Board of Trustees Larry Ramer financially supported the development of the Ramer History House.

The history behind the history house

By Bernadette Russo, Arts & Culture Editor December 9, 2022

Throughout Lafayette’s nearly 200-year history, the buildings on campus as we know them today have been ever-changing, many following the patterns of Greek life. One such building is the Ramer History...

The NIA Sisterhood and its house on Monroe Street are spaces where women of color can come together and feel heard.

NIA Sisterhood breaks down ‘clean girl aesthetic,’ empowers women of color

By Jessica Maurigi, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

Having an inclusive space on campus for women of color is an integral part of making a community feel welcome, and NIA Sisterhood has been working to do just that. NIA presidents Jada Peters ‘23...

The Easton Record Exchange emerged from its next-door neighbor, the pawn shop Easton Exchange.

Small Business Spotlight: Easton Record Exchange will satisfy your vintage desires

By Kendal Davis, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

Jump out of 2022 and into the world of music history at the Easton Record Exchange. With shelves full of antiques, records, CDs and more, the store looks to scratch your itch for all things vintage. Located...

Leah Prices new book, What We Talk About When We Talk About Books, further discusses the importance and history of reading. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Globe)

Author Leah Price gives lecture on rising popularity of books during pandemic

By Kendal Davis, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

From communities of book lovers on Instagram to aesthetic Zoom bookshelf displays, the COVID-19 pandemic brought books back into style. On Monday, author and book historian Leah Price asked Lafayette...

The Bootmobile will continue traveling along the East Coast until the end of December.

Beep beep! L.L.Bean Bootmobile parks on campus for first time

By Bernadette Russo, Arts & Culture Editor November 11, 2022

It’s not every day that a 13-foot high, 20-foot long boot-shaped car is parked on the Quad. However, for retail company L.L.Bean, this is part of their usual routine. This past Tuesday and Wednesday,...

Professor Chris Phillips, the president of the Easton Book Festivals board, held an event at the College Store discussing his book.

Lafayette sponsors Easton Book Festival, connecting campus with community

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

The Easton Book Festival made the climb up the Hill this year. This October, Lafayette College became the official sponsor of the festival, which has been a part of the Easton community since 2019.  Professor...

Pie+Tart is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day except Sunday and Monday. (Photo courtesy of Lehigh Valley Live)

Small Business Spotlight: Pie+Tart combines two women’s love for baking

By Bernadette Russo, Arts & Culture Editor November 4, 2022

Pie+Tart owners Lisa Yelagin and Anne Gerr’s story started four years ago when there was an empty space for rent in downtown Easton.  At the time, Yelagin owned a cafe selling savory pies at Common...

The Marquis Players production of Footloose: The Musical will hit the stage from April 13 to April 15. (Photo courtesy of Daily Actor)

Kick off your Sunday shoes for Marquis Players’ spring production, ‘Footloose: The Musical’

By Rhea Bandyopadhyay, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

Lafayette students with an undeniable urge to dance their hearts out can look forward to the Marquis Players' spring production of "Footloose: The Musical." The show was originally planned for the spring...

Maria Cangro 24 (pictured), co-creator of the poetry slam with Madeline Marriott 24, read a piece of her own at the event. (Photo by Madeline Marriott 24)

First-ever student poetry slam brings writers together

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Creative writing, a beloved coffee shop and supportive peers. All three of these were found at Lafayette’s first-ever student poetry slam, which happened last Thursday, Oct. 20 at Mojo 516 Cafe.  Madeline...

Kramer and Wiss Fiss are brother mutts. They are the first dogs adopted from a shelter to join the program. (Photo by Caroline Schaeffer 23)

Friends fur-ever: Rescued brothers Kramer, Wiss Fiss join Dog House

By Bernadette Russo, Arts & Culture Editor October 28, 2022

Residents of Monroe Street have some new four-legged neighbors. On Oct. 11, the Dog House, a Living Learning Community, welcomed two furry friends, Kramer and Wiss Fiss. The mixed-breed dogs, who are...

(Graphic by Shirley Liu 23 for The Lafayette)

Hispanic students reflect on Latinx Heritage Month

By Swetha Tadisina, Contributing Writer October 7, 2022

To celebrate the community of Latino students on campus, as well as their culture and heritage, the Hispanic Society of Lafayette (HSL) has been organizing festivities for Latinx Heritage Month. According...

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