‘Social impact’ through the arts: Ballet Hispánico dance company to perform tonight

“Art allows us to speak without words,” said Eduardo Vilaro, artistic director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico. “It allows us to be in a space that removes everything we’ve been given by society, by our communities.” Ballet Hispánico, recognized as America’s leading Latino dance organization according to their website, will bring their fusion of dance […]

Men’s golf team ties for fourth place at Lehigh Invitational in penultimate fall tournament

Just a few days after reclaiming the President’s Cup from rival Lehigh, the Lafayette golf team returned to action at the Lehigh Invitational last weekend. At the 36-hole tournament, the team finished in a tie for fourth place with three Leopard golfers placing in the top-15.  “I think we put ourselves in great position to […]

Guitarist Randall Kohl performs music of Octaviano Yáñez, discusses its significance

Guitarist Randall Kohl, who has dedicated much of his music career to performing the compositions of Orizaban guitarist Octaviano Yáñez, came to the college this past Monday to play an assortment of Yáñez’s compositions and speak on their importance. Kohl explained that Yáñez was one of the most significant classical guitarists in Mexico. Even though […]

Lafayette nationally ranked for diversity in engineering, students point to areas of continued improvement

Lafayette’s engineering program was recently recognized for demonstrating an exemplary commitment to diversity and inclusivity by the American Society for Engineering Education, nearly doubling the national average for representation of minority groups. According to the college’s website, the engineering program at Lafayette includes the participation of 36% female students, and 25% of students come from […]

Field hockey clinches Patriot League tournament spot after beating rival Lehigh

The Lafayette field hockey team clinched a spot in the Patriot League tournament for the second straight year with a 1-0 win over rival Lehigh last Friday. Sophomore forward Molly McAndrew was the hero of the game, netting the contest’s lone goal in the 18th minute. “Beating Lehigh is great, every time,” said head coach […]

Movie Review: While ‘Gemini Man’ achieves advances in age reduction technology, character development, dialogue proves unsuccessful

After completing his 72nd job, the legendary sniper Henry Brogan (played by Will Smith) decides to retire. However, he is forced to flee after becoming the target of an elite assassin who can predict his every move. He comes to find that the hunter is a younger clone of himself, and it’s up to Brogan […]

Women’s soccer defeats Colgate in overtime after junior forward Krista Kissell’s golden goal

The Lafayette women’s soccer team earned a 2-1 overtime win last Saturday over conference opponent Colgate, with junior forward Krista Kissell scoring the game-winning goal in the 93rd minute. It was the second consecutive overtime game for the Leopards, who battled to a 1-1 tie last Wednesday at Navy.  With the win, the team’s overall […]

Tour guides leave program following feelings of pressure to share inauthentic experiences: The challenges facing tour guides of color

Tour guides are one of the key bridges between prospective students and the Lafayette College experience. But what if your experience isn’t relatable to the majority of prospective students? For several former tour guides who joined the program with the goal of sharing their experiences with a more diverse population of prospective students, appealing to a […]

Movie Review: A ‘bold new direction’ for comic book films: ‘The Joker’ takes risks, breaks tradition

“Joker” is DC’s most bold, fresh and original picture since 2008’s “Dark Knight.” While it will not be loved by all, it may serve as the perfect new starting point for DC’s future approach to its films. The world of comic book adaptations has predominantly centered around the works of Marvel (which owns Spiderman, X-Men […]

An ‘Americanized take on Mexican cuisine’: Mesa challenges tradition, offers a ‘satisfying experience’

If you are looking for authentic Mexican cuisine, you may not find it at Mesa. Instead, you can expect a blend of American and Mexican tastes that create a great dining experience. When waiters bring the guacamole out and mix it tableside in a fancy mortar and pestle, you might feel that you stumbled into […]