Wes Moore to speak at commencement: CEO of poverty-fighting foundation strives to increase educational opportunity

Wes Moore will be the commencement speaker for the class of 2019 this May. He is the CEO of New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization, Robin Hood, but his accomplishments and experiences reach beyond even his current role. Having served in the U.S. armed forces in Afghanistan, Moore is the chairman of BridgeEdU, an organization […]

With McCartney dorm on horizon, College Hill residents reflect on homes that once stood

After two years of tension and compromise, including an eventual lawsuit settlement, some lifelong College Hill residents say they still long for the way McCartney Street used to be. With the conclusion of the demolition of the homes along McCartney Street between High Street and March Street, residents are saddened to see the homes go. The […]

Track and field team earns points across the board at Patriot League Championships

The Lafayette track and field team continued their season with an impressive outing at the Patriot League Championships last weekend. The men’s team finished in seventh place with 28 points while the women finished in eighth place with 18 points. The top scorer for the men was sophomore Sam Fishbein, who earned six points for […]

Men’s hockey club dominates in weekend set as playoffs approach

The men’s club hockey team won a pair of weekend matchups in commanding fashion last Friday and Saturday. With senior forward Simon Rybansky contributing five goals between the two games and a few other multi-scoring performances, Lafayette defeated both PSU Harrisburg and Susquehanna by a 10-goal margin: 10-0 and 11-1, respectively.  “With so many offensive […]

Movie Review: Deja vu all over again: ‘Happy Death Day 2U’ lacks identity, relies too heavily on prequel

Do you ever feel like you’re living the same day again and again…again? Such is the plight of protagonist Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) in director Christopher Landon’s “Happy Death Day 2U,” a genre-blending sequel that doesn’t quite meet expectations. Produced by the illustrious Jason Blum (of recent “Get Out” fame), the film picks up immediately […]

Award-winning musician Jordi Savall to bring transformative performance to the college

World-renowned musician Jordi Savall is bringing his modern musical reform to campus tomorrow. Savall’s approach to the studying and performing of music, along with his ability to play and compose, has led to him being awarded an esteemed French César Award for Best Soundtrack and a Grammy for Best Small Ensemble Performance.  The composer, conductor […]