In hot water

After two months, 512 March fixes water issues By Nirupa Basnet ‘17 and Hannah Doherty ‘19 Collaborative Writers 512 March St. is one of Lafayette’s most coveted apartment complexes for senior students. The building, housing roughly 30 students every year, has Wi-Fi, dishwashers and laundry machines–amenities that most off-campus housing lack. But up until this […]

Defining a new position

College explores the role of a sustainability coordinator Two weeks after President Byerly said Lafayette would hire a sustainability coordinator in response to student efforts, the college continues to search for what this new position would mean. To answer that question, students and staff hold monthly sustainability committee meetings and learning from other people who […]

Soccer asana

Men’s team takes on yoga When the Lafayette men’s soccer team isn’t practicing at Metzgar fields or traveling across the Northeast for matches, they can be found in the Kirby Sports Center, bright, pink yoga mats in hand. For the first time in program history head coach Dennis Bohn incorporated weekly yoga sessions into the […]

Letter to the Editor

In response to last week’s op-ed, “The need for the appearance of fairness in the event competition,”Lafayette College Student Government would like to take this opportunity to briefly address a few criticisms levied against us. To preface this, we take our roles as the stewards of student money seriously and have been more transparent than […]

The question of GM1 and GM2

With registration near, students frustrated with required courses By Christina Shaman ‘16 and Kathryn Kelly ‘19 Collaborative Writers A dean’s list double major in biology and German, Erin Kersten ’16 is headed toward a promising future when she graduates this spring. But she still needs to fit in another core requirement: the GM1. For those […]

Damages prompt more public safety patrols

College responds to spikes in vandalism in residence halls In recent weeks, students have spotted Lafayette College Public Safety officers patrolling the floors in residence halls on campus, particularly in South College Hall and Ruef Hall, due to an increased amount of community damage reports. After noticing that the frequency of community damage has increased, […]

Bring on the bacon

Annual festival celebrates the pig in all its edible forms By Kaitlyn Calogero ‘18 and Jay Bickford ‘17 Collaborative Writers This Saturday and Sunday, Easton will be the host of a bacon bonanza The Pennsylvania Bacon Fest, a celebration of all things bacon, is currently in its fourth year. In 2012, the inaugural PA Bacon […]

A license to thrill

Reflecting on the career of the best Bond since Connery James Bond has been a box office mainstay for over 50 years, ever since the premier of the first film in the franchise “Dr. No”in 1962. With Sean Connery bringing a suave, timeless class to fiction’s most famous secret agent, it has long been self-evident […]