‘Why waste time say lot word when few word do trick’: Brian Baumgartner shares insight on ‘The Office’

Lucky for us, today is Friday. Which makes it Kevin’s favorite day because: “at least once a year, I like to bring in some of my Kevin’s Famous Chili…It’s the thing I do best.” This is one of Kevin’s most famous quotes, which was aired in the fifth season of “The Office,” on the “Casual […]

Author Jessica Francis Kane explores complexities of friendship in ‘Rules for Visiting’

One may not instinctively think of trees when the topic of friendship comes to mind, but author Jessica Francis Kane suggests otherwise in her second novel, “Rules for Visiting.” Kane’s latest novel revolves around May, a thirty-year-old gardener. When a poet writes about one of May’s English Yew trees and wins a $50,000 prize in […]

Government professors provide insight on recent public impeachment hearings

This past week saw the continuation of public hearings with several key testimonies in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump including the testimony of Gordon D. Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union on Wednesday. Sondland’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee directly implicated members of the Trump administration, including Trump himself, amongst […]

Movie Review: ‘Doctor Sleep’ achieves ‘dreamlike aesthetic,’ actors’ performance shines through

“Doctor Sleep,” the sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “The Shining,” is here at last, taking place nearly 40 years after the original film. Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor) encounters young Abra Stone (Kyliegh Curran), who shares his psychic “shining” abilities. She comes to him after encountering a cult of vampiric psychics called […]

College to offer full-ride merit-based scholarships starting next year: Financial aid still the priority

Next year, Lafayette will begin a pilot version of the revamped Marquis scholarship program, which will offer full tuition for recipients of the Fellowship and half tuition for Scholars. Despite tuition increases, the amount for both the Fellowship and the Scholarship have remained unchanged since 2013, when the Marquis award was changed to $24,000 and […]

Men’s club hockey beats Bucknell, Alvernia in weekend set: team takes on Lehigh tonight in Bethlehem

The Lafayette men’s club hockey team swept a pair of conference games last weekend, beating Bucknell 7-1 on Saturday and Alvernia 6-1 on Sunday. Sophomore forward Alex Lopresti scored twice in each game, recording a team-high four goals on the weekend. Lafayette now holds a 4-4 overall record in conference play, good for fifth place, […]

New California legislation will allow NCAA athletes to be paid by 2023

The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) long-held policy that student athletes should not receive any monetary benefits beyond the price of tuition being paid is facing its greatest challenge yet. On September 30, California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that, when implemented, will allow student-athletes to profit off of their likeness, sign endorsement deals, […]

Men’s and women’s cross country teams earn best finish at regional championships in over a decade

The Lafayette men’s and women’s cross country teams both placed 17th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships last weekend, the highest finish for the men since 2005 and the women since 2009.  “The goal was to not just [to] improve one spot, but our goal was to improve a couple of spots; move into the middle […]