‘It’s fresh food. It’s local food’: Twin Maple Farms delivers fresh potatoes to dining halls

It’s potato season in Lehigh Valley, and Twin Maple Farms owner Gary Hunsicker has planted more than enough Lehigh Valley Gold potatoes to be harvested – some of which will soon arrive to the dining halls at Lafayette College. Campus Executive Chef John Soder has been getting this specific brand of potatoes from Twin Maple Farms for three […]

Ending racism in an hour? W. Kamau Bell uses comedy to address race in America

Talking about race in America while being funny and informative can be a daunting task. But that didn’t stop comedian Kamau Bell from doing just that in Colton Chapel Tuesday night. Bell, a stand-up comedian, started to cultivate his observational, and often edgy, commentary on current events in the FX show, “Totally Biased” with W. Kamau […]

Jazz great back on stage: Campus mainstay to play in Williams Center on Saturday

Pianist Skip Wilkins has played with some of the jazz greats: Stanley Turrentine, David Liebman and David Sánchez. Now, he’s playing at Lafayette College. It’s not his first time on campus, either. He’s an associate professor at the college, and he’ll be performing at the Williams Center for the Arts from 8 to 9 p.m. on Saturday with his […]

PARDner and Peer Mentor program to merge: Mentoring program for athletes to combine with academic advising program

At the end of this academic year, the PARDner program and the Peer Mentor program for athletes will merge to become one. “Rather than having parallel programs for athletes and non-athletes, we will have a comprehensive peer mentoring/advising system for all students that takes into account the transition issues of all first year students,” First Year […]