New Bachelor of Science degree offers interdisciplinary twist on engineering

This year, the college unveiled a brand new major within the engineering department, available to all underclassmen. The bachelor of science in engineering (BSE) will allow students to take traditional engineering courses as well as to integrate with other areas of study. According to David Brandes, professor of civil and environmental engineering and one of […]

Mike Anekwe ’22 fosters love of basketball in Nigeria through self-funded foundation

After growing up in Nigeria with few opportunities, Mike Anekwe ’22 knew he “wanted to give back to an underprivileged community.” In March 2019, the Lafayette basketball player, 19, put his thoughts into a plan for action by starting the Anekwe Foundation, with the goal of growing “the game of basketball, not just in Nigeria […]

Under new coaching, Lafayette volleyball team aims to build on disappointing 2018 season

As the 2019 volleyball season approaches, there is nowhere to go but up for the Lafayette Leopards. The team performed well on their serves in the 2018 season, finishing fourth in the conference in service aces, but will look to build on its last place rankings in opponent hitting percentage, kills, assists, blocks, and digs. […]

Netflix Review: ‘Stranger Things’ beautifully weaves storylines, develops characters

The directors of “Stranger Things” season three have each played their part in continuing the series’ legacy of feeling like one long movie. Each manages to effectively incorporate their directorial styles into the episodes they directed while allowing the season to run smoothly.  As with any movie franchise or TV show, it’s world continues to […]

Photo Essay: The Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center officially opens, students enjoy newest building

  Over the summer, the college made finishing touches to the Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center (RISC) in preparation for the arrival of new and returning students. Construction on the college’s $75 million and 100,000 square foot project began in May 2017 with the goal to expand the room for the STEM majors and create a […]

Student Athlete Advisory Committee to launch mental health campaign this fall

Lafayette’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is launching a mental health campaign this fall while they continue to provide a platform for student athletes on campus. “We’re hoping to increase student athletes awareness of all the resources they have on campus for mental health and also promote the mindset that ‘you don’t have to be […]