Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jazzmeia Horn to perform at the college this Friday

Jazzmeia Horn, a Grammy-nominated, Texas-native New Yorker, will bring her renowned jazz vocals to campus this Friday. Compared to the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Betty Carter, Horn’s once-in-a-generation music will ring in the college’s annual performance series that runs throughout the year. Hollis Ashby, artistic and executive director of the performance series, was impressed […]

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program changes name, provides more inclusive curriculum

The Women’s and Gender Studies program has changed its name to Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS). The change, while seemingly small, is “really a question of representation,” program chair Mary Armstrong said.  “Sexuality in its broadest sense [has] always been part of women’s studies,” she said, adding that issues of gender and sexuality are […]

Christian DiMarco ’98 builds successful retail firm with network of Lafayette almuni

Christian DiMarco ’98, is a leading example of entrepreneurship at Lafayette, both as a board member for the Dyer Center for entrepreneurship and Founder and CEO of Perpay, the fastest-growing retail firm in the United States, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. “I started a couple companies in the 2000s,” DiMarco said over the phone. “And […]

Sophomore Ryan Tall leads men’s golf team to top five finish at first fall tournament

The Lafayette men’s golf team finished in a tie for fifth place out of 18 teams at the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational last weekend. Out of the six Patriot League schools who competed, the Leopards finished second behind Bucknell University. Sophomore Ryan Tall recorded the best individual performance, finishing with a 215 through the three […]

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi’s wood carvings inspired by Japanese folklore, exhibited at the Williams Center for the Arts

While considering visual art, one may first imagine a traditional drawing or a paitning. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, however, challenged that perception by making his visual art through cutting and designing wood. Yoshitoshi, a Japanese artist who lived from 1839-1892, based his works off of both regional and self-created stories. Twenty-four pieces of Yoshitoshi’s art are currently […]

Volleyball earns first wins of the season as Crosstown Invitational hosts

The Lafayette volleyball team hosted the Crosstown Invitational this past weekend and went 2-2 in the tournament before winning on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) on Wednesday. Against FDU, the Leopards lost the first set 25-15 before winning the final three sets en route to the victory. Lafayette tallied 60 kills to FDU’s […]