August 7, 2015

S’mores with a Side of Lava

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I am a self-described foodie, so when I had the opportunity to roast marshmallows on a volcano in Guatemala, I jumped at the chance. What, you’ve never made s’mores thousands of feet above sea level? I was in Guatemala working with several Policy Studies and Economics professors on a PBS39 Lafayette Lens segment about immigration. […]

August 5, 2015

Taking the Freshman Risk

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As a rising junior, I still look back on my academic experience at Lafayette and find that one of the best decisions I made was with my freshman year schedule. In my final year of high school, I became very passionate about politics and was absolutely certain I was going to be a Government and […]

August 4, 2015

A Festival of Laughs – and Food

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     Howdy folks. No beating around the bush today, I’m heading straight into one of my anecdotes! So, what do you get when you cross a bustling, lively town with a close knit, passionate community? If you guessed Lafayette College you would be completely correct and not even close to what I am talking […]

August 3, 2015

Biology Research During My Freshman Year

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Before I even started classes here at Lafayette, I already had a research opportunity lined up with the biology department. The summer before I arrived, Lafayette had sent out applications for a program called Science Horizons that takes 20 incoming freshman each year. Research was something I was vaguely interested in during high school, so […]

August 1, 2015

The Elected Queen of the Theater Geeks

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From the moment when I set foot outside the AMC theater where I watched the movie Persepolis with my friends as a lowly 7th grader, I became fascinated with the Middle East. An interest in the Middle East eventually led to an interest in American foreign policy in the Middle East, and recently has morphed into an interest […]

Hearst Tower in New York City

July 31, 2015

Travel Plans?

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Looking back on my freshman year at Lafayette, some of my most enjoyable days have been spent traveling. One such trip was to New York City with Professor Mattison, where we took a tour of the city’s architectural masterpieces. As a Lafayette student, trips like these are available almost every weekend, some for classes, and some for […]

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. […]

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 […]