Research sees need for change in student drinking culture, college sees decrease in high risk drinking

While nearly two dozen Good Samaritan calls have been reported already this semester, the college says that the number of students drinking five or more drinks a night has declined over the past five years. Lafayette typically sees between 20 and 30 students who are hospitalized in a year for alcohol-related issues reported by their […]

‘Innovation is the recipe for success’: Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh ’79 returns to alma mater for talk

With a constant curiosity and a major in international affairs, both products of his time at Lafayette, one alumnus became the CEO of a international clothing company. Chip Bergh ’79, CEO of Levi Strauss and Co., talked to students and faculty answering questions about both his time at Lafayette and his current career path this […]

College Hill residents push back on expansion: “Keep it in your campus” and save the neighborhood

Some College Hill residents have found a new way to tell Lafayette that they don’t want its new dormitories in their neighborhood. Organizer of the “Save College Hill” and runner of the Facebook page, Lafayette professor and city planner Paul Felder said he has received 40 requests for signs that read “Save College Hill,” “Keep it […]

‘Happy Death Day’ finds originality with unoriginal storyline

Director of the “Paranormal Activities” franchise Christopher Landon has put his own spin on horror with “Happy Death Day.” The recently released film finds originality by not strictly adhering to the genre of horror, despite having an unoriginal and almost identical concept to “Groundhog Day” (1993). The protagonist, Tree (Jessica Rothe), is a sorority girl stuck […]

By the numbers

0—points given up by the Lafayette football defense although the team lost 13-7. 3—goals scored by sophomore forward Evan Vare in the road victory over Navy, improving his season total to 6. 2—Lafayette goals in field hockey’s game against Quinnipiac which were scored by freshman Anna Steps in the team’s 3-2 loss. 57—saves on the […]

Paper Playlist: Creepin’ it real

CREEPIN’ IT REAL. Knock, Knock. Who’s there? Boo. Boo who? Don’t cry, it’s only your musical sherpas back again with a ~spooky~ playlist. We are creepin’ it real with this Halloween-inspired playlist. Many of the following songs have creepy and spooky undertones that make us internally scream. Let your inner soul experience these chilling and thrilling […]