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New budget system under criticism

As budget week comes to an end, many club leaders are thinking about their financial situation for next year. The end of this semester marks the first full year of student government’s new budget allocation system, which has been criticized by some and praised by others. During the old budget allocation system, student organizations were

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

The graph above shows total expenditure on athletics for Patriot League schools.

Money can’t buy a championship

Numbers show no relationship between spending and winning It’s well known that in professional sports more money leads to more wins. In the MLB, the past two worlds series champions, the San Francisco Giants and Boston Red Sox, were among the five highest paying teams in the MLB in 2014 and 2013. Ohio State allocated

Senior Mike Zausmer rolls a put in the spring. [Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications]

Competition and Camaraderie

The team atmosphere takes a turn for the better In the last year, the PGA Tour has ushered in a new generation of young talent. Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth have taken the golfing word by storm, none of whom are older than 26. Like the PGA tour, Lafayette’s golf team also has

Redefined Success

A non varsity athlete makes noise on two national stages To many, competing in a national championship at Lafayette would seem like an accomplishment. Well, don’t tell that to senior Rebekah Scharfe. The two-sport athlete has competed in six national championships in her time on College Hill. A captain of the ski club team and

Coach Nolan on the sidelines calling a play for the women’s basketball team. [Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications ]

Lafayette bids farewell to fifth-year head coach

After five years at the helm of the Lafayette women’s basketball team, head coach Dianne Nolan has announced her retirement. Nolan’s most impressive feat as a head coach in her 38 years, was posting a 100 percent graduation rate. On all accounts, coach Nolan understood what it meant to be a student-athlete. She also understood

Arts and Culture

A student in the “Frankenstein 2029” production “protests” in front of Farinon to preview to performance opening next week. [Photo by Elizabeth Lucy ‘15]

A machine and a monster

“Frankenstein 2029” promises a deep, interactive experience Interacting with the performers, grabbing a drink from The Spot mid-production, and traveling to up to eight different venues. The production of “Frankenstein 2029″ will provide an interactive performance through cross-disciplinary learning. The eight venues serve as their own art instillations, and each will provide a combination of

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Love Letters from Ana: You can’t always get what you want

Doesn’t it always seem that at times you can never get your first choice? Whether it be Wawa running out of your favorite late-night mashed potatoes after a boozy night or that corporate internship that can define your future slipping away for a remedial summer job—and then there’s the crush who ends up liking someone

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Love Letters From Ana: Letter of Resignation

In this hustle and bustle we call life, it’s difficult not to get caught up in our work and the drama of our friends and families.But there are those times, those rare times, when we stop and realize that there is something severely missing—your one, true love (or, if you’re me, this is all you

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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

That’s What She Read: Ask the Passengers by A.S. King

“Ask the Passengers,” a teen’s exploration of her sexual identity, has two things going for it: humor and Socrates. The Greek philosopher serves as an imaginary companion conjured up by Astrid Jones to assuage her loneliness and provide guidance—and humor. When you have to rely on a long-dead philosopher to keep your company, you need

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Sports Recap Central: 04/16/2015

Baseball (7-18-1, 5-7) April 11 – Lafayette at Navy (Double header) L, 2-1 (8); W, 11-8 Both starting pitchers, sophomore Dave Bednar of Lafayette and junior Luke Gillingham of Navy, each surrendered just five hits on the day in the first game.   The Lafayette bats heated up in the afternoon, totaling 19 hits as a

147 is not just a number

Raymond Machira ‘15 Contributing Writer On the morning of April 2, armed terrorists stormed Garissa University and proceeded to lay to waste 147 young lives. This was a tragedy of monumental proportions to their families, friends and the whole nation of Kenya. Watching these events was difficult for the Kenyans on campus. Most of the

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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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Sports Recap Central: 04/16/2015

Baseball (7-18-1, 5-7) April 11 – Lafayette at Navy (Double header) L, 2-1 (8); W, 11-8 Both starting pitchers, sophomore Dave Bednar of Lafayette and junior Luke Gillingham of Navy, each surrendered just five hits on the day in the first game.   The Lafayette bats heated up in the afternoon, totaling 19 hits as a

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