Open space for global perspective

Photo by Julia Brennan ‘17 ______________________ Oechsle Center for Global Education becomes the latest addition to Lafayette’s campus The Oechsle Center for Global Education, which houses the departments of anthropology &sociology, area studies and international affairs, has been completed in time for the start of spring semester classes. Many Brown Bags and presentations will be […]

College introduces Lafayette ConnectEd

Over interim Lafayette launched Lafayette ConnectED, a set of three, week-long, free online classes for alumni. Faculty members President Alison Byerly, Professor Chip Nataro and Professor Tim Laquintano partnered with students and instructional technologists to create an online platform for the alumni to connect and experience a Lafayette classroom through piloted seminars on various topics. […]

Upper and Lower debut new look

Photo by Katherine Weeks ‘16 Upper’s renovation featured changes to the seating arrangements. ______________________________ Students were welcomed back to campus with changes to both Upper and Lower Farinon, which had been in progress since the end of last semester. Upper saw the most significant renovations, with new furniture, expanded seating, a burrito bar, and rearrangement […]

Sushi Joins the College Diet

Photo by Hana Ishihara ‘17  and Reine Pavlik ‘15 ______________________________ Anastasia Gayol Cintron ‘17 and Maria Otto ‘17 Collaborative Writers After a renovation that began in the beginning of last semester, Lafayette College Dining Services unveiled the new sushi bar at Lower this past week. Anastasia: After last semester’s dining hall changes turned out to […]

The Story Behind the Interview

Courtesy of nbcnews.com ______________________________ On Christmas day, after causing more controversy than any other films in recent memory, Sony Pictures gave a limited theatrical release to “The Interview”in addition to making it available online through YouTube, Google Play, and other such services the day before. It was an anticlimactic conclusion to a bizarre odyssey, which […]

Interim Diaries

Graphic  by Caroline Nawrocki ‘18 ______________________________ After six long weeks of winter break, students returned to campus this week. The relaxing atmosphere of break will certainly be missed as work quickly begins to pile up. Lafayette’s students spent their time away from campus traveling, reuniting with family and friends, and watching hours of Netflix. Here’s […]

Conference play poses challenge for Men’s Basketball

Photos Courtesy of Lafayette Athletic Communication Teammates Seth Hinrichs and Matt Klinewski get back on defense against the American Eagles. ______________________________ By Matt Barrett ‘17 and Brian O’Neill ‘16 Collaborative Writers Reaching the halfway point in conference play Wednesday night against Colgate snapped the Leopards’ three game losing streak.  The month of January has been […]