New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt ’05 wins two Pulitzers: articles on Bill O’Reilly settlements and Trump Administration recognized

New York Times reporters won the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service “[f]or explosive, impactful journalism that exposed powerful and wealthy sexual predators, including allegations against one of Hollywood’s most influential producers, bringing them to account for long-suppressed allegations of coercion, brutality and victim silencing, thus spurring a worldwide reckoning about sexual abuse of women.” Michael […]

Questions surround college meal plan requirements: College calls dining “integral” to residential experience

While the college offers various dining options for students on campus, those with certain dietary needs said they feel their options were limited when it came to eating a healthy, balanced diet. “A big issue always was just finding things to eat that were nutritious, and a lot of times I felt this burden whenever […]

“Networking Hunger” screening and panel connects college, community and food security

“Networking Hunger,” Megan Schmidt’s ’17 senior capstone, explores food insecurity in Easton and highlights those working to address the issue. The “low income community [she] grew up in” inspired her to explore this topic. “Coming to college, I was a volunteer at Third Street [Alliance]. By my senior year, I reflected on all of my […]

Using art and science together to “become more holistically connected to the world”

“I made paintings that in some way paint themselves,” art professor and acclaimed artist Ed Kerns said. He added that his works do not use perspectives of distance, saying, “they use emergent principals to produce images that paint themselves. And if you see the paintings, you’ll see that.” Kerns is a painter whose work has been […]

Student Artist Spotlight: Regan Kinney ’20 designs mural for canal trail, approved by City Council

“Student Artist Spotlight” is part of a series meant to highlight the achievements of student artists at the college.  The Easton canal trail will soon be home to a large-scale mural, currently planned to be 57 feet wide and 10-18 feet high, highlighting the rich historical impact the canal has had on the Easton community […]

Diving into the world of art: a nuanced look into paintings by Pablo Pollish ‘19

Part of being a process painter is not planning the paintings, but multilayering them to create textures, according to Pablo Pollish ’19. “I guess the plan technically would be to make texture,” he said. “Once I have texture, then I can take the next step because that’s what the process artist is all about– it’s letting the […]

Fired physics professor’s appeal of 2014 case struck down: court rules he retaliated against alleged harassment victims

A federal appeals court appeal refused to the revive a lawsuit by former tenured Lafayette physics professor Andrew Kortyna, who was fired in March 2015 for harassing two female students who accused him of sexual harassment. The opinion on the appeal was filed on March 30, according to the document. The Lafayette reported that Kortyna, […]