Lafayette Symposium committee looks to support intellectual dialogue, not attack the marginalized

Embarking on its first semester, the three students of the Lafayette Symposium committee said they will be working to ensure that speakers brought by the committee do not hold views that attack the identities of marginalized students. Provost Abu Rizvi, chair of the committee, said that he thinks the committee will be able to represent […]

Formerly known as IDEAL, Dyer Center persists with entrepreneurial mission under new name

Over the past several years, Lafayette has made an effort to create a program that works exclusively to develop student’s entrepreneurial passions and skills through the creation of the Dyer Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A year under director Yusuf Dahl’s leadership, the Dyer Center recently changed it’s name from the IDEAL Center as a […]

Leopards football squanders early lead to Monmouth in contested home opener

The Leopards’ football team dropped a close game to Monmouth on last Saturday, losing 24-20 in their home opener at Fisher Stadium. Despite a first-half offensive surge, Lafayette missed several key opportunities late in the game and now sits at 0-3 on the season. It was a tale of two halves for the Leopards, who scored 20 points […]

Hill’s Kitchen owner maintains dedication to community, emphasizes freshness and accessibility

Hill’s Kitchen, which sits at the corner of Cattell and W Monroe Streets, may have replaced College Hill’s local diner, but the food and style of Tracy’s lives on through long-time chef and Hill’s Kitchen’s new owner, Stephanie Merlo. Back in April 2018 Merlo made the decision to buy the restaurant from Tracy and convert […]

Democracy Challenged: The new face of the Republican Party: leaderless, disengaged, and in disarray

The Republican party faces a political identity crisis. With the death of Senator John McCain, the nation is stripped of the last true ‘maverick’ of the Senate. No other Republican has the gall and determination needed to return the senate to ‘regular order.’ What’s left is gallivanting politicians, only aiming to make the next news cycle. As an independent-minded […]

Beating last season’s champs: Women’s soccer downs Bucknell to start Patriot League play

The Lafayette women’s soccer team captured a 2-0 victory against Bucknell University, last year’s Patriot League champions, last Saturday. This was the Leopards first action of the season in Patriot League play, looking to advance to the Patriot League Tournament for the third consecutive year. The team has had a roller coaster start to the season, […]

Economics lecture considers migration effects on Mexican labor markets

While migration from Mexico into the United States and the affect on the American job market is regularly discussed, and regularly in the news cycle, Dr. Sarah Pearlman has been looking into the effects of migration patterns in the opposite direction. This past Monday, the Economics Department welcomed Pearlman, who teaches courses on econometrics and […]

Preview: A modern adaptation of classical jazz: ‘The Hot Sardines’ to perform at Lafayette

The Williams Center for the Arts will be graced with a visit by one of the most eminent contemporary jazz bands, The Hot Sardines this Friday at 8 p.m. Hailing from New York City, The Hot Sardines combine the classic arrangements of the early 20th century with their own modern sound. Downbeat Magazine, a publication that […]