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Mellon Grant Supports Yearlong Arts Series with Composer Gabriela Lena Frank · About · Lafayette College

Mellon Grant Supports Yearlong Arts Series with Composer Gabriela Lena Frank · About · Lafayette College | In Case You Missed It: Lafayette Edition | Scoop.it
A national leader in student research and graduate career success, Lafayette offers university-sized resources at a student-centered liberal arts college
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On February 12, composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank performed a concert at the Williams art Center. Frank is Lafayette's artist in residence for the year and will be holding a series of arts related events on campus. If you missed the opportunity to see her perform, don't worry! You can hear some of her original pieces premiered at the Lafayette College Concert Choir performance on April 13!

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This Week in Sex: What People Think About Sex, Love, Porn, and Valentine's Day

This Week in Sex: What People Think About Sex, Love, Porn, and Valentine's Day | In Case You Missed It: Lafayette Edition | Scoop.it
This week, we take a look at some completely unscientific surveys that give us a fun peek into the brains of others this Valentine's Day.
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This week is sex week at Lafayette! If you haven't been able to go to any of this week's interesting and informative events, you can always take a look at some of the internet's sexy, scientific literature! And don't forget to go to Condom Bingo on Saturday, February 15 in Marquis!

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The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month

The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month | In Case You Missed It: Lafayette Edition | Scoop.it
These are the best jazz shows in NYC in February....
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Arturo O’Farrill was rated one of the best jazz shows in NYC for them month of February and on March 26, he'll be here at Lafayette! This won't be a show to miss, especially if you like jazz fusion. Tickets are $5 for faculty and staff and FREE for students!

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Jon Stewart: Richard Sherman's a Thug, But Justin Bieber and Rob Ford Aren't? (Video) - TheWrap

Jon Stewart: Richard Sherman's a Thug, But Justin Bieber and Rob Ford Aren't? (Video) - TheWrap | In Case You Missed It: Lafayette Edition | Scoop.it
It's almost like race is a factor
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On February 25, at noon, there will be a brownbag discussion with Kaleidoscope at the Portlock Black Cultural Center about the recent Richard Sherman "thug" controversy.  It should be an interesting discussion about racism in the media and about the power of language in maintaining white privilege. What do you think about the controversy?

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Inauguration of Alison Byerly, 17th President of Lafayette College

Alison Byerly was inaugurated as the 17th president of Lafayette College. The inaugural convocation featured remarks by Byerly and John M. McCardell Jr., Vic...
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In case you missed our new President, Alison Byerly's inauguration last semester. Shout out to the Lafayette College Concert Choir, which has an upcoming show in April!

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Obama Seeks to Raise Awareness of Rape on Campus

Obama Seeks to Raise Awareness of Rape on Campus | In Case You Missed It: Lafayette Edition | Scoop.it
The president created a task force of senior officials to coordinate federal enforcement efforts regarding sexual assault, particularly on college campuses.
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In case you missed last week's performance of The Vagina Monologues, here's an article in keeping with the current conversation about rape and sexual assault on college campuses.

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Irish Writers In America - Paul Muldoon- Disliking Poetry - YouTube

Paul Muldoon talks about the problems with how poetry is commonly taught to young people. See more "Irish Writers in America" on CUNY TV: http://www.cuny.tv/...
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Hear Paul Muldoon speak about the art of poetry; why we like it and why we don't. To hear him speak live, you can go to lecture on April 16 in the Marlo Room. The Q&A will be followed by a live reading of some of his material.

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Hoochie Choochie Men - Monkey In The Basement - Sullivan Hall NYC - YouTube

Hoochie Choochie Men - Monkey In The Basement - Sullivan Hall NYC
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On February 22, student band the Hoochie Coochie Men will play with Australian band Echo Bloom! The Hoochie Coochie Men opened for a professional Irish band at the spot last March in honor of St. Patrick's Day, and have continued to play at various venues, including ones in NYC. Come see them and you can say you knew them when!

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Dissecting a Frog: How to Write a Humor Piece

Dissecting a Frog: How to Write a Humor Piece | In Case You Missed It: Lafayette Edition | Scoop.it
Writing comedy is a highly logical exercise — fit idea X into form Y for humorous result Z.
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Comedy writers Jason Roeder and John Warner are giving a talk on March 28, from 8:00pm to 10:00pm in Colton Chapel, as part of Lafayette's Smart Humor Series. You are not going to want to miss this one!

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Timeflies Freestyle at Lafayette College

Timeflies' Spacejam freestyle at Lafayette College in Easton, PA on May 11, 2013.
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#tb to last year's Spring Concert with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Gotta love the opening act, Timeflies' freestyle about Lafayette!

 

Who's excited for this year? According to LAF, the featured performers are Hoodie Allen and Matt and Kim!

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