July 26, 2015

My Hectic But Exciting Experience in the World of Event Planning

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By Jolly Shi ’16 May 31st, 2015. It was the day I left home in NYC and set off on a Greyhound bus to Saratoga Springs to experience my 10-week event/wedding planning internship with Christine Wheat Special Events Firm. I had some ideas in my head about what to expect, but experiencing the events industry […]

Students on the Quad in the spring

July 25, 2015

Quad Fun!

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By Alaina Ungarini ’17 Every college has a classic Quad in the middle of the campus, but at Lafayette we have a few things that make us different. Recently renovated, our Quad is surrounded by the Library, Pardee, Hogg and Farinon, making it a really central location. On a nice day, our very own student-run […]


July 24, 2015

National Conference for Undergraduate Research: A Student’s Research Opportunity

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Hey folks, Keaton here again. Last time I spoke (well typed, but you get the idea) about my time in the Frankenstein 2029 performance, so if you’re interested in that check it out. This time I’m going to share my experience doing research here at Lafayette, and the research conference I attended this past spring. […]

Fresco paintings in the dome of the Karlskirche

July 23, 2015

Rothkopf Scholars in Vienna

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By Kaitlin Worden ’16 December 1st, 2014, 4:31 pm. This moment is seared in my brain as the moment that I opened my email to find out that I was on the adventure of a lifetime. I also remember it as the one time I shouted in a library, and immediately ran out to call […]

Among the STEM books, I was surprised to see this on my required textbook list my first semester!

July 22, 2015

Liberal Arts Education as a STEM Major

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Hey everyone! As I’m buying books for the next semester, I’m looking back and I think one of my favorite experiences at Lafayette has been the variety of liberal arts classes I have taken in addition to my STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) background. When I was looking at colleges, I was quick to brush […]

Danielle Moore '17 sits on the trunk of a cherry blossom tree in Washington, D.C.

July 19, 2015

To Study Away

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October 6, 2014, changed my life. It began as a rather mundane day, as I had gone to class and spent the afternoon sitting in my room reading my history books like usual. Being a major procrastinator, I took a break to check my emails. I had received a message from American University, asking to […]

A view from behind two students observing a painting in a museum in Italy

July 15, 2015

The Fine Art of Nanotechnology

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By Maxine Ankora ’16 The year-long IDEAL 375 program started in the fall semester of 2014 with preliminary interviews for the selection of qualified students to participate in it. It is the product of years of planning by professors from the chemical engineering and art departments and generous donations from alumni of the Lafayette Community. […]

Riding a donkey

July 15, 2015

Ten Facts About Senegal Continued (6 facts in this post)

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In the beginning of my spring semester in Senegal, I opened up my blog with a entry called “10 facts about Senegal,” but I actually only wrote four of them. I planned to write the six other ones along the semester, which I will be doing in this entry. Now that I am thinking about […]

A Lafayette woman student basketball fan looking excited

July 13, 2015

Excited Yet?

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Hello out there! My name is Clay, and I will be bringing you a weekly photo series. A bit about myself: I work for Lafayette Communications as a photographer, and you have a very good chance of seeing me at multiple events during a week. These posts will focus on a topic that is relevant […]


July 9, 2015


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I started writing this post a while ago and just continued it recently.  Enjoy! Back in May: On Sunday the 17th, I left Madrid to travel with my grandparents.  We spent two days in Berlin, and on Wednesday, we began the river cruise portion of our trip. I was very impressed with Grand Circle (the […]