Lafayette student with respiratory symptoms tested for Coronavirus

At the beginning of the semester, Director of Health Services Jeffrey Goldstein informed the campus that members of the community who recently traveled to China participated in health screenings for detection of the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV. On Feb. 3, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and the Chief of Epidemiology and Infection […]

New diner ‘The Trolley Stop’ coming this fall, will feature breakfast options, speciality dishes

Students have a lot to look forward to with the completion of the McCartney Street dorm building this fall. Perhaps one of the most anticipated features of the building is the diner, The Trolley Stop, located in the ground floor of the building. Christopher Brown, general manager of Bon Appetit, explained that the diner will have […]

Rinek Rope Factory renovations to provide multipurpose space for students, facilities operations

The college is renovating a nineteenth-century rope factory to be used for storage and as a “maker space” for Lafayette civil engineers. The Rinek Rope Factory, which is located past the Public Safety building on Bushkill Drive, will be transformed into a new college-operated hub by fall of 2020 with the $2 million project. Though […]

Refugee Action presented over 550 signatures to Northampton County Council in support of refugee resettlement

The Lafayette community came together in support of Refugee Action’s petition on behalf of the resettlement of refugees within Northampton County. In a single afternoon the petition received over 500 signatures. The petition was a response to an executive order signed by President Donald Trump in Sept. 2019, requiring individual states and localities to submit […]

Swim and dive team prepares for conference championship meet: Sophomore Kyle Goodwill enters all-time top-10 school record books

Most of the Lafayette swim and dive team used last Saturday’s Navy Invitational to “shave and taper” in preparation for the Patriot League championship meet in two weekends. Sophomore Kyle Goodwill also used the invitational as an opportunity to break into the school’s all-time record books. Goodwill now holds the seventh fastest time in Lafayette history […]