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ReproCo, Columnist

February 9, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

Stein calls for recount in three crucial swing states

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Just when you thought the commotion around the 2016 election was dead and gone, a proposal surrounding election integrity has come up. Questions of potential voter fraud have arisen throughout the country, and former Green Party Candi...

Campus safety in question after Columbus onslaught

Chris Brindle, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Abdul Razak Ali Artan, an 18-year-old business student, ran his car over the curb of a street, and then emerged with a butcher’s knife at The Ohio State University on Nov. 28, 2016. He began slashing and stabbing before an a...

We deserved Donald Trump’s victory in 2016 election

Jack Goodman, Web Manager

November 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I spent just under five hours watching the election results roll in last Tuesday night, Nov. 8, 2016. As the night began, I was under the impression that Hillary Clinton had a secure chance at winning the election. This was ...

Just the tips

ReproCo, Columnist

November 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Though countless apps and sites exist to introduce people to new partners, it seems like few places on the internet dedicate themselves to helping existing couples stay together and learn new things about their wants and desires. ...

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