Proving Einstein Right

Lafayette to receive $675,000 to research the existence of gravitational waves A Lafayette college physics professor and his research team was recently allocated a $675,000 share of a multi-million dollar grant for research on gravitational waves. The $14.5 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation was allotted to certain institutions across the country participating […]

Inequality in question

Female professors on average earn less than their male counterparts at Lafayette On average, for every dollar a male professor earns at Lafayette, a female professor earns 93 cents, according to data released by The Chronicle of Higher Education this week. The report publicizes the average salaries of professors at colleges across the country from […]

147 is not just a number

Raymond Machira ‘15 Contributing Writer On the morning of April 2, armed terrorists stormed Garissa University and proceeded to lay to waste 147 young lives. This was a tragedy of monumental proportions to their families, friends and the whole nation of Kenya. Watching these events was difficult for the Kenyans on campus. Most of the […]

Free education, but not free food

A Lafayette student details his experience abroad in Paris, France By Irvin Cedillo ‘16 Contributing Writer I had to treat myself. Croissants, baguettes, fromage, pain au chocolat, éclairs, chocolat chaud, crêpes and falafels from Le Marais were the mouthwatering pastries that put my bank account down the drain within my first days in Paris. But […]

Chi Phi Applies

Fraternity officially applies to return to campus By William Gordon ‘17 and Rachel Robertson ‘18 Collaborative Writers Chi Phi became the first fraternity to apply for official recognition by the college on Tuesday through the college’s new application process for Greek organizations. The group—made up of about 30 interested students—applied to be an interest group, […]

Armenian genocide remembered

Armenian church service held to commemorate 100th anniversary One hundred years ago 1,500,000 Armenians were killed in Ottoman Turkey. Despite consistent denial by the Turkish government about the reality of the genocide, the Lafayette community chose to recognize the atrocities and commemorate the milestone anniversary. Last Wednesday, the college held a Divine Liturgy of the […]

Eating around downtown

Easton shops provide a food crawl for spring Comprised of twenty six of Easton’s new as well as old shops, “Spring into Easton” is the city’s shopping and free tasting crawl tomorrow from 12-4 p.m. The 26 participating shops include J. Morgan Salon and Home, Skinterest Skincare Boutique and Salvage Goods. However, not only will […]

Dance the night away

Dance Company’s Eighth Annual Spring Recital and STEP’s “Haters Step Back” promise a Friday full of dance Members of the Lafayette Dance Company and Precision Step Team will be showcasing their talents tonight. While at two separate venues, The Dance Company will begin their showcase at 8 p.m. in the Williams Center for the Arts. […]

Feeling déjà vu

 Review of “Kintsugi,” Death Cab for Cutie’s new album During the album production of their latest album “Kintsugi,” founding member and lead guitarist Chris Walla of Death Cab for Cutie revealed that he was leaving the band. Despite this unfortunate parting, Walla remained a contributing member throughout the recording process to the album’s completion. The […]