Dives through history

Junior Greg Grewal swims the breaststroke at the Patriot League Championships. Photo Courtesy of Greg Grewal ‘16 ______________________________ Swim team takes to the pool for Patriot League championships Although they didn’t win the swimming Patriot League Championship, a strenuous three day-stretch of races, the Leopards made it back with some accomplishments to be proud of. […]

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Sweep Lehigh

Junior Jamie O’Hare runs the offense for the Lady Leopards Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications _________________________________ Both teams win in close fashion against their number one rivals In the wake of Lafayette’s dominant win against Lehigh this year at Yankee Stadium, the word “rivalry” has been echoing in the minds of Lafayette student athletes for […]

Shave it off

Dan McLaughlin ‘17 has hair shaved after donating over $900 to the cause. Photos by Hana Isihara ‘17 ______________________ Members of community go bald to raise money for St. Baldrick’s cancer research For members of the Lafayette community, Wednesday’s men’s basketball match against Holy Cross, provided a different experience from a typical weekday game. Inside […]

Accounting for the past

How The Lafayette ended up at financial risk By The Lafayette Staff In 2005, The Lafayette was sitting pretty. Pennsylvania’s oldest college newspaper was adequately funded by Lafayette College Student Government, had $106,000 in a special account and enjoyed healthy advertising and subscription revenues. Flash forward a decade: The Lafayette already spent its student government […]

Marquis matchup

Some of this year’s 2018 Marquis Fellows meet with President Alison Byerly in the President’s House. Photo Courtesy of Catherine Corbin ‘18 ________________________________ Potential scholars strive for merit awards A pool of approximately 120 prospective students exhibiting exceptional academic skills, a passion for contributing to community service and a knack for leadership will be headed […]

Language study losing ground

Susanna Kim ‘15 speaking Arabic. Photo by Willem Ytsma ‘16 _______________________ Modern Language Association reports decreasing collegiate enrollments Total enrollments in foreign language courses at US colleges and universities have been declining over the last few years, according to a report published by the Modern Language Association on Feb. 11. The report, which gathered data […]

Lafayette’s IDEAL

Center for Innovation encourages experiential learning Priding itself on Innovation, Design, Education and Leadership, the IDEAL center aims to bring new facet to the Lafayette education. IDEAL focuses on matching aspiring students to faculty and external partners, such as companies, foundations or alumni in order to design a student-led project. Directed by professors Diane Ahl […]