Capturing humanity through dance: ‘Analogy/Dora: Tramontane’ explores a tale of struggle and survival

Fierce, artistic, bold and brimming with ingenuity, the bodily movements of the “Analogy/Dora: Tramontane” modern dance performance told a story that captured the human condition and moved the audience to a standing ovation. The performance tells the story of Dora Amelan, a French-Jewish nurse and social worker, broken into 25 separate dance performances that brings her […]

Gearing Up for the Postseason: Women’s cross country makes strides at Leopard Invitational

In their last meet before the Patriot League Championship, the women’s cross country team put forth their strongest performance of the year. Lafayette was the host of the annual Leopard Invitational cross country meet this past Saturday at Metzgar Fields. Seven schools competed in total, with seven men’s teams and five women’s teams competing. The Lafayette women continued to […]

Hooligan Sparrow sheds light in dark places: Chinese activist filmmaker screens latest film

For most people, film is mostly a medium of action. For Nanfu Wang, it is a medium of activism. On Monday night the film and media studies department, in conjunction with the Asian Studies Department, presented a screening of “Hooligan Sparrow” followed by a Q and A with the director, Wang. The documentary captured the struggle of […]

Parking areas to expand

As a part of the college’s expansion, plans are underway to build a 302-car parking lot on Bushkill Drive to accommodate the growing number of students. Vice President of Finance Roger Demareski sees the future Bushkill Drive lot as a place for long term parking, with the planned increase of nearly 400 students at the college […]

Bringing Muslim art to campus: APA grant to bring diverse cultural perspectives to Lafayette art

After receiving a grant from the Association of Performing Arts (APA), Lafayette has begun its initiative to expand the understanding, engagement and awareness of the Muslim heritage. The program will span over a 30-month period, and will incorporate performances, campus visitors and other interactive events. The $204,000 grant entitled, “Tapestries: Voices Within Contemporary Muslim Cultures” is […]

Ceaseless drama: ‘All Things Cease to Appear’ is one of the best novels of the year

Good luck forgetting “All Things Cease to Appear” after you read it. Elizabeth Brundage’s tale of two interrelated families who first intersect in the 1970s is compulsively readable and almost hypnotic in its slow build to the tragedy described in the first chapter. Professor George Clare comes home to find his young wife Catherine brutally murdered in their upstairs bedroom. […]