Lafayette gets involved in expansion lawsuit between residents and Easton

Lafayette has been granted permission to intervene in the civil lawsuit between four College Hill residents and the City of Easton. In May, the City Council approved the zoning changes needed for Lafayette to build its new dormitories to accommodate a growing student body. The residents sued the city to challenge the approval, saying that […]

As nation reels from Pittsburgh shooting, campus responds with grief and solidarity

What was supposed to be an informal and educational gathering at Lafayette’s Hillel house last Saturday night took a dramatic turn when in Pittsburgh that morning, 11 people were killed in a synagogue. Those deaths changed a group activity into an emotion-filled memorial. Members said that although they were devastated, there was comfort in coming […]

Field Hockey heads to Patriot League Tournament, dips to fourth seed after loss to Bucknell

The Lafayette field hockey team concluded their conference play at Bucknell University last Saturday. The Bison beat the Leopards 4-1, creating a three-way tie for second place in the league among Bucknell, American and Lafayette, who are all 4-2 within the conference. “It was not the result we wanted,” senior defender Rachel Bird said. “We […]

Library purchases 14 collections from Digital National Security Archive

Lafayette is now home to 14 recently declassified Digital National Security Archive collections, after the college purchased them for an undisclosed price. Topics included in the archives range from the space race and the Cuban Missile Crisis during the Cold War to United States foreign policy decisions throughout the twentieth century. The archives were recently […]

Breaking Bear: College severs ties with security company

The college has severed long-term ties with Bear Security, an independent company that provided security at campus events like Lafayette-Lehigh and the spring concert. Director of Public Safety Jeff Troxell would not discuss specifics about the Bear contract, merely confirming that the college is no longer “utilizing” them. Bear officials did not respond for comment […]

Administrators receive results of campus climate survey, professor Rinehart discusses general themes

Results of the college’s most recent survey to assess Lafayette’s campus climate have been finalized and will be made available to the campus community later this November. The survey asked questions about a range of issues like discrimination and safety on campus Last spring semester, the focus group Demographic Perspectives helped Lafayette conduct their campus […]