College releases hazing reports, sanctions from last five years

In a report detailing hazing investigations from the last five years, the college released previously unknown details of the seven incidents included in the report. Pennsylvania’s newly enacted Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing Law required all colleges and universities to release such a report by Jan. 15, and mandates biannual updates. Timothy Piazza, for whom the law […]

As stomach virus spread, students frustrated with late notice from college

“It hit me like a train wreck.” This is how one of the many infected students described his symptoms of what is likely norovirus. Stool tests performed on those who are ill haven’t confirmed this diagnosis, but Director of Health Services Dr. Goldstein said that norovirus is “likely” the culprit of the students’ symptoms, which include […]

With a love for teaching and for the college, Dean of Faculty John Meier talks stepping into provost role in July

Current Dean of Faculty John Meier will be replacing Abu Rizvi as Provost of the college starting on July 1. Meier has moved into numerous administrative positions in recent years and has contributed to many of the college’s ongoing initiatives while continuing his original role as a math professor. Meier is currently in his 27th […]

College offers early retirement incentive: reassessment of any vacated positions to follow

The college is offering an early retirement incentive to its senior employees, motivated in part by Lafayette’s ongoing expansion plan. The program is intended to allow the college more flexibility in assessing existing staff positions. The incentive consists of a one-time payment equal to 25 percent of annual base pay, as well as an additional […]

Swim and dive close regular season with Bison Invitational, prepares for championship meet

In the final meet of their regular season before the Patriot League Championship, the Lafayette swim and dive team traveled to Bucknell last Saturday to compete in the annual Bison Invitational. On the women’s side, sophomore Mary Zimmerman swam the 1650-yard freestyle placing second with a time of 19:08.43. Junior Emily Benson followed close behind, placing […]

Activist Rosa Parks celebrated in exhibition as part of Black Heritage Month

In celebration of Black Heritage Month and the birthday of human rights activists Rosa Parks, the college is currently hosting an exhibition of prints by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. that highlight statements made by Parks about segregation. The exhibition is titled “Quotations of Rosa Louise Parks: Human Rights Activists” and is located at the Lass […]

Harmon sisters lead track and field team with top finishes: four Leopards enter record books

With Patriot League Championships looming, the Lafayette track and field team was back in action last weekend at two separate meets. Some team members made the trip to Staten Island, N.Y., to compete in the Villanova Invitational, while other players travelled to East Stroudsburg, Pa., for the DeSchriver Invitational. Senior captain Caroline Harmon, competing at […]