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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Arts & Culture

Satuna Mowrin 24 attempts to dismantle beauty standards in the modeling world. (Photo courtesy of Satuna Mowrin 24)

Student Artist Spotlight: Satuna Mowrin ‘24 rejects modeling stereotypes

By McKenna Graf, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

In the span of just a few years, Satuna Mowrin '24 has gone from posting self-designed photo shoots in her bedroom to modeling for small businesses and blazing a path for a more diverse modeling industry. Mowrin...

Watson Hall was built using a gift from IBM head Thomas J. Watson and his wife.

Watson Hall namesake’s connection to Nazi Germany

By Shirley Liu, Managing Editor December 2, 2022

At a time when monuments that honor controversial historical figures are being taken down, many of Lafayette’s landmarks have escaped criticism. However, there is one building on campus with a little-known...

The “Color: History of Making & Meaning” FYS students researched, designed and installed the exhibition. (Photo courtesy of Eric Hupe)

‘Minerals to Pigments to Paint’ FYS exhibition introduces campus to world of color

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor December 2, 2022

Where does your favorite color come from?  You can discover that, along with the origin of every other color of the rainbow, at the “Minerals to Pigments to Paintings” exhibition in the Williams Center...

The ability of AI to create content may have implications for student coursework.

How good is AI getting? What does that mean for students?

By Jacob Potter, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

In the ever-evolving world of technology, artificial intelligence (AI) is making its mark. AI has become a powerful tool in the modern age, and its impact is being seen in many different areas, including...

Environmental Engineering students taught Paxinosa Elementary School students about topics including water quality. (Photo courtesy of Leena Shevade)

Environmental Engineering students host local elementary school students

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

You may not associate an advanced environmental engineering class with fourth graders, but the Landis Center's Connected Classroom program makes those two things quite the pair. The program seeks to...

Poet’s Corner: ‘to eterminalinity’ by Benry Juno ’25

By Benry Juno, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

he cried when the doctor spoke of owls in the morning and curdled milk, moth balls and polyester in a thrift store. did you cry at your diagnosis? no, this elevator goes up once and never comes...

The Marquis Consort has members of all different majors and skill levels. (Photo courtesy of Jacob Potter 23)

Marquis Consort celebrates music of past

By Swetha Tadisina, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

The Marquis Consort will be transporting the Williams Center for the Arts back to the Baroque and Romantic periods during its upcoming end-of-semester concert. The performance, which will be held at...

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are the first open-world RPGs in the Pokémon series. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo)

Video Game Review: Two long-time Pokémon fans talk highs, lows of ‘Pokémon Scarlet,’ ‘Pokémon Violet’

By Jefrey Alexander and Shirley Liu December 2, 2022

Shirley Liu '23: What were your expectations going into "Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?" Jefrey Alexander '23: See, it's always on the floor. I've been very disappointed with the past couple of games. SL:...

Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play two New York Times journalists who expose Harvey Weinsteins abuse in Hollywood. (Photo courtesy of IMDB)

Movie Review: ‘She Said’: Empowering biographical #MeToo drama

By Myles Wolf, Movie Columnist December 2, 2022

Power lies in two places: with those at the top and in the collective strength of those willing to stand against them. In the wake of continued abuses of power in politics and entertainment, “She Said”...

True Biz follows the headmistress and students of River Valley, a school for deaf students. (Photo courtesy of Goodreads)

Book Review: ‘True Biz’: Stunning portrait of Deaf culture

By Madeline Marriott, Arts & Culture Editor December 2, 2022

Did you know that there’s a dialect of Black American Sign Language (BASL) that has a distinct history and set of signs? Did you know that Alexander Graham Bell was a eugenicist? I didn’t until I read...

Previous Rivalry Week traditions included erecting sky-high bonfires on the center of the Quad. (Photo courtesy of the College Archives)

Rivalry Week traditions through the years

By Elisabeth Seidel, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

From building bonfires as tall as Pardee Hall to hitting junkyard cars with mallets, Lafayette students have come up with many creative ways to show their disdain for Lehigh University after 138 years...

Jermaine Grant 25 has forged strong connections with other first-generation students since coming to Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of Jermaine Grant 25)

First-generation students share their journeys to Lafayette

By Lucas Davis, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

For some, higher education is not a guarantee; many students at Lafayette are among the first in their families to attend college. Nov. 8 was National First Generation Students Day, a time to celebrate...

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