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Kris Manjapra is the author of the book Black Ghosts of Empire: the Long Death of Slavery, which will be published in 2021. (Photo by Brandon Marin 22)

Kris Manjapra, author and Tufts history professor, talks history of slavery

Aidan Trevisan April 12, 2019

Tufts professor of history Kris Manjapra delivered his lecture "Black Ghosts of Empire" to a packed audience in Kirby Hall Monday night. The talk, which focused on the slave trade in the 1800s, was the Robert...

Emmy award-winning screenwriter visits the college

Aidan Trevisan October 27, 2017

For one Williams College alumnus, a liberal arts education paid off well. Emmy award-winning screenwriter and novelist Robert Seidman visited the college on Monday to discuss the evolution of his career....

St. Lukes Anderson Campus. (Photo Courtesy of Kira Bub)

Bailey’s partners with St. Luke’s Hospital in order to expand health center hours

Aidan Trevisan September 29, 2017

In an effort to meet student demand for longer hours of operation and more availability, Bailey's Health Center has teamed up with St. Luke’s University Health Network. This partnership will result...

Dog house residents with Hugo, Basie, and Lance. (Courtesy of the Dog House Residents).

The dog days are over: Service dogs leave for training

Aidan Trevisan April 28, 2017

Although saying goodbye to the the Dog House service dogs this past Monday was difficult, the members of the LLC had an exciting year t0 look back on with their pups. The dogs' training takes two years,...

‘I Hate Hamlet’ features student actors: Play shows for second weekend

Aidan Trevisan March 3, 2017

Reading William Shakespeare can be intimidating for some, but acting in it can be downright scary. For "I Hate Hamlet" protagonist Andrew Rally, it could be following his dreams that causes him the most...

Markle Hall of Administration (Hana Isihara 17).

Admissions partners with groups to increase diversity, opportunities

Aidan Trevisan November 18, 2016

Vice President of Enrollment Greg MacDonald and the Lafayette Admissions team are looking to facilitate diversity at the college, be more desirable to prospective students and increase the amount of opportunities...

Founder and CEO of Latin World Entertainment Luis Balaguer speaks at Lafayette College.

Photo by Jessica Furtado 19.

Success against the odds: Entertainment executive Luis Balaguer gives talk to campus

Aidan Trevisan March 11, 2016

Luis Balaguer, founder and CEO of Latin World Entertainment (LatinWE), visited the college Tuesday, addressing the student body on the entertainment industry, where he has worked for more than 25 years....

New building completes arts campus

Aidan Trevisan December 11, 2015

FAMS and theater classes to be held in the fall After about two years of construction, the new film and media studies and theater building will be open for the new year. It’s completion is one of the...

On-campus passion becomes business idea

Aidan Trevisan November 20, 2015

Lafayette graduates aim high with marijuana vaporizer Two recent Lafayette graduates have used their engineering and entrepreneurial skills to develop a product for the medical marijuana market. Andrew...

President and professor

Aidan Trevisan October 30, 2015

Byerly to teach English course next Spring By Aidan Trevisan ‘19 and Hannah Doherty ‘19 Collaborative Writers For the first time as President of Lafayette College, Alison Byerly will be teaching...

Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17

Sorority recruitment spikes

Aidan Trevisan September 11, 2015

Panhellenic council engages with social media and new strategies As sorority recruiters witnessed their busiest years in their time at Lafayette, participants reflected on the reasons they may have had...

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