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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Lafayette Inn was once owned by Lafayettes chapter of Pi Lambda Phi.

Lafayette’s own bed and breakfast

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor September 1, 2023

On Thursday, the college assumed ownership of The Lafayette Inn, a bed and breakfast on Monroe Street with a rich history intertwined with Lafayette’s own nearly two hundred year past.   Steele Andrews,...

Public Safety has increased its presence on and off campus following the incident.

Gun flashed at students at Cattell Street house

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor April 28, 2023

Last Thursday, an armed individual flashed a firearm at a student at an off-campus house on Cattell Street, startling the campus community and prompting a campus-wide email from Public Safety. According...

Club members must register on OurCampus in order for the club to be validated.

New club requirements announced, receive lukewarm reception

By Jeremy Adler, Contributing Writer April 14, 2023

All clubs must have at least 20 active members and a full-time college employee advising them according to a new policy released by the Office of Student Involvement. The new requirements are set to go...

Student Government representative Ani Brutus ‘26 discovered that some of the blue lights could be difficult to operate.

Lack of blue light visibility raises concerns

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2023

The glowing blue lights dotting the campus, with boxes affixed to them containing emergency phones linked to Public Safety, are supposed to provide security for those in unsafe situations. Some have said,...

Signs have been posted in dining halls notifying Muslim students of Ramadan accommodations.

How dining halls accommodate for Ramadan

By Maya Nylund, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

Since the evening of March 22, a number of Muslim students have abstained from food and water from dawn to sunset while observing Ramadan. Muslim students say that while there have been vast improvements...

Faculty will likely vote on whether to make the college test optional on April 25.

College may remain test-optional until 2028

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor April 7, 2023

As the COVID-19 pandemic led many colleges to adjust their admissions process, standardized testing was deprioritized at many schools, including Lafayette. Now, after a year of being test-optional for...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

By The Scoffayette Editorial Board March 31, 2023

To the Lafayette community, We the editorial board are pleased to announce our endorsement of unsafe sex. Condoms? Shameful. Gonnorhea? Spectacular. We hate our Oxford commas, but we hate using protection...

Don Juan will give the student who solves the Trolley Stop Problem a free cookie.

The Trolley Stop Problem

By Five Letter Woman, Bell Bitch II March 31, 2023

Last Tuesday, philosophy professors got into a violent brawl that resulted in two deaths and several casualties.  “It got completely out of hand,” department head Professor Leo McOwen said. “We...

The biggest red flags on campus have a little secret.

Men’s lacrosse team actually battery-operated bots

By Five Letter Woman, Bell Bitch II March 31, 2023

Last week, The Scoffayette learned that the men’s lacrosse players are actually battery-operated bots.  The tip came about after sophomore attack Slush SquarePants’s circuit box backfired and he...

The counseling center is located on the second floor of Bailey Health Center.

Counseling center on spring mental health struggles

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2023

As the weather gets warmer and the flowers start blooming, everyone’s mental health takes a turn for the better – right? Not necessarily. “Spring can often come with increased pressures,”...

Nunes seeks permanent funding to provide archives of student life.

Charlotte Nunes named dean of libraries

By Dylan Gooding, Contributing Writer March 24, 2023

On March 15, Charlotte Nunes, the interim dean of libraries, was given the dean of libraries job. Nunes, who has served as the interim dean since last year, was selected to continue her role after a nationwide...

Forrest Stuart previously worked in financial aid before taking on his role in enrollment management. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College)

Forrest Stuart named permanent VP of enrollment management

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2023

On Feb. 27, Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management Forrest Stuart was announced to be the permanent leader of the division. “I gladly accepted,” Stuart wrote. “It was a great opportunity...

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