Welcome to the summer issue of Lafayette magazine.

The Marquis de Lafayette used gardening as recreation. The very word “recreation”—the art of recreating one’s self—seems in our hectic world to be becoming a lost form. See how your fellow Pards have made play part of their daily lives.
Then see how we are transforming dirty water, needles and thread, and lives through music.

Music is the Doctor


Jackie Macri ’09 helps patients recover as a music therapist

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Class Warfare


Late one night in 1890, a few second-year Lafayette students wandered into East Hall looking to pick on some freshmen

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