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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Professor Heavey retires after 41 years at Lafayette

Professor Heavey retires after 41 years at Lafayette

By Samantha Praman-Linton November 14, 2014

Heavey has seen the department grow in his career. Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 Economics professor speaks on development of the department over the years When economics professor Jerome Heavey first...

Power outage scheduled during fall break

By Samantha Praman-Linton October 10, 2014

An outage affecting many buildings on campus will occur this weekend A power outage will take place next Sunday over Fall Break so work can be performed on one of the transformers that provides energy...

Haven module deadline extended

By Samantha Praman-Linton September 26, 2014

Some students failed to complete Haven by original deadline All students are expected to complete the module concerning sexual violence education. The deadline for students to complete a learning...

Oechsle Center for Global Education encountered difficulties while under construction over the winter.

Oechsle construction faced difficulties

By Samantha Praman-Linton September 11, 2014

Harsh winter weather and underground rock findings posed unexpected challenges By Samantha Praman-Linton ‘16 and Samantha Yepez ‘18 Collaborative Writers Photo by Willem Ytsma ‘16 The construction...

New resource for sexual assault victims on campus

By Samantha Praman-Linton March 14, 2014

Victims of sexual assault on campus will have a new resource for recovery in the form of a support group through Lafayette’s Gender and Sexuality Programs and the Counseling Center. Gene Kelly, Associate...

CSA proposes bipartisan agenda

CSA proposes bipartisan agenda

By Samantha Praman-Linton February 28, 2014

Photo by Matt Mitterhoff ‘16 A group of students at Lafayette aimed at raising awareness of political issues affecting their generation held a talk this week highlighting a bipartisan agenda they hope...

Members of Lafayette’s Model United Nations Club traveled to Cambridge, Mass. this week to participate in the Harvard National Model United Nations conference.

Role playing for a good cause: Sixteen students travel to Harvard for Model UN conference

By Samantha Praman-Linton February 21, 2014

Photo courtesy Camila Moscoso ‘16 Students from Lafayette and universities located in 70 different countries, such as Syria and Palestine, traveled to Cambridge, Mass. this weekend to participate in...

Many students like Taimoor Sohail ‘14 counted down the days until interim break ended.

Winter Break Blues

By Samantha Praman-Linton January 30, 2014

Photo by Nicole Maselli ‘14 | Photo Editor As Lafayette students return to campus after a nearly seven-week long interim period, the feelings looking back on the break are mixed. For many students,...

Expert gives talk on Israel-Palestine relations

By Samantha Praman-Linton November 22, 2013

Photo by Samantha Praman-Linton ‘16 Gershon Baskin, a renowned expert on Israeli-Palestinian relations, spoke at Lafayette this Monday in a lecture titled “The Failed Oslo Peace Process: What Went...

Robert Young ‘14, curator of the “Tales of Our Brothers” exhibit, speaks at the opening ceremony outside Pardee Hall.

First black slaves to graduate from Lafayette honored

By Samantha Praman-Linton October 11, 2013

Photo by Matt Mitterhoff ‘16| The Lafayette After graduation, some Lafayette students go on to study medicine. But David McDonogh was the first slave to do it. With the exhibit “Tales of Our Brothers”...

New student club hosts lecture on national debt

By Samantha Praman-Linton October 3, 2013

Photo by John Burke ‘14 | Common Sense Action On September 26th, Common Sense Action hosted a panel discussion titled, “Paying the Bills: 17 Trillion Reasons to Care about the National Debt.”...

What are students expecting from Byerly?

By Samantha Praman-Linton September 6, 2013

Since the announcement of her role as Lafayette’s 17th President in January, President Alison Byerly has repeatedly said that one of her main focuses while in office is to foster a closer relationship...

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