Professor Robert Weiner to retire, reflects on his half century at Lafayette

Robert Weiner, beloved history professor for nearly 50 years and co-leader of the Hillel Society, is retiring from teaching at the end of the spring semester. With a career at Lafayette characterized by putting students first, Weiner was integral in making campus a place where Jewish members of the community could not only feel comfortable, […]

Get to know the two candidates for student government president: elections to be held Monday

Student government is going into its second year under its new structure, and both candidates are quite familiar with it. Mia Coutinho ’20 helped create it and served on it last semester as Vice President, before going abroad this spring. Fraynette Familia ’20 has served this year as Director of the new Equity and Inclusion […]

Women’s rugby earns wins over Lehigh and Kings to kick off spring season

The Lafayette club women’s rugby team won two games last weekend against Lehigh University and King’s College, beating the Mountain Hawks 32-15 and the Lions 12-7 on Saturday, March 30. After a cancelled tournament and an indoor contest, the two wins were the first official league games for the Leopards this spring. “It was exciting, […]

Five from Lafayette show at equestrian regionals: Justine Perrotti qualifies for zones, earns sportsmanship award

The Lafayette equestrian team sent five riders to regionals last weekend. Senior captain Justine Perrotti won her intermediate over fences class, placed third in flats, and qualified for zones next weekend.  “I was a little nervous going in because the horse in warm-up refused around ten fences and a rider fell off at one point,” […]

Women in STEM Week celebrates diversity of experiences

Women who pursue degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) often face struggles due to these disciplines being sometimes overwhelmingly male-dominated. Shira Wein ’19, a computer science major, said she can attest to some of these struggles. “I’ve often questioned my own abilities and my path in STEM, but studying computer science […]

Student Artist Spotlight: Jonathan Arrington showcased plays, shares passion for the art of theatre

Jonathan Arrington ’21 was first introduced to playwriting at an early age as a creative outlet. “I always would write plays when I was younger, but I would never take them seriously,” he said. As a first-year student at Lafayette, Arrington’s play “Casting Call” won the 10-minute play competition out of a diverse pool of […]

Kristen Gibbons Feden ’04 talks sexual assault awareness, experience as Bill Cosby prosecutor

Prominent lawyer and Lafayette alumna Kristen Gibbons Feden ’04 spoke to students on Tuesday about her influential role as prosecutor in the Bill Cosby trial. Hosted by Pards Against Sexual Assault (PASA) and the Office of Intercultural Development, the event was held as a part of the ongoing “I Ask” Campaign Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Feden […]