Lafayette joins Pennsylvania leaders encouraging clean energy policies: Phase one of Climate Action Plan partially achieved

As climate change continues to be a pressing issue around the world, some Pennsylvania businesses and institutions are taking a stand and reaching out to their elected representatives in Harrisburg in a letter encouraging state lawmakers to support policies that accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, clean-energy economy. Lafayette was among the 18 parties to […]

An ‘unfortunate mishap’: professor, PBS commentator speaks to voting machine malfunction

Shortly after the polls closed on November 5 in Northampton Country, where Lafayette is located, the county election offices began to notice abnormalities in the vote counts for the judge’s race between the Democrat Abe Kassis, and their opponent, the Republican Victor Scomillio. “[Kassis] had just 164 votes out of 55,000 ballots across more than 100 […]

RefAct members reframe ‘toxic conversation’ surrounding refugees in semesterly open meeting

Lafayette Refugee Action (RefAct) hosted their semesterly open meeting on Tuesday to engage students in a dialogue regarding the perception of refugees in the mainstream media. Danielle Gardner, the Co-President of RefAct, began the discussion with a brief introduction to the club. She said that RefAct is composed of two parts. The club holds events […]

Here’s the kicker: Jeffrey Kordenbrock shines in the spotlight of Lafayette’s rivalry win

He’s an Academic All-Patriot League selection as a mechanical engineer, a member of the ROTC program and capped a superb season as the football team’s kicker with a game-winning, 28-yard field goal with 47 seconds left in the 155th Rivalry game over Lehigh. Junior Jeffrey Kordenbrock took home MVP honors against the Mountain Hawks, marking […]

Seniors Bramson and van der Geest honored as scholar-athletes by Maroon Club

At the Maroon Club Hall of Fame Dinner, senior defender Lisa van der Geest from the field hockey team and senior defender Adam Bramson from the men’s soccer team received awards for being outstanding scholar-athletes this season.  “I think that both Adam and Lisa had certainly tremendous careers here at Lafayette,” athletic director Sherryta Freeman […]

Maroon Club honors football’s team of 1948, who received national recognition for their stand against racial injustice

Lafayette’s football team went 7-2 in their 1948 season, but it wasn’t what they did with their strong record, elite running game, or eighth consecutive win in The Rivalry over Lehigh that got them inducted to the Maroon Club Hall of Fame. It’s what they didn’t do. After the team finished the regular season, their […]

The man behind the Barge Problem: Professor Jonathon Bloom contributes to long history of providing math challenges

For math professor Jonathon Bloom, Sunday mornings sometimes look a little out of the ordinary. He wakes up early, gets a cup of coffee in downtown Easton, and writes a creative story… centered around a math problem. Bloom, who has written the college’s historic Barge Problem since 2017, is the most recent professor to lead […]

Movie Review: A ‘powerful reminder’ of authenticity: ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ captivates with nostalgic gestures and flawless performances

Many would say that Mr. Rogers and his neighborhood were a singularity whose essence may never be reproduced. However, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” demonstrates that this notion could not be further from the truth. The film is captivating for people who grew up with the show and for those just getting to know […]

With a sense of simplicity and creativity, Bolete is a ‘memorable culinary experience’

Because Lafayette is a little over an hour from New York and Philadelphia, it is hard to find a fine dining restaurant that can compete with those set in large foodie capitals. However, Bolete, just twenty minutes from campus, attracts foodies from all over the region to eat at the 200-year-old stone farmhouse.  Bolete is […]