Men’s basketball snaps eight-game losing streak to Lehigh: team beats Colgate for fifth conference win

Senior forward and co-captain Lukas Jarrett has played in over a hundred games for the Lafayette men’s basketball team, but there was still one thing he had not seen during his four years with the program: a win over rival Lehigh. That all changed on Saturday, as the Leopards bounced back from consecutive losses with […]

New Faces, Empty Spaces: Division of Campus Life experiences staffing changes

The Division of Campus life is undergoing changes this semester following the departure of former Dean of Students Christopher Hunt and Title IX Coordinator Jessica Brown earlier this month. With these departures, however, come several new faces and roles including Amanda Hanincik, new Director of Educational Equity and Title IX Coordinator, and Vanessa Pearson, new […]

Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Violinist Vadim Gluzman to perform at college this Saturday

For Jim Wilson, cellist and artistic director of the Grammy award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, hearing an orchestra perform live is like seeing a Monet painting in person as opposed to in print. This weekend, the Lafayette and Easton communities will have the opportunity to experience Wilson’s own orchestra perform live. The distinguished chamber orchestra will […]

Lafayette students and Easton residents discuss consequences of bushfires, frustrations with political system

While the Australian bushfires may seem far from home, their effects have reached members of both the Lafayette and Easton communities. The bushfires have burned through over 24 million acres of land and thousands of homes, with New South Wales and Victoria being the worst affected areas in the country. They have killed at least […]

Recent crime on College Hill leads college, city to evaluate how ‘to better enforce safety’

There were a number of incidents on College Hill, including robbery, assault and a shooting resulting in a shelter-in-place lockdown of Lafayette College in December through winter break that have raised community safety concerns. In response, President Alison Byerly held a meeting with the Easton Police Department, members of Residence Life, Public Safety, Easton Mayor […]

Women’s basketball earns first win over Lehigh since 2015: Leopards push win streak to four with win over Colgate

The crowd at Allen P. Kirby Sports Center erupted as senior guard Sarah Agnello calmly sunk a pair of free throws. They were just a formality.  The game was over and for the first time since February 21, 2015, the Lafayette women’s basketball team defeated rival Lehigh. Players celebrated on the court, and continued in […]

Members of the Lafayette basketball community reflect on Kobe Bryant

Last Sunday, news of Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing in a helicopter crash stunned people around the world who were inspired by his tenacious approach to basketball and to life. The five-time NBA champion and 18-time All-Star was one of nine who lost their lives in the crash, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Although his life […]