‘We are all a work in progress’: Annual day of service honors Amanda Miner ’18

The college’s annual day of service, Lafapalooza, is this weekend and students, staff and faculty are invited. This year, the theme of Lafapalooza honors the words Amanda Miner ‘18, who passed away earlier this semester, lived by: “We are all a work in progress.” Lafapalooza, hosted by the Center for Community Engagement and the Landis Center, […]

World-class woman sitar player comes to Lafayette

Hasu Patel said that the sound of the sitar, an Indian stringed instrument, connects her with her inner voice. She is one of the few world-class female sitar players playing classical music, and she is scheduled to perform Saturday at the Williams Center for the Arts with the Lafayette Concert Chorus. According to the Williams Center for the Arts webpage on […]

Juniors, sophomores welcome poet at student competition reading

Distinguished poet and professor at Northampton Community College Javier Avila selected the poem “Aylan” by Emily Lugos ’20 as the winner of the Jean E. Corrie Poetry Competition Prize. A reading on Tuesday – part of the college’s Poetry Week – honored this distinction. Since 1989, the Jean E. Corrie Poetry Prize has recognized students’ talents’ in poetic […]

Renowned poet speaks about writing, yoga, spirituality at poetry competition reading

Poetry week was kicked off not only with renowned authors, but young ones as well. Three students gave readings, and in one case a musical performance, of their winning poems in the MacKnight Black Poetry Competition, a poetry competition only open to Lafayette seniors. Rachel Rubino ’17 was awarded first place, with honorable mentions going to Nora Hand […]

Trying to take it home: Women’s lacrosse looks to clinch home-field advantage in first round of Patriot League Tournament

After falling to Patriot League leading Loyola, the women’s lacrosse team’s seed in the conference tournament remains a big question heading into the last game of the season. On April 22, the Leopards faced off against the number one team in the Patriot League – Loyola. The Greyhounds, who started the season 1-7 – largely a by-product […]

Athletic review timeline extended

Six months into the athletics review, the college said the results of the department-wide survey was postponed. The department began a review of athletic competitiveness last November. The goal of the review was to reassess the allocation of funding in comparison with other similar programs. The college hired a consultant, Andrew Fellingsham from Intercollegiate Athletic Consulting, to assist in […]