Mar 31, 2017

Restoring Herstory

Lisa Kassel ’79 had a newly minted bachelor’s degree in government and law from Lafayette College when she applied for a job in the office of New York…

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Mar 31, 2017

An Experimental Life

Most teaching artists introduce themselves to campuses by showing slides of their works. Curlee Raven Holton introduced himself to Lafayette by showing…

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Mar 31, 2017

The Making of an Opera

SCENE I Composing an opera is the ultimate test of a composer’s mettle, and associate professor of music and director of bands Kirk O’Riordan has always…

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Mar 31, 2017

Fast Charging

His office high above the Hudson River with the Statue of Liberty to the south, George Washington Bridge to the north, and New Jersey in between, don’t…

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Mar 31, 2017

Ambassador of Poetry

There’s nothing ivory tower about the Poet Laureate of Philadelphia’s approach to writing. That’s because Yolanda Wisher ’98 loves playing with…

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Mar 31, 2017

The Pitch Man

In the 1991 film Field of Dreams, long-dead baseball legends magically return to life in their prime to relive their game-playing glory days. But the magic…

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Mar 31, 2017

Working Toward a Healthier Peru

A team of 12 students spent part of their winter break in the Andean highlands of Peru’s Sacred Valley educating children and villagers about basic health…

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Mar 31, 2017

Spirited Sounds

Would The Who’s “Baba O’Riley” sound as sweet without Pete Townsend’s frenetic intro hammered out on a Lowrey TLO-R organ? That was the question…

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Mar 31, 2017

Bicycling Band of Brothers

When it comes to life’s milestones, turning 50 can be an unwelcome, ground-shaking one. Or it also can be an excuse to celebrate enduring friendships…

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Mar 31, 2017

The Brotherhood of Man

During the winter of 1964, Chris Choi ’68 played in the snow for the first time. Growing up in Hawaii, Choi had been ill-prepared for his first winter…

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