IAGGL metrics don’t fly

By William Gordon ‘17 and Nils Stahlkrantz ‘15 | Collaborative Writers The Implementation and Assessment Group on Greek Life (IAGGL) spent three years conducting studies to properly evaluate the benefits of Greek Life on campus, but its metrics may not have effectively produced the information desired to meet the goals of the committee. “The Committee recommends […]

Sexual assualt on campus

A student was sexually assaulted in a campus dorm early Monday morning, according to a report filed by a third party with Public Safety. This is the second sexual assault reported this academic year. The report, which was filed by an unidentified third party at 2:50 p.m. on April 13, stated a sexual assault occurred […]

Mitterhoff Address: Sebelius resigns amid high Obamacare sign-up numbers

Last week, President Obama accepted the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Her resignation comes after months of hiccups with and criticism about the rollout of the online healthcare marketplace, Healthcare.gov, which Sebelius’s department oversaw. “Its [sic] about time #Goodbye #shesGone #Sebelius,” Tim Huelskamp, a Republican representing the first district of Sebelius’s […]

Cyber attacks against the US

Kevin Mandia ‘92 details US vulnerability and attackers Photo courtesy of lafayette.edu   The United States can be easily infiltrated by international cyber hackers, FireEye, Inc. COO and VUP Kevin Mandia ‘92 said in a lecture last Thursday. “We’re living in a glass house, but the people we would be hacking into are living in […]

That’s a wrap

Lafayette football wrapped up its first step in the process of repeating as Patriot League champions. Per NCAA rules, 15 practices are allowed each spring. Lafayette finished its last practice on Thursday; the spring session included two full scrimmages that consisted of 30 and 62 plays respectively. “Fifteen practices is not a lot, but it’s […]

Heartbreak x3

Triple OT loss eliminates Lafayette from postseason tournament With just two seconds remaining in a pivotal Patriot League matchup between Lafayette and Colgate, Laura Kleiber stood ten yards away from the net. The senior captain was alone, with a free position and a chance to break the tie and win the game. The whistle blew, […]

Mike’d Up: NCAA feeds their athletes and who doesn’t deserve their paycheck?

On Tuesday, the NCAA implemented small changes that included allowing players unlimited meals from their universities. Kowaleski: This is too little, too late for the maligned NCAA. It’s been a P.R. nightmare for them over the past few months. First, Northwestern football players gain the right to unionize and be recognized as university employees. Then […]