News

Eddie Andujar ‘15 plants flag on the Quad as part of HSL’s campaign to raise awareness for
Migrant Deaths along the US- Mexico Border. [Photo by Christina Shaman ‘16]

Flagging awareness

Hispanic Society launches Immigration Week with representation of immigrant deaths Students were met with an unexpected sight last Tuesday afternoon: 2500 yellow flags covering a section of the Quad. The flags signify every migrant death that occurred on the US-Mexico border since 1999. The siting of the flags acted as the kick-start to Lafayette’s Immigration

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

Senior Toby Schwartz takes the mount for the Leopards, instead of starting
at first base. [Photos by Hana Isihara ‘17]

Taking the mount vs. playing the field

The battle heats up between two unlikely competitors The Leopards are in an unusual predicament—not enough room in the starting lineup for so many quality hitters. With this much talent, the question for the Lafayette baseball team is who belongs where on the field. Earlier in the preseason, seniors Tim Lazor and Toby Schwartz, junior

Senior Toby Schwartz takes the mount for the Leopards, instead of starting
at first base. [Photos by Hana Isihara ‘17]

Taking the mount vs. playing the field

The battle heats up between two unlikely competitors The Leopards are in an unusual predicament—not enough room in the starting lineup for so many quality hitters. With this much talent, the question for the Lafayette baseball team is who belongs where on the field. Earlier in the preseason, seniors Tim Lazor and Toby Schwartz, junior

Amanda Magadan practices with the USA U21 Team.  [Photo Courtesy of Amanda Magadan ‘17]

Timeout with U.S.A teammate Amanda Magadan ‘17

Adam Nussbaum: Take me through a typical in-season day. Amanda Magadan: We lift three days a week, usually Monday, Wednesday and Friday, train from 4:30-6:30, and then have games on Friday and Sunday, or just Saturday. AN: What other sports have you played and when? AM: I played softball from when I was eight years

Brya Freeland run
the offense against Louisville. [Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications]

Lafayette bids farewell to its senior class

For the seniors on the women’s basketball team, this season marked a final send off for what had been a steady growth in the success of the women’s program during their time at the college. Seniors Maddie Peabody, Brya Freeland, Linnel Maclin and Emily Homan were the first recruiting class on scholarship that the women’s

Arts and Culture

Students, faculty, and staff gathered at various locations around campus to participate in a silent march ending at the
Quad in Take Back the Night 2014 [Photo courtesy of Chuck Zovko, Communications Division]

Lafayette takes back the night

Campus partners with city to stand against sexual violence Take Back the Night, an event hosted by the Association of Lafayette Feminists, invited students to march alongside Easton citizens in an initiative to rise against sexual assault and violence in our community. Started the late 1960s with the mission of ending sexual violence, Take Back

loveletters

Love letters from Ana: Musical G Spot

Enrique Iglesias is in a drenched white V-neck whispering, “Let me be your hero.” It’s a kind of pornography for heterosexual women. In fact, music has been known to cause sexual arousal particularly in women, which explains the loud screams and jumping around girls do when a favorite song comes on at a party. So,

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

Gamba

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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That’s what she read: Bright Lights, Big Ass by Jen Lancaster

I admit it, I’m a sucker for a great title. When I was a buyer, I filled shelves with “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “Jane Austen and Sea Monsters”. I treasure my old copy of “Thank You for the Giant Sea Tortoise”, and I’m looking forward to delving into “Zombies and Calculus” over break.

Op-Ed

sidelines

Sidelines: Vacating wins and the best coach in the big dance

By Matt Barrett ‘17 and Brian O’Neill ‘16 Collaborative Writers The NCAA often will strip wins from a program as a penalty for said program committing infractions, whether it be recruiting violations or off court issues. Most recently, Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim was stripped of 108 wins for his players committing academic misconduct and

Letter to the Editor

I am writing in response to the March 6 article “Two Ways To Have One Cup.” First off, I was not contacted by the author in a reliable way, and certainly would have responded had I known.  I feel it was unfair to run the story without my input, as Mojo Hill’s owner was given

TheLastTop10

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

sidelines

Sidelines: Vacating wins and the best coach in the big dance

By Matt Barrett ‘17 and Brian O’Neill ‘16 Collaborative Writers The NCAA often will strip wins from a program as a penalty for said program committing infractions, whether it be recruiting violations or off court issues. Most recently, Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim was stripped of 108 wins for his players committing academic misconduct and

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