Hawk smash doesn’t fly

Event competition winner fails to get approval John Walker ‘17 planned to gather students on Friday to build and destroy a wooden hawk to celebrate the 151st Lafayette-Lehigh game the following day. Lafayette administration, however, revoked its approval, citing dangers to a nearby airport. The rivalry-themed event to destroy Lehigh’s mascot won aLafayette College Student […]

New amendment bars student from candidacy: Recent change to bylaws limits ballot eligibility

Former Lafayette College Student Government representative Sohrab Pasikhani ‘18 planned to be on the ballot for representative this week. That plan changed. On Monday, he said he was informed of an amendment to student government’s bylaws passed last Friday, that requires anyone “who has been impeached/asked to resign” to meet with student government, according to […]

Fresh faces run for students government: First-years campaign for representative position

As seniors complete their final term with student government, fourteen first-year students compete for the five student government representative positions to fill the positions in their class. Chair of Representation Bilal Akbar ‘18 said that although the number of candidates from the incoming class sank from 25 last year, the students’ qualification has improved. “We’re […]

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 […]