Unifying Lafayette: installation aims to create ‘unity on campus’

On the quad stands a circular structure with strings strewn across it, seemingly randomly. However, these strings are an opportunity for Lafayette students to unite through common connections. The collaborative art installation is an effort by the Arts Society, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and LiveWell Lafayette to create “unity on the quad.” Anyone can string colorful yarn […]

Hamilton biographer speaks on the musical, American history, commencement speech

What was a conversation on a Sunday afternoon walk in the fall of 2008 turned into a “life-changing” moment for biographer Ron Chernow. His friend’s daughter, he was told, was friends with Lin-Manuel Miranda from college. Miranda read Chernow’s “Alexander Hamilton” over vacation, and was entranced with the story. After they were put in touch […]