Kirby Art Study Center consolidates college art collections, provides opportunity to study original artwork

For many years, Lafayette College’s art collections were stored in various locations throughout campus, inaccessible to students and researchers. Now, they are all available to view in one space: the Kirby Art Study Center. “It’s become increasingly important among academic museums and galleries to use collections in teaching across the campus,” said Michiko Okaya, director […]

Public Safety informs residents of lead-based paint in college buildings: Older buildings at higher risk for exposure

Before students returned to campus for the fall semester, the Lafayette Department of Public Safety notified residents of the presence of lead-based paint in college-owned buildings both on and off-campus. Through emails sent in late July, Public Safety released summary reports of lead-based paint testing in residential buildings to occupants of those buildings. The reports […]

Album Review: Post Malone continues his dominance of pop music with ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding,’ takes successful musical risks

Nothing about Post Malone’s face tattoos, flashy jewelry and lyrics about drinking and drug use, indicate that he is a pop artist. However, with his unshakeable presence on the top if the charts and in pop culture, that is exactly what he has become. The success of his recent third studio album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” only […]

Field hockey shakes off four-game losing streak for home win heading into conference play

Field hockey broke through after four straight losses for their second win of the season on Sunday. After a long standstill in their matchup with Providence College on Friday ended in a 1-0 shootout loss, the Leopards would not let up against the University of Richmond. Freshman defender Simone Hefting scored the game-winning goal in […]

New sustainability director looks to engage students and faculty in push for carbon neutrality

This semester Lafayette College welcomed Delicia Nahman, the new Director of Sustainability, to campus after the position being vacant for the past year. Nahman’s background in sustainability began in the early 2000s with advocating for the University of California Board of regents to adopt a clean energy and building policy. “[I] found that both through […]

Sophomore goalkeeper Alex Sutton records fourth shutout of season in win over La Salle

The Lafayette men’s soccer team is off to its best start since 2009, going 4-1-1 through non-conference play. Sophomore goalie Alex Sutton has contributed to that success, posting three consecutive shutouts to open the season, and adding a fourth on Tuesday in the team’s 3-0 win over La Salle University. “I think we have a […]

The ‘David Bowie’ of Lafayette: Herman Tull to retire after this semester

Herman Tull, much-loved professor of Religious Studies and campus “rockstar,” will be retiring after the fall semester. This year marks Professor Tull’s eighth year at the college. In 2007, Tull came to Lafayette from Princeton University, working as a visiting professor for 2 years. Tull returned as a visiting professor in 2014 and has been […]