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International perceptions on the Donald

Meaghan Wilby, Science/International Editor

April 21

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A “Dump the Trump” craft beer and a “Make America Regurgitate Again” sick bag are just a few examples of ways the world is reacting to Donald Trump’s bid for presidency. A craft brewery in New Zealand created the “D...

Class project embarks to assist refugee population

Dalton Finnell, Staff Writer

April 21

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A box of notebooks, pencils and other school supplies donated by Allegheny College students will be given to the International Institute of Erie as part of a project for a global health transitions class. As part of the project, ...

Exploring Bosnia

Dalton Finnell, Staff Writer

April 7

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More than 30 Allegheny students travelled to the Bosnian Islamic Cultural Center in Erie on Saturday, April 2. The trip was headed by Younus Mirza, assistant professor of religious studies, and was mostly made up of students f...

Roundtable discusses immigration policy and regional development

Dalton Finnell, Staff Writer

April 7

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The Allegheny College Center of Business and Economics held its 15th annual Executive Roundtable in Ford Chapel on Monday, April 4, 2016. The panel was composed of local area experts and Allegheny alumni. The discussion addressed and...

Oscar nominee ‘Relatos salvajes’ shocks with vignettes of vengence and violence

Taylor Samuel, Contributing Writer

March 10

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The foreign film “Wild Tales” most certainly lives up to its name. It is an assemblage of six short films that all share the common theme of vengeance and violence.  Directed by the Argentine director Damian Szifron, the movie was ...

Global Crossroads aims to develop internationalization

Dalton Finnell, Staff Writer

March 10

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Allegheny College faculty and staff came together in 2010 to decide on how to improve the institution with a strategic plan called Combinations 2020. According to the plan, global and local diversity needed to be addressed. Pa...

GFC discussion spurs opposition towards death penalty

Dalton Finnell and Michael Ross

February 25

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Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania placed a moratorium on the death penalty for the duration of his time in office. This act was enacted on March 4, 2015, the day of a planned execution. The temporary prohibition of the death ...

Peer mentoring offers remedies for culture shock

Dalton Finnell, Contributing Writer

February 25

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Allegheny College’s International Education Office launched a new Culture 2 Culture Peer Mentoring Program in fall 2015. This program was created to help incoming international students adjust to the new standard of living at ...

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