Take Five

FIVE Lafayette-born politicos discuss the allure of government Sara Hayet ’18 Field organizer with Pennsylvania Democrats Major: Women’s & Gender Studies and Government & Law Why this career? I want a career in which I can make a difference in people’s lives. When you have qualified, intelligent, compassionate people in office, the government is the […]

Editor’s Note: For Whom the Bells of South College Toll

Four years ago, my older son, Jacob ’16, asked if I was going to cry when we dropped him off for his first year at Lafayette College. “I don’t think so,” I naively said. “I’m going to say goodbye, walk across campus, and go to work.” Plus, I had made plans to meet him for […]

President’s Message: Making Waves

As a first-year student and mere recreational swimmer in 1966, Mike Weinstein ’70 responded to a flier on campus and tried out for the swim team. Five decades later, he returned to Lafayette to dedicate the Weinstein Natatorium, a renovated and light-filled pool for our swim teams and our community, named for Mike and his […]


Congrats, Admissions, Pesky The summer edition of Lafayette magazine was a delight to consume! The admissions story by fellow P’08er Alan Finder was rich with narrative about how a class is built in a highly selective and extraordinarily competitive marketplace. Kudos to Greg MacDonald, Matt Hyde, and the entire admissions team for the transformation of […]