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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Knecht Cup was the crew teams first regatta of the spring season. (Photo courtesy of Ellie Walsh 25)

Crew has strong showing at shortened Knecht Cup

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2024

The crew team competed in its first regatta of the spring season last Sunday at the Knecht Cup on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The event had to be condensed to one day due to windy conditions...

Senior Grace McEneaney and sophomore Lily Bentley both placed second in their classes and qualified for nationals. (Photos courtesy of Emma Sylvester 25)

Equestrian riders going national after success at zones

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Four individuals on the equestrian team competed this past Sunday at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Zone Three Finals. Seniors Anna Paulsen and Grace McEneaney, junior Kristina Torkelsen...

Senior distance runner Sam Fowler runs the steeplechase against Lehigh. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Track and field team sees strong performances in loss to Lehigh

By Dan Sullivan, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

The track and field team hosted Lehigh University in the rivalry dual meet on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s teams fell short, losing 111-88 and 111-89, respectively. Each race in the dual meet...

Senior midfielder John Mathes drives past a Navy defender towards the goal. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse falls to Navy

By Martin Familetti, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team (4-6 overall, 1-5 Patriot League) lost to Navy (7-4 overall, 4-1 Patriot League) by a score of 10-9 in a tight game. This extends the Leopards' losing streak to three games as...

Junior attacker Haleigh Albrecht maneuvers around a Loyola Maryland defender. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse trounced by nationally-ranked Loyola Maryland

By Abby Cook, Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

The women’s lacrosse team (4-8 overall, 1-4 Patriot League) took on Loyola University Maryland (12-1 overall, 6-0 Patriot League) at home on Saturday, losing by a score of 17-3. Heading into the game,...

Graces guide to local golf courses

Grace’s guide to local golf courses

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor April 12, 2024

The weather is getting warmer, and that can only mean one thing — it’s golf season. Here is a comprehensive guide to the local public and semi-private golf courses. All prices, unless otherwise noted,...

Junior defender Lindsay Geiger runs up the field against Holy Cross on March 16. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse notches first Patriot League win

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer April 5, 2024

The women’s lacrosse team (4-7 overall, 1-3 Patriot League), notched its first Patriot League win on Saturday, taking down the Boston Terriers (4-6 overall, 0-4 Patriot League) 10-9 in double overtime. Boston...

Freshman diver Landon Orth was dominant in Nebraska diving.

Diving into the successes of Landon Orth

By Dan Sullivan, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Qualifying for NCAA swimming and diving regionals is no easy feat, and before this year only one other Leopard in Lafayette swim and dive history had ever done it. Landon Orth did it as a freshman, breaking...

The best players in golf will descend on Augusta National Golf Club for the Masters next week. (Photo courtesy of golf.com)

Sidelines: Masters preview

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2024

It’s (almost) time to take a trip down Magnolia Lane. With Masters’ week just around the corner, these are my takes on the favorites to win the first major of 2024. The 2022 Masters Champion and...

The equestrian team placed second overall at the show. (Photo courtesy of Emma Sylvester 25)

Equestrian team takes on regionals

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2024

The equestrian team wrapped up its regular competitive season this past Sunday at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association Zone Three Region Four regional show. Lafayette placed second to Delaware...

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Athletic department buys robots to fill the stands

By @I<3mr.darcy, Hill Spy March 29, 2024

The athletic department announced on Wednesday that it will buy 200 life-like robots to attend athletic competitions moving forward. The $10 million purchase comes thanks to a donation from Musky Loin,...

The Division of Inclusion was announced on March 6 in a campus-wide press release.

College announces new Division of Inclusion

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2024

The college announced earlier this month that it will be creating a Division of Inclusion, encompassing the Office of Intercultural Development, commonly known as OID, and the Office of Religious and Spiritual...

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