Netflix review: With ‘hormone monsters’ and awkwardness, Netflix’s ‘Big Mouth’ is a relatable teenage trip

We all remember the cystic zits and uncontrollable angst of our adolescence. Scientists have determined our young prefrontal cortex is not fully developed during our teenage years, which explains our poor decision-making. However, during puberty, the experience for us was much more complex than a pubescent brain structure. Netflix’s “Big Mouth” shows all the complexity […]

How Virginia Woolf’s ‘To the Lighthouse’ has impacted the life of professor Walter Wadiak

Although English professor Walter Wadiak’s passion is focused on the medieval era, he is particularly fond of Virginia Woolf’s “To the Lighthouse” because of how it changed his perspective on life. Wadiak received a Ph.D. from UC-Irvine and his teaching interests revolve around medieval literature. He is the author of “Savage Economy: The Returns of […]

Podcast Review: Inside ISIS: “Caliphate” a fearless investigation into recruitment, radicalization

A shockingly candid and thrilling series, “Caliphate” elevates journalistic standards and listeners’ heart rates. In her award-winning series, New York Times investigative reporter Rukmini Callimachi takes listeners onto the physical and digital frontlines of ISIS, a complicated terrorist organization with an even more complex past. First thing’s first, “Caliphate” is not for the faint-hearted.  This […]

Sustainability Committee holds open meeting, discusses biodiversity, sustainability month

At its open meeting this week, the Lafayette Sustainability Committee hosted members from campus to discuss ongoing sustainability efforts and increase awareness of their long-term goals. Though meetings are not generally open to the public without an RSVP, the committee welcomed students this week to discuss the committee’s current projects and their plans for campus […]

Sexual assaults and rape reported: with six reports in one month, a look at what it could mean and how survivors can report

Three sexual assaults and three rapes have been reported to the college since Sept. 16. Three of these alleged incidents were reported after Oct. 3. The most recent allegation of rape was received by public safety on Oct. 12. The location is listed as “on campus” and the date occurred is listed as “unknown.” Two […]

New seventh congressional district, containing Easton, a tight race: Pennsylvania could be key to control of Congress

Election day is Nov. 6 and the midterm elections this year have important implications and could result in the turnover of one of the two houses in Washington, D.C. The midterm voting results of recently-redistricted Pennsylvania could be key in deciding who gains control of the houses of Congress, according to an article in The Morning […]

Preview: Han Schuman reaches out to youth, hopes to impact lives through jazz

Han Schuman hopes to “foster a greater awareness, appreciation, and understanding of jazz music, particularly in young audiences.” Schuman is the founder, artistic director and current executive of JazzReach, a non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, founded in 1994. Schuman will be performing at the college tomorrow at 2 p.m. JazzReach seeks to bring jazz, “one of […]

Men’s soccer wins Lehigh rivalry game, drops non-conference bout with Rutgers

The Leopards men’s soccer team won their rival game over Lehigh 1-0 in front of a raucous crowd during homecoming weekend on Saturday, Oct. 13. Lafayette then suffered a loss on Tuesday against non-conference opponent, Rutgers. Lafayette, which gave some of its key players a break that game, lost 4-1. The victory over Lehigh marked the Leopard’s first […]