The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Nicole Hurd with her Nicole Herd.

Hurd says all administrators to be named Nicole by 2026

By Nicole Farmer Hurd, President of Lafayette College March 31, 2023

As the college enters a new phase of the strategic plan and continues to focus on both community building and inclusivity, President Hurd has created a plan for all administrators in Markle Hall to be...

Photo Essay: Lafayette’s only construction worker

By oh fuck are you gonna print that, Oh fuck, oh oh fuck March 31, 2023

he apologizes for the delays

The dance team has a rigorous schedule akin to other varsity sports. (Photo courtesy of @lafayettecollegedanceteam on Instgram)

After national success, dance team’s plea for varsity status

By Maria Cangro, Contributing Writer March 3, 2023

Despite succeeding in national competitions in January and having a rigorous training schedule throughout the school year, the dance team is considered a club sport by the college. The 11 members of the...

The display on James Armistead Lafayette will be in Skillman room 209 throughout Black History Month.

Special Collections honors Revolutionary-era Black spy with display

By Paige Mathieu, Contributing Writer February 3, 2023

A name can tell a story that runs deep, often changing understandings of history. For Black History Month, Thomas Lannon, director of Special Collections & College Archives, created an exhibit in...

Custodian and artist Joe Swarctzs work is on display in the Williams Visual Arts Building. (Photo courtesy of Joe Swarctz)

Joe Swarctz, custodian of the arts – and the arts campus

By Benjamin Dupont, Business Manager February 3, 2023

Custodian Joe Swarctz doesn't just clean up the arts buildings — he is a published artist himself. “Since I was in elementary school, I drew, and after I graduated high school … I went to art school,”...

Van Wickle Hall has several rock exhibits on display.

A peek into geological displays of Van Wickle Hall

By Jacob Potter, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Every person has a story and, in Van Wickle Hall, so does every rock.  Constructed in 1900, Van Wickle first served as the college’s library. Over half a century later in 1963, after the construction...

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