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November 26, 2013

149th Game: Photos of a Big Victory

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Lafayette football defeated No. 15-ranked Lehigh, 50-28, in front of a sold-out crowd at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem. With the victory, the team captured its seventh Patriot League championship.  This was the 149th game in college football’s most-played rivalry. The Leopards lead the series 77-67-5. The 150th meeting will be hosted by Lafayette at Yankee [...]

Students dance to the music of Kingsfoil.

November 22, 2013

Pi Beta Phi Dances for Charity

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Last weekend, students danced the night away for a good cause during Pi Beta Phi’s 35th annual Dance Marathon in Farinon Center. The 24 hours of music, dancing, and games were packed with a performance lineup including Lafayette’s a cappella groups Soulfege, Cadence, and The Chorduroys and DJ’s Matt Kramer ’14, Jordan Blake ’15, and [...]

Diwali Festival

November 22, 2013

Photo Gallery: Students Celebrate Hindu Culture during Diwali

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Earlier this month, students gathered in the Marlo Room to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights and happiness. They enjoyed traditional Hindu performances, Indian food, and henna painting. “One of the goals of Diwali is for families to unite and people from all parts of the world to celebrate and share each others’ cultures. [...]

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November 12, 2013

Campus Will Fight Hunger and Homelessness Nov. 12-22

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By Sean Grim ’14 The Lafayette community will join ranks to fight poverty during the College’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 12-22. Activities will include making and delivering sandwiches to the hungry in Philadelphia, crafting scarves for Easton’s homeless, answering trivia questions on www.FreeRice.com to earn rice for hungry people in Third World countries, [...]

Student Write-a-Thon

November 5, 2013

Students Get Inspired at Annual Write-A-Thon

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By Shehtaz Huq ’14 Ernest Hemingway purportedly bragged that he could write a story in six words. At Lafayette’s annual Write-a-Thon, students were given a little more leeway and asked to write a memoir in eight. Among 30 entries, film and media studies major Mara Natale ’16 (New Providence, N.J.) took first place with “I [...]

Condom Bingo

November 5, 2013

Photo Gallery: Lafayette Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

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In celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month in October, Lafayette sponsored numerous programs including film screenings, a panel discussion on marriage equality, the 2013 Temple Visiting Lecture by playwright and performer John Dayo Aliya, a talk by gay-rights advocate and philosophy professor John Corvino, and Condom Bingo. The photo gallery below is [...]

Students enjoy a good scare.

November 4, 2013

Lafayette Gets Spooky: Greeks Host Charity Haunted House

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Delta Gamma sorority and Phi Kappa Psi fraternity hosted the fourth annual Haunted House fundraiser. Visitors took a tour through Haunted Hill Asylum, fictional home to the insane. All proceeds will be donated to The Delta Gamma Foundation Service For Sight and The Boys and Girls Club of America. Look through a photo gallery of [...]

A student dresses up her pumpkin.

October 31, 2013

Photo Gallery: Fall Fest Celebrates the Season

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Students celebrated the fall season on the Quad over the weekend by eating caramel apples, drinking cider, painting pumpkins, riding a mechanical bull, playing games, and listening to live music. The annual tradition of Fall Fest is sponsored by Student Government and Lafayette Activities Forum. View and share images from Fall Fest on Flickr

An audience volunteer is consoled by Marcus Vilmé ’17 as Mitch Mahoney

October 30, 2013

Photo Gallery: College Theater Presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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College Theater presented its production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Oct. 2-5 in the Williams Center for the Arts Black Box Theater. The interactive musical calls upon audience members to come up on stage and compete with the cast as guest spellers vying for the championship of a lifetime. The production was [...]

Team Phi Psi with Miss Connecticut after the SWIM: from left are Steve Schappert ’14, Evan Newbold ’15, Miss Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey, Jamie Benson ’14, Matt Iassogna ’14, Joshua Hitchings ’14, and Nathan Witmer ’15.

October 25, 2013

Phi Psi Swimmers “Turn the Tide Against Cancer”

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By Sean Grim ’14 Patti Mortiati was diagnosed with breast cancer in February. Alone and uninsured, she reached out to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for help. The charity paid for her entire treatment. In homage to the endurance and courage of Patti and her fellow survivors, six Brothers of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity participated [...]