Men’s lacrosse prepares for tough road ahead

Senior Sonny Round craddles the ball and looks for another open teammate. Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications _________________________________ The men’s lacrosse team must face their toughest schedule this season since head coach Jim Rogalski’s takeover two years ago. In the past few years, the Patriot League has grown to be one of the most competitive […]

Women’s lacrosse looks to overcome loss of seniors

Sophomore Kirsten Wilhelmsen runs the attack for the women’s lacrosse offense. Photo Courtesy of Athletic Communications __________________________________ After last year’s 7-10 finish, the women hope to bounce back this season. The women’s lacrosse team has been the epitome of mediocrity for the past three seasons, going 9-8, 9-9, and 7-10. This year, captain Laura Rowan […]

Sidelines: The art of tanking and the possibility of the biggest fight of all time

By Matt Barrett ‘17 and Brian O’Neill ‘16 Collaborative Writers Halfway into the 2015 NBA season, the 2014 draftees have not lived up to the hype, with players either injured or underperforming. Don’t forget that many teams tanked to get these players. Tanking is intentionally losing games to gain a better draft pick following the […]

Getting from point A to point B

A depiction of a student driver receiving a call to transport another student. Photo by Katherine Weeks ‘16 ________________________________ Uber and Public Safety provide new means of transportation Transportation options for students in the Lehigh Valley are growing with the addition of Uber and a new student driver program organized by Lafayette Public Safety. Following […]

Arts Plaza wins American-Architects’ building of year

Following its nomination to American- Architects’Building of the Week feature, Lafayette’s Ahart Family Arts Plaza won American-Architects’Building of the Year last Monday. This honor adds to the building’s list of awards and accolades. “The project, which received close to 20 percent of the votes, illustrates how a minimal intervention –basically brick piers, mesh boxes and […]

Professor recieves grant for research in neurodegenerative diseases

A team of Lafayette biochemistry majors under the direction of Professor Justin Hines recently received a National Institutes of Heath grant to support their study of neurodegenerative diseases. “In my lab, we study models of neurodegenerative diseases,” Hines said. “In particular, we study an interesting phenomenon in biology called yeast prions.These yeast proteins take on […]

Investigative journalist brings light to unjust trials of the Civil Rights Era

Jerry Mitchell speaks about reexamining cases from the Civil Rights Era as a reporter. Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17 __________________________ Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell delivered the keynote lecture of “Black Bodies, Black Lives,” for Lafayette’s Black Heritage Month series last Monday, speaking about his work as an investigative reporter reopening and reexamining forgotten cases of […]