Tight Finishes: Men’s Basketball’s up-and-down season continues

The seesaw start to the men’s basketball team’s season continued as they went 1-2 during the week. The Leopards came out in full force against Drexel last Wednesday night in the Kirby Sports Center. They picked the correct shots to take and successfully put them away and picked up the rebounds when most needed. After dominating the Dragons […]

Skyway secures $1.5 million, seeks $3 million more

Lafayette College announced Tuesday that the plans for building an elevator between campus and downtown Easton have come $1.5 million closer to its $9.6-million reality. The commonwealth of Pennsylvania awarded Lafayette a grant from the state’s pool devoted to annual economic development projects. Lafayette applied for about $3 million in funding and presented before the state government […]

Grammy-nominated artists Daya, D.R.A.M. to co-headline spring concert

Grammy-nominated artists Daya and D.R.A.M. will be co-headlining 2017’s spring concert, the Lafayette Activities Forum announced Friday. Daya, who is scheduled to play first, is a pop artist known for her hits “Hide Away” and “Sit Still, Look Pretty.” The Pittsburgh native, whose real name is Grace Martine Tandon, started taking piano lessons as a […]

College postpones start of new dorm construction

The college’s planned onset of construction of its $46 million expansion plans has been postponed from this spring to next fall. Concerns have been voiced from the community about the impact it would have on the aesthetic of the College Hill neighborhood. Paul Felder, a neighborhood liaison who has been working with Lafayette since September, said that […]

Student-led group sends list of concerns for marginalized students to Byerly

In the last three months, a collaborative effort between groups, organizations and individuals has created a list of concerns to improve conditions on campus for marginalized groups. On Friday, this compilation will be submitted to President Alison Byerly and released to the public.  Fayola Fair ’19, who played an integral role in leading the group, classified […]

Holiday Helpers reports theft to public safety, receives no follow-up

Ten gift cards valued at $25 each – meant to be donated to struggling women and children in the Easton area – were allegedly stolen last Thursday night from in front of the Landis Center. They were included in a pile of gifts donated to the annual Holiday Helpers drive, which Landis Center holds during the holiday season to collect a variety […]

A leader on and off the court: Anna Ptasinski nominated for national award

Despite being one of the lead players on the women’s basketball team, junior Anna Ptasinski is leaving her mark doing something else. Ptasinski, a standout three point shooter Leopards, was announced as a nominee for the 2017 Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team. The team recognizes women’s college basketball student-athletes from Divisions I, […]

Theater Department Brings in the holidays with Dr. Seuss

Hear that? It’s the Whos down in Whoville preparing for Christmas this weekend at the Lafayette College theater department’s performance of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The holiday show – written by Irv Spector, Bob Ogle and Theodor Geisel (otherwise known as Dr. Suess) – is based on the children book classic. The family friendly show features a cast […]