Heartfelt remake of “Queer Eye” embraces “the politically charged moments”

The success of Netflix’s remake of “Queer Eye” has shown that their endeavor into reality TV has paid off. Netflix’s “Queer Eye” is heartfelt, genuinely funny and binge-able, which are sought-after qualities in reality TV. “Queer Eye” is a reality TV show that wants “to turn the Red States pink–one makeover at a time,” While […]

Track and field takes on the Patriot League

The Lafayette track and field team traveled to Lewisburg, Penn., last weekend to compete in the Patriot League Indoor Championship. The men’s team finished seventh overall and the women’s team finished ninth in the two-day Patriot League showdown. Many Leopards landed in the Lafayette record books and scored personal bests. The 4×800 relay team, comprised of junior […]

Riley Temple ’71 uses theology framework to analyze work of African-American playwright

Within the “50 years Black America has been free” since the Civil Rights Act in 1964, African-American authors, poets and playwrights, including playwright August Wilson, have portrayed the history of their people since slavery through various mediums, Riley Temple ’71 said. Wilson’s works play a “redemptive role” for black culture, and according to Temple, can […]

Why do we deny the humanities of others? Exhibition questions viewer’s “perceptions about history, identity and voice”

“It is a terrible, an inexorable law that one cannot deny the humanity of another without diminishing one’s own,” writer and activist James Baldwin once said. His quote inspired the Rare Books Cataloger Pam Murray and Director of Special Collections Diane Shaw to name her exhibition “The Humanity of Another,” displayed at the Lass Gallery, […]

Lafayette gifted $3 million endowment for interdisciplinary engineering chair

A $3 million gift to the college will go towards endowing a new faculty chair in the engineering department that focuses on interdisciplinary education, creating the Air Products-Ghasemi Professorship. The gift is a three-part donation from the Air Products Foundation who donated $1.5 million, CEO of Air Products Seifollah Ghasemi who donated $500,000 and an […]

Zeta Psi colony works towards reinstatement next November: New chapter aims to be more diverse

Chirag Nijjer ’20, the first president of Zeta Psi since its suspension, said the newfound group’s mission in bringing Zete back is to provide Lafayette with “a new way to look at Greek life.” This new perspective may include such things as purposely recruiting a diverse membership, in terms of socioeconomic status, background and interests, […]

Studies show increased desirability for humanities majors after graduation

As Lafayette announced a new endowed professorship this week aimed at combining engineering and the liberal arts, research has been showing growing appreciation and need for skills associated with a humanities-based education. Inside Higher Ed reported in 2015 that only 4.3 percent of graduates with bachelor’s degrees in the humanities were unemployed. Of the other 95.7 […]

Men’s lacrosse brings home first win of the season: Brothers Adam and Matt Close put up half of team’s goals

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team earned their first win of the season last Saturday, beating NJIT 10-8, bringing their record to an even 1-1. The Leopards traveled to Madison, N.J. for the contest where brothers and teammates, senior Matt and sophomore Adam Close, stood out for their performances. The brothers scored 5 of the team’s […]