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Perry Zimmerman 23 works with Cycle for Survival to benefit rare cancer research. (Photo courtesy of Perry Zimmerman 23)

Student Activist Spotlight: Perry Zimmerman ‘23 has raised millions toward a cancer-free future

Isabella Gaglione, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Not many people can say that they've raised over four million dollars for rare cancer research or that they've survived cancer four times. Perry Zimmerman ‘23 has done both. The most recent addition...

Presley Anderson 22 and Abby Esposito 22 were previously the president and vice president of pep band, respectively. (Photo courtesy of Presley Anderson 22)

Student Artists Spotlight: Presley Anderson ’22, Abby Esposito ’22 formed lasting friendships through Pep Band

Bernadette Russo, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor May 6, 2022

Presley Anderson ‘22 and Abby Esposito ‘22 bonded through their interest in joining the Pep Band. Four years later, they're the ones running the music group—and they are closer than ever. From...

Josh Peck spoke to students about his experiences in the entertainment business, social media and finding his own happiness. (Photo by Emma Sylvester 25)

‘Hug me brotha’: ‘Drake & Josh’ star Josh Peck welcomed with open arms as Senior Speaker

Emma Chen, Assistant News Editor May 6, 2022

When asked how his visit to Lafayette had been going so far, 2022 Senior Speaker Josh Peck fit in with the Leopards immediately. "I'll probably end up at Milo's," he joked to the crowd of hundreds of students...

The food studies exhibit shows off culinary ephemera, or materials related to food and cooking that would not normally have a long shelf life. (Photo courtesy of Emma Sylvester 25)

You are what you(‘re told to) eat: Stefano Mancini ’22 curates food studies exhibit in Skillman

Shirley Liu, Arts & Culture Editor May 6, 2022

Stefano Mancini ‘22 has always been a fierce lover of food. He grew up attending Sunday dinners at his grandma’s house, where she served homemade pasta, sauce and meatballs. Now, in addition to enjoying...

The fundraiser, hosted at LaFarm, will feature prayer, reflection and participation from the local Ukrainian community. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettecollegefarm on Instagram)

‘It’s an act of hope’: LaFarm to hold Sunflowers for Ukraine event on Sunday

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor May 6, 2022

On the fields of LaFarm, Abigail Schaus ‘24 and Manager of Food and Farm Josh Parr want to inspire hope for the Ukrainian community with their upcoming Sunflowers for Ukraine ceremony and fundraiser.  The...

Five students organized a fundraiser to help those burdened by the current economic crisis in Sri Lanka. (Photo courtesy of Sidath Chandrasena 25).

Students raise nearly $1,000 to aid those impacted by Sri Lankan economic crisis

Bia Brait Amorosino, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Among recent efforts to provide aid to those impacted by the crisis in Ukraine, a group of Lafayette students are lending their help to another part of the globe: Sri Lanka. In collaboration with Lafayette...

Sarah Candido 22 and Meredith Forman 24 performed in Missed, a chamber opera by Anna Zittle 22. (Photo by Shirley Liu 23 for The Lafayette)

Concert showcases original work of four student composers

Lily Gilmore, Contributing Writer May 6, 2022

  Last week, student composers transformed pandemic mental health struggles, star-crossed romance and other meaningful themes into music at the Williams Center for the Arts. Last Friday,...

After a chaotic first episode, the narrative of Moon Knight comes back together in its six episodes with unique characters and relationships. (Photo courtesy of Marvel)

TV Review: First season of ‘Moon Knight’ features strong characters and complicated plot

Myles Wolf, Movie Columnist May 6, 2022

A few weeks ago, I wrote a review covering the premiere for Marvel’s newest TV show, "Moon Knight." In that episode, viewers were introduced to Moon Knight/Steven Grant, portrayed by Oscar Isaac, an...

Members of ALW march in the colleges first Take Back the Night in 1993. From L-R, Nora Isaacs 94, Eileen Kelly 94, Laine Fast 94, Jennifer Devlin Burke 94, Ellie Dunham Kelley 94, Laura Bennett Brogan 94, Katrina Zafiriadis 95 and Jennifer Edwards 94. (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Devlin Burke 94)

‘If we don’t, who will?’: Fifty years of sexual assault peer education at Lafayette

Katie Frost, Managing Editor April 29, 2022

Beginning next fall, the administration will be taking over aspects of sexual assault peer education at the college. This shift marks a change in the way peer education has been done on campus for years....

Sarah Candido 22 performed the alma mater at President Hurds inauguration in the fall. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Student Artist Spotlight: From audiobooks to micro-operas, Sarah Candido ’22 lends her voice to Lafayette’s soundscape

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor April 29, 2022

Sarah Candido '22 is a jack of all trades when it comes to Lafayette's choral groups. Throughout her four years at Lafayette, Candido has been a part of both the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. She...

Last spring, the first Lafchella featured performances from the Lafayette Interdisciplinary Music Society (LIMS). (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Festival of the semester: LafChella is back

Lily Gilmore, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Didn't make it to California for Coachella? The Lafayette Activities Forum (LAF) is putting its own spin on the popular music festival with LafChella. Tomorrow from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Quad will be...

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