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, […]

Student Government embarks on first year with structural changes

This year marks the inaugural year for Lafayette Student Government’s revised structural changes that were voted on last semester, and those in charge are making efforts to increase transparency, functionality and connectivity within these changes. Spearheading this year’s student government is student-body President Connor Burwell ’19. Burwell said that he plays three chief roles within this […]

PASA unpacks ‘me too’ talk, discusses college’s mission, future programming

Creating effective change in campus culture requires active participation, founder of the ‘me too’ movement Tarana Burke told Lafayette last week. Such involvement was initiated at the PASA town hall meeting, where members from across campus both unpacked Burke’s words of advice and brainstormed ideas for addressing sexual violence at Lafayette. This Tuesday, Pards Against […]

Capital Campaign exceeds $400 million: Focus aimed at maintaining momentum

Lafayette’s Capital Campaign has surpassed it’s goal of $400 million, reaching $403,044,644 this past summer. “We actually did hit our target at the end of June and we’re anticipating that we should be about 5 percent over goal,”  Kim Spang, Vice President of Development and College Relations, said. The Campaign, “Live Connected, Lead Change” was launched in […]

Midterm elections’ importance leads to increased voting registration efforts

The implications of the 2018 elections are notably consequential. Turnover of one of the two houses could result in gridlock in Washington D.C. for the next two years. If the Republican party loses seats this fall, further investigations against the current presidential administration are likely, and if Congress changes party composition all together, this may […]