‘Creed II’ successfully follows original film with new director: actors perform with passion, though lacks original plot lines

In the age of sequels and remakes that Hollywood is currently entrenched in, it is important to be weary of franchises biting off more than they can chew. “Creed II” is part of an eight movie franchise and it was brought back to life with vitality and vigor. Director Ryan Coogler originally brought Adonis Creed […]

Women’s basketball makes impressive comeback to win in double OT, loses following game

Last Saturday, the Lafayette women’s basketball team overcame a 13-point, fourth quarter deficit to defeat the University of Albany in double overtime by a score of 67-66. Then, on Tuesday, the Leopards traveled to Manhattan College where they fell to the Jaspers by a score of 60-49. The victory over Albany brought Lafayette to a record […]

Sports teams continue wide range of community service throughout Easton

As the holidays get closer, Lafayette’s sports teams are staying in the giving spirit with their ongoing charitable efforts to benefit the local community. At least 14 different teams are currently working with the student organization Athletes C.A.R.E., or one of its various programs, to create service opportunities for each registered team. Athletes C.A.R.E. is […]

McCartney dorm project receives final approval: Easton planning commission gives college the go-ahead to build

Lafayette received the last official approval it needed for the start of construction on phase one of its expansion plan—the mixed-use residence hall on McCartney Street. The Easton Planning Commission voted four to one to approve of the college’s land development plan on Wednesday night. In November, the college received preliminary approval for the plans […]

‘BirdSavers’ aim to prevent birds colliding with windows of buildings

About 150 to 180 birds have collided with buildings on campus with two story windows, such as Hugel, Skillman, and Kirby Sports Center, according to reports started in 2012 by biology professor Mike Butler and engineering professor David Brandes. 42 to 57 of these collisions happened at Skillman Library alone. Such birds include American Robins, […]

Economist Michelle Lowry discusses issues of corporate finance, investment decisions

For their final seminar of the semester, the economics department welcomed Professor Michelle Lowry, the TD Bank Professor of Finance at the LeBow School of Business at Drexel University to present her research on investors’ attention to and perceptions of corporate governance. Lowry’s research focuses on issues within empirical corporate finance, such as initial public […]

Students report illnesses from Ruef drinking water after sewage pipe bursts: college says any illnesses are ‘unrelated’

A burst sewer pipe in Ruef Hall last weekend resulted in the water being shut-off to the north side of the building. Major construction ensued on the building’s pipes for several days. Some students reported getting sick from drinking the water in Ruef, though the college reported that there was no contamination of drinking water. […]

Three Birds Coffee to open early 2019 in Easton: owners hope to foster an artistic, community environment

A couple’s dream to open and run their own coffee shop is coming true in downtown Easton. Joseph Langdon and his fiancé Jennifer Murray, owners of the new shop, Three Birds Coffee, said they have always wanted to open up a coffee shop in a “cool building” in a “nice town.” The two are currently […]

William Wegman’s artist’s book uniquely combines elements of Maine’s environment

William Wegman’s current work displayed at Skillman Library, inspired by his large 1993 collection of camping books, nature guides and boy scout manuals, creatively brings together various aspects of the Maine wilderness where much of his work was created.   Wegman’s current work, “Field Guide to North America and Other Regions,” is an artist’s book, “which means that […]