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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Emil Lukas Four Modes celebrates the intersection between humans and nature.

Emil Lukas’ paintings bridge process, product

By Jacob Potter, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

What do larvae, threads and gravity have in common? If you somehow guessed the paintings of Pennsylvania native Emil Lukas, then you’d be correct. Now on display in the Grossman Gallery, Lukas’ "Four...

Author Ross Gay 96 was inspired to become a writer by professors at Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of SF Station)

Best-selling author Ross Gay ’96 redefines joy in new collection of essays

By Kristen Vincent, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

In his new book “Inciting Joy,” author Ross Gay '96 wanted to correct what he felt to be an immature understanding of happiness. “I wanted to offer a definition of joy which did not imagine [joy]...

Damoi Morgan 25 views music as a way to give the campus color. (Photo courtesy of Damoi Morgan 25)

Student Artist Spotlight: Damoi Morgan ’25 adds melody to campus with steel drum

By Elisabeth Seidel, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

It’s possible you’ve never met Damoi Morgan '25, but it's likely that you've heard his music passing through the Quad. To many Lafayette students and faculty members, the melodies from Morgan’s steel...

Leah Prices new book, What We Talk About When We Talk About Books, further discusses the importance and history of reading. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Globe)

Author Leah Price gives lecture on rising popularity of books during pandemic

By Kendal Davis, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

From communities of book lovers on Instagram to aesthetic Zoom bookshelf displays, the COVID-19 pandemic brought books back into style. On Monday, author and book historian Leah Price asked Lafayette...

MAFia welcomed all students to perform in its lip-sync battle. (Photo courtesy of Sebastiano Riverso 24)

The Hill is alive with the sound of music!: Evening of A Cappella, MAFia lip-sync competition dazzle Lafayette

By Natalia Ferruggia, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

Lafayette’s performing arts organizations channeled their inner "Pitch Perfect" this past weekend with two annual music-filled events: MAFia's lip-sync competition and Evening of A Cappella. Last...

Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ is the singer-songwriter’s  first completely original album since 2020. (Photo courtesy of Pitchfork)

Album Review: ‘Midnights’ turns insomnia into hits

By Isabella Gaglione, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor October 28, 2022

On Oct. 21, Taylor Swift asked us to meet her at midnight – a record-breaking number of people did. In its first weekend, Swift’s highly anticipated 10th studio album “Midnights” became the top-selling...

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