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From left to right: Ben Herman 23, Ansh Mishra 21, Luisa Gunn 21, Chris Mayer 20, Yordanos Mengistu 22, Josh Hale 23, Ceci Montufar 23 tout their championship trophy. (Photo courtesy of Scott Kamen 21)

Lafayette forensics continues winning streak with debate conference championship

Claire Kellner March 13, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Lafayette forensics (speech and debate) team has taken home the grand championship at the Northern Tier Debate Conference (NTDC). This was the third year of the conference,...

Panelists discussed the role of systemic inequalities in education and criminal justice reform. (Photo courtesy of Kwasi Obeng-Dankwa 22)

A tool for prevention and rehabilitation: Panelists discuss role of education in criminal justice reform

Claire Kellner February 28, 2020

In an effort to address the role of education in reforming the criminal justice system, Gerard Robinson, Dr. Allison Badgett, and Yusuf Dahl, Director of the Dyer Center, provided insights from their personal...

The new software is intended to be a one-stop shop for student organizations. (Screenshot of OurCampus Website)

OurCampus replaces LafSync as primary student activities portal

Claire Kellner February 7, 2020

This semester, the college replaced LafSync, the old activity center used to provide students with information about campus events and organizations, with a new software called OurCampus. LafSync, which...

A primary concern for many students was continuing to increase diversity among the faculty as well as the student body. (Photo by Brandon Marin 22)

Lafayette nationally ranked for diversity in engineering, students point to areas of continued improvement

Claire Kellner October 25, 2019

Lafayette’s engineering program was recently recognized for demonstrating an exemplary commitment to diversity and inclusivity by the American Society for Engineering Education, nearly doubling the national...

Although construction finished over the summer, the college is celebrating the grand opening this weekend. (Photo by Brandon Marin 22)

One month after completion, Lafayette celebrates grand opening of Rockwell

Claire Kellner September 27, 2019

The Lafayette community welcomed keynote speaker and professor of informatics at the University of Pennsylvania, Graciela Gonzalez Hernandez, as part of a week long celebration of homecoming weekend and...

Over 450 cases of illness related to e-cigarettes have been reported nationwide, according to the Center for Disease Control. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Recent deaths spark concerns over e-cigarette use: college students among heaviest users

Claire Kellner September 13, 2019

The US saw its sixth vaping-related death when a 50-year-old woman passed away in Kansas this past Wednesday, according to an article from CNN. While the woman had other pre-existing health conditions,...

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