Survey: Students find lack of student government impact

Only one in four students believe student government is effective. Less than half believe student government impacts their experience at Lafayette in any way. But for Chair of Representation for Lafayette College Student Government Chirag Nijjer ’20, the most startling revelation from the survey was that only about one in five students responded to it. “As chair of […]

Reaching new heights: Ski club qualifies for nationals for second straight year

For the second straight year, the Lafayette ski club will be heading to United States Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) National Championships to compete against teams from around the country The club competed at the Mid-Atlantic regional tournament to qualify for Nationals a couple of weeks ago. Competing for Lafayette in the freestyle were senior […]

College seeks re-accreditation

Every eight years, colleges must undergo an accreditation process to make sure students’ degrees are really worthy of their name. Over the next two years, several committees and working groups will be trying to make sure the college fits its standards. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s standards include goals related to ethics, integrity, educational effectiveness, institutional […]

Smooth start to the season: Women’s lacrosse is making significant strides from last year

After a down season last year, it looks like the women’s lacrosse team is turning a new page. The Leopards started off their season with two straight wins before falling to Rutgers in a tight matchup Tuesday night. The team opened up their season in dominant fashion against Longwood. Sophomores Mairead Janzier, Jane Kirby and Emma […]

Visiting exhibit celebrates Russian culture: Russian icon paintings span centuries

Upon entering the Williams Center Gallery, which is currently the home of a visiting exhibit of Russian icon paintings, viewers will come across over sixty icons on the walls. Walking through the exhibit, visitors will find one specific corner in which the icons are organized to exemplify a “Beautiful Corner.” Ida Sinkević, curator of the exhibit, professor of […]

New steakhouse ‘Oak’ to open downtown: Restaurant will neighbor Easton Public Market

Oak Steakhouse, a new restaurant to open sometime this spring on Northampton Street next to the Easton Public Market, will bring a new dining experience to downtown Easton, according to owner Mick Gjevukaj. Opening a steakhouse has been a long-term goal of Gjevukaj’s – who also owns River Grille and Ocean 235 – but the restaurant owner was waiting […]