Kenzie Corbin ’18 wins Pepper Prize, says serving the mental health community is “why [she’s] here on this Earth”

Channeling the spirit of Camp Ernst in Northern Kentucky, which she attended every summer in her childhood, Kenzie Corbin ’18 managed to engage with a young boy traumatized by bullying who was previously unresponsive to the other nurses at the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Muhlenberg. “There was this one boy that I remember just […]

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 […]

College revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree after conviction

In May 1996, Bill Cosby was awarded an honorary degree by Lafayette. In October 2015, President Alison Byerly called the allegations against Cosby “shocking, disappointing and appalling,” but added that revoking honorary degrees is a “technical question to do with college policy,” The Lafayette reported. Byerly added at the time that “Cosby receiving this award was […]

Letter from the Editor

My first year as editor-in-chief brought no shortage of news. From expansion, to alcohol use on campus, to sexual assault, to athletics, to artistic endeavors, to issues surrounding political discourse, to diversity and more, there was much ground to cover with a fast-approaching deadline. Nevertheless, editors, designers, photographers and writers were working tirelessly all year […]

Diversity committee strives for inclusivity: Measures including increasing all-gender bathrooms and use of preferred names

From the new all-gender labeling of 50 bathrooms on campus to a small change in the wording of the faculty handbook, the Diversity Faculty Committee has been at work this semester to make Lafayette more inclusive of underrepresented groups. Dean of Equity and Inclusion Chris Hunt said that the committee, which includes himself, has been […]

College prepares for summer projects: ISC construction, pedestrian safety projects, Hogg Courtyard renovation

Classes are ending and students are getting ready to leave for the summer, but activity on campus itself will be constant, as the college works on several projects including the renovation of the courtyard behind Hogg Hall, pedestrian safety initiatives and the continued construction of the Rockwell Integrated Science Center. Vice President of Finance and […]