Equestrian Team finishes fall regular season first in region: gears up for national show, invitationals

After almost doubling in size since last year, the Lafayette Equestrian team finished its fall regular season this weekend tied with Rutgers for first place in the 10-team region. Lafayette will be sending 9 riders to the Holiday Tournament of Champions invitational in Ohio on Dec. 2, the first time in two years that they’ve […]

“Meet the Greeks” panel discusses educational inequities, multicultural Greek organizations

During a time when Lafayette students are voicing interest in forming a multicultural Greek chapter, Dean of Equity & Inclusion Chris Hunt said he saw an opportunity to discuss how to improve inequities in the educational system. Coincidentally, the panel discussion Hunt worked to put together at Lafayette helped those students learn more about those […]

Easton Hospital earns “C” rating for hospital safety

Easton Hospital, the nearest general medical center other than Bailey’s Health Center, received a “C” grade from LeapFrog’s most recent Hospital Safety Grade in fall 2017. The LeapFrog Group is a national nonprofit organization that aims to increase quality and safety of American health care, according to their website. It uses information about “errors, accidents, and […]

Men’s basketball hosts hurricane relief exhibition game: $7k raised in fundraising efforts

The men’s basketball team hosted Penn State on November 4 in an exhibition game, where they raised $7,000 for hurricane relief. The proceeds raised from donations and attendance fees at the 102-80 loss went to the One American Appeal, a foundation that is helping Texas, Florida and the Caribbean recover and rebuild from hurricanes Harvey, […]

The best of Thor: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ outdoes its series

You’d think after 17 movies, Marvel would finally mess up. While “Thor: Ragnarok” doesn’t feel that new, it boasts more comedy and higher stakes in comparison to its predecessors, marking another success for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. “Thor: Ragnarok” stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson and Jeff Goldblum. The movie begins where […]

By the numbers

4 — interceptions by the football defense in their win at Georgetown. 7,000 — dollars raised for hurricane relief by the men’s basketball fundraiser exhibition game. 26 — assists by Julia Howard in volleyball’s loss to Loyola, raising her season total to 541. 1:27.54 — time recorded by the men’s swimming A team for their […]

Leopards football shuts out Georgetown: Team bounces back after first Patriot League loss

For the second straight game, the Lafayette offense scored one touchdown and the defense earned a shutout. This time, the Leopards earned a true shutout, with a final of 7-0 and four interceptions from the Leopards defense. Freshman quarterback Sean O’Malley had no turnovers against Georgetown during the Nov. 4 victory, after giving up two […]

Senior’s poster for sustainability research wins first prize at national conference

Rachel Tenney ’18 is looking to make use of seemingly unusable municipal waste water. Tenney created a poster and based her honors thesis on extracting nutrients from the waste water in order to make more environmentally-friendly fertilizers for plants. With this poster, she won first place at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Conference (AIChE). […]

‘Slacker’ inspires carefree life: Following arbitrary lives, delivers message on identity

A town for the young and hopeful, Austin, Tex. is a forum for people to share their passions, feelings and desires with others. Based in Austin, “Slacker”(1991) portrays widely different types of people: the incredibly knowledgeable, the bohemians, the misfits and the free spirits. Directed by Richard Linklater, “Slacker” was presented by history professor Chris Lee on […]