Students, faculty protest immigration ban online, on the streets

Hundreds of people gathered last Saturday for an open house at Islamic Center of Muslim Association of the Lehigh Valley. Food was served from several Muslim cultures. When a call to prayer occurred during their visit, members of the association allowed them to stay in the prayer hall. “It was very powerful to sit in this room with […]

DKE partners with alum to support charity in Honduras

Delta Kappa Epsilon has teamed up with DKE alumnus Daniel Moore ‘75 to raise money and spread awareness for the Leadership Center in Honduras (TLC). Moore is TLC’s chairman of the leadership mission international board and a volunteer with the organization. “TLC, a non-profit public charity, was a school established to empower poor, young women in Honduras,” […]

Soulfege places third in regional competition

Over the weekend, Lafayette’s co-ed a cappella group, Soulfege, competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Quarterfinals at Drexel University. Soulfege placed third among nine a cappella groups around Pennsylvania. Singers Mary Kate Arcuri ‘19 and Sophia Rinaldi ‘19 described the environment of the competition as “more of a performance than just singing.” […]

With new South Asian history professor, a first for the college

In seeking to broaden their own subject range, Lafayette’s history department has expanded the college’s faculty arsenal with its first South Asian history professor. Hafsa Kanjwal, who will begin in fall 2017, is currently finishing her Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. As a graduate student instructor, she has taught for Islam in South Asia […]