H. MacKnight Black Poetry contest winner Mario Sanchez ’21 reflects on water, the soul, and his inspirations

Mario Sanchez ’21, winner of the 2021 H. MacKnight Black Poetry contest, wrote his winning poem about the symbolism of water and the transcendent nature of the human soul.  “The River (Body) Speaks” captures Sanchez’ obsession with rivers and bodies of water. “When I was a kid, I almost [accidentally] drowned several times,” Sanchez remarked. […]

Men’s soccer loses Patriot League championship game after controversial red card

Another year, another heartbreaking finish for the Lafayette men’s soccer team. An undefeated spring season came to a crashing halt in Saturday’s Patriot League championship game, as the Leopards lost their second consecutive title match after dropping a 1-0 result to Lehigh in fall 2019. This time, Lafayette fought to double-overtime before an opportunistic American […]