Instagram fundraiser raises thousands of dollars in scholarships for undocumented students

The group “Undocufund” raised over $9,000 in scholarship funds for undocumented students at Lafayette this past summer, surpassing both the initial goal of $5,000 and then the second goal of $8,000 in a matter of only two weeks.  The group was started by two Lafayette students, Flor Caceres ’22, Basit Balogun ’21, building on the […]

‘The Voice’ winner Javier Colon performs virtual coffeehouse concert

In a virtual coffeehouse concert concert held over Zoom Wednesday night, students gathered remotely to listen to Javier Colon perform a number of both original and cover songs. Although it was probably quite different from any concert venue he has performed in, Colon consistently interacted with his audience by thanking individuals by name, accepting audience […]

Cosmic Cup closes its doors after 15 years on College Hill

Beloved March Street coffee shop, Cosmic Cup, is closing permanently in the wake of COVID-19 and the college’s expansion plan. According to a statement on the Monocacy Coffee Co. website, “Complications regarding COVID-19, as well as planned phase 2 expansion of Lafayette College’s campus have brought [Cosmic Cup] to an unfortunate impasse, and planned demolition […]