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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Shieber taught 20 courses during his time at Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Communications)

Lafayette mourns death of philosophy professor Joseph Shieber

By Madeline Marriott, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2024

Joseph Shieber, a Lafayette philosophy professor of over two decades, passed away on Sunday morning after a short illness. He was 53. Shieber joined the Lafayette faculty in 2003 after receiving his...

Terese Heidenwolfs work at Skillman Library spanned over three decades. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College Library)

Library ‘cornerstone’ Terese Heidenwolf passes away

By Andreas Pelekis, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2024

Terese Ann Heidenwolf, Lafayette's director of research and instructional services and college employee of 32 years, passed away on March 6. She was 59.  "She had a really wide-ranging impact," dean...

Pat Fisher served as both a basketball and softball coach during her decades at Lafayette. (Graphic courtesy of GoLeopards)

Legendary former basketball coach Pat Fisher passes away

By Madeline Marriott, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2023

On Sept. 8, long-time Lafayette women's basketball coach Patricia "Pat" Fisher, 84, passed away peacefully in her home. Leaving behind a career at Easton Area High School as a teacher and coach, Fisher...

Former admissions representative passes away

Former admissions representative passes away

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2023

Patricia McMahon McCutcheon, a former admissions representative, passed away on Feb. 22, 2023, aged 68.  Originally from Ohio, McCutcheon lived throughout the East Coast with her husband before landing...

Roxane Lalande once chaired the French department. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette College)

Lafayette mourns loss of former French professor

By Emma Chen and Jenny Davis February 3, 2023

On Nov. 17, award-winning professor of foreign languages and literature Roxanne Lalande passed away. Lalande taught French at the college for 37 years before retiring in 2018.  Lalande joined the faculty...

Milos founder passes away

Milo’s founder passes away

By Jenny Davis, Assistant News Editor January 27, 2023

Milo Fayez Elias, the founder of community favorite Milo’s Place bar and restaurant on College Hill, passed away on Jan. 17, 2023. He is survived by many family members, residents of both the United...

Professor Muppaneni broke down barriers for women of color in STEM fields. (Photo courtesy of Lafayette Engineering Facebook)

Dr. Naga Spandana Muppaneni, cherished professor of electrical and computer engineering, passes away

By Selma O'Malley, Contributing Writer September 2, 2022

Dr. Naga Spandana Muppaneni, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, passed away on July 26. She was in her mid-thirties. Muppaneni taught at Lafayette for three years, one as a...

Brewer retired in 2015, but returned four years later to help the Office of Student Involvement transition between directors. (Photo courtesy Lafayette College Flickr)

Pam Brewer, former associate dean behind construction of Farinon, passes away at 64

By Trebor Maitin, Assistant News Editor May 6, 2022

Pamela “Pam” Brewer, the retired Associate Dean of Students who created the Lafayette Leadership Institute and had an instrumental role in the construction of Farinon College Center, passed away on...

JaNazha Arthur-Walcott was born on July 26, 1996, in Easton, PA. (Photo courtesy of The Express Times)

Remembering JaNazha Arthur-Walcott

By Nathan Kornfeind, News Editor October 22, 2021

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Lafayette community lost JaNazha Arthur-Walcott, 25, a loving personality who played an integral role as a member of the college dining services. Her co-workers and friends remember...

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