Math professor Trent Gaugler discusses work with supersonic planes, increasing importance of statistics

The famous supersonic commercial airliner Concorde made its final descent on October 24, 2003, ending a glorious age of supersonic flight. However, according to mathematics professor  Trent Gaugler, supersonic planes may rise again thanks in part to his ongoing research with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Penn State’s Applied Research, which is sponsored […]

Men’s soccer loses to Lehigh in Patriot League Championship game: team records best season since 2012

The Lafayette men’s soccer team ended their postseason run with a 1-0 loss to rival Lehigh last Saturday in the Patriot League Championship game. The Leopards finish the year with a 9-7-5 record, the first winning season since 2012 when the team went 9-8-4 and won the Patriot League Championship over American. Lafayette was ranked […]

Long-standing competition and ‘absurd’ traditions: a history of Lafayette-Lehigh rivalry

“We knew so little of the game that only one man had [cleats] on his shoes and the rest of us slid over the worn grass as though we were on roller-skates,” recalled Lehigh football player Richard Harding Davis following the first ever game played between Lafayette College and Lehigh University in 1884. Lafayette won,  […]

‘Messages of love, peace, unity’: Zimbabwean a cappella group Nobuntu exhibits unique style, sound

Nobuntu is a female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe and, notably, the first all-female Imbubu a cappella group in the world. The group performed at the college this past Tuesday, sharing their passion for music and their culture in a colorful production, with each of the five group members wearing traditional clothing from five different […]

Freshman Genevieve McClean records eight points in women’s club hockey’s weekend sweep

The Lafayette women’s club hockey team came away with two wins against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), the top team in their league, this past weekend with scores of 5-2 and 7-3. Freshman forward Genevieve McClean had a pair of goals and an assist on Saturday. She followed up that performance with two more goals […]