A new chapter for Greek life

College to unveil application process for new Greek organizations to join campus community A process will be unveiled after spring break for Greek organizations to apply to be recognized by the college, ending over a decade of prohibiting new fraternities and sororities to be introduced to the campus. The application process may mend the college’s […]

Speaking out

Three Lafayette students share their experiences of sexual assault It’s coming up on the one year anniversary of the day that she was raped at Lafayette. She sits cross-legged on her bed, recalling the incidents of the night she barely remembers, but will never forget. In her junior year, Amy (all victims’ names have been changed to protect […]

From abroad: La vida Española

A Lafayette student details their time in Madrid, Spain As an American studying at an all-Spanish university, La Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, I felt like a complete stranger when I arrived. I would show up to class with my American friends and sit with them, struggling through international business management and financial markets classes–both taught […]

Divine discussion

Students consider introducing historically black sorority to campus Members of the Lafayette community convened Tuesday night to consider the possible addition of a Divine Nine sorority. Kaleidoscope, NIA and Lafayette’s PanHellenic Council representatives led the discussion to gauge the interest and need for introducing one of the historically black sorority on Lafayette’s Campus. Valerie Melson […]

Forced to make changes

Marquis Players impacted by decreased funding The show will go on for the Marquis Players, but with less. Reduced funding from Lafayette College Student Government has forced the charity theater group to cut costs in the production of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” ahead of their Mar. 26 opening night. Student government has implemented a […]

Update on The Lafayette’s financial situation

By The Lafayette Staff The newspaper and Lafayette College Student Government have reached an agreement that assures the short-term finances  of the state’s oldest college newspaper. The paper will be able to print through the end of the semester under a revised funding resolution approved by student government last week. The new resolution allocates $3,491 to The Lafayette at […]

More bang for your buck

School ranked highly for financial accountability in two reports Tied with schools such as Williams, University of Pennsylvania and Brown, Lafayette College boasted an annual return on investment that ranked fifth in the nation for liberal arts students, according to PayScale’s 2014 College ROI Report. Lafayette had a seven percent annual ROI which fell slightly […]

From NYC to Easton

New exhibit “Painterly Perspective” debuts at Williams Center for the Arts From the big city to our little campus, a new exhibit made its Lafayette College debut in the Williams Center for the Arts Gallery on Tuesday, Mar. 3. “Painterly Perspectives.”   The exhibit, a vibrant display that centers around the connections artists have with landscapes, […]

Weiss finds a new presidency at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Prior Lafayette President David Weiss leaves Haverford for the Big Apple The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced last Tuesday that they were electing Daniel Weiss, president of Lafayette from 2005 until 2013, as their new president. Weiss, who has been president of Haverford College since 2013, will be succeeding Emily Rafferty. Rafferty was president of the Met for the […]