Lifelong Leopard takes over as Chair of the Board: Robert Sell ’84 talks expansion, diversity, board’s role

Newly elected chair of the Board of Trustees Robert Sell ’84 was a Lafayette Leopard from the start. With his father having graduated from the college in 1960, Sell attended his first Lafayette-Lehigh rivalry game at the ripe age of 10 months old and never looked back. Having a far-reaching memory of the college and […]

Sherryta Freeman leads the Leopards: Lafayette’s Athletic Director talks about her vision and her journey

Athletic director Sherryta Freeman is looking forward to improving the student-athlete experience at Lafayette and to unveiling her strategic plan for the department this fall. In the short term, however, she’s hoping to take the court in a game of pickup basketball. “[Coaches] have been asking me ‘When are you going to play with us?’ […]

Cornell stuns Lafayette with a late equalizer and overtime winner, Leopards get back on track with win against La Salle

The men’s soccer team’s three-game winning streak came to an end when they faced Cornell (3-1) on Friday, Sept. 7. The match went into overtime, with a final score of 2-1 in favor of the Big Red. The Leopards then hosted La Salle on this past Wednesday, taking the win 2-0. Sutton earned another shutout, while […]

The proof is in the putting: Men’s golf records statement win in season opener behind Cronin’s 1st place finish

The Lafayette men’s golf team won both the team and individual titles during the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9. The tournament was hosted by Colgate at the par-72 Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton, NY. The team finished with a tournament record score of +3, breaking the […]

‘In Your Way’: an ode to bad-ass women: Kate Gilmore exhibits her powerful line of work

Gendered perceptions of strength and authority have sustained a conversation behind generations of artwork, music and powerful performances depicting strong female protagonists. Conversations and disagreements have made headlines for years and in this riveting era of new voices, Kate Gilmore joins the many women prepared for the uphill battle. Kate Gilmore is a Washington, D.C. […]

Menu changes expand dietary options, improve freshness and quality

Food fuels Lafayette, and recent menu changes have received positive feedback as several dining locations make an effort to be more dietarily accommodating and healthy. According to Carolyn Karwick, Resident District Manager of Dining Services, “menus are planned to take advantage of the season for the freshest possible product available for purchase with menu changes daily.” […]

Volleyball kept scoreless in Dartmouth University Tournament: team loses five games in a row

The volleyball team recently wrapped up the Dartmouth University Tournament, in which they went 0-3, losing each game 3 sets to 0. The first matchup was against Boston College, with Lafayette improving by three points each set. The first game went 25-12 in BC’s favor, then 25-15, then 25-18. The Leopards put up more points […]

Critically acclaimed pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii to perform on campus with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Returning again after its Lafayette debut two years ago, world-class Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will feature award-winning pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii at the Williams Center for the Arts tonight at 8 p.m. The orchestra will be opening this year’s concert series at the Williams Center with a blend of music from both romantic and contemporary composers. Attendees will […]

Women’s tennis season has good start at Bucknell Fall Invite: sophomore Alexa Cooke wins Flight 3 singles title

The Lafayette women’s tennis team opened its fall season at the Bucknell Fall Invite with a number of impressive performances on Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8.  The team took nine players to the tournament that included teams from Colgate, Howard, Loyola, Mount St. Mary’s, and Saint Francis (Pa.), in addition to the host, […]

Lafayette reaffirms commitment to Affirmative Action after federal policy reversal

As Lafayette’s most diverse class formed over the summer, the Trump administration reversed President Barack Obama’s policy on affirmative action in colleges and universities. Affirmative action policies, according to the Nation Conference of State Legislatures, are those in which an institution or organization actively engages in efforts to improve opportunities for historically excluded groups. Consequently, […]