College reaffirms support of LBGTQ community

The college reaffirmed its commitment to including LGBTQ communities after President Donald Trump withdrew federal protection for transgender students, even though Lafayette policies remain unaffected. President Alison Byerly wrote in an email to campus on Tuesday that the college would continue to increase inclusivity through residence life, athletics and gender and sexuality programs. This reaffirmation came five days after […]

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, ‘Get Out’: Film sends message of cultural appropriation

Comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut film “Get Out” is no laughing matter. The film tells the story of Brooklyn-based photographer Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his trip to the estate of his girlfriend’s parents, who live in a predominately white upper-class cul-de-sac. Chris begins to worry when he learns that his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), has yet to tell her […]

The crying game: Easton Town Crier to compete internationally

Just as students regularly check their phones and news feeds for information throughout the day, people used to depend on town criers for important local announcements. A bell would ring and crowds would form to hear what news the town crier would bring. Easton’s own town crier, David Rose, preserves this century-old tradition and will soon be traveling […]