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President Alison Byerly said she hopes the virtual baccalaureate is a moment members of the class of 2020 can pause and celebrate. (Photo courtesy Lafayette Flickr)

College to hold virtual baccalaureate ceremony on May 23 for class of 2020

AJ Traub May 10, 2020

May 23 marks the original commencement ceremony for the class of 2020. While the ceremony has been postponed until Aug. 1 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, President Alison Byerly and other members of the...

Siva Vaidhyanathan delivered his lecture in front of the University of Virginia grounds, where he works and the site of the 2017 white nationalist march. (Photo by AJ Traub 20)

The ‘golden age of maximum speech’: Vaidhyanathan delivers ‘Cacophony’ talk as 2020 Jones Lecture

AJ Traub May 4, 2020

What happens when someone with authority employs a tactic typically used by the powerless? Dr. Siva Vaidhyanathan posed this question in the context of President Donald Trump's Twitter usage in this year’s...

Jake Marotti

From Leopards to Lions: football co-captain Marotti joins CFL, signs with British Columbia

AJ Traub March 29, 2020

Senior offensive tackle Jake Marotti was looking to showcase his skills at different events for his chance to sign with a professional football team, before the usual workouts and pro days were suspended...

Equestrians home show was dedicated to six-year old Colton McGregor, grandson of the teams coach Kelly Poff. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Poff)

Orange ribbons mean #ColtonStrong: Equestrian dedicates home show to coach’s grandson battling leukemia

AJ Traub March 13, 2020

The Lafayette equestrian team hosted a show last Saturday, complete with raffles, ribbons, and many tears shed. After hearing their coach Kelly Poff’s grandson was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic...

All athletics suspended due to COVID-19 mitigation efforts

AJ Traub March 13, 2020

The Lafayette athletic department released a statement on Wednesday explaining how the college’s decision to shut down for the next three weeks due to coronavirus concerns will affect varsity sports...

Sports Recap Central

AJ Traub March 13, 2020

Men’s basketball (19-12) (10-8) Mar. 5 @ Army (Patriot League Quarterfinals) | W, 73-68 O’Boyle: 20 points | Jarrett: 13 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists Mar. 8 @ Colgate (Patriot League Semifinals)...

Sports Recap Central

AJ Traub March 6, 2020

Baseball (3-7) (0-0) Feb. 28 @ Davidson | W, 8-2 Hartey, Stern: 2 RBI each | Woodward: 6 innings, 12 strikeouts, 1 earned run, win Feb. 29 @ Davidson | L, 16-0 Mar. 1 @ Davidson | L, 7-5 Russo: 3...

Baseball head coach Joe Kinney announced this season to be his last in a December team meeting. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

‘Two-five out’: Baseball head coach Joe Kinney to retire at the end of the season

AJ Traub March 6, 2020

“He likes to be called ‘Two-five.’ Two-five is him. Two-five is an icon.” Senior student assistant coach Kenny Campbell said baseball head coach Joe Kinney is proud to wear his number, 25, along...

Sophomore catcher Dylan Minghini hit two homers in his first three games. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Swinging for the fences: Minghini’s strong start earns him conference Player of the Week

AJ Traub February 28, 2020

With two swings of his bat in two consecutive innings, sophomore catcher Dylan Minghini drove in five runs on a double and a home run in baseball’s season opener. The comeback would fall short, but Minghini...

Sports Recap Central

AJ Traub February 21, 2020

Baseball (0-3) (0-0) Feb. 14 @ High Point | L, 16-8 Minghini: 3-5, home run, 5 RBI | Sniegocki: 1-4, solo home run Feb. 15 @ High Point | L, 6-5 (F/10) Sniegocki: 1-4, grand slam | Anderson: 4 innings,...

The womens club hockey team took just three years to win a championship after their creation. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Womens Hockey)

The puck stops here: Women’s club hockey outlasts George Mason to win championship in the team’s third season

AJ Traub February 21, 2020

Freshman center Genevieve McClean circled in the offensive zone looking for an opportunity to strike. Senior center Faith Price screened the goalie as McClean skated back between the face-off circles,...

Sports Recap Central

AJ Traub February 14, 2020

Track & Field Feb. 7 @ UAlbany Winter Classic Men: Schneck: 8th in the mile (personal best) | Branch: 10th in 3,000-meter | Moore: 18th in high jump Women: Warabak: 12th in 60-meter hurdles | Hurley:...

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