Thoughts with Nepal

Students hold candlelight vigil in support of earthquake victims By Rachel Robertson ‘18 and William Gordon ‘17 Collaborative Writers The warm light of candles lit the faces of ninety students and faculty who gathered on the steps of Farinon Tuesday night for a vigil to express their feelings about the recent earthquake in Nepal. Some reports […]

Fraternity takes first step

DTD joins Chi Phi in greek application process A group of students who wish to the Delta Tau Delta fraternity to campus have reached interest group status, joining the Chi Phi Rho Chapter fraternity as one of two interest groups at Lafayette. The prospective Greek organizations are the first two groups to navigate the three-part […]

A cry for compassion

The connection between protests against police brutality and early american uprisings There is a state of emergency in the city of Baltimore, but really, there has been a state of emergency from coast to coast, Maine to California and Hawaii and back. There is also a state of emergency regarding the apathy and lack of […]

From abroad: Small world

Student discovers new friends and food in Madrid, Spain I’ll admit it—it was nice to have a semester break from Lafayette’s campus. A change in scenery can really spice up your day-to-day life. Many students say Lafayette stays within a bubble on College Hill, so breaking out of that bubble and experiencing culture on another […]

Lafayette’s athletes show they care

Members of Lafayette’s Athletes C.A.R.E. raise money for local homeless shelter Representatives from the Lafayette student organization Athletes Creating Abundant Relief Effort (C.A.R.E.) presented a $3,200 check to the Easton Area Neighborhood Center’s Roofover Shelter on April 24. The group raised the money as part of an All-or-Nothing campaign, where a monetary goal is set, […]

What is?

A Lafayette professor competes on Jeopardy! Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek obtained the Guinness World record for most game show episodes hosted—6,829 episodes on June 13 of 2014. Seeing as there is usually three contestants per episode, that means over 20,000 people had appeared on Jeopardy since Alex Trebek took over as host. Added to that […]

Breaking Bard

New study reveals that majority of english majors not required to study Shakespeare To study Shakespeare, or to not study Shakespeare: that is the question on the minds of many English departments and Shakespeare enthusiasts across the country. A recent report by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni revealed that only four out of […]

Journey into jazz

Lafayette’s professor and renowned jazz musician Skip Wilkins brings professional experiences to the classroom His mother’s determination and his father’s musical talents shaped him, jazz pianist Skip Wilkins said. As a young child, Wilkins watched his father perform, and would try his best to emulate him. He carried around his father’s drums. He performed onstage […]

Down to the wire

Career Services gives their advice on how to land that last minute summer job Finding a summer opportunity can be difficult even if the search begins early. It is even more difficult when there are only two more weeks of the semester left and summer is just right around the corner. The Lafayette asked career […]