Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts Quartet to perform at college this Saturday as fundraiser for March Elementary School

Jeff “Tain” Watts has won seven Grammys, performed all over the country, and is now helping out at Easton’s own March Elementary School. This Saturday, February 15, March Elementary will hold their first annual FAMEfest: a concert featuring The Jeff “Tain” Watts Quartet, which includes Watts at drums, Yunior Terry on bass, Paul Pollenback on […]

Minimum wage resolution remains in limbo after unanimous student government vote last April

Student government unanimously passed the minimum wage resolution last April to raise the minimum wage of students employed by Lafayette from $7.25 to $10 an hour, but it has yet to be recognized by the college administration. The Equity and Inclusion Committee of Student Government first made the proposal to increase the minimum wage on […]

From running a network of drug houses to building a college-level entrepreneurship program: Dyer Center director Yusuf Dahl discusses journey before Lafayette

In a nook of the Dyer Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Yusuf Dahl, the center’s director, sits before a small sign. On it are two words: the first, struck through, reads “mistake.” Below sits an alternative: “lesson.” It is a fitting backdrop for a man who has managed to see all his major setbacks with silver […]

Students discuss importance of Black Heritage Month, events planned to celebrate

February is Black Heritage Month, a time designated to celebrate the African diaspora. This year, the theme for the college’s celebration is unapologetic. The Office of Intercultural Development organized an array of events in collaboration with student leaders including a number of talks and a dance. “This year’s events give other [non-Black] students the opportunity […]

Senior Cal Reichwein honors late grandfather with Alzheimer’s awareness campaign

When senior Cal Reichwein’s grandfather passed away in October due to complications from Alzheimer’s, Cal knew he had to do something. “Right after he passed, I honestly just woke up one morning, and I felt a responsibility to my family,” he said. Cal got right to work. Using his platform as a member of Lafayette’s […]

Men’s basketball loses a pair of conference games: Team honors head coach Fran O’Hanlon for his 25 years with the program

The Lafayette men’s basketball team lost two conference games last week, falling to both Lehigh and Army as their four-game winning streak came to an end. The team’s record is now 15-9 overall with a 7-6 mark in Patriot League play, with five games remaining before the postseason. Against Lehigh, the Leopards struggled to get […]

Thomas Lannon joins college archives, special collections as Director: Hopes to increase connection between history, community, representation

In a digital age when most students turn to the internet for research, Thomas Lannon, the college’s new Director of Special Collection and College Archives, is eager to bring more students into the vast collections of Skillman Library through coursework, collaboration, job opportunities, and just pure curiosity. “Everything’s not online,” he said. Prior to joining […]