Bad vibrations: Integrated Sciences Center construction disrupts classes

Looking down from the window from the fourth floor of Acopian, one can see the skeleton of the Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center beginning to form, but with the extensive construction comes noise that has disrupted classes in the Acopian Engineering Center. Vice President of Finance and Administration Roger Demareski said he was aware of one […]

Student government approves club’s budget request to go to shooting range

Lafayette College Student Government approved College Republicans’ budget for this year, in which they asked for funds to go to a shooting range. Nicole Eng ’19, vice president of College Republicans, said that there are misconceptions about gun ownership in the media that the group wanted to address. Additionally, Eng said that there were educational activities […]

The power of oral history: lecturer emphasizes role of the past in social justice

Amy Starecheski believes that oral history can “change the world.” She visited the college Monday to present on the importance of oral history and its many uses. Co-Director of Oral History MA Program at Columbia University, Starecheski discussed oral history’s usage in social justice movements. She began her talk by asking the audience to turn […]

How Alabama Almost Pulled Off the Greatest Win in NCAA History

The 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers topped the 25th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide 89-84 on Nov. 25, marking Alabama and coach Avery Johnson’s first loss of the young NCAA basketball season. Normally, this would hardly be noteworthy at all. Higher ranked teams are supposed to beat lower ones, especially on a neutral court, as this game was […]

Women’s basketball wins three straight games

The women’s basketball team is in the midst of a three-game winning streak following victories over Rider (60-43), LIU Brooklyn (69-53) and Cornell (59-58). Prior to this week, Lafayette women’s basketball hadn’t earned back-to-back wins since their 2015-2016 season. The team’s success can be largely attributed to the style of head coach Kia Damon, freshman […]

Football wraps up season: Nine Leopards earn Patriot League honors

Lafayette closed their season on Nov. 18 in the 153rd rivalry game with Lehigh, falling short 38-31. The Leopards ended the season 3-3 in the Patriot League and 3-8 overall, with nine players earning Patriot League honors. In the 2016 season, Lafayette earned a record of 2-9 overall and 1-5 in conference. According to junior linebacker […]

Returning to his roots: Kelvin Serem to return to hometown to teach at school he founded

Kibargoiyet may seem to be just a small, remote village in Kenya, but for almost 200 kids, it is a haven of opportunity, thanks to a school built by Lafayette’s own senior cross-country runner, Kelvin Serem. This year, head Cross Country and Track and Field coach Michele Curcio challenged her athletes to raise enough money […]