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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Heads or tails: Advice for lifes coin flips

Heads or tails: Advice for life’s coin flips

By Heads and Tails February 23, 2024

How do I get over an ex? Heads: I am a big proponent of no contact for at least a month. You need time for yourself to reestablish your persona and routine outside of the relationship. When you reach...

Juniors are registering for courses today and sophomores and first-years will do the same next week.

Seniors experience glitches in new course registration process

By Emma Chen, Managing Editor November 10, 2023

Senior students woke up on Wednesday morning to register for classes only to encounter a variety of technical malfunctions on Banner Self-Service, the college's course registration platform. The college...

Op-ed: Pards for Palestine statement

By Pards for Palestine October 27, 2023

During our peaceful walkout in solidarity with Palestinians, a student displayed a poster that read “From the river to the sea.” This student was issued a One Pard report on the grounds of hate speech,...

Trebor Maitin 24 wrote and passed three resolutions during his time on Student Government. (Photo by Kwasi Obeng-Dankwa 23 for the Student Government of Lafayette College)

Student Government parliamentarian resigns

By Emma Chen, Managing Editor October 20, 2023

Trebor Maitin ‘24, Student Government’s first-ever parliamentarian, left his role on Oct. 5 following a disorderly general body meeting.   “I had offered a number of amendments to make Student...

The new process requires clubs to have at least 20 active members, an advisor and a constitution.

Club re-registration process kicks off

By Madeline Marriott and Emma Chen September 29, 2023

In the wake of budget concerns and the number of student organizations reaching an all-time high of 175, all clubs will be required to re-register and abide by new guidelines by Sunday.  The requirements,...

The admissions department preempted the affirmative action decision by eliminating race-based admissions for the class of 2027. (Photo courtesy of the New York Times)

Lafayette commits to diversity despite affirmative action decision

By Emma Chen, Managing Editor September 15, 2023

Following the overturning of affirmative action by the Supreme Court in June, the ability of American colleges and universities to use race as a factor when reviewing applications has been effectively...

Junior Grace Sanborn poses with one of her clubs.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Lafayette’s lone female golfer

By Emma Chen, Managing Editor September 8, 2023

Junior Grace Sanborn has played golf for as long as she can remember, constantly going out to the range with her dad throughout the summer. Now, she is an NCAA Division I athlete, and the only woman on...

Sarah Moschenross favorite part of her job is forging connections with students and faculty. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Sarah Moschenross begins as new vice president for student life

By Emma Chen, Managing Editor September 1, 2023

Sarah Moschenross officially steps into the role of vice president for student life today, replacing Annette Diorio, who served in the position for over 11 years. Moschenross previously worked at Grinnell...

Neha Vora is one of at least two tenured professors to leave the college this semester. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

‘You can’t help but feel underappreciated’: Tenured professor Neha Vora leaving Lafayette

By Emma Chen, News Editor May 5, 2023

After over 10 years teaching at Lafayette and recently receiving full professorship, professor of anthropology Neha Vora is leaving her position. Her contract ends June 30, after which she will move to...

Student Involvement plans to block employees from OurCampus voting.

Three non-students found to have cast ballots in Student Government elections

By Emma Chen, News Editor April 21, 2023

The Student Government Ad Hoc Committee to Study Elections recently found three instances of non-students voting in Student Government elections over the past four years. According to the Student Government...

The last change to the deans excuse policy came over four years ago.

New dean’s excuse form to standardize absence policy

By Andrew LaGreca, Contributing Writer April 21, 2023

On March 20, the Office of Advising launched a new way to request a dean's excuse: an online form located on the Advising website. Prior to this change, students were directed to email their class deans...

All the members of the Governance Committee declined to comment.

Silence surrounds faculty committee member resignation

By Emma Chen and Madeline Marriott April 21, 2023

A March letter that was circulated to department heads regarding concerns over a lack of transparency in the administration and issues in shared governance referenced the resignation-in-protest of history...

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