“More likely than not”

Petition seeks to push “innocent until proven guilty” A Lafayette alumnus has created an online petition hoping to change the way Lafayette handles conduct violations, seeking an “innocent until proven guilty” approach in lieu of the current “more likely than not” stance. Currently, the handbook reads that “a violation will be deemed to have occurred […]

Mitterhoff Address: Republicans hurt their 2014 prospects through filibuster

Republican senators blocked a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, an item high on President Obama’s agenda for 2014 with great support from congressional Democrats. In a vote of 54-42, with all but one voting against the bill, Republicans successfully filibustered the minimum wage increase, going against public opinion […]

Senior Week now includes BYOB BBQ

In an era of major changes and controversy surrounding the college’s alcohol policies, a time like Senior Week can highlight administrators’ and students’ different opinions. But when an open conversation takes place, the outcome can be successful for all parties. Drew Williams ‘14 was filling out the 100 Nights survey when he arrived at the […]

The textbook conundrum

By Ian Morse ‘17 and Melissa Last‘17 | Collaborative Reporters Photo by Nicole Maselli ‘14 A recent Florida bill that seeks to limit the frequency that professors assign new textbooks is designed so students can save on educational expenses. The proposed Florida legislation would require professors to use course textbooks for at least three years, limiting […]

The locally grown

Easton Farmers’ Market Open-Air Market Returns Photos courtesy of Amy Boccadoro Located in Center Square, the Easton Farmers’ Market is the oldest, continuously running open-air market in the United States. Established in 1752, this rich, bright, and joyous part of Easton’s legacy has been around for as long as the city itself. Supporting the regional […]