Housing lottery goes digital

The upcoming housing lottery will not require any students to visit Hugel in person and wait for their lottery number to be called to choose a room. Lafayette College Residence Life is moving all housing lotteries and applications online starting this semester, Assistant Director of Residence Life Sarah Yencha said. The general housing lottery of […]

Students take sustainability into their own hands

Two Lafayette students, Ariel Jakubowski ‘17 and Scott Oliveri ‘17, have taken changing the environment and reducing the college’s carbon footprint into their own hands this past November with the Sustainability Brigade. The Sustainability Brigade is an effort “to make small, positive impacts around campus to foster environmental stewardship,” according to their Facebook page, open […]

Paper Playlist: ‘Lady Empowerment’

Melissa: This week I’ve chosen “Electric Lady” by Janelle Monae (ft. Solange). The recent buzz around Monae’s performance in (the now Oscar-award-winning) Moonlight has me going back through her music lately and remembering what a wonderful artist she is. “Electric Lady” just makes you feel good. It’s a groovy tune that will have you feeling […]

‘I Hate Hamlet’ features student actors: Play shows for second weekend

Reading William Shakespeare can be intimidating for some, but acting in it can be downright scary. For “I Hate Hamlet” protagonist Andrew Rally, it could be following his dreams that causes him the most stress. Last week, the college’s theater department debuted the show “I Hate Hamlet” in Buck Hall’s Weiss Theatre. The show revolves around protagonist Andrew […]

Money Manziel: Is Johnny ready for an NFL comeback?

You’ve probably heard this one before: Johnny Manziel is attempting an NFL comeback. While it may seem like just a slow news day headline at first glance, it could warrant further investigation. After bottoming out of the National Football League at the beginning of 2015 due to various substance and alcohol related issues, Johnny Manziel entered rehab and wasn’t […]

Stop the Global Gag Rule: Opinion

President Donald Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule into law on his first day of office. That alone should distress anyone with any remote reproductive capability. The Global Gag Rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, restricts overseas facilities that receive even $1 of U.S. funding from even talking about family planning options with […]