Confronting the diversity problem

Lafayette professors seek to spark open-mindedness outside the classroom. Photos by Reine Pavlik ‘15 and] Hana Isihara ‘17 In its continuing effort to promote inclusion on campus, Lafayette has begun incorporating diversity into its curricula, hoping to not only cultivate open-mindedness in students’ residential lives, but also through the topics they learn in the classroom. At […]

Tamer Tees: Lack of variety in this year’s batch of Laf-Lehigh shirts

s far as Lafayette-Lehigh trash talk goes, it’s difficult to find a more rivalry-defining tradition than the annual t-shirt battle. But the 2013 set of Laf-Lehigh shirts will see a decline in variety. Four organizations—field hockey, Alternative School Break (ASB), the Marquis Student Players, and the Lafayette Initiative for Malagasy Education (LIME) will be selling […]

Diversity dorm vandalized at Lehigh University

A Lehigh University dorm aimed at promoting diversity on campus was vandalized early Wednesday morning. The vandalization is suspected to be retaliation against a campus-wide movement dedicated to “expos[ing] how minorities are treated on campus,” according to an Express-Times report. The dorm had been egged and spray-painted by students early Wednesday morning. The report also […]

Is this the year? Lafayette football one win away from first league title since 2006

Photos courtesy of, Athletic Communications and by Aaron Levenson ‘15 If Lafayette football defeats Colgate tomorrow, it will clinch at least a share of the Patriot League Championship for the first time since 2006. Combine that with a Lehigh loss and Lafayette would win the outright league title for the first time since 1994. Allow that […]

And so it begins… Field hockey aims for third straight league title

For the third straight season, Lafayette has clinched a spot in the Patriot League Tournament. The only difference is that this season, the Leopards are ranked 37th nationally, dropping almost 20 spots from last season’s ranking. Lafayette ended last year’s regular season on a 15-0 win streak, leading the Patriot League standings in 2012 and […]

Mike’d Up: Bullying issues in Miami and church league suspension

The bullying case in the Dolphins’ organization has spurred debate among the NFL and its fans. Kelley: This situation becomes more interesting and increasingly stranger each day. Reports emerged on Tuesday night saying Miami coaches instructed Richie Incognito to toughen up Jonathan Martin. Head coach Joe Philbin has maintained that he was unaware of the […]