Expect the unexpected

Contemporary Music Ensemble gives final performance of the year Photo Courtesy of Professor O’Riordan There was nothing typical about the selection of music heard on Monday, April 21, at the performance of The Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble (LCCME). The Lafayette students who participated in Monday’s concert were hand selected by Kirk O’Riordan, the conductor of the […]

Monks, Meditation, and Merging

Drepung Gomang monastery monks visit campus Photos by Sarah Walko ‘15 and courtesy of lafayette.edu While students slid into their flip-flops and began claiming territory on the sunny quad during the past week, Lafayette’s special guests donned different outfits. The Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery for Advanced Studies and Practices on Buddhist Philosophy resided on campus […]

Behind the Scenes: Students produce PBS broadcast

Photos courtesy of Lafayette College Lafayette students appeared on PBS for the second time in two years in “Lafayette Lens,” a student-run production created in partnership with Lehigh Valley PBS affiliate, WLVT Channel 39. Students of Professor Mark Crain’s Political Economy class managed the production. Together, they developed production strategies and learned to communicate through […]

Fall football for a fight against cancer

Photos by Nicole Maselli ‘14| The Lafayette Two teams stared each other down from their hunched, ready positions, looking not to tackle each other, but the true opponent: cancer. Last Sunday, SMAC’s (Student Movement Against Cancer) first flag football tournament attracted over fifty Lafayette students during Fall Fest. Players and spectators gathered together on the […]

Inspiration behind the inaugural music

Photo courtesy of Kirk O’Riordan Lafayette Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands Kirk O’Riordan has the responsibility of composing the soundtrack to today’s Presidential Inauguration. Only a select few were chosen to represent Lafayette during the inauguration. O’Riordan, a composer, conductor, saxophonist, and professor, will be sharing select original pieces performed by the […]