Houses demolished on McCartney to make room for new dorm: expansion aims for need-blind admissions

Onlookers watched from across the road as construction crews began demolishing homes on McCartney Street this week. All houses on McCartney Street between High Street and March Street came down to make way for the college’s new housing project, scheduled to open in 2020. Prior to the demolition this week, all items of value were removed […]

While college’s capital campaign exceeded total $400 million target, some categories fell short of goals

The college’s capital campaign “Live Connected, Lead Change,” the public phase of which officially launched in December 2014 and ended in December 2018, surpassed its goal of $400 million by $25 million, according to Vice President of Development and College Relations Kim Spang. According to Spang, over 27,000 donors contributed to the final $425 million. […]

Health center pushes for booster shots after case of whooping cough, aims to improve communication after norovirus

The college’s health center is trying to boost students’ immunity to whooping cough after one student came down with the vaccine-preventable illness last week. Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein, Director of Health Services, said that an examination of student immunization records, prompted by the whooping cough diagnosis, showed that a significant number of students are due for […]

Inspired by technology: Pedro Barbeito discusses his multidimensional exhibit

Pedro Barbeito is inspired by “just looking” at things that fascinate him. Barbeito, an art professor and the director of Lafayette’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, is currently showcasing a collection of his work in the Grossman Gallery at the Williams Visual Arts Building. The exhibit showcases works spanning an over 20-year period of Barbeito’s career. Barbeito […]

Scoring woes continue for women’s basketball team as losing streak hits five

The Lafayette women’s basketball team’s losing streak continued on Wednesday with a 64-40 defeat against visiting Army. Last weekend, the Leopards dropped a road contest against Patriot League leading Bucknell with a 75-43 defeat, the most lopsided loss of the season. The Leopards have dropped to 2-10 in Patriot League play and hold a 7-16 record on […]

Winners of 24-hour play contest describe their creative process

The play “Impulse,” written by Caroline Watters ’22 and directed by Jimmy Zhang ’22, won the Alpha Psi Omega (APO) Theatre Honor Society’s first 24-Hour Play Contest last week. Actors in the play included Watters, Billy DeVito ’22, Michael Anekwe ’22, Deniz Ozbay ’22 and Tyler Abbott ’22. “Impulse” told the story of a girl who […]

Men’s lacrosse team earns first win under new coach: midfielder Dehnert scores five goals

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team used a late first quarter surge to power their way to a 14-10 win over the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) at Fisher Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 9. It was a full team effort for the Leopards as five different players scored goals, paced by senior midfielder Connar Dehnert […]