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The Lafayette

Cars parked on College Avenue were relocated to the Leopard Deck in preparation for the construction.

One lane of College Avenue closed for maintenance on Hill

Onab Falak, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

The north lane on College Avenue was shut down temporarily from Sept. 26-30. The lane was closed to install debris safety netting for the construction of the new escarpment trail, but in the wake of criticism...

It is uncertain what the Simon Center will be used for after the relocation of the Economics Department. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Economics Department to move to Kunkel Hall, retain Simon name

Jenny Davis, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

The Economics Department is preparing for bigger and better things as Kunkel Hall undergoes renovations to become the new departmental home base. The current Simon Center, named after the former U.S....

On the Spot: What is your go-to fall drink?

Madeline Marriott, Arts & Culture Editor September 30, 2022

Picture this: it's a brisk fall day. You're strolling the Quad, enjoying the weather and wearing your favorite sweater. What are you drinking?

Construction for the new residential building is set to be finished by fall 2024.

Construction on McCartney Street Phase II project to commence soon

Gilad Evans, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

As student housing continues to be a persistent issue for Lafayette, construction on a second residence hall on McCartney Street, facing McKeen and Gates Halls, is scheduled to make progress soon. The...

Skillman Library offers a variety of technology for loan, including calculators, laptops, projectors and cameras.

You get a condom! You get a calculator! You get a camera!

Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

If the best things in life are free, then suits and subscriptions are among the greatest. We at The Lafayette have compiled a brief list of free materials and resources that are available to students on...

Lafayettes Enrollment Management Division is transitioning back to the pre-pandemic normal.

New leadership for enrollment division announced

Jenny Davis, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

As Lafayette continues to evolve with a series of administrative changes, Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management Forrest M. Stuart announced earlier this month the new leadership structure for...

Lines at Marquis have regularly stretched out the door this semester.

Fixing long food lines proves difficult

Selma O'Malley, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

As of late, campus dining halls and locations appear to be overwhelmed, resulting in significant wait times for food. This issue is especially noticeable in Marquis Dining Hall and Gilbert’s, both of...

The spotted lanternfly is threatening crops up and down the East Coast.

To kill a lanternfly

Rhea Bandyopadhyay, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

As if homework, exams and packed schedules weren't enough to worry about, Lafayette students must also deal with the ever-increasing nuisance of the spotted lanternfly. About an inch long, with spotted...

The textbook delays can be attributed to supply chain issues, over-enrollment, late textbook requests and more.

Students left waiting for textbooks

Emma Alessi, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

Many Lafayette students are experiencing delays in receiving their textbooks from the college store. Supply chain issues, higher demand, the effects of COVID-19 on the workforce and late orders are likely...

The Suffolk County, N.Y. district attorney is looking to upgrade the charges against Flanagan (pictured). (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Flickr)

Kyle Flanagan ’22 due back in court this November, seeks plea deal

Trebor Maitin, Managing Editor September 23, 2022

Three weeks after his arrest for a fatal car crash, Kyle Flanagan ‘22 has been formally arraigned in the Southold Town Justice Court in New York, pleading not guilty to a single misdemeanor DUI charge....

Power outage shuts down campus again

Jenny Davis, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

On Monday night, students found themselves scrambling for solutions once more as a power outage overcame campus. Similar to the outage last week, while the majority of campus had their power restored after...

Local fire crews arrived to contain the situation.
(Photo courtesy of Rebekah Lazar 26)

Marquis kitchen fire attributed to dishwasher machine

Trebor Maitin, Managing Editor September 16, 2022

A fire broke out in the Marquis kitchen's dishwasher on Wednesday morning, setting off a fire alarm and forcing students to evacuate the premises for about 45 minutes. There were no reported injuries. "Marquis...

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