Campus Divided: Rift between humanities and STEM departments apparent

Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17| Photographer According to some members of the Lafayette community, not all departments are created equal. Some suggest the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) departments operate differently from their counterparts in the humanities. “Not every department is treated the same way by the administration,” Mechanical Engineering Professor Erol Ulucakli said. Ulucakli […]

UnhAPPy? Common App. causing college applicants issues all over the country.

Common App Acts Up Amidst Release of Fourth Generation Application Launch It was a frustrating Tuesday for Lehigh Carbon Community College student Andrew McReynolds. “I went to submit my essay for The Common App, and was redirected to the login page,” McReynolds wrote as his Facebook status on Tuesday. “[The Common Application] recently updated their […]


It’s that time of year again: Meeting your new roommates Photo courtesy of Halyomorpha halys Stal. It flies faster than you can sprint, it’s a notoriously good hitchhiker, it eats through huge amounts of human food supply. It has an ominous, powerful secret weapon. It’s an invasive species first reported in the western hemisphere […]

World view: Briana Howard ‘14 shares her photos and the inspiration behind them.

All photos courtesy of Briana Howard ‘14 Senior Briana Howard’s passion for photography has especially cultivated over four years at the college. Her work, featured on this page, displays her best and favorite moments with the camera. “I wish I could have a camera on me at all times,” Briana Howard ‘14 said. The self-proclaimed […]

Food Fight: Students enter into culinary combat

Photo by Sabrina Mastronardo  ‘15 The smell of pumpkin permeated the first floor of Acopian last Friday, indicating that the second annual ChemE cook-off was well under way. Taking home first place, “The Gastronauts” seized the judges’ eyes and taste buds with two polished-looking dishes. Bite-sized cinnamon-raisin toast squares smothered in a homemade cream cheese […]

Meet the Morningsiders: Columbia University band makes Lafayette debut

The Morningsiders, a self-described folk-pop Americana band, is composed of five fun-loving, vibrant, and talented young men who met their freshman year at Columbia University. The band will be performing at Lafayette tonight. Officially formed in 2012, Morningsiders has performed numerous times around college campuses over the past year. The band plans to release their […]

Fall football for a fight against cancer

Photos by Nicole Maselli ‘14| The Lafayette Two teams stared each other down from their hunched, ready positions, looking not to tackle each other, but the true opponent: cancer. Last Sunday, SMAC’s (Student Movement Against Cancer) first flag football tournament attracted over fifty Lafayette students during Fall Fest. Players and spectators gathered together on the […]