Black out sheds light on racial issues

Students make statement against police brutality with campus campaign Students woke up on Monday to pathways covered with chalk outlines of bodies and sayings like “Black lives matter.” Statues were shrouded and black flags were placed around campus. The mute display was explained in an email sent to the entire student body and signed by […]

Former physics professor files a job action against the college

Associate Professor Andrew Kortyna—who left the college on Mar. 31 under unclear circumstances—filed complaints regarding Lafayette College’s decision to terminate his employment, according to his attorneys. “We are presently mounting a legal challenge to the College’s decision to terminate Dr. Kortyna’s employment,” Kortyna’s lawyer, Sidney Gold, wrote in a letter to The Lafayette. “We have […]

Remembering Everett Glenn

The day was bright and cheerful on this past Tuesday. Some would use those same words to describe Everett Glenn’s smile. “He’s probably the most genuine human being I’ve ever met,” Stephen Bezer ’15 said. Bezer had known Glenn from Montclair Kimberly Academy, the high school they both attended. Their experiences in high school made […]

Still on top

Political scientist Joseph Nye discusses the future of US power Harvard professor and famed international relations scholar Joseph Nye gave a lecture last Thursday discussing the future of American power to the Lafayette community. “Is the American century over?” was the second installment in the Robert ‘69 and Margaret Pastor lecture series that brings prominent […]

Talking Change

An open meeting addresses proposed changes to Lafayette’s sexual harassment policy The Presidential Oversight Committee on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment held an open meeting on Wednesday to discuss proposed changes to the school’s sexual harassment policy. The meeting was facilitated by Director of Student Development Greg Meyer and consisted of an overview of proposed […]