That’s What She Read: Books that Go Bump in the Night

 Shirley Jackson and Ira Levin Tomorrow is Halloween, and what better time to take a cautious peek at some very scary stories? I’ve chosen two of my all-time favorite horror/supernatural writers to talk about today, so lock the windows and doors, turn on all the lights, and don’t venture alone into the basement…or the attic… […]

Creating allies for athletes

LGBT activist addresses equality and tolerance in athletics Accompanied by the only openly gay athlete at the college, former Division I wrestler and LGBT activist, Hudson Taylor, challenged the Lafayette community to choose inclusiveness when dealing with others’ sexuality and gender identity. Taylor spoke out this past Monday as part of the athletic program’s recently […]

New club set to make a punch

What was once a sport lost in NCAA history might make an appearance at Lafayette this coming semester as a club sport. Sophomores Adam Shankman and Austin Murtagh said boxing would be a great addition to Lafayette’s intramural sports organization with potential much beyond the basics of simply performing the art of boxing, like self-defense […]

Student rally sparks sustainable action

President Byerly announces plans to hire sustainability coordinator on campus Months of student action for sustainability initiatives on campus culminated in President Alison Byerly’s announcement last Friday that Lafayette plans to hire a sustainability coordinator. On the steps of Markle Hall, Byerly announced the college’s plans to create the position through a megaphone to a […]

The dog days are over

Bailey’s Health Center dog relieves students of stress There is a new staff member at Bailey Health Center and her popularity is rising—but there’s something about her you might not expect. She’s a seven-month old black lab named Raven and her job is to provide a morale boost for students who are sick or stressed […]

Reevaluating drinking culture on campus

Student Government holds open meeting to discuss alcohol policy Farinon Atrium became a discussion forum on Lafayette’s alcohol policies on Monday, when student government opened their general meeting to the campus community. According to Lafayette College Student Government President Aaron Little ‘16, the purpose of the meeting was to increase visibility and accessibility of the […]

Student government alters funding

Student clubs feel the effects of budget changes By Ilana Goldstein‘19 Contributing Writer A year into the new budget system, some student clubs are confused and some are unhappy with the process of securing club funds, particularly with a new food policy and unclear rubrics to allocate money. In the past, clubs were given a […]