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Expanding access: Markle Hall will be renovated to meet needs of people with disabilities

Expanding access: Markle Hall will be renovated to meet needs of people with disabilities

Emily Cohen April 15, 2016

Markle Hall is set to undergo renovations this summer, which will improve its accessibility for people with disabilities. The renovations will include a new wheelchair-accessible elevator, according...

Horrid Henry: First-person action flick disappoint in almost every way

Emily Cohen April 15, 2016

Some films take bold risks, changing the ways we think about cinema while providing a timeless classic that will be studied for decades to come. “Hardcore Henry” is not one of those films. The film,...

Make baseball fun again: America’s pastime faces pressure to make chages

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

“Make baseball fun again.” These words were embroidered on last year’s Major League Baseball MVP Bryce Harper’s hat after the first game of the season. By directly referencing Donald Trump’s...

Never forget: lessons learned from the Holocaust: Hillel surveys students for Holocaust Remembrance Week

Never forget: lessons learned from the Holocaust: Hillel surveys students for Holocaust Remembrance Week

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

What would you do if you were suddenly torn away from your home, separated from your family and treated with unimaginable cruelty, all on account of your religious faith? This was like one of the many...

Mind the gap: Representation and salary disparities between male and female professors

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

Prompted by faculty concerns of potentially unequal wages between men and women employees, Professor of Economics and chair of the Faculty Compensation Committee Chris Ruebeck put together a report for...

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Art for the environment: Artist Brandon Ballengée responds to ecological disasters

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

Sometimes aspects of the environment inspire artists. Brandon Ballengée uses art to return the favor, inspiring people to partake in environmental conservation. On Tuesday, New York artist, environmental...

Making airwaves: “Talk Radio” marks a huge success for the theater deaprtment

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

As the audience members walked into Studio 248 at the Williams Arts Campus, they were immediately transported to Cleveland, Ohio, 1987. In front of them, Danny Guadalupe ‘16, playing Sid Greenberg, a...

Let’s talk business: College considers new interdisciplinary business program

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

Lafayette students may be able to get back to business with a new program under consideration for next year. According to President Alison Byerly, the college has formed an Ad Hoc Committee on Interdisciplinary...

The best of the worst: Allegiant- a slight improvement on a terrible franchise

The best of the worst: “Allegiant”- a slight improvement on a terrible franchise

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

“Allegiant,” the third film in the “Divergent” series of young adult film adaptations, is one of the worst films ever made by human hands, containing almost no substance, acting that varies from...

Crew reclaims the cup: Team takes down Lehigh in annual meeting

Crew reclaims the cup: Team takes down Lehigh in annual meeting

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

After a rough fall and winter season for Lafayette, who lost to Lehigh in basketball, football and both men’s and women’s soccer, it seems as if the Leopards are turning the tables. After a home...

Equestrian Danielle Wolff 17

Equestrian Danielle Wolff ’17

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

Rachel Robertson: What equestrian event did you compete at this weekend? Danielle Wolff: This weekend was regionals which is the first step in the “post-season” for team riding. So, after regionals...

In training: Dog House, new LLCs accepted on campus

Emily Cohen April 8, 2016

It looks like some Lafayette students will be in the doghouse next year. One of 13 new Living Learning Community (LLC) houses coming to campus for the 2016-2017 school year, the Dog House will house...

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