With lawsuit settled between city and residents, college’s construction on McCartney to begin spring 2019

At a hearing this Tuesday, the College Hill residents and Lafayette College reached an agreement surround the college’s expansion projects, resulting the dismissal of the lawsuit between four Easton residents and the city that began in June. The four residents thought the process by which the city amended its zoning laws for the new dormitory […]

College’s sexual misconduct policies would see ‘significant changes’ under proposed federal rules

Some “significant changes” would have to be made to the college’s sexual misconduct policies if the new rules proposed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos relating to Title IX are implemented, said Jessica Brown, Educational Equity Coordinator who oversees Title IX policy at the college. The proposed rules from the Department of Education narrow what cases of […]

Open-mic tonight to focus on issues of mental health, advocate and poet Sierra Demulder to visit

Tonight, LiveWell and Lafayette Activities Forum (L.A.F.) will aim to lessen the stigma around mental health, increase positivity and warm hearts with the coffeehouse open-mic night they’re hosting. Students will perform for the first hour before poet Sierra Demulder, who has been invited to speak, will close out the event with her own performance. According […]

By the numbers

-16.36 — Football’s average point differential per game for the season 13.2 — rebounds per game for sophomore forward Natalie Kucowski, who averages a double-double per game .542 — 3-point percentage for junior guard Kyle Stout, which leads the Patriot League .803 — save percentage for men’s soccer freshman goalie Alex Sutton, the third-best in […]

Getting into uncharted waters: three freshman swimmers break records in to Lehigh

On the eve of the annual Lafayette-Lehigh football game, the rivalry took a different form with the Lafayette and Lehigh swim teams facing off on Friday, Nov. 16. Although both the men’s and women’s teams lost to the Mountain Hawks, three freshmen broke school records in dramatic fashion. The Weinstein Natatorium was packed to the […]

‘Why do we give people a platform?’: Mill Series hosts student activism advocate, students critique past events

The controversial Mill Series was under scrutiny this past Tuesday during their talk and discussion led by Angus Johnston, historian and advocate of student activism on campuses. He offered his views on who deserves a platform when engaging in intellectual discussions and debates. Johnston spoke for a half hour to a classroom of around 40 […]

Author of ‘Hidden Figures’ speaks on the intersectional ‘all-American story’

World-renowned author Margot Lee Shetterly spoke to a packed Colton Chapel audience Wednesday night about her book-turned Hollywood-blockbuster, and what her story means for students today. Shetterly is the author of the 2016 non-fiction book entitled “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” which has since been turned […]