Educational Equity Coordinator hired, will handle discrimination cases beyond Title IX

Lafayette’s first Educational Equity Coordinator Jessica Brown will bring a unique perspective to her role when she arrives on Nov. 20. She has worked extensively in law and public service dealing with discrimination cases and helping “underrepresented individuals gain access to the legal system,” but has never worked at a college before, she wrote in […]

Student government proposes structural changes, aims to boost participation

Student government is proposing changes to both its constitution and its bylaws, the first structural changes made to the organization in over 30 years. The Ad-Hoc Committee on Organizational Reform, consisting of student government members Jesse Glaser ’19, Shreya Nebhwani ’19, Connor Burwell ’19 and Mia Coutinho ’20, formed this year originally to address changes […]

‘Suburbicon’: a disappointing product of a talented team

Joel and Ethan Coen have given us quite a few gifts: the iconic “Fargo,” the chilling “No Country for Old Men” and the outrageously underrated “Burn After Reading.” Their latest screenwriting effort, however, directed by their friend and often-star George Clooney, isn’t one of those gifts. “Suburbicon,” starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, revolves around hapless sociopaths […]

Students begin initiative to create multicultural Greek organization

Efforts are underway to found a multicultural sorority at Lafayette. At least 25 students have demonstrated interest in joining should a chapter be formed at Lafayette, according to Nina Milligan ’20, a student leader of the efforts. The idea for this organization originated from the list of concerns for marginalized students last year, which eventually […]

By the numbers

22:23.7—time for cross country’s top finisher freshman Gabrielle Galletta in the Patriot League Championship, a new personal record and good for 35th place. 42—combined shots for the field hockey team in their games against Holy Cross and Temple. 5—goals by field hockey’s freshman Anna Steps this season, tied for the team lead. Four of the […]

Samantha Pastron ’18 emphasizes environmental issues in thesis project

When Samantha Pastron ‘18 was in elementary school in Pasadena, Calif., art was incorporated into almost everything she did. At just five years old, Pastron had access to a state-of-the-art studio, photo labs, ceramics studios and all the supplies she could’ve dreamed. Now, her years of art culminate in her honors thesis project, inspired by […]

Leopards prepare to take the court: A preview of men’s and women’s basketball

Men: 2016 Season Record: 9-21 (4-13 in conference) Players to watch: Senior forward Matt Klinewski returns after leading the team last season in points per game (ppg) and rebounds per game, with 16 and 6 respectively, while playing 27 minutes per game. Another player to look out for is sophomore guard Kyle Stout. He ranked […]