Women in STEM Week celebrates diversity of experiences

Women who pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) often face struggles due to these disciplines being sometimes overwhelmingly male-dominated. Shira Wein ’19, a computer science major, said she can attest to some of these struggles. “I’ve often questioned my own abilities and my path in STEM, but studying computer science […]

Student Artist Spotlight: Jonathan Arrington showcased plays, shares passion for the art of theatre

Jonathan Arrington ’21 was first introduced to playwriting at an early age as a creative outlet. “I always would write plays when I was younger, but I would never take them seriously,” he said. As a first-year student at Lafayette, Arrington’s play “Casting Call” won the 10-minute play competition out of a diverse pool of […]

Kristen Gibbons Feden ’04 talks sexual assault awareness, experience as Bill Cosby prosecutor

Prominent lawyer and Lafayette alumna Kristen Gibbons Feden ’04 spoke to students on Tuesday about her influential role as prosecutor in the Bill Cosby trial. Hosted by Pards Against Sexual Assault (PASA) and the Office of Intercultural Development, the event was held as a part of the ongoing “I Ask” Campaign Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Feden […]

Album Review: Redefining pop music with unconventional style, Billie Eilish debuts album ‘When we all fall asleep, where do we go?’

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past week, you’ve probably seen or heard the name Billie Eilish. On Spotify’s United States top-50 chart, Eilish occupies seven of the top ten spots. Her rise to fame has been meteoric – at the young age of 17, Eilish boasts seven gold and two platinum singles, […]

‘We still bleed the same color’: March Elementary School students perform, write, direct skits in honor of civil rights movement

Lafayette celebrated its seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon with the help of young students from March Elementary School this past Monday. The skits, which were the focal point of the event, were all written, directed and acted by the young students in order to showcase their knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement. Students […]

Navigating logistics and emphasizing humanity of resettlement, RefAct to sponsor another refugee family

Refugee Action (RefAct) will be sponsoring a refugee family for the second time in the past two years, who will be arriving this week. RefAct’s responsibilities will go well beyond the typical purview of a campus refuge organization as a result of massive budget cuts to resettlement programs under the Trump Administration. RefAct has been […]

The future of Israel: Professor Ilan Peleg speaks on the importance of upcoming Israeli elections

Benjamin Netanyahu, the current Prime Minister of Israel, is being indicted after ten years in his role. Israel is now preparing for an election on April 9 that will effect the political future of the region. Born and raised in Israel, government and law professor and chair of Jewish Studies Ilan Peleg spoke about the April […]