Lafayette vaccinates a third of students amid COVID-19 case surge and Johnson & Johnson recall

Lafayette’s first COVID-19 vaccination drive was completed last Tuesday, bringing the total known vaccination rate to 31% on campus. The drive came amidst a federal pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the sharpest surge in cases yet seen on campus. And while the total percentage of students vaccinated remains unclear because many students […]

Natalie Kucowski ’21 selected 35th overall in the WNBA draft by reigning champs Seattle Storm

With so much in flux this year, one thing stayed constant: senior forward Natalie Kucowski dominated the game of basketball. And now, in addition to her numerous accolades, records, and countless double-doubles this past year, Kucowski has been drafted to the Seattle Storm WNBA team. “As it got further and further into the draft with […]

Student Artist Spotlight: Kymble Clark ’22 on printmaking and self-portraiture as a means of communication and expression

Creating art is as significant and refreshing as taking a breath of fresh air, according to Kymble Clark ‘22, and it provides an outlet to explore self-identity and discover a relationship with gender that no other platform can supply. “[Art] is such a beautiful language in a way, not only to express yourself, but to […]

Interactive play ‘Black Feminist Video Game’ premieres next Thursday at the Williams Center

While the pandemic has taken away the joys of live theatre, Lafayette, like so many other institutions, has looked to supply a replacement. And at the intersection of live theatre and the digital world lies a unique and interactive viewing experience coming to students next week. From April 27 to April 30, the Williams Center […]

Men’s golf finishes fifth at ABARTS Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational: Next up for the Leopards is the Patriot League Championship

The Lafayette golf team is hitting their stride at the right time. For the fourth time in as many weeks, the Leopards finished in the top half of their tournament bracket, this time placing fifth out of 13 teams at the ABARTA Coca-Cola Invitational last weekend.  As has been the case all season, a different […]

Student activist spotlight: Savanna Touré ‘21 talks Dear Lafayette, mutual aid and the future for students of color on campus

Ever since she can remember, Savanna Touré ‘21 has felt closely connected to activism.   At the college, this meant diving head first into causes to benefit students of color and members of the surrounding community—and making space for herself where there was none previously. Touré first attempted to make change by joining existing organizations on […]

Sex work decriminalization is the ‘only tangible measure’ to protect workers: Office of Intercultural Development holds conversation with women in the industry

One misconception about the sex work industry is that the work is inherently feminist and empowering, according to industry member Ariana Amour. “It is not, and that is okay,” she said. This past Monday, the Office of Intercultural Development held a virtual discussion entitled “Sex Work is Real Work: A Conversation With Sex Workers.” The […]