Time for Title IX

Amy O’Neill becomes first coordinator for sex discrimination law Lafayette College hired Amy O’Neill this past July as the first staff member to deal directly with issues of sexual assault, harassment and other sex based discrimination on campus. O’Neill’s position is to coordinate cases related to Title IX, a federal law that prohibits discrimination on […]

Summer brief and update

New website, DKE renovations, dining services, administration changes arrive in time for new year Lafayette College sometimes undergoes changes during the summer, to avoid interfering with students’life while they are on campus. This semester is no different. Students returned to campus this week to many shifts and new arrivals at the college. The Lafayette staff […]

Former professor files federal Civil Rights complaint against college

A former associate professor of physics filed a federal Civil Rights complaint against Lafayette College claiming the college discriminated against him in connection with its investigation of sexual harassment complaints filed by two students. Physics professor Andrew Kortyna, who spent nearly two years unsuccessfully disputing sexual harassment complaints, was terminated from the college’s employment last […]

Rock the Quad

Balloon Ride Fantasy brings flavor to WJRH concert Six piece indie electropop/fantasy rock band Balloon Ride Fantasy is coming to the Quad today for the WJRH Welcome Back Concert, sponsored by WJRH and Lafayette College Student Government. The concert, which Marci Weinstein said is meant“to bring the student body together and provide a fun music […]

Legacy by design

Recent alumnus creates Lafayette Snapchat geofilter Lafayette College never had its own Snapchat geofilter. While other colleges, such as Villanova, Boston University, and Boston College, had their own custom filters, students at the college had to make do without. This bothered Aaron Levenson‘15, who formerly served as managing editor for The Lafayette. “Other schools had […]

Just Danse

Helen Simoneau Danse brings the Caribou to Lafayette Choreographer Helen Simoneau and six other dancers are part of the Choreographers on Campus program, a dance program at Lafayette supported a $450,000 by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. According to the official website, this program “brings choreographers to the Lehigh Valley to engage in collaborative artistic […]

The big leagues

Farina ‘15 is taking his talents to new heights By Brian O’Neill ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers   Last year’s graduating class saw a number of athletes prove their worth beyond the borders of the Lafayette campus, with four moving on to sign professional contracts. One of the most notable additions to the professional […]