Field hockey continues Patriot League dominance led by star defender Lisa van der Geest

For the first time since 2012, the Lafayette field hockey team could win the Patriot League regular season title, and a victory tomorrow over American would clinch them a home tournament.  The team’s success this season is not unprecedented, as their 2-4 conference record of 2017 improved to 4-2 the following year, and currently sits […]

Activist, poet Bayadir Mohamed-Osman reclaims narrative through spoken word, aims to educate through performance tomorrow

“The reality is, I’m not allowed to feel fear on a plane. I am what will cause the fear. I don’t have the privilege to have anxiety,” Bayadir Mohamed-Osman said in her spoken word poem. “The privilege that I get is everyone on the plane will know I am on the plane.”  Mohamed-Osman’s spoken word […]

7 counts of sexual misconduct reported this semester: Third annual Take Back the Night to be held next week

According to the Public Safety crime log, seven counts of sexual misconduct have been reported in the last 60 days. Three of these incidents are categorized as sexual assault, one as indecent assault, and three as rape.  All of these cases are still under active investigation by Public Safety, according to Public Safety Director Jeff […]

A ‘conversation of the moment’: Legendary artists Wendy Whelan and Maya Beiser to perform at the college next Wednesday

“Life is gone in a second,” said dancer Wendy Whelan. “But let’s explore this moment together as fully present as we can for this hour.” Whelan will accompany cellist Maya Beiser for a performance at the Williams Center for the Arts next Wednesday, November 6. Their performance, “The Day”, is a fusion of music and […]

Working ‘closely with the unconscious’: Visual artist Kim Altomare discusses artwork on display

While visual artist Kim Altomare’s pieces may be currently on display at the Grossman Gallery, her ongoing creative visions continue. This past Monday, Altomare spoke about her art exhibition currently open at the college until November 23. Her work includes abstract relief artwork influenced by Elizabeth Murray and Ree Morton. Relief art is described as […]

Lafayette athletics ranks top-10 nationally in graduation success rate

Lafayette College athletics were recently ranked seventh in the nation in graduation success rate (GSR) by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The GSR is calculated based on athletes’ graduation over six years but does not include transfer students or those who leave the school. Of the 18 sports measured, Lafayette held a 98 percent GSR […]

Men’s soccer remains tied for third in the Patriot League after tie against Lehigh and a non-conference loss

The Lafayette men’s soccer team played twice this past week, tying rival Lehigh 0-0 on Saturday after two overtimes before losing 2-1 to Drexel on Tuesday. The team’s record is now 8-5-3 overall, and 4-2-1 in the conference. In the game against Lehigh, the Mountain Hawks opened the game with a quick shot on goal […]