College releases hazing reports, sanctions from last five years

In a report detailing hazing investigations from the last five years, the college released previously unknown details of the seven incidents included in the report. Pennsylvania’s newly enacted Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing Law required all colleges and universities to release such a report by Jan. 15, and mandates biannual updates. Timothy Piazza, for whom the law […]

Crew team earns return invite to Head of the Charles Regatta with 10th place finish

The Lafayette club crew team turned in a strong performance despite tough conditions at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass., as the women’s four-boat of senior women’s captain Zoe Bremier, senior Lillian Kennedy, junior Cameron Cranley, senior Rachel Marbaker, and sophomore coxswain Molly LaPoint finished in 10th place on Sunday, Oct. 21. […]

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 […]

Opinion: Regarding Nigel Farage, the Mill Series & funding sources: An open letter from alumni

To the Lafayette community, The recent efforts to promote viewpoint diversity on campus are laudable. However, the choice of speakers, most recently the invitation of Nigel Farage, is troubling. We, as alumni of color, immigrants, and allies, are concerned that these efforts, especially the Mill Series, are not “apolitical” or “nonpartisan” as they claim to […]

Opinion: Education demands exposure

The March 23 article in The Lafayette described how some students and faculty believe Nigel Farage should be prohibited from debating at Lafayette based on “his anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic and overall bigoted beliefs.” Farage is clearly not anti-Semitic. Last week, he blasted Jeremy Corbyn for failing to rid the Labor party of antisemitism and vowed to be […]

Letter to the Editor: IFC’s commitment to changing the campus climate

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) and all men’s fraternities wish to thank the Office of Educational Equity and Pards Against Sexual Assault (PASA) for hosting the #MeToo panel discussion on March 20 which raised awareness and educated the Lafayette community about sexual assault. A number of fraternity men attended the event to demonstrate our commitment to […]