Black-led student coalition Dear Lafayette College begins working with staff and faculty after releasing demands

The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd impacted every corner of the nation this past summer, and Lafayette was no exception. On June 22, the Instagram account @black.at.laf was created, sending shockwaves through the College Hill community with its revelations about the treatment of Black and Brown students and faculty.  The Dear […]

‘The conversation doesn’t stop here’: LANDIS Center hosts discussion on ICE and the treatment of immigrants

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), eugenics, the sterilization of ICE detainees, and the history behind the treatment of immigrants were all discussed last Tuesday at a virtual event hosted by Landis Center’s MOSAIC Tutoring Team.  The discussion was moderated by Jonathan Sosa-Ponce ‘21 and included Karina Fuentes, assistant director of intercultural development, Flor De Maria […]

Being ‘obsessed in this moment’: Jenna Bond speaks on writing for television

It is easier to get into Harvard than to become an intelligent writer. At least that’s what television writer Jenna Bond told her virtual audience Tuesday night. Bond took her audience on a journey of what goes on behind the scenes of television production during the eighth event in this semester’s Closs Virtual Reading series. […]

Greek life leaders silent over investigations into allegations linking unapproved social events with recent COVID outbreak

All Greek life activities at Lafayette have been canceled as of Oct. 21 amid an investigation into alleged misconduct both before and after Covid-19 cases began to emerge on campus in mid-October.  The allegations, which have come in from social media and anonymous reporting, allege that fraternities – specifically Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE), Phi Kappa […]

TV Review: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ is an ode to passion, wisdom and femininity

Some say that genius and madness walk the same path. I don’t believe that. I dare to say that genius and madness are the same, just used interchangeably by some persons and not the others depending on their established norms. Many might think that swallowing a handful of tranquilizers to play chess on the ceiling, the game […]