Lafayette lacrosse gears up: a preview of the women’s and men’s seasons

Women’s Lacrosse (first game on Feb. 11) 2017 Season Record: 10-8 Players to Watch: Keep an eye out for junior attacker Jane Kirby, junior attacker and midfielder Emma Novick and junior midfielder Hannah Davey, as they were all featured on this year’s Patriot League preview. Last year, Kirby was selected to the All-Patriot League Second […]

Radio Free Vermont asks: would Vermont be better off independent?

Bill McKibben’s new book “Radio Free Vermont” hooked me immediately with its description of determined Vermonters ambushing a Coors Light delivery truck. Not a Coors fan by any means, I had to know why. Was someone finally taking a stand against overpriced, watery, mega-brewery beer? Yes, indeed a stand was being taken, but things got […]

Director of Health Services expects flu “peak” in coming weeks: campus implements precautions

With nearly 48,000 reported cases of the flu in Pennsylvania this year, and 2,343 in Northampton County alone, Lafayette has been fighting to keep the epidemic from spreading across campus. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, nearly 15,000 people have been hospitalized with influenza since the start of the flu season. Over 50 […]

Poetry editor of The New Yorker speaks at the college, focuses on the prevelance of African American art

Kevin Young wants to make sure that certain aspects of African-American history don’t fall to the wayside. “There’s always something missing [when looking back at history],” Young said. “We need to rescue aspects of black culture abandoned, even by black folks.” Recently named the poetry editor for The New Yorker, Young is a poet and […]