Wednesday Mar 12
Fraternity linked to hazing deaths stops all pledging
A 158-year-old college fraternity linked to an unprecedented number of hazing deaths has ended the practice of pledging in the recruitment of new members at its approximately 240 chapters throughout the United States and Canada.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Gives Reading at Lafayette College Today
Natasha Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate of the United States, will give a reading at Lafayette College at 4:30 p.m. today, March 12 in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights, Room 104.
Lower Mount Bethel driver who allegedly struck Lafayette College student asks about her in court
Wilson D. Kneebone, 49, of Lower Mount Bethel Township, is charged with driving into Lafayette College freshman Aubrey Baumbach as she walked Nov. 8 on Lehigh Drive in Easton.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
National frat with local ties eliminates pledge program
A national fraternity with a number of chapters in Southeastern Pennsylvania says it has eliminated its pledge program due, in part, to hazing.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Case's Tire Co. building meets final demise in Easton - see video and photos
Crews from Geppert Bros. Inc., of Colmar, Pa., work March 6, 2014, on the final stage of the demolition of the former Case's Tire Co.
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Why men's college basketball is corrupt
Mark Cuban came up with a great idea. He said young men bound for the NBA should not go to college if all they care about is a professional career.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Morning Call
Doug Elkins presents 'Hapless Bizarre'
Doug Elkins presents 'Hapless Bizarre,' a mash-up of physical comedy, dance, and romance, at 8 p.m Wednesday at Lafayette College.
A UL Lafayette assistant professor of nursing is one of only eight faculty members in the country chosen to attend an intensive program about national health care and nursing issues.
Lafayette College, Lehigh University raise student tuition, other costs for 2014-15
Recently named one of the United States' top 150 best-value colleges, Lafayette College in Easton announced a 3.69 percent increase in total billed student expenses for 2014-15.
Press Digest- New York Times business news - March 5
The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Easton police dominate 2013 list of highest-paid city employees
Much of their pay came through overtime, although the mayor said the city is doing much better with overtime budgeting.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
What we love: Rock N' Run 4 Kids 5k, 'Health Series Talk' and more
Nurture Nature Center in Easton on Thursday will host the first installment of its "Health Series Talk."
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Easton volunteers want to keep vegetables in the community
The Vegetables in the Community program brought fresh produce to Easton's West Ward in 2013.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Easton, Lafayette College police respond to shots-fired call, find nothing
Numerous police vehicles descended this morning on Parsons Street on Easton's College Hill after a single report of shots fired.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Family: Student critically injured in Easton hit-and-run making remarkable progress
A Lafayette College student who was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Easton is making remarkable progress, according to the Facebook page chronicling her recovery.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Lafayette College to demolish Case's Tire building 'within weeks'
Fencing has gone up in recent days around the former Case's Tire Co. building in Downtown Easton.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Junior Week opens at Lafayette College in 1914 - Almanac, Feb. 18, 2014
In 2013, robbers stole a reported $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane at Brussels' international airport; more than 30 people were later detained and some of the loot recovered.