Oechsle Center for Global Education 314: This was the classroom where I had African Modernities, the course that inspired me to change my major to anthropology and sociology, and the classroom I was in when I submitted my proposal to the Institutional Review Board to do my fieldwork for my thesis. It has also been the home of Refugee Action’s Resettlement meetings for two years, which have been the cornerstone of my Lafayette experience.” —Ayat Husseini ’20


“I only introduced myself to the space this year, but the WJRH studio has become meaningful to me because of all the significant conversations and experiences I have had with people making the Mental Health Invisible Tour.” —Yazmin Baptiste ’20


Interfaith Chapel, Hogg Hall: Since my first unsure entrance into Interfaith Council my freshman year, the Interfaith Chapel has become a space of comfort, friendly faces, fellowship, and solidarity. —Gabrielle Tropp ’20


Backstage at Williams Center for the Arts: The anxious anticipation you get right before stepping onto the stage for a show is among my favorite feelings in the world, and one of the best parts of being in Marquis Players. This feeling could only happen backstage at Williams Center for the Arts.” —Casey Nevins ’20


Sculpture Studio, Williams Visual Arts Building: The sculpture studio was the perfect place for me to focus my creative energy and experiment with my craft.”—Dan Goodman ’20


Fifth floor of Acopian: The fifth floor of Acopian was my home before RISC was inaugurated in fall 2019. It was a place I could go at almost any time of the day or night and find a space to work, friendly faces, and moral support as I worked through our rigorous curriculum.” —Trisha Agarwal ’20


Portlock Black Cultural Center: Portlock was one of the first places on campus where I felt loved and respected, and where I could truly be myself without judgment.” —Princess Adeyinka ’20


Kirby Hall of Civil Rights Room 206 holds special significance for me. I had my FYS, Trials of the Century, in 206 my first year, and I concluded my time at Lafayette with Mill Series meetings also held in 206. —Tedi Beemer ’20