Mixed reactions among students and faculty to updated COVID-19 protocols

After a spring semester marked by room capacity limits and dining hall restrictions, students have returned to campus with only one pandemic-related requirement: wearing masks inside academic buildings and public spaces. While the college’s vaccine mandate accelerated a return to normalcy—the majority of the classes are now in-person and all students have returned to campus—the […]

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OUT Lafayette establishes a place for LGBTQ students and allies to feel safe

Kayla Massi ‘23 and Meredith McGee ‘23, the president and vice president of OUT Lafayette respectively, believe in the importance of fostering a safe and inclusive environment where queer students and allies can come together to learn and socialize. While there are already two campus organizations that are focused on creating a space for LGBTQ […]

Hazel and Kitromilides named Men’s Hermann Trophy Watch List after 2021 spring season

The Lafayette men’s soccer team had a perfect 2021 season but fell short of their ultimate goal: winning the Patriot League Championship. The team went undefeated going 7-0 in the regular season, winning on both sides of the ball throughout the season.  One reason the Leopards’ success was senior defender Nick Hazel and senior forward […]

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Thomas Lee named Assistant Director of Intercultural Development for Gender and Sexuality Programs

Thomas Lee wants to focus on the well-being of students above all else. Lee, the new Assistant Director of Intercultural Development for Gender and Sexuality Programs joined Lafayette in July 2021 from Boston University. “The goal is to make Lafayette the most LGBTQ-friendly campus in the nation and integrate what we do throughout campus,” Lee […]

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Rain or shine, Lafayette Food and Farm Cooperative blossoms

The Lafayette Food and Farm Cooperative (LaFFCo) works year-round to help students develop ecological citizenship with direct action involving food and agriculture. “In basic terms, LaFFCo is the student end of LaFarm,” LaFFCo president Maria Bossert ’23 said. “It’s mostly volunteer-based and also involves educational promotion and engaging the student body in issues about food […]

Unconventional senior seasons brings freshmen recruited during condensed seasons

Two of the most crucial high school athletic seasons for the class of 2025 were disturbed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Leopards are looking into their futures on campus with impressive accolades behind them and four years as student-athletes ahead of them. Most of the student-athletes moved in a day before the start of […]