That’s what she read: Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell

Photo courtesy of book_oxfam.org If you read one novel this year, it should be Instructions for a Heatwave. It is that good. Robert Riordan vanishes in the middle of a stultifying London heatwave, leaving wife Gretta and grown children Michael Francis, Monica, and Aoife mystified, bereft, and angry. This family crisis of losing their father […]

Origami extravaganza

Lafayette’s interdisciplinary emphasis has been seen ranging from national television broadcasts by film and government and law majors in Farinon to interim trips to sub-Saharan Africa, studying religion and language. On Monday, we saw another unexpected combination of fields: science, technology, engineering, math and art. Lafayette hosted the Origami Extravaganza Kickoff, an event created to […]

That’s What She Read: Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Photo by Sabrina Mastronardo ‘15 | Arts Editor Strange, unidentifiable diseases, featured on TV shows like Extreme Medical Mysteries document illnesses that are seemingly impossible for the average person to contract. Nevertheless, they are real, and in 2009, twenty-four year old Susannah Cahalan experienced a nightmarish episode of House when her normal life became a medical […]