College celebrates LatinX Heritage: month includes Pulitzer Prize winner talk, live performances

The college commemorates LatinX Heritage Month through a series of programs and events celebrating the heritage of Latin American and Hispanic members of the college community. Geraldine Agredo ’20, a member of Hispanic Society of Lafayette (HSL), said that this month is particularly special because the Hispanic population on campus is so small. According to Forbes, last academic year […]

Psychological thriller “Mother!” disappoints

Directed by Darren Aronofsky, “Mother!” is another one of the Aronofsky’s attempts at psychological thrillers, the previous being “Black Swan” (2010), which was widely praised as a masterpiece. However, “Mother!” is a huge let down. The film tells the story of a nameless couple, played by Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, who live in the woods […]

Solving “grand challenges”: former Lafayette professor returns to discuss global learning initiative

Former Lafayette history professor Dr. Emily Musil Church is working to incentivize people to solve major world problems through her new endeavor as Director of Strategy and Impact at XPRIZE Learning. She visited on campus on Monday night to teach Lafayette more about it. “What we do is design and operate large-scale incentive competitions. Basically we get […]

Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist comes to the Williams Center

Grammy award winner Cécile McLorin Salvant will be visiting the Williams Arts Center on Friday to perform. A recipient of the 2016 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album, she is known for her unpredictable yet elegant style, Director of Performance Series at the Williams Center Hollis Ashby said. Salvant often takes unexpected turns in her music with a […]

French instructor uses award-winning LaFolio to help students showcase their stories

French instructor and director of the Foreign Language and Literatures Resource Center Mary Toulouse wants students to express themselves beyond facts and figures, because, as she said, “Who wants to be known as a number?” She received an award just over a week ago from The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages for her […]

Paper Playlist: Songs that go through puberty

SONGS THAT WENT THROUGH PUBERTY. This week, our playlist focuses on those songs that you listen to, and halfway through, you ask yourself if it’s the same song. Most of the songs on our playlist have unassuming beginnings – a little creepy, a little haunting – but soon build into rocking masterpieces. Emma: This week, I’m going with “Little Black […]