Men’s lacrosse brings home first win of the season: Brothers Adam and Matt Close put up half of team’s goals

The Lafayette men’s lacrosse team earned their first win of the season last Saturday, beating NJIT 10-8, bringing their record to an even 1-1. The Leopards traveled to Madison, N.J. for the contest where brothers and teammates, senior Matt and sophomore Adam Close, stood out for their performances. The brothers scored 5 of the team’s […]

By the Numbers

12 – saves by men’s lacrosse junior goalkeeper Jonathan Anastos 3 – number of Leopards who scored hat tricks at the women’s lacrosse season opener 5 –  times that women’s basketball freshman guard Natalie Kucowski has been named Patriot League Rookie of the Week. Kucowski broke the freshman record for rebounds in a season (261) […]

Fencing continues their success at John Hopkins

The men’s fencing team and women’s fencing freshmen Olympia Peters and Emily Cook traveled to Baltimore on Feb. 11 to compete with five other teams in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Fencing Association. At the meet, hosted by reigning MACFA champions Johns Hopkins, Lafayette went 3-2 overall. They defeated the University of Maryland, Navy and William and […]

Super Bowl Predictions: Writers explain their NFL Championship picks

Henry Schweber: New England Patriots While we have both number 1 seeds in the Super Bowl, there is still a clear underdog. The Philadelphia Eagles lost star quarterback Carson Wentz to a season ending ACL tear towards the end of the regular season, but journeyman quarterback Nick Foles has more than held his own in […]

By the Numbers

42—rebounds by women’s basketball in loss at Drexel 37—combined points by freshmen guards EJ Stephens and Justin Jaworski in men’s basketball victory over Quinnipiac 13—free throw attempts and free throws made by senior forward Matt Klinewski in men’s basketball win over Quinnipiac 7—consecutive quarters with 10+ points for women’s basketball until the streak snapped against […]

Opinion: Trump’s campaign did not mobilize white supremacist violence

On Nov. 18, 2016, The Lafayette published a letter from 82 faculty and staff claiming Donald Trump’s election mobilized “physical and verbal attacks against” minorities. Given Lafayette’s commitment to evidence-based learning, it is worth reviewing FBI hate-crimes data. However imperfect, these data, which have been issued for decades, are indicators of the vilest bias mobilizations. […]