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Off the Hill: At Waters Edge exhibit downtown

Off the Hill: ‘At Water’s Edge’ exhibit downtown

Kayla Zola September 22, 2017

From our perch on College Hill, we as a campus community can often feel isolated, a world unto itself. But there is a world outside campus. There are many opportunities for excursions off the hill, to...

Juniors, sophomores welcome poet at student competition reading

Kayla Zola April 28, 2017

Distinguished poet and professor at Northampton Community College Javier Avila selected the poem "Aylan" by Emily Lugos '20 as the winner of the Jean E. Corrie Poetry Competition Prize. A reading on Tuesday...

Environmental film series at SteelStacks: Documentaries highlight environmental issues

Kayla Zola April 14, 2017

With Earth Day right around the corner, SteelStacks in Bethlehem is hosting a film series to raise awareness about environmental issues including climate change, food sustainability and species extinction. The...

Location for the new steakhouse, Oak Steakhouse (Photo by Taylor Kowgios 19).

New steakhouse ‘Oak’ to open downtown: Restaurant will neighbor Easton Public Market

Kayla Zola February 24, 2017

Oak Steakhouse, a new restaurant to open sometime this spring on Northampton Street next to the Easton Public Market, will bring a new dining experience to downtown Easton, according to owner Mick Gjevukaj. Opening...

Jazz-vocalist Marianne Solivan and her Big Band will come to campus on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Marianne Solivan.)

Marianne Solivan: Jazz vocalist comes to Lafayette

Kayla Zola February 10, 2017

Jazz vocalist Marianne Solivan said there is often a belief that jazz music is old-fashioned. In her music, Solivan challenges this notion by incorporating new enthusiasm and culture into the traditional...

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Theater Department Brings in the holidays with Dr. Seuss

Kayla Zola December 9, 2016

Hear that? It's the Whos down in Whoville preparing for Christmas this weekend at the Lafayette College theater department’s performance of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The holiday show – written...

Archives uncovered, Engineering Honors Society documents added to College Archives

Kayla Zola December 9, 2016

The contents of a dusty old storage closet may not be as intimidating as they first seem. At least that’s what Michael Bennett '17, president of Lafayette’s chapter of the national Engineering Honors...

Lafayette maroon gets a little greener: College welcomes new director of sustainability, campus energy manager

Lafayette maroon gets a little greener: College welcomes new director of sustainability, campus energy manager

Kayla Zola December 2, 2016

After years of demand from the Lafayette community, including students and faculty alike, the college has welcomed its first director of sustainability. In September, it was announced that Marie Fechik-Kirk...

Local theater rings in the holiday spirit: Don’t miss State Theater’s Christmas show

Local theater rings in the holiday spirit: Don’t miss State Theater’s Christmas show

Kayla Zola December 2, 2016

With Thanksgiving leftovers long gone and holiday music frequenting radio stations, it’s not too early to get in the holiday spirit. Take a break from final projects and studying for final exams by heading...

Rivalry Week brings new sounds: B Street Band and Walla to preform at community concert

Kayla Zola November 18, 2016

From Midnight Breakfast to the game itself, Rivalry Week is packed with traditions — but there is always room for more excitement. For the first time this year, a community concert will be held Friday...

World-renowned pianist Hiromi playing in Warsaw, Poland. (Wikimedia Commons)

Prodigy pianist to play for pards: Hiromi and her trio come to Williams Center

Kayla Zola November 4, 2016

If the word "energy" is not immediately associated with jazz piano, artist Hiromi Uehara may soon change that. Professionally known as Hiromi, her music is a driving force in a genre that can sometimes...

Easton Main Street Initiative manager discusses revitalization

Kayla Zola October 28, 2016

Easton is more than just a college town – some say it’s a thriving community with rich history and ever growing culture. While recent changes, such as the addition of the Easton Public Market earlier...

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