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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


The incident comes nearly two months after a shooting occurred in Eastons West Ward. (Photo courtesy of City of Easton on X)

Shots fired into occupied Easton home

By Andreas Pelekis, News Editor July 6, 2024

A teenager fired shots into an occupied home in Easton on Monday, according to the Easton Police Department. No one was injured and the suspect is still at large. The reports of a shooting came at 1:30...

Student Government votes in ex officio members at brief summer meeting

Student Government votes in ex officio members at brief summer meeting

By Selma O'Malley, Managing Editor June 30, 2024

Student Government voted in two ex-officio general body representatives and reviewed reminders for members during its June 27 meeting. This is the first meeting held this summer by the organization, neglecting...

The Department of Education opened the investigation into Lafayette College over alleged antisemitic discrimination in November. (Photo courtesy of EdScoop)

Lafayette had unsatisfactory response to online antisemitism says DOE investigation, college disputes

By Elisabeth Seidel, Managing Editor June 25, 2024

The U.S. Department of Education, in a letter proposing a resolution agreement on Friday, raised concerns with Lafayette College over its failure to properly address alleged incidents of antisemitic harassment...

This is the first time the Commission on Presidential Debates has cancelled all its debates. (Photo courtesy of NPR)

Vice presidential debate at Lafayette cancelled

By Andreas Pelekis, News Editor June 25, 2024

Lafayette College will not host the vice presidential debate after the Commission on Presidential Debates canceled all commission-sponsored debates on Monday. The announcement comes weeks after President...

The investigation was a result of a complaint made against the college to the Office for Civil Rights last year. (Photo courtesy of Center for American Progress)

Lafayette settles months-long Department of Education investigation

By Isabella Gaglione, Editor-in-Chief June 20, 2024

The college has committed to a resolution plan including policy revisions and campus-wide discrimination prevention training following a Title VI investigation by the Department of Education Office of...

Peter Milius formal arraignment is expected to take place in Courtroom 1 of the Northampton County Courthouse.

Peter Milius waives preliminary hearing, formal arraignment to come

By Elisabeth Seidel, Managing Editor June 18, 2024

Peter Milius, the former Lafayette College student charged with possession of child pornography and invasion of privacy, waived his preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Robert Weber last...

Mike Jordan was hired by the college in March 2022 and fired less than a year later. (Photo courtesy of The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Fired basketball coach settles lawsuit against college

By Elisabeth Seidel, Managing Editor June 15, 2024

Mike Jordan, the former head coach of the men’s basketball team, has settled his federal lawsuit alleging wrongful termination and racial discrimination against Lafayette College. The terms of the settlement...

Jeffrey Goldstein joined the college in 2000. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Magazine)

Jeffrey Goldstein to depart role as director of health services

By Makenna McCall, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

Jeffrey Goldstein will step down from his role as the director of health services at Lafayette College at the end of August. His departure from the position was announced last Wednesday on the Bailey Health...

The faculty meeting on Thursday was the last of the academic year.

Administration, faculty discourse over pro-Palestine protest continues

Several faculty members expressed discontent with the Lafayette College administration’s response to last month’s pro-Palestine protest at a Thursday faculty meeting — the latest in a series of contrary...

The proposed dates for the vice presidential debate are currently July 23 and Aug. 13. (Photo courtesy of The New York Times)

Lafayette’s future as vice presidential debate host uncertain

By Andreas Pelekis, Assistant News Editor May 15, 2024

Following an announcement from President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he would not participate in debates hosted by the Commission on Presidential Debates this fall, it was confirmed on Thursday that...

Remy Oktay 24 has been just about everywhere on campus.

Remy Oktay ’24 wins Pepper Prize

By Madeline Marriott, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2024

You might know Pepper Prize winner Remy Oktay '24 as the creator of the campus swings, the guy who flew the electric plane, the mastermind behind the snowball and water balloon fights, the fella who runs...

Seven students received honorable Fulbright and Goldwater awards this year. Carter Brand 25 could not be reached for a photo. (Photos by Liv Bamford 24 and Emma Sylvester 25 for The Lafayette; bottom middle photo courtesy of Tess Stanley 25).

Lafayette students awarded Fulbright, Goldwater scholarships

By Clara Witmer, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Every year, Lafayette students earn awards from the country’s most prestigious scholarships and fellowships. This year, four students joined the growing list of Lafayette’s Fulbright scholars and three...

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