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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


The revised Student Government constitution requires approval from both the faculty and the Board of Trustees.

Student Government’s revised constitution approved by faculty

By Nathan Kornfeind, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2022

Despite not having its required quorum, the faculty voted in favor of the revised Student Government constitution at its meeting on Monday. This will allow the Board of Trustees to consider it at its meeting...

The attorney representing Kyle Flanagans 22 said he hopes to resolve the case quickly. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Flickr)

Kyle Flanagan ’22 faces felony charges, pleads not guilty

By Emma Chen, News Editor December 2, 2022

Kyle Flanagan ‘22 was arraigned in a Suffolk County, N.Y. court on Nov. 21 on upgraded charges stemming from his August car accident. The crash — which killed one of the passengers, Brian Clinton,...

Over 70 bras were donated to Paxinosa and West Ward families. (Graphic courtesy of Charlotte Vierling 24)

L-RAJE hosts bra drive for Easton community, discussion about history of bras

By Jenny Davis , Assistant News Editor December 2, 2022

For much of November, green bins located across campus were filled with bras to be donated to Paxinosa Elementary School and West Ward families.   Lafayette for Reproductive Autonomy, Justice, and...

Many students were happy to have new food options in the dining hall.

Upper Farinon dining hall hosts pilot program

By Onab Falak, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

From Halloween to Thanksgiving break, the deli in Upper Farinon hosted multiple build-your-own food rotations. The rotation occurred only from Monday through Friday with the traditional deli food items...

Portable labs, sent home to students during the pandemic, have become a permanent fixture of the engineering department. (Photo courtesy of Alexander Brown)

COVID-19 teaching changes continue to benefit Lafayette

By Remy Oktay, Contributing Writer December 2, 2022

When courses went online for over a year because of the pandemic, the Lafayette community, just like the rest of the world, grappled with a sudden change in how students were educated. Despite the numerous...

The handbook surveys the debates on womens and gender issues throughout Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia. (Photo courtesy of Routledge)

Professor Katalin Fábián wins prestigious scholastic award

By Nathan Kornfeind, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2022

​​Government and law professor Katalin Fábián was awarded the Heldt Prize – one of the most prestigious in her field – for “The Routledge Handbook of Gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia,"...

The Portlock Black Cultural Center was re-dedicated on Saturday in front of an audience of a a few dozen. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Flickr)

Portlock Black Cultural Center open after second relocation

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor November 25, 2022

After a $1 million renovation and a move down the street from its most recent location, the Portlock Black Cultural Center opened once more last Friday with an open house. The center was then rededicated...

Only Lafayette Votes! had authorization to register students to vote on campus. (Photo courtesy of Dylan Gooding 23)

Dozens of students unable to vote after registration confusion

By Nathan Kornfeind, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

On Election Day last Tuesday, several Lafayette students were unable to vote at the polling location in Kirby Sports Center because of issues with their voter registration. The vast majority of those who...

Remy Oktay 24 plans to fly an electric airplane over the Rivalry game, a first-of-its-kind feat. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Gets Electric)

Remy Oktay ‘24 sets world record flying electric airplane

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor November 18, 2022

With the help of Lafayette students, electric vehicle enthusiasts, pilots and environmental advocates, Remy Oktay '24 set a world record this past weekend by traveling interstate with an electric airplane...

The banner was promptly taken down after the Lafayette Activities Forum received complaints.

South College banner arouses controversy

By Emma Chen, Trebor Maitin, Jenny Davis and Shirley Liu November 18, 2022

A cherished rivalry week tradition sparked controversy when a banner was hung on South College that read “Lehigh is like a penny: brown, 2 faced, worthless.” Some students and faculty found the...

Lafayette’s chapter of the Food Recovery Network (FRN) has donated nearly 5,000 pounds of food, though FRN has not been operating for the past two years.

Dining hall food donation program dormant since 2020

By Selma O'Malley, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

Lafayette Dining Services has historically donated food and meals to local aid organizations. However, due to a recent lack of partnerships with student-run organizations, these donations have been limited....

Pard Pantry was temporarily located in the basement of Farinon.

Despite current closure, Pard Pantry is top priority, Student Government says

By Christo Maheras, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

In the midst of the pandemic, Pard Pantry’s shelves were brimming. Foodstuffs, hygienic supplies and everyday commodities ran out as soon as they hit the shelves. Now, if one were to walk into Pard Pantry,...

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