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The College Republicans and College Democrats came together in a bipartisan effort to remember 9/11.

College Democrats, Republicans coordinate 9/11 discussion

Alexander Portner, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

To honor and remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the College Republicans and College Democrats hosted a discussion and documentary screening for students in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights....

Deanna Hanchuk 22 prepares a plate of pierogies to serve at her fundraiser rally to raise funds for Ukraine.

Rally for Ukraine raises two thousand dollars for refugees and soldiers

Gilad Evans, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

Last Saturday, Deanna Hanchuk '22, along with students representing the International Students Association (ISA) and Art Professor Pedro Barbeito's Beginning Printmaking class, raised over $2,000 in cash...

Additions to the collection include a number of antique books and magazines. (Photo by Emma Alessi 25 for The Lafayette)

Special Collections acquires new artifacts

Emma Alessi, Contributing Writer April 8, 2022

Items in Skillman Library’s Special Collections range from a rare prayer book to Confucian texts written by an ancient emperor. A number of the newest additions to these artifacts added over the past...

Jas Verem spoke about his work with the Elizabeth, New Jersey brach of the International Rescue Committee, inviting students to volunteer. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22)

Jas Verem ’00 discusses humanitarian work with International Rescue Committee

Gilad Evans, Contributing Writer October 29, 2021

This Wednesday, Jas Verem ‘00 described his turbulent upbringing and his work with the New Jersey office of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) at Refugee Action's keynote event.  Born into...

The organizers of the Zetefest spoke to the joy of hosting an event after many were away for campus the past year because of the pandemic. (Photo by Tyler Makover 22)

Student-led music festival “Zetefest” raised thousands for Third Street Alliance

Baris Yazici, Contributing Writer October 29, 2021

The Lafayette chapter of the Zeta Psi fraternity organized a student-led music festival on Oct. 23 that raised $2,000 in support of Easton's Third Street Alliance. The fall-themed festival, or "Zetefest,"...

Dean of Students Brian Samble, Title IX Coordinator Amanda Haninck and Student Advocacy & Prevention Coordinator Kate Bednarsky (left to right) discussed the frequency of sexual assault on campus and their efforts to prevent it to a group of about 15 students. (Photo by Gilad Evans 24)

Town hall addresses sexual assault after 13 reports in two months

Gilad Evans, Contributing Writer October 22, 2021

On Monday, a small group of students gathered in the Farinon atrium for a panel led by Dean of Students Brian Samble, Director of Educational Equity Amanda Hanincik and Student Advocacy & Prevention...

James Cottrell ’77 speaks on his contributions to diversifying the uniform field of finance

Lucie Lagodich, Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2021

The finance industry is one of the least diverse industries in the United States. James Cottrell '77 has been fighting the imbalance since his graduation, long before the Securities and Exchange Commission...

A crowd of about 100, including three Lafayette students, marched in protest of the Texas abortion law this past weekend. (Photo courtesy of Meredith McGee 23)

Lafayette students march with locals to protest restrictive abortion legislation

Trebor Maitin October 8, 2021

Cities across America participated in the 2021 Women’s March last Saturday, held in response to Texas's restrictive abortion law and the slew of copycat bills in other states. The Lehigh Valley and Easton...

While sharing her love for the topic with Lafayette students, Ainissa Ramirez emphasized the importance that everyone have a seat at the table in conversations about science. (Photo by Pierson White 24)

How humans and materials shaped each other: Ainissa Ramirez speaks to the influence of technology on society

Lucie Lagodich October 1, 2021

From the mass production of lightbulbs to the invention of the GPS, countless little-known Black inventors have contributed to the technologically advanced world we have today. “These are things that...

The Commencement Ceremony for the graduating class of 2019. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette News).

What to expect from the 186th Commencement ceremony

Lucie Lagodich May 7, 2021

Rain or shine, the graduating Class of 2021 should expect an outdoor ceremony for Commencement. Barring any weather that could harm the students or guests, the ceremony will be held in Fisher Stadium on...

Lafayette students win top three places at Lehigh Engineering’s annual Research Symposium

Phoebe Goltra April 16, 2021

Lafayette students won first, second and third place in this year's David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium, hosted at Lehigh University. One outstanding student was selected from each...

The Athlete Ally club has swelled in size over the past few years, and now has over 70 members. (Photo courtesy of Audrey Sawers 21)

Athlete Ally hosts first meeting of the semester with virtual panel on the horizon

Caroline McParland February 26, 2021

The Lafayette College Athlete Ally club (LCAA) gathered on Zoom last Wednesday to discuss their plans going forward, with a focus on the virtual panel the club has been organizing, themed 'allyship through...

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