Kenzie Corbin ’18 wins Pepper Prize, says serving the mental health community is “why [she’s] here on this Earth”

Channeling the spirit of Camp Ernst in Northern Kentucky, which she attended every summer in her childhood, Kenzie Corbin ’18 managed to engage with a young boy traumatized by bullying who was previously unresponsive to the other nurses at the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Muhlenberg. “There was this one boy that I remember just […]

Hulu Review | “The Handmaid’s Tale” second season opens with shock value: viewers confronted with depictions of violence against women

With the rise of feminist movements such as #MeToo and other sexual assault advocate groups, the language of reproductive choice and self-biopower has washed over America. There are common echoes and cries from the fear of losing one’s body to a governing system. Recently, Iowa passed the most restrictive abortion bill to date, creating shocking […]

Aaron O. Hoff Awards

1974 Award Sara Hayet ’18 World Citizen Award Austin Botelho ’18 Mattachine Award Rachel Tenney ’18 Robert I. Weiner Interfaith Award Miriam Swartz ’18 Frances Ocansey-Ahene Spirit of Multiculturalism Award Esmeralda Sotelo ’18 Program of the Year TNT Trivia Student Organization of the Year Refugee Action Commitment to Service Award Delta Gamma Service Above Self […]

Student Artist Spotlight | Political discourse through the artistic medium: Elle Cox ‘21 explores power in her works

“Student Artist Spotlight” is part of a series meant to highlight the achievements of student artists at the college.  Elle Cox ’21 was a 2017 Presidential Scholar of the Arts, a highly selective and immensely prestigious award given to only 20 students each year. It is the highest honor a high school artist can achieve. […]

College revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree after conviction

In May 1996, Bill Cosby was awarded an honorary degree by Lafayette. In October 2015, President Alison Byerly called the allegations against Cosby “shocking, disappointing and appalling,” but added that revoking honorary degrees is a “technical question to do with college policy,” The Lafayette reported. Byerly added at the time that “Cosby receiving this award was […]

Letter from the Editor

My first year as editor-in-chief brought no shortage of news. From expansion, to alcohol use on campus, to sexual assault, to athletics, to artistic endeavors, to issues surrounding political discourse, to diversity and more, there was much ground to cover with a fast-approaching deadline. Nevertheless, editors, designers, photographers and writers were working tirelessly all year […]