Women’s basketball alum Harriet Ottewill-Soulsby ’17 wins BUCS national championship with team

Former Leopards center Harriet Ottewill-Soulsby ‘17 won the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) national championship in her first season with the Durham University Palatinates, while simultaneously working toward earning her masters in Politics and International Relations at Durham. The 84-83 win over Northumbria University was close the whole way, with lead changes in the […]

Rita Mae Brown discusses how literature shapes the way we make decisions

Renowned queer activist and NY-Times Bestseller Rita Mae Brown emphasized the idea that taking on an identity given by the “oppressor” is giving into their power. Her talk was sponsored by the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, Friends of Skillman Library, the Queer Archives Project and the English Department. In 1970, Brown resigned from the National […]

Baseball wins rivalry series and beats Villanova

The Lafayette baseball team continued their success this past weekend by winning a series against rival Lehigh, and a win over Villanova on Tuesday. Lafayette was scheduled to play two games against Lehigh on both Saturday and Sunday at Kamine Stadium, but weather complications postponed the first doubleheader to Sunday and the teams only had time to play one game on Monday. Taking […]

March Madness predictions: Sports writers pick their NCAA Men’s Tournament Champion

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is down to just four teams. The first four rounds were full of crazy buzzer-beaters, surprises and of course UMBC’s historic upset against Virginia to become the first 16-seed to defeat a 1-seed in the men’s tournament. Three regions have normalized, represented by (1) Villanova, (1) Kansas and (3) Michigan. […]

The Exhibit on Lafayette’s movement towards equality and diversity on campus

From Lafayette’s first black graduate, David K. McDonogh, to coeducation in the 70s, to the more recent battle LGBTQ+ inclusion on campus, the exhibition at Skillman Library highlights many of the key struggles and successes that Lafayette students have experienced. Lafayette’s Director of Special Collections and College Archivist Diane Shaw and Associate College Archivist Elaine […]

“Pacific Rim” sequel defies expectations but lacks depth

Five years after “Pacific Rim,” we finally get a well deserved sequel: “Pacific Rim Uprising.” The movie, directed by Stephen DeKnight, stars John Boyega, Cailee Spaeny and Scott Eastwood. Though lacking at times, the movie is packed with action and is entertaining overall. Years after the events of “Pacific Rim,” where Stacker Pentecost, Raleigh Beckett […]

Students and faculty tell administration Farage is a bigot, should not be debated: College says debate fights bigotry

As the debate to be held on April 6 approaches between former UKIP leader Nigel Farage and former President of Mexico Vicente Fox, students and faculty are voicing their concerns about Farage and what they see as his anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic and overall bigoted beliefs. “Bigotry is not up for debate,” said a sign that religious […]

College aims to compromise with concerned Easton residents, proposes reevaluation of dorm project

In response to continued pushback from College Hill residents in regards to the McCartney Dorm Project, the college publicly announced its willingness to concede 30 percent of the beds of the new housing project and reevaluate the use of the land on the corner of Cattell and High Streets. Vice President of Finance and Administration […]