Renowned poet speaks about writing, yoga, spirituality at poetry competition reading

Poetry week was kicked off not only with renowned authors, but young ones as well. Three students gave readings, and in one case a musical performance, of their winning poems in the MacKnight Black Poetry Competition, a poetry competition only open to Lafayette seniors. Rachel Rubino ’17 was awarded first place, with honorable mentions going to Nora Hand […]

Geeking out

Lafayette celebrates second annual Geek Week Some students may have been wondering why a Pac man arcade game and an air hockey table were in Farinon. This week marked the second annual Geek Week at Lafayette. Events covered a wide range of geeky interests, including a Marvel and DC comic book artist, a session on […]

Food for thought

Skillman Library hosts annual book-based baking contest People often claim reading is a piece of cake. This past April Fool’s Day, Skillman Library proved it. The library hosted its fourth Edible Books Contest last Wednesday, where students and faculty were challenged to create an edible piece that is inspired by and related to any book […]

Instrumental color: Story telling through sound relations

Kirk O’Riordan expands musical boundaries. Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications _____________________________________  When people hear about electronic music, they often think of artists like Skrillex, Avicii, and Bassnectar. Their music is loud, energetic and makes for a killer dance party. Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Lafayette Kirk O’Riordan created a different kind […]