Art with an environmental focus: ‘Badwater’ exhibition explores ecosystem issues in an emblematic fashion

While artist William Lamson’s exhibition “Badwater” catches the eye with its combination of complex geological structures, it also serves as a warning about the environmental degradation that is occurring in dry areas of the world. The exhibition, located in the Grossman Art Gallery, consists of a series of objects and materials that create an abiotic […]

Professors Gill-Sadler and Fernandes discuss poetry and impact of Gwendolyn Brooks, Manual Cinema to perform representation of her work

Gwendolyn Brooks was a twentieth century poet who broke boundaries in many ways. Today, her poems are still being read, discussed and even performed in imaginative ways, breaking additional boundaries regarding how poems can be interpreted and shared. This past Tuesday, English professors Randi Gill-Sadler and Megan Fernandes hosted a talk during the lunch hour called […]

Study abroad program in Athens, Greece to return this fall after 16-year hiatus

For some students this fall, classes will be taught with fewer PowerPoint presentations and more Parthenon demonstrations. Beginning in the fall of 2020, the college is once again offering its study abroad program to Athens, Greece. The program, which is a partnership with the College Year in Athens (CYA) program, will be led by English […]

Netflix Review: A series that is necessary: ‘When They See Us’ provides an emotional journey

I had heard the whispers among my friends and scrolled through the internet threads about a story hitting the world in shock waves, titled “When They See Us” – a Netflix series.  “When They See Us,” created by director Ava DuVernay, depicts the story of the Exonerated Five, formerly known as the Central Park Five. […]

Salsa club celebrates Latin culture with a familial feel, experiences recent growth in popularity

How did the college’s salsa club grow from a few members to dozens of eager participants in just a few years? The answer, its members might say, is all in the rhythm.  The salsa club performs several times a year and offers three different classes for its members: Bachata, Beginner Salsa, and Intermediate Salsa. Classes […]

Student Artist Spotlight: Remziye Erdogan ’20 discusses integration of engineering and art

Mechanical engineering and studio art may seem like an unlikely pairing – but for Remziye Erdogan ’20, the duo is natural, and even beneficial. Erdogan, a dual art and mechanical engineering major, has spent her time on campus developing her interest in both disciplines, allowing her to further hone in on her style and expand […]

Almost four years after opening, Easton Public Market remains focused on community values and fresh cuisine

The Easton Public Market is known as a trendy and vibrant spot to grab a bite to eat downtown, take a cooking class and buy farm-fresh produce. However, the market’s contributions to the community have extended far beyond its doors on Northampton Street.  The market opened in April 2016 as a project of the Greater […]

Visiting artists discuss upcoming collaborative project, plans for time at Lafayette

Artists Chloe Bass and Glenn Goldberg have differing artistic backgrounds, but they share a common desire for intimacy in artwork, a concept which they will explore in their time at the college. Bass and Goldberg are the latest to visit the college for the Experimental Printmaking Institute (EPI), a professional printshop that invites artists from […]