Room and board credits for individual students to be announced April 10

Tomorrow, students are expected to receive communication from the student billing office regarding each individual’s specific refund amount for the spring semester’s room and board fees. These refunds are a result of students having to leave campus prior to spring break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Alison Byerly and Roger Demareski, Vice President of […]

Letter from the Editor

Dear Lafayette Community: This week, President Byerly informed our community that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, the college will be moving to remote learning after spring break from March 23 until April 5. Additionally, from March 16 to April 5, all students must return home, and stay home, unless […]

Thomas Lannon joins college archives, special collections as Director: Hopes to increase connection between history, community, representation

In a digital age when most students turn to the internet for research, Thomas Lannon, the college’s new Director of Special Collection and College Archives, is eager to bring more students into the vast collections of Skillman Library through coursework, collaboration, job opportunities, and just pure curiosity. “Everything’s not online,” he said. Prior to joining […]

Lafayette student with respiratory symptoms tested for Coronavirus

At the beginning of the semester, Director of Health Services Jeffrey Goldstein informed the campus that members of the community who recently traveled to China participated in health screenings for detection of the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV. On Feb. 3, in consultation with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and the Chief of Epidemiology and Infection […]

New Faces, Empty Spaces: Division of Campus Life experiences staffing changes

The Division of Campus life is undergoing changes this semester following the departure of former Dean of Students Christopher Hunt and Title IX Coordinator Jessica Brown earlier this month. With these departures, however, come several new faces and roles including Amanda Hanincik, new Director of Educational Equity and Title IX Coordinator, and Vanessa Pearson, new […]

Lafayette joins Pennsylvania leaders encouraging clean energy policies: Phase one of Climate Action Plan partially achieved

As climate change continues to be a pressing issue around the world, some Pennsylvania businesses and institutions are taking a stand and reaching out to their elected representatives in Harrisburg in a letter encouraging state lawmakers to support policies that accelerate the transition to a low-carbon, clean-energy economy. Lafayette was among the 18 parties to […]

City to close negotiations on Easton Iron & Metal Co. site in December to begin Karl Stirner Arts Trail expansion

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail (KSAT) provides a community space for expression, exercise and nature that connects downtown Easton to the Bushkill Creek and the newly renovated Silk Mill at 13th Street. However, Dave Hopkins, Director of Public Works for the City of Easton, said that this experience has been mostly “linear,” and that the […]