Editorial: If you think Lafayette needs to stop acting like our parents, subscribe down below and I will show the police.

For too long, Lafayette has been acting like they are our mommies and daddies. Monitoring us, searching our rooms, making us eat their meals. It must end. The Editorial Staff needs your help to make Lafayette stop acting like our parents. Please, subscribe to The Lafayette by sending a note to the address down below. […]

Women’s tennis earns first Patriot League win with shutout over Holy Cross, falls to Army and Loyola

Last weekend, the women’s tennis team travelled to West Point, N.Y., for three Patriot League matches, going 1-2 to open conference play. The highlight of the weekend was a 5-0 win over Holy Cross, including a sweep of the doubles points and four singles victories.  “The team went in with a strong mindset and ready […]

Grammy-winning violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja to perform tonight

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music performance, will perform tonight at the Williams Center for the Arts. Kopatchinskaja, known for inserting personality into her shows and often seen performing barefoot, will be accompanied by pianist Polina Leschenko. A native of the eastern European country of Moldova, Kopatchinskaja’s music […]

International students in American education system: workshop aims to educate faculty members on inclusive teaching

More international students are enrolling into American colleges than ever before, according to the Power of International Education. As Lafayette follows this trend, there is a growing push to help professors make their classrooms as inclusive as possible. The Power of International Education’s data shows that 1,094,792 international students have enrolled in American colleges in […]

Poet, philosophy professor Owen McLeod debuts poetry collection ‘Dream Kitchen’

A philosophy professor at the college, Owen McLeod has shown his strong poetic background through his various published works and recent debut poetry collection “Dream Kitchen.” The collection was awarded the 2018 Vassar Miller Prize in poetry by the University of North Texas Press.  “Dream Kitchen” explores themes of grief, family, mental health, the human soul, […]

Movie Review: Haunted by our own reflections: though imperfect, ‘Us’ charged with societal meaning

Two years ago, Jordan Peele burst into the national spotlight with the release of his debut film, “Get Out” (2017). Now, after an ever so brief hiatus, the comedian-turned-master-of-horror has returned to the big screen with “Us” (2019), a film that doesn’t quite reach the polished heights of “Get Out,” but still proves to be as […]