Swiping right on brown bags: Student government proposes meal swipes at lectures and club meetings

Lafayette College Student Government is in the process of creating a new LafSync form that will allow students to use meal swipes to get food at club meetings and brown bag lectures. Chair of Student Organizations Connor Burwell ‘19 has been very involved in creating the form. He said that he hopes the form will […]

Success against the odds: Entertainment executive Luis Balaguer gives talk to campus

Luis Balaguer, founder and CEO of Latin World Entertainment (LatinWE), visited the college Tuesday, addressing the student body on the entertainment industry, where he has worked for more than 25 years. His company, which he started with “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara, manages and endorses Hispanic talent. The talk was sponsored by the Policy Studies […]

Byerly hosts semester’s first town hall: Concerns about college’s “new direction” raised

President Alison Byerly hosted a Town Hall meeting in Colton Chapel on Tuesday to discuss the state of the college. All faculty, staff and students were invited to attend. A primary topic of conversation was the future direction of the college—a direction of growth. Byerly began her summary by discussing the board meeting in which she and other members […]

Securing Private Ryan: Public safety officers experience Tom Hank’s visit

This Monday, students, faculty, administrators and alumni fixed their gaze on Tom Hanks as he gave an informal talk with President Alison Byerly and professor Donald Miller of the history department. But police officer Joe Duffy, of Lafayette College Public Safety, was watching something else—the audience. As security for Hanks, Duffy scanned the crowd for signs of […]

Making fitness fun: Group Fit classes bring teachers from all over campus

The overhead lights were off, a disco ball was spinning, and Dean of Students Paul McLoughlin II was singing along to Katy Perry’s “California Girls.” It was not a party, but McLoughlin’s cycling class, which he teaches Monday nights in between his job as an administrator at the college and as an advisor to Student […]