A modern revolutionary: Daveed Diggs speaks on artistic pursuits, career, Hamilton

Daveed Diggs was a struggling actor for eight months in New York City before he became widely known for his Tony Award-winning performance in the Musical “Hamilton,” created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, and his subsequent appearances in “Black-ish,” “Wonder,” “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Get Down.” Before co-starring […]

Professor Van Dyck and Abdul Manan ’18 appear on Nigel Farage’s podcast after debate: both say they regret choices surrounding comments

After concluding his final debate with the former president of Mexico at Lafayette, Nigel Farage got to work recording a podcast on the debate series. Abdul Manan ’18, co-founder of the Mill Series, said that Farage approached him after the reception following the debate to speak on his podcast about the Mill Series and free […]

President Byerly gives talk on Victorian era interconnectedness between science and art

Most may think of virtual reality as a new concept—a futuristic, novel idea routed in gaming and technology. That wasn’t so in the Victorian era, as President Alison Byerly discussed in her talk on Tuesday. Byerly majored in English at Wellesley College and received her master’s and Ph.D. in the subject at University of Pennsylvania. […]

Lecturer urges for recognition of India on the global stage, says students should have “deeper knowledge” of country

As U.S. relations with countries overseas grow more tense, with China in particular, Alyssa Ayres—Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council of Foreign Relations—stressed the growing importance and prominence of India in the global political economy that is often overlooked. Ayres, who is also the director for U.S. Relations with the […]

Combining art and science: Bio Artist Suzanne Anker speaks on importance of her field

Bio Art is an international trend that has grown increasingly popular over recent years. Since first appearing in the late 90s, it has migrated throughout countries, including Singapore, Australia, UK, the Netherlands and Canada, before finally making its way into the curriculum of art schools across America, according to Suzanne Anker. “[Bio Art] is a […]

Aman’s Indian Bistro relocates to downtown Easton, looks to get involved at Lafayette

Aman’s Indian Bistro is moving from its previous location off Easton-Nazareth Highway, near Walmart and Regal Cinemas, to downtown Easton. The bistro will join the diverse eating places Easton has: French cuisine at Maxim’s 22, Mexican dishes at La Perla Tapatia and Egyptian meals at The Taza Shop. The restaurant provided food for the Holi […]

TV Review: For the culture: Grown-ish highlights marginalized students on college campuses

“Watch out world, I’m grown now.” This is a lyric I have sung and come to live by for the past couple of weeks. If you’ve been keeping up with social media or the show, a cultural phenomenon, “Black-ish,” you may have come across a group of eclectic college students huddled together discussing their Adderall-induced […]