Men’s basketball keeps win streak alive behind career night from Justin Jaworski

After a nine day break, the Lafayette men’s basketball team showed no signs of rust with their third consecutive win, 94-71, and highest scoring output of the season against St. Joseph’s.  “We played very well,” said head coach Fran O’Hanlon. “To score 94 points like we did, obviously our offense was clicking and we were […]

Lafayette athletics recognized for improvement across the board in fall sports

In the span of one season, Lafayette athletics has risen from the forgotten depths of the Patriot League standings. Ranked dead last in President’s Cup (Patriot League) standings in men’s, women’s, and overall sports in 2018-2019, the fall performances brought the Leopards up to second on the men’s side, sixth on the women’s side, and […]

By the numbers

23 — points for senior field hockey defender Lisa van der Geest, third-best in the Patriot League and best out of all defenders 2893 — total yards of offense by freshman quarterback Keegan Shoemaker, best in the conference 112 — tackles by junior linebacker Major Jordan, third best in the Patriot League 75 — saves […]

A new battleground: How Lafayette fits in the divestment movement to fight climate change

Student climate change activists rushed the field to protest their university’s investments in fossil fuels at one of the oldest rivalries in college football last month. It was not at Laf-Lehigh. Harvard and Yale students disrupted the crowd at halftime of the Yale-Harvard football game on November 23, carrying signs like “Harvard and Yale complicit,” […]

College struggles to compete for professors as demand for computer science increases

The computer science (CS) department has been struggling to keep up with increasing student demand as the field of computer science has exploded nationwide over the past few years. The college has simultaneously found it challenging to retain professors who can often earn more outside of academia. “Every college and university has been having a […]