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Column: “O Captain! My Captain!”

August 6

Filed under Opinion

  Cheryl Hatch has served as The Campus newspaper adviser for four years, and announced her resignation from Allegheny College on July 20, 2016. Her official last day as The Campus' adviser is August 14, 2016. This column con...

Editorial: Staff members must be able to trust each other

Angela Mauroni and Eylie Buehler

July 30

Filed under Opinion

The Campus may be a student newspaper, but it no doubt faces some similar challenges to local and national newspapers. One of such challenges is that of covering hard news, difficult news. From accidents and memorials to a se...

Editor-in-Chief bids farewell

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief

May 5

Filed under Opinion

Just the other day, Cheryl Hatch, The Campus adviser, asked me what my favorite memory being on staff was. I couldn’t answer her. I tried to think back to when I joined all the way through producing this year’s last issue and no...

John Kasich, Ohio’s anti-abortion extraordinaire

Amy Currul, Contributing Writer

April 28

Filed under Opinion

John Kasich is the most dangerous man in the Republican Party right now. Yeah, I said it. The current Governor of Ohio is currently running for the Republican nomination for president, and has signed into law provisions concerning ...

Earth Day: forgotten child of holidays

Rachel Belson, Contributing Writer

April 28

Filed under Opinion

Earth Day this year fell on April 22.  Admittedly, I had to search online to see whether Earth Day is the same day every year—and apparently, it is.  I wonder, why is this date not ingrained into my head—or many of our minds—as ...

The maladies of movies morphing into new media

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

April 28

Filed under Opinion

Twenty years ago, audiences engaged with TV and cinema in wholly disparate ways. The two experiences used to be quite distinct from each other, but with the advent of new technologies and warped, economic mindsets of producers,...

Allegheny student protests in ‘Democracy Awakening’

Amy Currul, Contributing Writer

April 21

Filed under Opinion

Hundreds of people were arrested in the District of Columbia as part of a new protest movement called Democracy Spring on Monday, April 18. The movement involves protesters who have been enacting a series of sit-ins in the Dist...

New York Daily News Berns Sanders

Alex Weidenhof, Junior News Editor

April 21

Filed under Opinion

Voters are flocking to a candidate whose talking points reach out to the most extreme wings of his party, who has no ideas on how to implement his policy ideas and who will further divide American politics among party lines. He ...

Graph theory: coming to a reality near you

Jack Goodman, Web Manager

April 14

Filed under Opinion

Imagine you have before you a coloring book. The picture you are working on is divided into a hundred sections. When colored in with a full repertoire of shades and hues, the picture is brought to life. However, you find your...

‘A Rape on Campus’ clouds conversations

Michael Ross, Staff Writer

April 14

Filed under Opinion

Rolling Stone magazine published an article, titled “A Rape on Campus,” about a rape case at the University of Virginia in November 2014. The story saw massive readership. However, as the reporter responsible for the story conti...

When religious protection and personal liberty collide

Amy Currul, Contributing Writer

April 14

Filed under Opinion

On April 5, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a bill into law that claims to protect people’s right to religious freedom. Enforcement of the law will begin July 1. Functionally, the bill will turn out to be one of the...

That escalated quickly: federal program arms cops as soldiers

Michael Ross, Staff Writer

April 7

Filed under Opinion

The 1033 program has served United States police departments in one form or another since the early 1990’s. The purpose of this program is to provide military-grade resources to police departments, at the price of shipping and sto...

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