Learning ‘as I live through it’: Idil Tanrisever ’19 honored as finalist for Global Citizen of the Year Award

Although Turkey native Idil Tanrisever ’19 is already far from home at Lafayette, she continued to expand her horizons after she got to campus. She studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina her junior spring semester in 2018, where she made a difference in the lives of others. Tanrisever was named a finalist for the IES […]

All the colors of the rainbow and beyond: Professor Michael Butler discusses research in Jones Lecture

“Green is in the eye of the beholder,” quipped biology professor Michael Butler, before going on to explain the true nature of color as a spectrum of photons. Butler celebrated gaining tenure by giving a lecture on one of his areas of research: color in the animal kingdom. The talk, “Colorful Animals in a Challenging […]

Documentary tells stories of incarcerated women: art to be exhibited at Portlock today

Minutes before the documentary screening “Inside/Outside” by film and media studies professor Nandini Sikand, the 180-seat cinema at William C. Buck Hall was filled by the audience this past Tuesday, including Lafayette students, faculty members and Easton residents. “I think especially with this film, it really is a community film,” Sikand said. “I mean, look […]

Second half strength: Men’s lacrosse battles for comeback win in HEADstrong Classic

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team put together an impressive comeback performance on Saturday against Binghamton in the HEADstrong Classic, winning 13-12 due to a late surge. The victory came on a day when the team was raising money for the HEADstrong Foundation, which fights cancer and raises money for those affected by the disease as […]

Mock trial B team receives bid to attend next round of competition, team prepares to advance

Lafayette’s mock trial B team doesn’t have the experience of the A team, as they’re the younger group of the two, but last Sunday, they carried the squad one step closer to the national championship. Last Sunday, both the Lafayette A and B mock trial teams attended one of the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) regional […]

Swim and dive miss the leaderboard, but make waves in Lafayette history at conference championships

The Lafayette swim and dive team concluded their 2019 season at Bucknell this past week as they competed in the Patriot League Championship meet. Although the team didn’t make a splash on the leaderboard, they added 19 times into the Lafayette all-time top-10 finishes in school history. The men finished out their portion of the […]

Health center pushes for meningitis type B vaccinations: case of potentially fatal disease at Rutgers raises concern

Rutgers University is notifying their students to get vaccinated for meningitis type B after a second student there has come down with symptoms. Lafayette’s health center is making a push to get students on campus vaccinated to prevent the disease from occurring at the college. The deadline to sign up to get the meningitis B […]