Sophomore fills vacant student government position: Special election held in time for annual training

After an unexpected resignation by Student Government’s Class of 2018 representative last week, a new sophomore has stepped in to fill the position. Christopher Felix ‘18 was elected to Student Government in a special election and was ushered into his first week at the organization’s annual training on Sunday. Former representative of the 2018 class, […]

Posse: not just a scholarship, an experience

By Fayola Fair ’19 The Posse Foundation is a non-profit organization with the primary goals of expanding and diversifying the pool of students that top colleges and universities recruit from, helping institutions create more inclusive communities and ensuring that Posse Scholars succeed academically, graduate and become leaders in the workforce. There are 10 Posse chapters […]

Turnover troubles: Leopards’ sloppy play late gives Lehigh the rivalry win

In the last eight minutes of Monday’s rivalry matchup, the Lafayette men’s basketball team scored just four points, allowing Lehigh to pull away in the final moments of an otherwise tight game and ultimately beat the Leopards 87-72.   “Even though we’re young that still was unacceptable and something that I thought we were past…” […]

Making fitness fun: Group Fit classes bring teachers from all over campus

The overhead lights were off, a disco ball was spinning, and Dean of Students Paul McLoughlin II was singing along to Katy Perry’s “California Girls.” It was not a party, but McLoughlin’s cycling class, which he teaches Monday nights in between his job as an administrator at the college and as an advisor to Student […]

Posse’s uncertain future: College officials consider phasing out D.C. group

By Christina Shaman ’16 and William Gordon ’17 On her first day at Lafayette, Brianna Braswell ’16 almost packed up her car and went back home to Washington, D.C. Overwhelmed by the new environment, she wandered aimlessly around campus until she ran into a senior Posse member, who made her feel at home. For Braswell, […]