Easton resident arrested for trespassing on campus

Two weeks ago, a previous trespasser on Lafayette property returned to campus and was arrested on site, according to a citation filed by public safety. Christopher Stutzner, 23, was warned by the college’s public safety not to return to campus when officers first caught him trespassing about a year ago, Director of Lafayette College Public Safety Jeff Troxell […]

Open meeting discusses sexual harassment policy: Changes to language and structure proposed

By Kathryn Kelly ’19 Off-colored jokes, sexual rumors and any unwelcomed text of a sexual nature are now specifically proposed to be prohibited under a new, highly detailed campus policy. In compliance with federal mandate, the Presidential Oversight Committee on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment (POCSASH) has proposed an updated policy for sexual harassment and formal complaint procedures, […]

Spree of thefts leaves students uneasy: Crime log lists seven thefts in two weeks and more go unreported

Anna Pohoryles ‘19 put her wallet down in Upper Farinon to mark her seat before getting breakfast last Saturday morning. It contained her ATM card, her license, about $50 to $60 and some gift cards. When she came back less than five minutes later, the wallet was gone. “At first I thought it was just me being […]

From Indiana University to Lafayette: Sexual assault and the system’s failures

In February, Jill Creighton, an administrator at New York University, went public with claims that Jason Casares, associate dean of students, director of student ethics and deputy Title IX coordinator at Indiana University Bloomington (IU) sexually assaulted her at a conference in Fort Worth, Texas. If this statement does not sound absurd, allow me to reiterate. A Title IX […]