Spencer Reynolds ’19 connects independent studies through fixation with human figure

Time management has been key for Spencer Reynolds ’19, an art and mechanical engineering double major who is also on the college’s club crew team. This semester, Reynolds is doing independent studies in both the engineering and art departments. He completed his senior capstone project in art at the end of the fall semester. For his […]

Academic departments, centers prepare for move to Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center

The Rockwell Integrated Sciences Center, which is scheduled to open for the fall 2020 semester, will soon be the new home of some academic departments and centers. The construction on the sciences center is on schedule for the fall opening, according to Vice President of Finance and Administration Roger Demareski. According to the center’s website, “[Rockwell] will […]

Student government executive board election results

The election results for the student government executive board positions were announced Tuesday evening in an email. The Monday elections followed last week’s election of incoming student government president Fray Familia ‘20. Of the 11 remaining executive positions, the candidates for five positions ran unopposed. The number of participating voters varied between positions, but ranged […]

Grammy-winning violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja to perform tonight

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja, winner of the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music performance, will perform tonight at the Williams Center for the Arts. Kopatchinskaja, known for inserting personality into her shows and often seen performing barefoot, will be accompanied by pianist Polina Leschenko. A native of the eastern European country of Moldova, Kopatchinskaja’s music […]

A couple bad apples: campus dining locations marked for ‘critical’ violations in inspections

Gilbert’s Café and Farinon College Center recently received violations in a Feb. 26 food safety inspection that are classified as “foodborne illness risk factors.” Marquis Dining Hall received “good retail practices” violations, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) food safety inspection database. The violations at Gilbert’s and Farinon amounted to a few “soiled” […]

Express yourself, de-stress yourself: Julia Crawford ’19 connects art-making, psychology in honors thesis

In the world of higher education, coloring isn’t a subject often discussed. However, Julia Crawford ’19 thinks stressed-out college students could benefit from practicing more of it. A double major in art and psychology, Julia Crawford ’19 is connecting the two disciplines in her senior honors thesis. Crawford’s thesis centers around how the act of […]

Mock trial B team receives bid to attend next round of competition, team prepares to advance

Lafayette’s mock trial B team doesn’t have the experience of the A team, as they’re the younger group of the two, but last Sunday, they carried the squad one step closer to the national championship. Last Sunday, both the Lafayette A and B mock trial teams attended one of the American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) regional […]

With McCartney dorm on horizon, College Hill residents reflect on homes that once stood

After two years of tension and compromise, including an eventual lawsuit settlement, some lifelong College Hill residents say they still long for the way McCartney Street used to be. With the conclusion of the demolition of the homes along McCartney Street between High Street and March Street, residents are saddened to see the homes go. The […]

While college’s capital campaign exceeded total $400 million target, some categories fell short of goals

The college’s capital campaign “Live Connected, Lead Change,” the public phase of which officially launched in December 2014 and ended in December 2018, surpassed its goal of $400 million by $25 million, according to Vice President of Development and College Relations Kim Spang. According to Spang, over 27,000 donors contributed to the final $425 million. […]

Inspired by technology: Pedro Barbeito discusses his multidimensional exhibit

Pedro Barbeito is inspired by “just looking” at things that fascinate him. Barbeito, an art professor and the director of Lafayette’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, is currently showcasing a collection of his work in the Grossman Gallery at the Williams Visual Arts Building. The exhibit showcases works spanning an over 20-year period of Barbeito’s career. Barbeito […]

As stomach virus spread, students frustrated with late notice from college

“It hit me like a train wreck.” This is how one of the many infected students described his symptoms of what is likely norovirus. Stool tests performed on those who are ill haven’t confirmed this diagnosis, but Director of Health Services Dr. Goldstein said that norovirus is “likely” the culprit of the students’ symptoms, which include […]