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For his capstone, Spencer Reynolds 19 completed a series of paintings focused on the anatomy of the human body. (Photo courtesy of Spencer Reynolds 19).

Spencer Reynolds ’19 connects independent studies through fixation with human figure

Morgan Sturm May 10, 2019

Time management has been key for Spencer Reynolds ’19, an art and mechanical engineering double major who is also on the college's club crew team. This semester, Reynolds is doing independent studies...

Faculty and students in academic departments like biology and computer science are looking forward to the move to Rockwell. (Photo by Morgan Sturm 19)

Academic departments, centers prepare for move to Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center

Morgan Sturm May 3, 2019

The Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center, which is scheduled to open for the fall 2020 semester, will soon be the new home of some academic departments and centers. The construction on the sciences center...

Two Lafayette students studying abroad visited Notre Dame the day before the cathedral caught fire. (Photo courtesy of Pixabay)

A monument that ‘defines’ our humanity: abroad students discuss witnessing fire at Notre Dame

Morgan Sturm April 26, 2019

Lafayette student Nora Sweeney '21 was standing on a viewing platform on the Eiffel Tower in Paris when a crowd began to form on the side of the platform facing the infamous Cathedral of Notre Dame. At...

Results of the student government executive board elections broken down by percentage of votes received by candidates from participating voters. (Graph by Morgan Sturm 19)

Student government executive board election results

Morgan Sturm April 19, 2019

The election results for the student government executive board positions were announced Tuesday evening in an email. The Monday elections followed last week’s election of incoming student government...

Moricis has created decades of memories for Easton residents and Lafayette students. (Photo by Elle Cox 21)

Morici’s closes after 45 years of business

Morgan Sturm April 12, 2019

After 45 years of business, College Hill family-owned restaurant Morici’s has closed for business, the Morici family announced on the restaurant’s Facebook page. “It is with deep gratitude in our...

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Grammy-winning violinist, will perform at the Williams Center for the Arts. (Photo courtesy of the Williams Art Center)

Grammy-winning violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja to perform tonight

Morgan Sturm March 29, 2019

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music performance, will perform tonight at the Williams Center for the Arts. Kopatchinskaja, known for inserting personality...

Three campus dining locations were cited for food safety violations by the City of Easton Health Bureau. (Photo by Elle Cox 21)

A couple bad apples: campus dining locations marked for ‘critical’ violations in inspections

Morgan Sturm March 15, 2019

Gilbert’s Café and Farinon College Center recently received violations in a Feb. 26 food safety inspection that are classified as “foodborne illness risk factors.” Marquis Dining Hall received “good...

Julia Crawfords capstone painting series titled Family Portrait, completed last semester, gave her validation surrounding her thesis idea. (Photo courtesy of Julia Crawford 19)

Express yourself, de-stress yourself: Julia Crawford ’19 connects art-making, psychology in honors thesis

Morgan Sturm March 8, 2019

In the world of higher education, coloring isn't a subject often discussed. However, Julia Crawford '19 thinks stressed-out college students could benefit from practicing more of it. A double major in...

The mock trial B team received a bid to attend ORCS, the next round of competition, at the regionals tournament last Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Aaron Freedman ‘15)

Mock trial B team receives bid to attend next round of competition, team prepares to advance

Morgan Sturm March 1, 2019

Lafayette's mock trial B team doesn't have the experience of the A team, as they're the younger group of the two, but last Sunday, they carried the squad one step closer to the national championship. Last...

After the demolition on McCartney Street, College Hill residents are struck by the look of emptiness. (Photos by Elle Cox 21, Morgan Sturm 19)

With McCartney dorm on horizon, College Hill residents reflect on homes that once stood

Morgan Sturm February 22, 2019

After two years of tension and compromise, including an eventual lawsuit settlement, some lifelong College Hill residents say they still long for the way McCartney Street used to be. With the conclusion...

Over 27,000 donors contributed to the capital campaign exceeding its $400 million goal. (Photo by Elle Cox 21)

While college’s capital campaign exceeded total $400 million target, some categories fell short of goals

Morgan Sturm February 15, 2019

The college’s capital campaign “Live Connected, Lead Change,” the public phase of which officially launched in December 2014 and ended in December 2018, surpassed its goal of $400 million by $25...

Pedro Barbeito has most recently been working in the realm of 3D printing. (Photo by Morgan Sturm 19)

Inspired by technology: Pedro Barbeito discusses his multidimensional exhibit

Morgan Sturm February 15, 2019

Pedro Barbeito is inspired by “just looking” at things that fascinate him. Barbeito, an art professor and the director of Lafayette’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, is currently showcasing a...

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