Fashion forward: College partners with H&M to promote sustainibility

Earlier this week, Lafayette students had a chance to combine their passion for fashion with their passion for sustainability. Lafayette students were given the opportunity to become involved in one of H&M’s sustainability efforts this past Tuesday. Students strutted their stuff in the Marlo Room for Lafayette’s first “Close the Loop Fashion Show.” Many of […]

Sitting down with Professor Sanborn: History department head discusses his new book

This week, The Lafayette sat down with Head of the Lafayette’s History Department Joshua Sanborn. Sanborn’s latest novel, “Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War & The Destruction of the Russian Empire,” was recently published in time for the centennial of World War I. Sanborn shared the details of his book with us, as well as the […]

Opening channels of communication: President’s first town hall meeting airs campus concerns

President Alison Byerly hosted on Monday the first town hall meeting in the college’s recent memory, providing a platform for campus-wide concerns to be voiced. A group of approximately 70 students, faculty and staff gathered in Colton Chapel as Byerly stood at the front receiving questions, addressing issues and commenting on concerns that were raised […]

A question of faith: New theater department production is complex and thought-provoking

Few things are as powerful as doubt. Doubt paralyzes the body and clouds the mind, making one question that which before they found dear. The Lafayette Theater Department’s rendition of John Patrick Shanley’s play “Doubt” captures this confusing emotion perfectly, and poses challenging moral questions to the audience. The play is about a strict and […]

The nose knows Garlic Fest: Easton celebrates smelly October tradition this weekend

Get ready to “Eat, Drink & Stink!” this weekend at the annual Easton Garlic festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Lehigh Valley’s stinkiest culinary event includes a variety of garlic-dish cooking demonstrations, friendly cooking competitions, tasting events, and various beer and wine tastings. Every October, Easton celebrates the odorous […]

Lafayette’s 24th team: College’s Sports Medicine staff treats over 500 student-athletes a year

Lafayette College has 23 varsity sports teams, but central to the success of these teams is a 24th team—the Lafayette Sports Medicine team. They’re committed to the overall health of the college’s roughly 530 student athletes.   The team is comprised of seven athletic trainers, two physicians, numerous work study students, undergraduate and graduate workers, […]