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Roles to protect the public

Officer Patrick Best patrolling campus with gun and public safety vehicle. Photo by Elizabeth Lucy ‘15 ____________________________ Powers of public safety officers explained Although the presence of full-fledged police officers on campus and their carrying of guns is not a new development to the nature of public safety, it was recently highlighted with tweets from

Secret Service director resigns amid controversy

Amid more than a week of questioning whether the Secret Service can execute their responsibilities effectively, Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, resigned Tuesday, having lost the faith of the White House and members of Congress in her ability to run the now-plagued agency. Her resignation comes after a couple revelations about Secret

Sports

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One step closer to draft day

Photo Courtesy of Hana Isihara ‘17 ____________________________ Ross Scheuerman Showcases talent at the NFL Combine The NFL Combine has been a stage that many college prospects have seen their draft stock rise and fall. NFL scouts gather each year at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis each year to analyze student-athletes from head to toe. Some

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One step closer to draft day

Photo Courtesy of Hana Isihara ‘17 ____________________________ Ross Scheuerman Showcases talent at the NFL Combine The NFL Combine has been a stage that many college prospects have seen their draft stock rise and fall. NFL scouts gather each year at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis each year to analyze student-athletes from head to toe. Some

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Timeout with…Lacrosse standout Sonny Round

Senior Sonny Round looks for a teammate to pass to on offense. Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications ___________________________________ JS: Did you play any other sports as a kid? SR: I’ve played lacrosse since 1st grade, but I’ve played hockey too. I played basketball until my sophomore year of High School, but since then it’s been mostly

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Men’s and Women’s Basketball Sweep Lehigh

Junior Jamie O’Hare runs the offense for the Lady Leopards Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications _________________________________ Both teams win in close fashion against their number one rivals In the wake of Lafayette’s dominant win against Lehigh this year at Yankee Stadium, the word “rivalry” has been echoing in the minds of Lafayette student athletes for

Arts and Culture

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Fresh perspectives on fresco

Jim Toia shares techniques of fresco creation with Lafayette students and members of the Easton community Photo by Julia Brennan ‘17 _________________________ IDEAL’s demonstration of constructing a fresco Students and residents of the surrounding community were invited to visit the Williams Visual Arts Building last Tuesday and Thursday to try their hand at creating a

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Love Letters from Ana: The F-bomb

Watch out, Lafayette. The F-bomb is about to be dropped. Feminism. Oh, yes I hear the grumbling and moaning now. Something caught my attention this week: I was in a class with Professor Paul Cefalu and he asked us what was our student body’s reaction was when we heard the word “feminism.” The first thoughts

The Lafayette Style Watch: Jackie Korey ’15

Each week The Lafayette style columnist, Aleni MacKarey, peruses the campus to find Leopard’s rocking unique and individual trends. Today’s installment features Jackie Korey in a stunning white lace dress. Lace, in its most primitive form, is thought to have been around since the sixteenth century. Originally seen only occasionally as loose needlepoint patterns on collars

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Eastonian eats this weekend: Events this Sunday for your hungry stomach

If you’ve recently found yourself in a bit of a lull with cafeteria options, fear not. There are two very exciting and delicious events happening in Easton this Sunday. Start pedaling at 11 a.m. to the 21st Annual Bike to Brunch & 40th Anniversary Celebration hosted by Genesis Bicycles with a four mile bicycle ride

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50 Shades was terrible–no if’s and’s or butts

Photo Courtesy of impawards.com ____________________________ A scathing review of the first adaptation of the best-selling book franchise I walked into “50 Shades of Grey” expecting an awful movie. I expected poorly written smut with little to no redeeming qualities. It was worse than I thought. I was taken aback by how horrible the movie is,

Op-Ed

Letter to the Editor

As newspaper advisor during the time when alleged “mismanagement” took place, I flatly deny the contention that funds were used illegitimately. It is bad enough that student government came up with this unverified charge to justify the newspaper’s request for survival funds, but now it seems the newspaper has accepted the validity of the charge.

Letter to the Editor

As newspaper advisor during the time when alleged “mismanagement” took place, I flatly deny the contention that funds were used illegitimately. It is bad enough that student government came up with this unverified charge to justify the newspaper’s request for survival funds, but now it seems the newspaper has accepted the validity of the charge.

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The Last Top 10: If the 1884 crowd attended the 150th

Another Laf-Lehigh is upon us, and for those who haven’t gotten the message yet: this year is kind of a big deal. While it’s exciting that the Empire State Building will be lit up with the Maroon and Brown (a winning combo if you ask anyone who’s color blind) and that we’ve sold out Yankee

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Sidelines: NBA trade deadline and the best sports movie of all time

By Matt Barrett ‘17 and Brian O’Neill ‘16 Collaborative Writers Last Thursday’s NBA trade deadline was hectic; 39 players found new homes across 17 teams. How gained the most out of last week’s one day trading frenzy? M.B: It was too hard to keep up with the action last Thursday until after the fact. The Sixers

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