Questions about expansion dominate town hall

Nearly one year since Lafayette announced its expansion plans, President Alison Byerly opened a town hall meeting where audience members questioned the college’s future. During time for questions, the audience voiced their concerns, which included what happens if building construction cannot go as planned, if temporary classroom and office space will be necessary and the future of the Bushkill Drive […]

Entering the history books: Three school records broken by track and field team

In their first meet since the Patriot League Championships, the track and field team broke several records. Lafayette College’s track and field team traveled to Boston to compete at the ECAC and IC4A championships this past weekend. It proved to be an extremely successful weekend for the Leopards as three school records were broken at the […]

Mass immigration panel sparks wide debate

The panel discussion “Is Mass Imigration Bad for Europe?” was meant to frame questions from a conservative viewpoint about the effect of Middle East migrants into Europe. Controversy surrounding the topic brought into question not only its content but the title of the discussion itself. This was the second talk in the John Stuart Mill Series. Around 25 […]

Chef captures culture of Harlem in cookbook: ‘The Red Rooster Cookbook’

Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s new cookbook “The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem” is a delightful mélange of recipes, essays, history and photographs celebrating Harlem, a neighborhood in New York City long associated with black culture.  Owner of Red Rooster in Harlem and best-selling author of “Yes, Chef: A Memoir” and other books, Samuelsson takes […]

US politics trump abroad conversation: Students share experiences

During any given semester, Lafayette students are packing their bags and stamping their passports as they travel around the world for a semester abroad. Students encounter the people, foods, clothes, music and languages of other cultures all while also juggling schoolwork. They are given class schedules and tourist guidebooks to study up on their temporary new homes. […]