Lafayette applicant pool increases by over 700 in one year: hits record high for second year in a row

The Lafayette admissions department set a goal to receive 8,500 applications for admission to the college this year. The number of applications sat at 9,185 as of Wednesday, with the second pool of early decision applications still trickling in until February. Last year, the number of applications the college received was a record 8,469, broken […]

Steamboat Institute recognizes Professor Van Dyck with Courage in Education Award

The Steamboat Institute has honored government and law professor Brandon Van Dyck with the Courage in Education Award. The Steamboat Institute is an educational organization that “promotes America’s first principles and inspires active involvement in the defense of liberty. It was founded in 2008 out of genuine concern for the future of our country. We […]

Professor Fernandes talks about the hymns of Yeats’ poetics

Instead of reciting a Catholic hymn when there is turbulence in airplanes, English professor and poet Megan Fernandes recites William Butler Yeats’ poem “The Song of a Wandering Aengus.” “I’m really afraid of flying, but I’m not really religious. So whenever there is turbulence, I used to recite a hymn because I went to Catholic school, […]

Men’s hoops comes back in the second half against American

Last Saturday, men’s basketball faced off against the American University Eagles in Washington D.C.. The Leopards finished the game strong, scoring 40 points in the second half to defeat the Eagles 63-52. “The second half we locked in defensively and played really well,” freshman Justin Jaworski said. “The team moved the ball well and didn’t […]