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Members of the Dear Lafayette executive board (pictured above) hope to welcome new members to their organization with recruiting events this fall. (Photo by Naomi Ganpo-Nkwenkwa 22)

‘We’re talking about a bigger issue’: Dear Lafayette discusses past success and future plans

Michael Antonacci, Contributing Writer October 22, 2021

A year into their work of confronting systemic racism on campus, the Dear Lafayette Black-led student coalition continues to work towards their goals. Fatimata Cham ‘23, a member of Dear Lafayette, noted...

The main reason behind the delay in approving the club budgets were the obstacles created by the pandemic (Photo by Pierson White 24).

Student organizations left waiting weeks for Student Government budget approvals

Michael Antonacci September 24, 2021

Leaders of student organizations were left scratching their heads at the beginning of the semester, wondering when they would receive confirmation of their annual budgets. While annual budgets are traditionally...

Lafayettes chapter of Mu Sigma Upsilon is named after the goddess of the moon in South American mythology, Huitaca. (Photo courtesy of Morocco Chauca 22).

Lafayette’s first multicultural sorority Mu Sigma Upsilon discuss future plans for organization

Michael Antonacci September 17, 2021

The members of Lafayette's only multicultural sorority and newest Greek organization, Mu Sigma Upsilon (MSU), are ready to expand their presence.  MSU arrives at College Hill after an arduous application...

Located behind Marquis Hall, the former Tri Delta Sorority house is currently housing upperclassmen. (Photo by Kwasi Obeng-Dankwa 23)

No decision on future of former Tri Delta house after sorority’s disbanding last spring

Michael Antonacci September 10, 2021

While currently being used to house upper-level students, no permanent plans exist for the former Tri Delta Sorority House. This leaves open the question of what organization or student group will end...

In the strive for more normal campus operations, herd immunity through vaccines has been the recommended way forward. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22)

Lafayette to announce decision on vaccine mandate in coming weeks

Michael Antonacci May 21, 2021

With increasing calls for students to get vaccinated, many colleges and universities across the country have announced that they will require COVID-19 vaccinations to return to campus for the Fall 2021...

Lehigh University is requiring return students to receive a vaccine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Photo courtesy of Lehigh University)

Lehigh to mandate COVID-19 vaccines next fall, uncertain if Lafayette will follow suit

Michael Antonacci May 14, 2021

As of May 12, the COVID-19 Dashboard shows a total of 1,392 students partially or fully vaccinated on campus. This number is likely higher due to students who were vaccinated outside of Lafayette and have...

The military leaders of the future: A look at Lafayettes Reserve Officers Training Corp

The military leaders of the future: A look at Lafayette’s Reserve Officers Training Corp

Michael Antonacci April 23, 2021

Long before the sun rises over College Hill and students make their way to the dining halls for breakfast, the cadets of the Lafayette College Army Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) start their busy...

The Lion Trophy is presented by the national board of Delta Kappa Epsilon to one chapter each year. (Photo by Kwasi Obeng-Dankwa 23).

Delta Kappa Epsilon wins the prestigious Lion Trophy for the second time

Michael Antonacci March 26, 2021

The Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) at Lafayette College was recently awarded the Lion Trophy, the highest honor a chapter can receive, for the second time in its history. DKE first received this...

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