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New derby day

New derby day

Cameron Powell May 9, 2014

Last weekend I made a mistake that was second only to not accepting Kate Upton’s marriage proposal: I failed to attend Lafayette’s first ever Derby Day. I would’ve strutted my stuff in my plaid button-down,...

Sterling’s stellar career

Sterling’s stellar career

Cameron Powell May 2, 2014

In a world, where a billionaire owner of an NBA team can say racist remarks and not expect to be the next victim of Powell to the People, comes the saga of one man. The story begins when the man gets...

Weed out the bad ones

Weed out the bad ones

Cameron Powell April 25, 2014

Lafayette College was recently featured in the New York Times. Two of our academic elite made headlines for contributing to a “Bold Drug Enterprise at Affluent Pennsylvania Schools.” I for one am outraged...

Yakety Yak - Don’t talk back

Yakety Yak – Don’t talk back

Cameron Powell April 17, 2014

Just when I thought social media hype couldn’t get any worse, the universe shovels Yik Yak onto my doorstep. Labeled as a medium to share information with other local users of the app, the only information...

Pest Control

Pest Control

Cameron Powell April 10, 2014

Each week, columnist Cameron Powell will find the weirdest news he possibly can and give you his take on it. This is Powell to the People. Who needs an exterminator when you’ve got fire? This is a question...

Powell to the People: I’m insane

Powell to the People: I’m insane

April 4, 2014

By Cameron Powell ‘17 | Staff Writer School newspaper humorist Cameron Powell of The Lafayette has been officially diagnosed as clinically insane. After a near decade of telling people this very fact,...

Powell to the People: A cut under the rest

Powell to the People: A cut under the rest

Cameron Powell March 28, 2014

Graphic by Tom Parsons ‘15 Kim Jong-un has reportedly passed a law that states that all men in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang have to get haircuts identical of that of their leader. As if being...

Powell to the People: Letting Lively live? I think not

Powell to the People: Letting Lively live? I think not

Cameron Powell March 13, 2014

Anti-LGBTQ pastor Scott Lively has done it again. He has made yet another brilliant deduction in regards to the gay community. Through intense reasoning, he has come to the conclusion that gay people...

Powell to the People: The Board of Lies

Powell to the People: The Board of Lies

Cameron Powell March 7, 2014

Photo Courtesy of mashable.com Since 1985, upon seeing the science fiction classic Back To The Future, every boy and his grandmother has coveted Marty McFly’s signature hover board. They’ve all...

Powell to the people: U.S.A. takes on the Fins

Powell to the people: U.S.A. takes on the Fins

Cameron Powell February 28, 2014

Photo courtesy of darkroom.baltimoresun.com You know how bronze medal winners are happier than the silver medal winners? Bronze winners feel like, “Yeah I made it!” Gold winners go, “Yeah I’m...

Russia v. U.S.

Russia v. U.S.

Cameron Powell February 21, 2014

The Russian Olympic hockey team is dead. No. That’s a lie. Some of the players escaped the firing squad, but were later captured and sent expressly to the Gulag after a defeat to the U.S. this past weekend. It...

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