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 […]

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 […]

Letter from the editor

Dear Lafayette community, It has been a busy year. Expansion plans, political protests and a hunger strike that made national news are just a few stories that we’ve covered this academic year. At times, it is exhausting. At others, it’s frustrating. But, always, it’s rewarding. National discussions around “the media” today tend to revolve around […]

Letter from the Editor: On the outcome of the 2016 Presidential Election

Earlier this week, the United States took an enormous step backward. At press time, 29 states voted for a man who bragged about sexually assaulting women, voiced support for committing war crimes, referred to Mexicans as rapists, dismissed climate change as a hoax and supports tightening libel laws to make it harder for newspapers to publish […]

Christian vs. Muslim: Lecture advances bigotry, not tolerance

By Youshaa Patel On Tuesday, Professor Habib Malik from the Lebanese American University gave the annual Earl A. Pope Guest Lecture, with the sprawling title, “What Native Christians in the Middle East Have Faced and Continue to Face: Why it Matters for Both the Caring and the Unconcerned.” Tantalized by his previous intellectual engagements with the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, […]