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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The three incidents took place in Ruef Hall, Marquis Hall and Watson Hall.

Students share recent experiences with burglary, harassment

By Selma O'Malley, News Editor April 19, 2024

Multiple incidents of burglary and one of a student being followed to her residence hall have been reported to Public Safety since the end of March. Three female first-years anonymously shared their experiences...

The owner of the Easton branch of Your CBD Store considers cannabis education one of his primary goals.

How are THC products sold legally in Pennsylvania?

By Jacob Moldover, Business Manager April 19, 2024

Just one block away from campus, Mindleaf CBD legally sells products containing CBD and psychoactive THC variants, such as delta-8 THC and THCa. It is one of many Lehigh Valley businesses that are navigating...

Student Government sees Mission and Values presentation, Pard Pantry update at April 11 meeting

Student Government sees Mission and Values presentation, Pard Pantry update at April 11 meeting

By Madeline Convy, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Student Government’s April 11 meeting covered a final Mission and Values statement presentation, confirmation of funding for the Menstrual Equity Project, introductions of potential new student organizations...

Taiba Sultana has served on Eastons city council since 2022. (Photo courtesy of LehighValleyNews)

Petition calls for city councilwoman Taiba Sultana to resign

By Makenna McCall, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

An Easton resident presented a petition at last week’s city council meeting calling for Taiba Sultana to step down from her city council seat. Chris Phillips, a resident of the South Side District...

Student Government forms additional committee at April 4 meeting

Student Government forms additional committee at April 4 meeting

By Madeline Convy, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Student Government’s April 4 meeting saw budget approvals, a review of the updated Mission and Values statement proposal and the creation of a Superior Teaching Awards ad hoc committee. There were...

This is the third inspection during which dining halls have earned health code violations during the 2023-24 academic year.

Dining halls earn more health code violations

By Makenna McCall, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Upper Farinon Dining Hall, Lower Farinon, Gilbert’s Café and Marquis Dining Hall all received health code violations during the most recent inspections by the City of Easton Health Bureau. On March...

The government and law major has a storied history at the college.

Why government and law, not political science?

By Claire Coker, Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

Lafayette is home to the only government and law department in the United States, according to Ilan Peleg, a government and law professor. The title is synonymous with the more nationally common program,...

Former Reps. Virginia Sacotingo 25 and Dashawn Sheffield 27 both did DEI work in Student Government. (Photos courtesy of Lafayette College Communications)

Unsuccessful inclusivity officer candidate, second representative, resign from Student Government

By Madeline Convy, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Student Government saw two more resignations prior to its March 21 meeting, bringing the total number of resignations this semester to six and the cumulative number of vacancies to 12. Virginia Sacotingo...

Student Governments March 21, 28 meetings see changes, resignations

Student Government’s March 21, 28 meetings see changes, resignations

By Madeline Convy, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Student Government’s March 21 meeting saw two resignations, new office hours announced, dining updates and the first meeting of the Census Ad Hoc Committee. The meeting minutes from the March 21 meeting...

This miscommunication wasnt just a fan fiction trope.

L-RAJE storms Sigma Tau Delta meeting, apologizes

By Cumala Harris and Your Grandma March 29, 2024

The bespectacled members of the new English honors society, Sigma Tau Delta, were given a scare during their Monday meeting when Lafayette Reproductive Something or Other, or L-RAJE, burst through the...

I think they piss in the jugs.

Health center warns of water jug men outbreak

By Cumala Harris, MILF Manor Maid March 29, 2024

The CDC has become the second federal agency to open an investigation into Lafayette College after Bailey Health Center reported an outbreak of men carrying around gallon jugs of water. Mascullaguas...

Rep. Alex Brown 26 and Treasurer Christo Maheras 26 created the Census Ad Hoc Committee.

Student Government forms committee to bridge disconnect with student body

By Emma Li, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Student Government launched a committee that aims to improve relations between Student Government and the student body. Student Government President Thania Hernandez ‘25 appointed the Census Ad Hoc...

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