Becoming an astronaut is not a common career, but former astronaut Terry Hart got the opportunity and shared stories from space with students on campus this week. Students of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME) contacted Hart to come speak to students about his experience in the aviation and aeronautics industries, and his time […]
The New Jersey-born restaurant Playa Bowls opens at its second Lehigh Valley location at 16th North 3rd Street in Easton today. Currently, the franchise has several locations in New Jersey and New York City and has plans to open in cities in Florida, Delaware and North Carolina. Playa Bowls, which features both a beach-inspired indoor […]
For students looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit, Allentown’s Parks and Recreation Department has gone above and beyond in organizing fun and festive events for Lehigh Valley residents. This season brings the return of one of Allentown’s most popular holiday events, Lights in the Parkway. According to the Lights in the […]
32—point differential for women’s basketball during their 3-game winning streak. 95—rushing yards by football WR Nick Pearson on his 6 attempts against Lehigh. 25—points by men’s basketball’s Alex Petrie against St. Peters, the most by a Lafayette freshman in the Patriot League era. 37—points off the bench for women’s basketball in 59-58 victory at Cornell.
Growing up in America and raised with Nigerian culture, Hafizah Geter found it difficult to fit in. “I always felt a little outside of every situation, because when I went to my home…[where it was apparent that I had] a very Nigerian upbringing. We ate Nigerian food. We wore Nigerian clothes. My Nigerian cousins would […]
This week, The Lafayette sits down with women’s basketball’s leader in points and rebounds, freshman forward Natalie Kucowski. AJ Traub: What changes did the team make that led to the victories against Rider and LIU Brooklyn after starting 0-3? Natalie Kucowski: After losing our first three games, we didn’t let it get to us. We […]
On Nov. 18, 2016, The Lafayette published a letter from 82 faculty and staff claiming Donald Trump’s election mobilized “physical and verbal attacks against” minorities. Given Lafayette’s commitment to evidence-based learning, it is worth reviewing FBI hate-crimes data. However imperfect, these data, which have been issued for decades, are indicators of the vilest bias mobilizations. […]
Students who wear shorts and t-shirts on really cold days. “This nonsense makes us irrationally angry.”