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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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The Lafayette Editorial Board celebrates another year of the oldest college newspaper in Pennsylvania. (Photo by Donovan Hickey 27 for The Lafayette)

Editors on their favorite articles of 2023-2024

By The Lafayette Editorial Board May 3, 2024

Madeline Marriott '24, Editor-in-Chief We visited every Easton in America by Trebor Maitin '24 and Elisabeth Seidel '26 This article, which took Trebor and Lis across the country, is the perfect...

Prospective clubs are also vetted by the Office of Student Involvement.

Six clubs approved for next year

By Kate SantaMaria, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

Six of the 11 prospective clubs that presented to Student Government in the last two weeks were approved and will be official organizations next academic year. The approved clubs include Bridge H2OPE,...

The company plans to expand nationwide, according to CEO and founder Rudy Ferraz.

Lehigh Valley rideshare app may soon provide free services to locals

By Makenna McCall, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Need a lift? Preferably, for free? Pending approval, the app would offer free rides for Lehigh Valley residents. The app will be funded by advertisements played on the consumer’s phone during...

Rian Johnsons The Last Jedi challenged viewers perceptions of beloved hero Luke Skywalker. (Photo Courtesy of IMDb)

Cinema with Sam: ‘The Last Jedi’ remains masterpiece years after release

By Sam Cohen, Movie Columnist May 3, 2024

I recall walking out of the movie theater with my dad after seeing “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (2017) on opening night and saying to him, “This is my favorite Star Wars movie besides ‘The Empire...

The protest was held weeks after the college administration offered $2,000 to fund the Menstrual Equity Project.

L-RAJE, dozens of students protest lack of menstrual product funding

By Trebor Maitin and Madeline Marriott March 23, 2024

A demonstration was held on Friday to protest the college administration’s insufficient funding of the Menstrual Equity Project, which provides free menstrual products in campus restrooms. The protest...

Student government report: Feb. 22

Student government report: Feb. 22

By Madeline Convy, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Student Government’s Feb. 22 meeting included a progress update on the Mission and Values statement, information about upcoming elections and committee goalsetting. Members of Student Government originally...

Hearts were placed all over Easton businesses including Giacomos Italian Market and Grille.

Lafayette community contributes to Love, Easton project

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor February 9, 2024

Searching for something to fill up your heart (emphasis on "art") this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the Love, Easton project, a public art installation celebrating kindness and creativity. “I...

The Leopards have a chance to secure the programs first-ever NCAA FCS Playoff win. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

FCS playoff preview: Lafayette vs. Delaware

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor November 25, 2023

After putting together their best season in recent history, the Leopards (9-2 overall, 5-1 Patriot League) will make the 100-mile trek to Newark, Delaware to take on the University of Delaware Blue Hens...

The University of Utah hosted the most recent vice presidential debate in 2020. (Photo courtesy of NBC News)

Lafayette to host 2024 vice presidential debate

By Trebor Maitin, Managing Editor November 20, 2023

Lafayette College will host the vice presidential debate next year, according to an email sent to the campus community by college President Nicole Hurd. The debate, as stated in an accompanying press...

Members of the soccer team thank fans after their quarterfinal victory over American University. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s soccer championship preview

By Andreas Pelekis, Assistant News Editor November 11, 2023

The men's soccer team (9-5-6 overall, 4-2-3 Patriot League) will travel to Boston today for a shot at the Patriot League Championship, facing the No. 1 seed Boston University Terriers (11-3-4 overall,...

The field hockey team celebrates its semifinal win against Boston. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Field hockey championship preview

By Andreas Pelekis, Assistant News Editor November 3, 2023

The field hockey team (12-6 overall, 5-1 Patriot League) is looking to capture its first Patriot League title since 2012, facing the formidable American University Eagles (10-7 overall, 6-0 Patriot League)...

The OchoIE tournament featured performances by mostly novice members of the forensics team. (Photo courtesy of @lafayetteforensics on Instagram)

Forensics team hosts annual tournament, excited for what’s ahead

By Clara Witmer, Contributing Writer October 20, 2023

Lafayette's forensics team hosted its annual OchoIE tournament, welcoming seven colleges and approximately 80 students competing in speech and debate this past weekend. Camsey Noonan ’26, a novice...

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