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Column: Trump’s war on facts is a deliberate denial of truth

By Matthew Mitterhoff January 27, 2017

On Wednesday, an article in The New York Times stated that in his first couple of days in office, President Donald Trump has engaged in a "war with math." I’d go a step further and say the Trump administration...

Top 10 places to go on a Valentine’s date

By Melissa Last February 15, 2016

Hello from the Southern Hemisphere! That’s right, this top ten is coming at you from abroad. You thought you had a semester without me, but you were wrong. You can’t get rid of me. You can’t escape. This...

The Last Top 10: If the 1884 crowd attended the 150th

The Last Top 10: If the 1884 crowd attended the 150th

By Melissa Last November 21, 2014

Another Laf-Lehigh is upon us, and for those who haven’t gotten the message yet: this year is kind of a big deal. While it’s exciting that the Empire State Building will be lit up with the Maroon and...

Sidelines: ‘Merica Basketball: Does anyone care about FIBA?

Sidelines: ‘Merica Basketball: Does anyone care about FIBA?

By Drew Friedman September 19, 2014

By Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers After two weeks of sheer domination, a series of blowout victories for the United States Men’s Basketball Team led the top-tier athletes...

The Last Top 10: Things I learned my Freshman year

The Last Top 10: Things I learned my Freshman year

By Melissa Last May 9, 2014

Freshman year is practically over and I have survived. I’d like to thank my parents, the Academy and God for their unrelenting support. This year has been filled with many new experiences, both good...

The Last Top 10... Reasons You Should be Let off the Waitlist

The Last Top 10… Reasons You Should be Let off the Waitlist

By Melissa Last April 25, 2014

Another registration has come and gone. While many of us walked away happy with our schedules, others weren’t so lucky. For the latter, the ever so dreaded waitlist is a concept that’s well understood....

The Last Top Ten... Ways to Know it’s Spring at Lafayette

The Last Top Ten… Ways to Know it’s Spring at Lafayette

By Melissa Last April 10, 2014

Spring has sprung and Lafayette rejoices. Slowly but surely students are emerging from their dorm room hibernations and remembering what the warmth of natural sunlight feels like. In case you were are...

The Last Top Ten: Ways to Procrastinate

The Last Top Ten: Ways to Procrastinate

By Melissa Last March 28, 2014

It’s the officially the second half of the spring semester; congratulations on making it this far. While we all still have approximately another two months to protect our GPAs, it’s hard not to feel...

The Last Top 10: Rejected #PardHashtags

The Last Top 10: Rejected #PardHashtags

By Melissa Last March 7, 2014

One question has plagued the Lafayette student body recently: does a pard roll? Some students and faculty have been troubled by the idea that a unique and creative college like Lafayette stole their signature...

The Last top 10: Things to do in the Olympic Village

The Last top 10: Things to do in the Olympic Village

By Melissa Last February 21, 2014

With the Olympics wrapping up soon, it’s only appropriate to take a look back and reflect on how much fun they are. The Olympics are great, especially when we win. But even the Olympics have their quirks...

Top Ten Things that would be more exciting to watch than last Sunday’s Super Bowl

Top Ten Things that would be more exciting to watch than last Sunday’s Super Bowl

By Melissa Last February 7, 2014

Regardless of how excited you were, how much guacamole you bought, or what team you rooted for, it’s pretty certain that you found the Super Bowl this past Sunday dull. If I wanted to watch something...

The Last Top Ten Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving

The Last Top Ten Things I’m Thankful for this Thanksgiving

By Melissa Last December 6, 2013

Before we dismissed for break, I was asked by an international student what Thanksgiving was about. It was a terrifying experience. Now, to be clear, I’m very confident in my knowledge of this great...

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