Two painted banners hanging on the wall in Farinon

Kimberly Manalang ’21 and Shirley Liu ’23 on the implementation and importance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month has been celebrated in many communities since the 1970s, but this year is the first time that it will officially be celebrated at the college. And organizers want to make sure it will leave a lasting impact beyond just the month of May. As the daughter of […]

Caroline standing in a grassy field with a jacket on.

Student Artist Spotlight: Caroline Sabin ’21 talks about her passion for music and leaving a ‘legacy’ of accessibility in the arts

In a socially distanced year, Caroline Sabin ’21 has used music as a way to stay connected with her community. “We’re not in this alone,” she said. “We’re all together, and even though we may be recording something on our computer in 50 different states or many different countries, we are still connected as a […]

Kelsey Moum smiling outside with her arms crossed.

Student Activist Spotlight: Kelsey Moum ’21 talks experience, education and everyday activism in her work

Kelsey Moum ’21 says that activism takes place in marches, protests and lobbying—but she believes change can happen in everyday settings, too. Moum said she has found that one of the best things she can do in the spaces she occupies is embody activism through individual relationships and in the groups she is part of. […]

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‘It’s a numbers game’: Counselors and recent grads offer insights on how the pandemic has affected the workplace

Securing a job after graduation is hard enough without a global pandemic—and this year, students at Lafayette are dealing with both. Luckily, the Gateway Career Center has insights on how the pandemic will affect students looking for jobs and internships. Although all her appointments are virtual now, the pandemic has not changed Alana Klass’s responsibilities […]