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Trump’s Incompetence Continues: Column

Matthew Mitterhoff February 17, 2017

A day wouldn’t feel normal if there wasn’t a news story corroborating what a majority of voters already knew: President Donald Trump and his administration are unfit to govern. It started this week...

President Donald Trump giving a speech.

Column: Trump’s war on facts is a deliberate denial of truth

Matthew Mitterhoff January 27, 2017

On Wednesday, an article in The New York Times stated that in his first couple of days in office, President Donald Trump has engaged in a "war with math." I’d go a step further and say the Trump administration...

A bittersweet farewell

Matthew Mitterhoff November 14, 2014

Dear readers, Last week was my final week at Lafayette for this semester. I have decided to take a leave of absence for personal reasons. It is a decision that I had been coming to for a long time, and...

Wolf wins by 10 points in governor’s election, first governor-elect to unseat incumbent

Matthew Mitterhoff November 7, 2014

Democrat Tom Wolf was elected as governor of Pennsylvania Tuesday, becoming the first gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania to knock an incumbent out of office since a constitutional change in 1968 allowed...

New VP of Finance and Administration announced

New VP of Finance and Administration announced

Matthew Mitterhoff October 24, 2014

Roger A. Demareski will be the new vice president of finance and administration for Lafayette College Photo Courtesy of Lafayette Communications New administrator to come from Princeton University The...

The Secret Service’s porous border

Matthew Mitterhoff September 26, 2014

The Secret Service should not be considering options that infringe on the rights of citizens in the wake of an incident they were not able to prevent. Last Friday, Omar. J. Gonzalez, a retired Iraq...

Zeta Psi banned from campus for five years

Zeta Psi banned from campus for five years

Matthew Mitterhoff September 19, 2014

Decision upheld in conduct case lasting almost a year Photo by Hana Isihara ‘17 The Board of Trustees on Monday upheld an appeal decision in an 11-month-long conduct case involving the Zeta Psi fraternity,...

Rape reported at on-campus location

Matthew Mitterhoff September 11, 2014

Policy changes affect community’s knowledge of reports A student reported a rape that occurred early Saturday morning at an undisclosed residence hall on campus. The incident, which was reported to...

The Mitterhoff Address: Obama’s almost-war in Iraq

Matthew Mitterhoff September 11, 2014

President Obama outlined Wednesday night a strategy to help combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a terrorist group operating in the Middle East that is behind the beheading of two American journalists,...

Sexual assault reported at off- campus party

Matthew Mitterhoff September 11, 2014

  A student was sexually assaulted at a party on College Hill early Saturday morning, according to an email sent out by Public Safety to the campus community. The email, sent out at 3:23 a.m. the...

The Mitterhoff Address: A rush to the finish

The Mitterhoff Address: A rush to the finish

Matthew Mitterhoff September 4, 2014

Labor Day marks the beginning of the midterm rush, where candidates and their campaigns ramp up their efforts to get turnout at the polls voting in their favor. It’s usually a hectic rush to the finish...

Letter from the Editor: 8/29/14

Matthew Mitterhoff August 28, 2014

Last year, I was presented with the opportunity of becoming the editor-in-chief of The Lafayette. It was enticing, but extremely daunting–I was just finishing up my sophomore year, coming off of months...

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