Goodbye #rollpards

Student Government is initiating a program to find a replacement for “#rollpards”, Lafayette Athletics’ social media slogan, to a slogan which reflects a more unique identity for the school. The #rollpards slogan is a variation of “Roll Tide,” the University of Alabama football team’s slogan. Many members of the Student Government believe this makes Lafayette […]

Honoring civil rights leaders

Photo by Nicole Maselli ‘14 The Offices of Religious and Spiritual Life and Intercultural Development hosted the 2nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Lunch, in Hogg Hall Tuesday, where students, staff, faculty, and administration came together to talk about and listen to stories about civil rights leaders who made an impression on the speakers’ […]

Race to the finish

Photo by Reine Pavlik ‘15 The presidential and vice presidential candidates for student government gathered for a Wednesday afternoon debate, moderated by current Student Government President Michael Prisco ‘14, to discuss issues concerning the campus and laid out the platforms they plan to follow when elected. Connor Heinlein ‘15 (Presidential nominee) aims to increase the […]

Campus Divided: Rift between humanities and STEM departments apparent

Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17| Photographer According to some members of the Lafayette community, not all departments are created equal. Some suggest the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) departments operate differently from their counterparts in the humanities. “Not every department is treated the same way by the administration,” Mechanical Engineering Professor Erol Ulucakli said. Ulucakli […]

FAMS building under way

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17| The Lafayette The Former Case’s Tire building for Lafayette College’s Film and Media Studies and Theatre departments was recently conditionally approved by Easton’s Historical District Commission and by City Council, according to Rosemary Huggan, the technical services specialist. Huggan spoke on behalf of Mary Wilford-Hunt, the Director of Facilities Planning […]

Sound Prints: Modern jazz quintet dedicates performance to legends

Photos courtesy of umass.edu and  joelovano.com On September 25, the Dave Douglas and Joe Lovano Quintet: Sound Prints, performed at Lafayette College. The modern jazz ensemble featured Lawrence Fields on piano, Linda Oh on bass, and Joey Baron on drums. The group’s name, “Sound Prints,” is also the title of the first song played that night […]