Letter to the Editor

In the Sept. 14 article about Robert Sell, I read about the “pushback from what the college has deemed a small group of College Hill residents.” I know this is what somebody at Lafayette tells the board, prospective students and their families and reporters. Who is this person? Certainly not President Alison Byerly, Vice President […]

Aaron O. Hoff Awards

1974 Award Sara Hayet ’18 World Citizen Award Austin Botelho ’18 Mattachine Award Rachel Tenney ’18 Robert I. Weiner Interfaith Award Miriam Swartz ’18 Frances Ocansey-Ahene Spirit of Multiculturalism Award Esmeralda Sotelo ’18 Program of the Year TNT Trivia Student Organization of the Year Refugee Action Commitment to Service Award Delta Gamma Service Above Self […]

Opinion: Regarding Nigel Farage, the Mill Series & funding sources: An open letter from alumni

To the Lafayette community, The recent efforts to promote viewpoint diversity on campus are laudable. However, the choice of speakers, most recently the invitation of Nigel Farage, is troubling. We, as alumni of color, immigrants, and allies, are concerned that these efforts, especially the Mill Series, are not “apolitical” or “nonpartisan” as they claim to […]

Opinion: Education demands exposure

The March 23 article in The Lafayette described how some students and faculty believe Nigel Farage should be prohibited from debating at Lafayette based on “his anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic and overall bigoted beliefs.” Farage is clearly not anti-Semitic. Last week, he blasted Jeremy Corbyn for failing to rid the Labor party of antisemitism and vowed to be […]