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Jameis Winston can do and say anything he puts his mind to

Marley Parish, Features Editor

February 23

Filed under Opinion

Infamous Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Jameis Winston made an appearance at Melrose Elementary School in St. Petersburg, Florida and delivered a blatantly sexist and demeaning speech while speaking to a group of students. ...

#OscarsSoWhite movement looks to further progress

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 23

Filed under Opinion

The 89th Academy Awards, or “Oscars,” are set to take place on Feb. 26 at Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California. After receiving extensive publicity because of its lack of diversity...

NBA super teams lead to growth in league popularity

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 16

Filed under Opinion

The professional sports world has witnessed multiple teams that flourished during the era in which they played their respective sport, but some of those teams stood above the others in terms of success rate. Those teams are con...

The quest for 100 is conquered, UConn keeps moving

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 16

Filed under Opinion

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team will more than likely go down as one of the most successful and dominant sports teams in the history of the NCAA after winning 100 straight games with their victory over...

Just the Tips

ReproCo, Columnist

February 9

Filed under Opinion

In light of the country’s new administration, women’s health services have become increasingly hard to find. With the constant debate of “do we or don’t we” defund Planned Parenthood, and the politics that have always surround...

Super Bowl goes Gaga

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

February 9

Filed under Opinion

Despite the hype around Super Bowl LI’s sacred political commercials, I decided to remain tuned in for the extra entertainment of the halftime show. Although I was intrigued by a few commercials, I was absolutely blown away by t...

What monks and college students have in common

Chris Brindle, Junior News Editor

February 2

Filed under Opinion

In an environment where students eat together, go to class together and sleep together, tensions can get high and patience will be tested. Saint Benedict instructs, “if you have a dispute with someone, make peace with them before ...

Populism led to Donald Trump’s presidential victory

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

February 2

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump was elected by running on a campaign of populism—that is, promising to empower middle America. Yet, despite some significant accomplishments of populists, it is necessary to remember the long—and so...

The Patriot way fuels the fire for New England

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

January 26

Filed under Opinion

You can love them, or you can hate them. You can cheer for them, or you can boo them. But one thing you can’t do is question their greatness. Not only do the New England Patriots rank highly in the discussion of the greatest s...

IDEAS Center and Epps create space for change

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

January 26

Filed under Opinion

As my first semester as a senior at Allegheny came to a conclusion, I discovered one of the college’s gems on campus. I found a place in the heart of the campus that every student in the Allegheny College community can feel w...

System of Electoral College unlikely to change

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

December 8

Filed under Opinion

For the fourth time in American history, the Electoral College has outweighed the popular vote. But what does that mean for our country? President-elect Donald Trump lost to Hillary Clinton in the popular vote, but took the advantage in the E...

Sioux tribe finds hope in denial of pipeline

Travis Newton, Contributing Writer

December 8

Filed under Opinion

The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline will be halted indefinitely after a decision came after The Army Corps of Engineers to deny Energy Transfer Partners—a Texas based company—a permit to build a vital section of the pip...

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