Michael Sam, Jesse Klug and the prospect of a gay athlete at Lafayette

Graphic by Mari Otto ‘17 and Jaclyn Moses ‘17 On Sunday, Feb 9, Missouri football star and NFL Draft prospect Michael Sam announced that he was gay. The declaration could potentially make Sam the first openly gay active athlete to compete professionally in a “Big Four” American sport (football, baseball, basketball and hockey). Since then, […]

Matt & Kim

Photo courtesy of HoodieAllen.com and Youtube.com Matt & Kim was announced Wednesday as the 2014 Spring Concert headliner along with opener Hoodie Allen, coming to Fisher Field on May 10 this year–the day after classes end. The announcement was made by the Lafayette Activities Forum, the planners of the event. The announcement, sent over social […]

Loyola domination

Photos by Katie Weeks ‘16 Win February: It was Wednesday night in the media lounge of the Kirby Sports Center and Fran O’Hanlon was asked about the difficulty of responding strongly after the lopsided loss his team experienced on Saturday to Boston University. The 19-year head coach quickly pondered the question, glanced up and replied, […]

Boards aplenty

The last time the Lafayette women’s basketball squad faced off against conference opponent Loyola University Maryland, it barely eked out an advantage on the boards. On Wednesday night in Baltimore, that narrative played out quite differently as the Leopards’ rebounding led them past the Greyhounds (2-10 overall, 5-18 Patriot League) by the score of 58-45. […]

A taste of international flavor: Lafayette field hockey adds recruits from Scotland and British Columbia

Next season Lafayette will welcome five new members to its field hockey program, including one player from Vancouver, British Columbia and one from Glasgow, Scotland. Introducing Ellen Colbourne, a 5’7” forward from New Westminster Secondary School in Vancouver: After attending a Junior National tournament in July in Vancouver, head coach Jennifer Stone was especially intrigued […]