Presidential Oversight Committee works to improve campus climate

Oversight Committee seeks to improve the college’s sexual violence policies The Presidential Oversight Committee is striving to improve Lafayette’s policies dealing with sexual violence on campus. The Presidential Oversight Committee on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment released recommendations to improve Lafayette’s policies and procedures relating to sexual violence on campus. The committee’s work had three […]

Letter to the Editor

Re “Where Should the Birds Fly” (Oct. 10, page 5), When Israel became a nation in 1948, they were immediately attacked by the Arab nations surrounding them. Fortunately, Israel was able to defend themselves. In 1967 Gamal Nasser the Egyptian dictator ordered the U.N. peacekeeping force out of Sinai and with Syria from the north, […]

Haunted Happenings

Graphic by Reine Pavlik ‘15 Lafayette’s list of “to do’s” for the perfect Halloweek Instead of dressing up one night a year and knocking on doors, hopeful that neighbors will have their favorite candy, college students everywhere extend Halloween to a week long occasion. Halloween becomes “Halloweek,” as students plan their costumes and attend countless […]

Keep Calm and Write On

Students exercise their creativity at annual Write- A-Thon Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 The 2014 Write-A-Thon continues to be a favorite event among students seeking literary inspiration. Lafayette College’s fourth annual Write-A-Thon was held in the Marlo Room on Monday October 20, 2014. “[The Write-A-Thon] is an opportunity for students to write together and extend […]

A Shot of Yeager: Random List of the Week: Non- Traumatic Things That Have Made Me Cry

1) The song “O” by Coldplay on their newest album, “Ghost Stories.” It doesn’t matter the time, place, who I’m with or what I’m doing—if this song comes on, the waterworks start flowing. Chris Martin sings about heartbreak, obviously alluding to his then-crumbling marriage with Gwyneth Paltrow, but the message is really about letting go […]

That’s What She Read: Running Like a Girl: Notes on Learning How to Run by Alexandra Heminsley

I had to see what this was “Learning How to Run” was all about, being a girl and formerly a mildly serious runner. I really enjoyed author Alexandra Heminsley’s account of becoming a runner/marathoner; this was a quick, cheerful read, very funny and actually inspiring; I laced up again and hit the running trail soon […]