A historic legacy: archivist Diane Shaw retires after three decades of growing college’s collections

For 33 years, Diane Shaw has served as a link between Lafayette and its history. Shaw, Director for Special Collections and College Archives, recently announced she will retire after the Fall 2018 semester. She will still be on campus during the spring semester “tying up loose ends” and finishing up a few projects, Shaw said. […]

Mister Lee’s Noodles named ’28 Best Ramen Restaurants’: attributes success to ‘fresh,’ ‘seasonal’ ingredients

Mister Lee’s Noodles in the Easton Public Market has recently been named to the list of the 28 Best Ramen Restaurants “from Coast to Coast” by the Food Network. The ranking comes around the same time that the popular downtown restaurant surpassed its record for most bowls sold in one day, selling 440 bowls, according […]

Performance Review: Percussion Ensemble delivers unique, exceptional performance

Thunderous booms and resounding crashes echoed out of Williams Center on Monday night as the Lafayette College Percussion Ensemble delivered yet another successful performance. Professor J. Larry Stockton, head of the music department and specialist in traditional Japanese music, has clearly hit his stride once again in his direction of the group. The ensemble is […]

Local farmers discuss sustainability, organic farming: emphasize amount of resources, people behind production

The future of organic farming and issues surrounding land and water resources were discussed by a panel of local farmers following a partial screening of the film “Sustainable.” The event was held by the Lafayette Food and Farm Cooperative (LaFFCo), with a packed house in Buck Hall this past Tuesday. “Sustainable” describes the world as […]

Lafayette Symposium schedules speaker from Pew Research Center, the first since formation of committee

Director of Religion Research at the Pew Research Center Alan Cooperman will be visiting the college in March next semester, an event put on by the Lafayette Symposium. This event, to be held on March 6, will be the first from the symposium since last year’s debate between Brexit architect Nigel Farage and former President […]

‘Creed II’ successfully follows original film with new director: actors perform with passion, though lacks original plot lines

In the age of sequels and remakes that Hollywood is currently entrenched in, it is important to be weary of franchises biting off more than they can chew. “Creed II” is part of an eight movie franchise and it was brought back to life with vitality and vigor. Director Ryan Coogler originally brought Adonis Creed […]