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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Junior catcher Dylan Minghini had two RBIs in the final game of the semifinal series. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Baseball playoff run ends with loss to Army

By Andrew Hollander May 21, 2021

There was a time when it appeared the Lafayette baseball team had little hopes of making the playoffs. The day was Wednesday, April 7, and the team had just lost their eighth consecutive game, this time...

Sports Recap Central

By Andrew Hollander May 21, 2021

Baseball (14-17) (12-13 Patriot League) Head coach Tim Reilly's first full season at the helm of the program saw the Leopards amass their best regular season winning percentage since the 2009 season,...

Leininger set two Lafayette school records and one pool record during the spring season. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Setting records and winning scholarships; Junior Tara Leininger excels in the pool and in the classroom

By Andrew Hollander May 14, 2021

There may not be a ton of similarities between researching high-energy particle physics and swimming a 200-yard individual medley, but for Tara Leininger '22 - one seems to feed the other. That might...

Freshman attacker Peter Lehman (right) was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Year and led the team in goals this season. 
(Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

‘Just keep plugging away’: The future is bright for the men’s lacrosse team despite winless spring

By Andrew Hollander May 7, 2021

The Lafayette men's lacrosse team went 0-11 this spring, but you wouldn't know it talking to head coach Pat Myers. In the highly competitive Patriot League, wins are hard to come by in the sport. Myers...

Senior Cece Lesnick is finishing a minor in studio art during her extra year of eligibility. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

‘Unfinished business’: Lafayette athletes take advantage of extra year of NCAA eligibility

By Andrew Hollander April 30, 2021

The pandemic has brought some unique silver linings to student-athletes at Lafayette and around the country. In a rare move, the NCAA expanded eligibility to all fall and winter sports during the 2020-21...

Freshman midfielder Carter Houlihan (18) races upfield in the championship game. (Photo by Cole Jacobson 24)

Men’s soccer loses Patriot League championship game after controversial red card

By Andrew Hollander April 23, 2021

Another year, another heartbreaking finish for the Lafayette men's soccer team. An undefeated spring season came to a crashing halt in Saturday's Patriot League championship game, as the Leopards lost...

Junior forward Max Ippolito (14) scored the eventual game-winning goal in the 72nd minute. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Undefeated men’s soccer returns to Patriot League championship game

By Andrew Hollander April 16, 2021

The Lafayette men's soccer team is headed to the Patriot League championship game for the second straight year. The Leopards punched their ticket to the finals with a 2-1 win in the conference semifinal...

Members of the conduct committee refused to elaborate on the deliberations of the hearing. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22)

Phi Kappa Psi found not responsible for alcohol and COVID-19 violations after alleged party in February

By Andrew Hollander April 9, 2021

After an alleged party was held in the Phi Kappa Psi basement in late February, the fraternity was charged with three violations: failure to comply with COVID-19 policies, serving alcohol to minors and...

Senior defender Andrew Venezia (middle) has played every minute of the season so far. (Photo by Cole Jacobson 24)

Men’s soccer still undefeated after win over Army: Leopards carry perfect 5-0 record into revenge match with Lehigh

By Andrew Hollander April 9, 2021

The Lafayette men's soccer team ought to play in the spring more often. For the first time since 2008, the program has recorded five straight victories, the latest being a 2-1 win over Army last weekend...

Students allege that officers have failed to wear masks while sharing patrol cars with others. (Photo by Andrew Hollander 21)

Public Safety officers reminded to wear masks, but questions remain

By Andrew Hollander March 26, 2021

A week after students sounded the alarm over maskless Public Safety officers roaming the Lafayette campus, a clear disconnect remains between the expectations for officers and for the rest of the community. Director...

The team will host the next two games against Boston University and Army. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Women’s soccer earns first win of season over Colgate

By Andrew Hollander March 26, 2021

Senior midfielder Camryn Monfort scored the game-winning goal on a screamer from outside the penalty box as the Leopards defeated Colgate 3-1 last Saturday for their first win this spring. The team is...

Students allege that Public Safety officers have frequently failed to wear masks during routine house calls. (Photo by Josh Joseph 24)

Students sound alarm over maskless Public Safety officers

By Andrew Hollander March 19, 2021

When Genevieve Torres '24 watched a maskless Public Safety officer walk out of South College dormitory on Tuesday night, she thought about calling the person out. "I hesitated," Torres said. "I thought...

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