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Courts courting corruption

February 3

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The recent Supreme Court ruling in the case of Citizen’s United vs. Federal Election Commission threatens the very principle of our democracy. The clearly politicized decision lifted restrictions on campaign spending by c...

Racism’s reemergence in basketball league

February 3

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When the college basketball season is over and the NBA playoffs have come to a close, basketball fans no longer have to wait until next fall –– they can follow the All-American Basketball League! This league was created to...

Peeved about the points

February 3

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One of the many reasons I’m proud of being a student at Allegheny College is its commitment to trying to become a green campus. The school has been dedicated to sustainability and just not for just the sake of going green....

Winter fashion out of style

February 3

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And so winter is upon us. Gloomy winter that reaches out its cold, icicle arms towards the population of Meadville, blowing its icy breath upon our faces. The seasons have changed, and yet some just refuse to change their outfits....

Foreign policy qualms

February 3

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Soviets and Communists are two terms that have been used to classify Russians. Today, common stereotypes of Russia have been retained; however, no stereotype can be applied to the country’s rapid economic growth over the past...

Calling for stricter smoking laws

February 3

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I got off the Loop, paid my strictly–enforced two–dollar cover and entered the bar. I was looking forward to a fun night. I strolled over to the bar and ordered a great Meadville–priced two–dollar bottle and began socializing...

Saluting Salinger: Our favorite recluse

January 30

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Last Wednesday, author J.D. Salinger, best known for his novel “The Catcher in the Rye,” passed away. Aside from his literary output, Salinger was best known for being a recluse. He stopped publishing in 1965 after bristling...

Farming Facebook

January 27

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By KILEY FISHER It’s a Friday night and I’m ready to go out with my roommate to engage in the typical activities of an Allegheny student. I’ve spent an hour prepping and I know that tonight is the night that I will f...

"Avatar" Under Attack

January 27

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By ELAINA MERCATORIS If you have read any entertainment news within the past month, you are probably sick of the many critics who have decided to attack the so-called “liberal” ideologies presented in “Avatar.” When...

Breaking Bubbles

January 27

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By KAT BENGSTON bengstonk@allegheny.edu The start of a new semester is a lot like New Year’s. You make resolutions. I will not...skip class, sleep through class, sleep in class, procrastinate, drink more than I can handle,...

Editorial – Finally Online

January 27

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As promised, The Campus now offers an online component in addition to the paper edition you now hold in your hands. We all know the world of journalism is shifting to a much more Internet–based system, and it’s about time...

Columnist discusses controversial display

January 27

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By DAN BAUER Race is something of a dirty word in white America. While most whites would never describe themselves as racist, and a good number would tell you that they are ready to tackle racial issues head on, when the conversation...

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