Flagging awareness

Hispanic Society launches Immigration Week with representation of immigrant deaths Students were met with an unexpected sight last Tuesday afternoon: 2500 yellow flags covering a section of the Quad. The flags signify every migrant death that occurred on the US-Mexico border since 1999. The siting of the flags acted as the kick-start to Lafayette’s Immigration […]

Social justice goes digital

Students launch StandUp, a blog on social issues on campus After weeks of promotion through Facebook and Instagram postings, StandUp, Lafayette’s first social justice blog, officially launched their website on last Monday. With almost 600 likes on Facebook, it has reached about one quarter of Lafayette’s campus. But many more still don’t know what it […]

Satirical Success

The Onion founder shares his experiences, wisdom, and laughs Scott Dikkers, the founding editor of the popular news satire website, The Onion, came to Lafayette’s campus this past Wednesday evening as the class of 2015’s senior speaker. Dikkers discussed the troubling chain of events that led him to comedic writing. He grew up in a […]

Underrepresented in academia

Report finds one in four college presidents are women When Alison Byerly became Lafayette’s president in 2013, she joined a minority of women at the top of the academic ladder. In the last decade a number of institutions have hired their first female presidents; however, women remain significantly underrepresented among college presidencies, according to an […]

Revised route for arts campus shuttle

The Arts Campus shuttle will unveil a revised schedule and route this Monday to better accommodate students’ transportation needs. Stemming from discussions between student government’s student services subcommittee and public safety addressing student concerns on the shuttles current route, the changes will add two stops to the route and change the location of another, according […]

LAF brings EDM to campus

Lafayette Activities Forum announces Spring Concert headliner, The Chainsmokers, and opener White Panda But, first let me take a sefie. The Chainsmokers, popular for their 2014 hit, “#Selfie” will be the headliner for this year’s Lafayette’s Activities Forum (LAF) Spring Concert with opener, White Panda. The Chainsmokers, a New York City based songwriter duo comprised of Andrew Taggart […]

Hold the cones

Easton’s favorite ice cream shop re-opens today The slow approach of warmer weather also marks the return of Easton’s beloved ice cream shop, Bank Street Creamery. Here’s the scoop, though: this season the shop is back under new ownership and rumored to have several new flavors for its customers to dig their spoons in. While […]