Theft reported on campus

Two burglaries have been reported in Pardee Hall since mid-November, according to a report by public safety. The thefts, according to an email from Associate Director of Lafayette College Public Safety Jeffrey Troxell, were of personal items taken from unlocked offices in the building. A report of the first burglary, which took place on Nov. […]

Letter to the Editor

Over the past few weeks, I have been approached by several students seeking my response to two op-eds, “The need for the appearance of fairness in the event competition” by Ivan Evtimov ‘17 and the response by Lafayette College Student Government President Aaron Little ‘16. While I do not wish to comment on the nature […]

Redefining student conferences

TEDxLafayetteCollege takes on challenging topics By Kathryn Kelly ‘19 Contributing Writer “So who would like to be a boy?” said Leah Wasacz‘16, as she handed out men’s shorts to an audience member at the fall TEDxLafayetteCollege event last Thursday. She handed another prop, a lacy bra, to another audience member. She had each member hold […]

Revamping reading day

Marquis Hall open for academic assistance Monday With final exams approaching, there is only a brief period to collect notes, unwind, and cram for some students. Reading day, the only day a year between the end of classes and the start of finals devoted specifically to studying, has new programming this year directed at first-year […]

A night of jazz

Lafayette’s big band performs alongside acclaimed saxophonist Lafayette College’s Jazz Ensemble took the stage on Wednesday to deliver a selection of music to move the heart and shake the soul. The ensemble, directed by Skip Wilkins, performed a wide variety of exciting and moving pieces, opening with a quick-paced rendition of Seymour Simon’s “All Of […]

Sounds of the holiday season

Cadence Excels in Final Concert of the Semester Lafayette’s all-female a cappella group, Cadence, had their final performance of the semester Monday in Farinon Atrium in front of a packed house. All dressed in holiday apparel, Cadence started off with a performance of “Carol of the Bells,” a classic song for the Holiday season. Miranda […]

De-stressers for exam week

Hey, hey, hey, guess who’s back? …Unless you’re a freshman and have never seen this column before…in which case: Hi, I’m Melissa. Finals week is fast approaching. It’s a bummer, and it’s stressful. For that reason, the kind folks of The Lafayette have asked me to come up with a list of the ten most […]

2015’s best films

The top five movies of the year so far As we hurry toward the end of 2015, we conclude a year that is best described as “meh.” Although financially no year in Hollywood history has been better, thanks to films like “Furious 7,” “Jurassic World” and “Mission Impossible,” there were very few truly great movies. […]

QB contribution

Blake Searfoss donates blood stem cells While his teammates were preparing for the 151st anniversary of Lafayette’s rivalry matchup against Lehigh, backup quarterback Blake Searfoss was helping a 48-year-old cancer patient tackle greater obstacles. Instead of spending the team’s bye week on the practice field, the junior from Flemington, N.J. spent his time traveling to […]