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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette


Op-Ed: A reflection of public art on campus

By Emily Mackin February 23, 2024

In April 2023, the art department submitted a statement to The Lafayette regarding the reception of public artwork on campus. Part reads, “[public art] represents in a very real sense the intellectual...

Letter to the editor: Building ethical guidelines for The Lafayette

February 16, 2024

To the editors, When I opened the newspaper last week, I was surprised to find my photograph and article on the front page detailing a sensitive Student Government matter — without my permission....

Op-ed: A new vision for Lafayette Communications

By Joshua Miller February 9, 2024

I should stay off of Lafayette’s social media, because it’s too aggravating. Too many of the posts have the theme: “Why I love Lafayette.” Interviews with students on Instagram show them giddy...

Love at first write

Love at first write

February 9, 2024

Letter to the editor: Henry Kissinger’s legacy

January 26, 2024

In the wake of Henry Kissinger's death, both the Lafayette Today and the student newspaper, The Lafayette, published articles celebrating the former National Security Adviser and Secretary of State and...

Editorial: Reflecting on 2023

Editorial: Reflecting on 2023

By The Lafayette Editorial Board December 31, 2023

2023, for Lafayette College, was a year of overhauls … and a year of controversies. Several sports teams overcame yearslong dry spells to become some of the most dominant in the Patriot League –...

Letter to the editor: Response to Pards for Palestine

November 17, 2023

To the editor, The Pards for Palestine op-ed piece and their defense of the poster “from the river to the sea” requires a rebuttal. I applaud the students for making a statement, but their excuses...

Op-ed: How do we fill the stands?

By Andreas Pelekis November 17, 2023

An op-ed was written last year questioning the hypocrisy of having to pay for Lafayette/Lehigh, and the lack of sports camaraderie compared to a decades ago. With another Rivalry game coming up on Saturday...

Op-ed: Pards for Palestine statement

By Pards for Palestine October 27, 2023

During our peaceful walkout in solidarity with Palestinians, a student displayed a poster that read “From the river to the sea.” This student was issued a One Pard report on the grounds of hate speech,...

Letter from the editor: Student Government debate

Letter from the editor: Student Government debate

By Madeline Marriott, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2023

To the Lafayette community, Election season is approaching, both on the state and local level and on College Hill — the Student Government will hold its executive board elections for the 2024 cycle...

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