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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Student Artist Spotlight

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...

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...

Dina Azar 25 charges $35 for a manicure and $40 for a Gel-X set with nail extensions. (Photo courtesy of Dina Azar 25)

Student Artist Spotlight: Dina Azar ’25 delivers manicures centered around self-care

By Kristen Vincent, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

When Dina Azar ‘25 was younger, her mother wouldn’t allow her to get her nails done at a salon. Now, she has her own business doing nails for students at Lafayette. “[My mom] thought it wasn't...

Rapper Téo Rodriguez 24 is currently working on new music that will be released by May. (Photo courtesy of Téo Rodriguez 24)

Student Artist Spotlight: ‘My music is vulnerable’: Téo Rodriguez ’24 opens up through rap

By Bernadette Russo, Arts & Culture Editor September 9, 2022

When Téo Rodriguez ‘24 was in high school, his classmates never said his name right. Now, as an established rapper, people at Lafayette and beyond know his name and his music. Rodriguez, known as...

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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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’

By 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

By 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

By 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...

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