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The Student News Site of Lafayette College

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The Student News Site of Lafayette College

The Lafayette

Student Government meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. (Photo by Trebor Maitin 24 for Lafayette College Student Government)

Student Government leaders discuss fall semester plans

Nathan Kornfeind, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2022

The Student Government Executive Board hopes to implement several projects this semester that will streamline the operations of their organization and enhance the student experience on campus.   According...

Professor Miller gave a presentation last week on his experiences during 9/11.

Letter to the Editor

Joshua Miller September 23, 2022

I was honored to be invited by Kait Ahern and Dimitri Chernozhukov, presidents of the College Democrats and Republicans, respectively, to speak at the 9/11 memorial event (described in the Sept. 16 issue...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

The Lafayette Editorial Board September 23, 2022

The Lafayette is pleased to announce that, after last week’s budget cut, Student Government decided to restore our budget in full. We thank the involved parties for hearing our concerns at last week’s...

Dean of Students Brian Samble hopes the funding from the alcohol safety grant will teach upperclassmen how to be responsible party hosts. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

College receives tens of thousands in grant money to fund alcohol safety programs

Nathan Kornfeind, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2022

This summer Lafayette was awarded a $40,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to fund several programs that will promote responsible drinking in the college community, among them a party...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Nathan Kornfeind, Editor-in-Chief September 2, 2022

To the Lafayette community,  What makes a good college newspaper? In my time reading, writing and editing the news during my past three years with The Lafayette, I have considered this question an...

Anderson earned her bachelors degree at Lafayette and completed her Ph.D in biomedical engineering at the University of Virginia. (Photo courtesy of Lauren Anderson 04).

Professor Lauren Anderson ‘04 to take command of engineering division

Nathan Kornfeind, News Editor May 6, 2022

The engineering division will have a new leader beginning this summer. Lauren Anderson ‘04, a chemical and biomolecular engineering associate professor, will replace the current Jeffers Director of Engineering,...

The proposals must be approved by Student Government, the faculty and the Board of Trustees.

Student Government Ad-hoc Committee proposes constitutional changes to organization

Aliana Mediratta, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The Constitution and Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee introduced a potential new structure for Student Government at a general body meeting last Thursday which included decreasing the size of the organization by...

Lafayette College Public Saftey determined the shooting was not a threat to the campus. (Photo courtesy of Lehigh Valley Live)

Shooting in Easton Centre Square leaves one injured, suspect at large

Nathan Kornfeind, News Editor April 15, 2022

A 29-year-old man was shot in the area around Centre Square and S. 3rd Street of downtown Easton last Saturday around 2 a.m. The victim, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, is refusing to cooperate...

The project to remove the dams on Bushkill Creek began in 2005. (Photo by Caroline Burns 22 for The Lafayette)

Professors continue push to remove Bushkill Creek dams

Gilad Evans, Contributing Writer April 15, 2022

Professors and students have tried for years to remove the dams along Bushkill Creek to improve the aquatic environment. Faced with financial and logistical obstacles, professors hope that by next year...

The swings recently placed around campus can hold 2,000 pounds. (Photo by Deanna Hanchuk 22)

Spring has swung: Kristen Steudel ’22 and Remy Oktay ’24 bring twelve swings to campus

Jennifer Ortega and Trebor Maitin April 15, 2022

The process of getting swings up all over campus has its highs and lows. Over the past few weeks, Kristen Steudel '22 and Remy Oktay '24 channeled their passions for swinging into a campus-wide initiative...

Lafayette becomes beach-front property after New Jersey falls into the sea

Lafayette becomes beach-front property after New Jersey falls into the sea

April 1, 2022

Students are encouraged to grab their sunglasses and flip-flops, as Lafayette is now beach-front property after New Jersey suddenly sank into the Atlantic Ocean this past week. Geology Professor Davy...

The Milford-Upper Black Eddy bridge used to be located 15 miles down river of Easton but was destroyed during the 1903 flood. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Arts Center Flooding)

Archives of 1903 Easton flood reveal horrific destruction

Gilad Evans, Contributing Writer March 25, 2022

In October 1903, a large amount of the Northeastern states suffered from a high rainfall event that eventually resulted in a flood. Easton was one of many areas caught up in the severe flooding that would...

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