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  • Softball Sports

    Softball finishes stretch 5-1

    Nealer awarded NCAC Player of the Week after strong weekend By PAT JAMESON Sports Editor jamesonp@allegheny.edu It was a busy week for Allegheny Softball, playing six double headers in a four day span, ending the stretch 5-1. On Saturday April 5th, the Gators (10-1, 5-1NCAC) squared off against Denison College in their first conference matchup, dropping their sole loss of the week to the Big Red during the second bout of the day. The Gators dominated the first game using [...]

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  • Sports

    Historic weekend propels Gators to win

    By Emerald Wright-Collie Staff Writer wrightcolliee@allegheny.edu Men’s tennis faced off against Wittenberg and Ohio Wesleyan this past weekend in Delaware, Ohio. The Gators (9-4) won in convincing fashion, sweeping both squads on consecutive days to push their win streak to three. Standout Pat Cole, ’14 was named NCAC Player of the Week for a record breaking performance in the matchups.   “I think the fact that we have a lot of veterans on the team has contributed to our success [...]

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  • Science

    This Week in Science 4-10-14

    By AMANDA SPADARO Science Editor spadaroa@allegheny.edu During the early morning hours of April 15, a lunar eclipse will be visible from the Western Hemisphere. When a lunar eclipse occurs, the moon must be full and the earth must be aligned to block the sun from the moon. The moon moves behind Earth, preventing the reflection of the sun’s rays that gives the moon its luminescence. This type of eclipse may be safely watched, unlike a solar eclipse, which is when [...]

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  • Science

    Just for the health of it

    Columnist: Three tips to optimize your workout time By GAVIN NIRMAIER Columnist nirmaierg@allegheny.edu I was a sophomore in high school when I first began seriously exercising. My dad bought me some dumbbells, a weight bench, and a heavy bag and set up an exercise area in my basement. I would literally spend hours in the basement lifting weights, looking up videos concerning form, and doing my best to educate myself about training. I was (naïvely) a strong believer that the [...]

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  • Opinion

    ReproCo: Just the Tips 4-10-14

    Fundamentals of dirty talk By CASANDRA DELLAS Contributing Writer dellasc@allegheny.edu     Dirty Talk. Some people love it, others can’t stand it. This week’s Just the Tips will walk you all through some of the finer points to making steamy conversations with your sexual partner. Before starting, understand that overall tone and volume can be an effective tool to creating a sexually charged atmosphere as well. Whatever phrase you say can be changed drastically by whispering it in your partner’s [...]

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  • Opinion The Simple Things 4-10-14

    The Simple Things 4-10-14

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  • Opinion

    Editor: CNN’s coverage of Malaysian mystery controversial

    By REBECCA FOX Opinion Editor foxr@allegheny.edu   With twenty-four hour news networks growing popularity around the country, we are seeing more and more updates of information and less investigative newsworthy reporting. When I look at my new source, CNN, I see this everyday. As a communication arts major and a journalism in the public interest minor, I am constantly questioning the ethical choices that go behind reporting in today’s media society. Because of media technology in our generation, there is [...]

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  • Opinion

    Active Minds: How to beat stress and depression

    By MICHAELA COWDEN Contributing Writer cowdenm@allegheny.edu   With the school year’s end rapidly approaching, the pressure is definitely on. Professors are squeezing in the last of their material and students are scrambling to complete assignments. And while summer, in our minds, should be a period of care-free  living, it is often filled with stressors all its own. Finding a job, landing an internship, taking summer classes and readjusting to living in your parents’ home again can all take its toll. [...]

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