Wolf wins by 10 points in governor’s election, first governor-elect to unseat incumbent

Democrat Tom Wolf was elected as governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday, becoming the first gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania to knock an incumbent out of office since a constitutional change in 1968 allowed governors to run for a second term. Wolf defeated incumbent Tom Corbett by 10 points and almost 350,000 votes, getting support from minorities and […]

Rape reported at on-campus location

Policy changes affect community’s knowledge of reports A student reported a rape that occurred early Saturday morning at an undisclosed residence hall on campus. The incident, which was reported to Public Safety at 10:17 the same morning, occurred at 2 a.m. in a dormitory on campus. The student who reported the rape identified the suspect, […]

Byerly announces new plans for college residences

President Byerly announced a new plan over the summer for how college residences are organized, saying that she hopes to create “a unified and comprehensive residential program that connects and integrates residential, co-curricular, and academic experiences for students.” The new program, which Byerly called “Connected Communities” in her email announcement in May, would put students […]

“More likely than not”

Petition seeks to push “innocent until proven guilty” A Lafayette alumnus has created an online petition hoping to change the way Lafayette handles conduct violations, seeking an “innocent until proven guilty” approach in lieu of the current “more likely than not” stance. Currently, the handbook reads that “a violation will be deemed to have occurred […]