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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

“Cabaret” will run Friday and Saturday in the Williams Center for the Arts.

Performance Review: Marquis Players’ ‘Cabaret’ a show-stopping production

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor April 12, 2024

Prepare to be transported to 1930s Berlin through the Marquis Players’ dazzling performance of “Cabaret.” Set during the dark years leading up to World War II, “Cabaret” introduces audiences...

Senior goalkeeper Lexie Coldiron makes a save in the March 16 game against Holy Cross. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Lexie Coldiron, goal guardian

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor April 12, 2024

It is uncommon for a lacrosse student-athlete to play all four years of college due to the learning curve necessary for incoming players, but for senior women’s lacrosse goalie Lexie Coldiron, this is...

Students traveled to New York City to see “Wicked” and “The Outsiders” on Broadway. (Graphic by Isabella Gaglione 25 for The Lafayette)

How Lafayette makes Broadway accessible for students

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor April 5, 2024

Two trips last month to see Broadway shows old and new allowed students to immerse themselves in the New York theater world at a discount. The trips were sponsored by Lafayette Activities Forum and the...

The Laff-a-lot was the first-ever satirical version of The Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Archives)

The history of The Scoffayette

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor March 22, 2024

Since 1984, The Lafayette has celebrated April Fools' Day by publishing an edition consisting of satirical articles now known as The Scoffayette. The first April Fools' edition of The Lafayette was...

Yarn Club meets every Friday in Keefe Commons. (Photo courtesy of Danielle Lindsley 25)

Yarn Club: Not just for grannies

By Paige Mathieu, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Scarves, blankets, granny squares and more — the sky is the limit at Lafayette’s yarn club. Venture into the Keefe Hall Commons on a Friday afternoon and you will find students working on new projects...

After years of sitting vacant, Takkii Ramen opened for business a few weeks ago.

Restaurant Review: Takkii Ramen, homely despite robots

By Trebor Maitin and Elisabeth Seidel March 22, 2024

For as long as we can remember, the building at 36 N. Third St. was shrouded in black with a splashy graphic pasted on the opaque windows proclaiming “Takkii Ramen, coming soon.” Then, seemingly...

Jeff Tain Watts most recent Grammy win was for the Best Opera Recording in 2024.

Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts: The Grammy winner you never knew you knew

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor March 1, 2024

Jeff “Tain” Watts has won Grammy awards such as Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Best Large Jazz Ensemble and Best Opera Recording. He has worked with numerous notable musicians throughout his career,...

Chemisty professor Chip Nataro is currently working on a sequel to his 2020 book.

Chemistry professor turns love of Sharksploitation films into books

By Paige Mathieu, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Every week is Shark Week for chemistry professor Chip Nataro. Nataro watches and writes about shark films outside his teaching and research in inorganic chemistry. He is now more than halfway through...

The Association of Black Collegians has provided spaces for Black students for decades. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Archives)

All about the Association of Black Collegians

By Kendal Davis, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

In January 1969, Lafayette College approved the first constitution for the Association of Black Collegians – also known as ABC – brought forward by a new group of about 40 Black students, including...

Abbey Mann, a psychology professor, has supported her students on their research journeys. (Photo courtesy of Abbey Mann)

Psychology professor brings inclusivity to lab

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor February 16, 2024

Abbey Mann's community health lab centers around two things: students and data. In Mann's lab, students focus on data and forms of analysis pertaining to gender, healthcare and community while working...

Hearts were placed all over Easton businesses including Giacomos Italian Market and Grille.

Lafayette community contributes to Love, Easton project

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor February 9, 2024

Searching for something to fill up your heart (emphasis on "art") this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the Love, Easton project, a public art installation celebrating kindness and creativity. “I...

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