Students join nation-wide initiative to limit bottled water

Photo by Nicole  Maselli ‘14 Students at Lafayette are working to increase environmentally friendly measures at the college by advocating for eliminating or limiting disposable water bottle usage. Rebecca Citrin ‘14 and Julia Kripas ‘15, working with the nationwide organization Food and Water Watch, are bringing “Take Back the Tap” to Lafayette, which supports student […]

The ethics of anonymous internet use

Cartoon by Tom Parsons ‘15 Lafayette employee Christopher Nadovich’s company JTAN was recently under investigation for its association with Silk Road. The partnership was legal under U.S. law. But was it ethical? JTAN never asks their clients for identification and accepts Bitcoin as payment in order to preserve anonymity. A common thought is “if you […]

Crossing the fine line: Coaching tactics slipping into alleged abuse

By Michael Kelley ‘14 and Drew Friedman ‘16 | Collaborative Writers Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 The 2013-2014 season of college basketball appears to be the season of bully coaches. Accusations of abuse and harassment by coaches at the highest level of collegiate competition have extended to the Patriot League. This season alone, three coaches have come […]

Future bright for men’s basketball: Lafayette looks to next year with roster intact

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 Entering this year, Lafayette was in a unique position: it could feature the same starting lineup for two straight seasons. The Leopards’ rotation consisted of four juniors, three sophomores and three freshmen. That fact alone leaves Fran O’Hanlon excited as he enters his 20th season as head coach. “There is […]