Off the hill: Belated date ideas: top restaurants and shops for a late Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day falling on a Wednesday this year, many students are waiting until the weekend to go out with their friends and significant others. The Lafayette staff has picked their top ten places to eat or to buy a gift for any belated date needs. Restaurants Two Rivers Brewery: Known for its burgers and […]

Opinion: Trump’s campaign did not mobilize white supremacist violence

On Nov. 18, 2016, The Lafayette published a letter from 82 faculty and staff claiming Donald Trump’s election mobilized “physical and verbal attacks against” minorities. Given Lafayette’s commitment to evidence-based learning, it is worth reviewing FBI hate-crimes data. However imperfect, these data, which have been issued for decades, are indicators of the vilest bias mobilizations. […]

Opinion: Easton resident urges college to better city with expansion

As one of the Easton residents that has spoken out against Lafayette College’s proposed dormitory expansion, I’m writing to offer my perspective and invite discussion about the role of Lafayette within its host community. As reported by The Lafayette, residents are concerned that the project will have numerous negative impacts on the neighborhood. The project […]

Opinion: Latin American and Caribbean Studies program professors condemn rolling back of DACA

Dear Members of the Lafayette College community: We write to express our complete solidarity with those affected by President Trump’s recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA. We deplore the partisanship that has thrown so many young people and their families into a state of fear and […]

Stumbling into the postseason: Men’s and women’s tennis wrap up regular season

The men’s and women’s tennis teams have wrapped up their seasons and are heading into their Patriot League Championship tournament this week. The men’s team competed in three matches this week against Lehigh, Mount St. Mary’s and Villanova. Although they lost all three matches, the team played hard and matched up well against their opponents. […]

Goldstein quits, Munson takes the helm

After being swarmed with outbreaks of norovirus, influenza and ringworm, Dr. Jeffery Goldstein announced to the campus that he can no longer take what students are dealing to him, adding he was feeling a little queasy. Luckily, his successor has been groomed for years: energetic golden retriever and acclaimed medical professional Munson is taking over […]