The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


The Finance & Business office is located in the basement of Marquis Hall.

Where does my tuition go?

By Selma O'Malley, News Editor February 9, 2024

"Melting Mildred wants to know where the money is going," reads a fiery display in front of Farinon College Center, surrounded by printed screenshots of anonymous YikYak posts complaining about the college....

Graphic by Trebor Maitin 24 for The Lafayette

Does Lafayette have a turnover problem?

By Trebor Maitin, Managing Editor January 26, 2024

7-to-1. That is the student-to-administrator ratio at Lafayette College, at least if one counts the likes of desktop engineers and coaches as administrators, which the Lafayette College Catalog does. That...

Anyone can currently search for Lafayette students by name in the public directory.

Why does Lafayette have a public directory?

By Tom Contrucci, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023

Lafayette is one of the only colleges in the Lehigh Valley to have a public student directory, a database identifying information such as class years, emails and mailbox numbers. “Speaking generally,...

Parkhurst management has denied hearing many of the complaints leveled against it by employees.

‘I don’t think anyone here is happy’

By Selma O'Malley, Trebor Maitin, Emma Chen and Madeline Marriott September 15, 2023

“With change come challenges” an apology email from Parkhurst Dining read after hundreds of complaints were leveled against it earlier this semester. But according to rank-and-file dining employees,...

Students allege that Public Safety officers have frequently failed to wear masks during routine house calls. (Photo by Josh Joseph 24)

Students sound alarm over maskless Public Safety officers

By Andrew Hollander March 19, 2021

When Genevieve Torres '24 watched a maskless Public Safety officer walk out of South College dormitory on Tuesday night, she thought about calling the person out. "I hesitated," Torres said. "I thought...

Last years Take Back the Night vigil was well attended by students from across campus.
(Photo courtesy of Nahin Ferdousi 19)

An underreported crime and a changing culture: survivors of sexual assault say with improved campus climate, some struggles remain

By Kathryn Kelly May 10, 2019

In the last two years, survivors of sexual assault and allies have made their voices heard, in society and on campus. A subject once frozen in shame is beginning to thaw. Survivors of sexual assault...

Volleyball has not recorded a winning season since 2009. (Photo courtesy of Athletic Communications)

Athletic department tight-lipped on past alleged issues with volleyball program and termination of former head coach Terri Campbell

By Andrew Hollander and AJ Traub May 3, 2019

A “change in leadership.” That’s all the Lafayette athletics department said when they announced in December that veteran head coach Terri Dadio Campbell ‘92 would no longer lead the women’s...

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