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Alex Diaz 22 specializes in black and white digital photography. (Photo by Alex Diaz 22)

Student Artist Spotlight: Alex Diaz ’22 empowers queer students of color through art

Bernadette Russo, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor February 25, 2022

For Alex Diaz '22, art is more than a hobby. It is a calling. Diaz originally entered Lafayette as a government and law major. All of that changed once they enrolled in a film and media studies class....

Through their art, Sadie Graeff 22 asks viewers to question what makes a person who they are. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22)

Student artist spotlight: Sadie Graeff ’22 explores facets of identity with art

Madeline Marriott, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor December 3, 2021

Sadie Graeff ‘22 turned to art to carve out their spot at Lafayette. Their work is focused on the body and identity and covers themes such as mental illness and physical disability. According to Graeff,...

Corey Beck 22 leads Lafayettes Pep Band on and off the field. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22)

Student Artist Spotlight: Corey Beck ‘22 reflects on time with pep band before conducting at his final football game

Isabella Gaglione, Contributing Writer November 19, 2021

It is hard for Corey Beck ‘22 to remember a time in his life without music. He grew up surrounded by musical instruments, learning piano when he was five and percussion in the fourth grade. And his...

Anna Zittle ‘22 is the vocal director for the upcoming Marquis Players production of ‘The Wedding Singer. (Photo courtesy of Anna Zittle)

Student Artist Spotlight: Anna Zittle ‘22 on the integration of music and math

Katie Frost April 30, 2021

When Music Professor Kirk O’Riordan asked Anna Zittle ‘22 to compose a piece for concert band last year, he probably wouldn't have guessed it would involve an exponential function. But Zittle is a...

Student Artist Spotlight: Kymble Clark 22 on printmaking and self-portraiture as a means of communication and expression

Student Artist Spotlight: Kymble Clark ’22 on printmaking and self-portraiture as a means of communication and expression

Jenna Herzog April 23, 2021

Creating art is as significant and refreshing as taking a breath of fresh air, according to Kymble Clark ‘22, and it provides an outlet to explore self-identity and discover a relationship with gender...

Skiff was filmed in Easton last July. (Photo Courtesy of Ethan Barsh 21)

Student Artist Spotlight: ‘Once in a lifetime experience’: filmmaker Ethan Barsh ’21 and actor Tim Kearin ’21 discuss original short film ‘Skiff’

Lisa Green April 9, 2021

"Skiff" is the story of a "categorically forgettable" high school student who attempts to leave his mark on a small town in Pennsylvania. Written, directed and produced during the COVID-19 pandemic by...

Gwen Goldman standing in front of a background full of colorful lines.

Student Artist Spotlight: Artist Gwen Goldman ’21 speaks on her intersecting passions of art and science

Tanushree Sow Mondal March 19, 2021

For Gwen Goldman ’21, the personal nature and humanism of art is what makes it so beautiful and special. The art and biology double major has always been "an artsy kid," she said. But she didn't take...

Maggie DiGrande 21 runs an Etsy shop called Maggie D by the Sea. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22)

Student Artist Spotlight: ‘Part of my identity now’: Maggie DiGrande ’21 paints scenes inspired by her hometown, college campus

Paige Mathieu March 12, 2021

After the COVID-19 pandemic cut her study of art and architecture in Italy short, Maggie DiGrande ‘21 found a way to start sharing her artwork with others. Despite still having a painting class that...

Katie Rice portrait

Student Artist Spotlight: Katie Rice ’21 discusses music involvement and conducting experience at the college

Shiloh Harrill March 5, 2021

When it comes to the arts at Lafayette, Katie Rice '21 has nearly done it all. In the moments when she is not conducting or playing the saxophone in the pep and concert bands, singing in the concert...

Sarah Frankel 21 played Amelia in the colleges fall 2019 production of Vanity Fair. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettecollegetheater Instagram)

Student Artist Spotlight: Sarah Frankel ‘21 on directing plays, connecting castmates and artistic resilience in the time of COVID-19

Madeline Marriott February 26, 2021

For Sarah Frankel '21, theater is a passion as well as a way to connect with others—even in a virtual world. As a student of the theater for over 10 years and a participant in 30 different productions,...

Emily Emick 20 will perform her senior recital and capstone tomorrow, incorporating pieces from different musical eras. (Photo Courtesy of Emily Emick 20)

Student Artist Spotlight: Empowerment through music: Emily Emick ’20 reflects on singing, conducting experiences

Shiloh Harrill March 6, 2020

For Emily Emick '20, music is a way to express herself. And the lessons she has learned through her experiences singing and conducting at the college have not only expressed her genuine love for classical...

Remziye Erdogan 20 completed her capstone project last semester. (Photo courtesy of Remziye Erdogan 20)

Student Artist Spotlight: Remziye Erdogan ’20 discusses integration of engineering and art

Danielle Mullan February 14, 2020

Mechanical engineering and studio art may seem like an unlikely pairing - but for Remziye Erdogan '20, the duo is natural, and even beneficial. Erdogan, a dual art and mechanical engineering major, has...

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