Lafayette Forensics team wins Pennsylvania State Championship for the third time

The Lafayette Forensics (Speech and Debate team) earned themselves another award this past weekend, winning the Pennsylvania State Championship for the third time in the team’s history and for the second year in a row. Lafayette earned 385.5 points while St. Joseph’s University, holding the second place title, scored just 151 points. This success was […]

Men’s fencing wins three at round-robin tournament with conference championships looming

Last Saturday, the Lafayette men’s fencing team earned a 3-2 record in their final competition before the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association (MACFA) championships. The College of New Jersey hosted the MACFA round-robin tournament last weekend, which saw Lafayette tally wins over the host Lions (23-3), Rutgers (22-5) and Rowan (20-7). The Leopards also suffered two […]

Associate Director of Student Involvement Dan Ayala resigns from college after six years with Greek community

After six and a half years at the helm of Lafayette’s Greek life, Associate Director of Student Involvement Dan Ayala has resigned and will depart Lafayette at the end of the month to assume the same role at East Stroudsburg University. Director of Student Involvement Vanessa Pearson announced the staffing transition in an email to […]

Warrant out for arrest of Lafayette College Bon Appetit employee who allegedly threatened other employees

A Lafayette College cook and Bon Appetit employee was approached by Lafayette Public Safety after receiving information on threats from other members of the Bon Appetit staff. A warrant for his arrest has been issued, and they were served a no-trespassing order prohibiting him from college grounds. The warrant was issued for 22-year-old Amiru Richardson, […]

The puck stops here: Women’s club hockey outlasts George Mason to win championship in the team’s third season

Freshman center Genevieve McClean circled in the offensive zone looking for an opportunity to strike. Senior center Faith Price screened the goalie as McClean skated back between the face-off circles, and it was all she needed. She flicked a top shelf goal on the right side of the net to clinch the championship for Lafayette […]

Keynote speaker Dr. Yusef Salaam reminds community of resilience in the face of adversity

As Black History Month is celebrated this month along with Criminal Justice Awareness Week, the Office of Intercultural Development, Association of Black Collegians (ABC), and many other student organizations, came together to invite activist, poet, public speaker, and one of the Exonerated Five of the 1989 Central Park Jogger case, Dr. Yusef Salaam, to campus […]

Over 60 heads shaved and $17,000 raised for pediatric cancer research: 13 varsity teams participate in The Big Shave

David Heard was going to be a DJ, a fashion designer or a brilliant scientist. But when he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2008, David became a fundraiser for pediatric cancer research, a legacy that lives on today despite his tragic passing in 2011. David was only 10 years old. “One of the things that […]

Women’s lacrosse opens spring season with first win under new head coach Katie McConnell

The Lafayette women’s lacrosse team opened their 2020 season with a resounding 18-6 victory over Delaware State University (DSU) last Saturday. In their first game with new head coach Katie McConnell, the Leopards scored the game’s first five goals and had nine different goal scorers overall.  “We’re super excited to see where the team can […]