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Signs you might be abroad: The basics of overseas travel

Jackie Verrecchia and Ashley Mulryan

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Rumor has it (queue Adele) that the deadline for studying abroad is coming up soon (Feb. 22)! Should you wish to forgo a semester of partying, late night pizza and the Allegheny advantage for another country? Well, if you are looki...

Bid Day creates fond memories for Greek life participants

Jaclyn Millin, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Bid day has become apart of Allegheny College’s Greek life tradition that brings excitement, and for this reason it should continue to be apart of the campus community. Bid day is one of the best days of Spring semester. I have...

‘Making a Murderer’ makes a mess

Michael Ross, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The city of Manitowoc, Wisconsin occupies just a shade under 18 square miles of the United States’ almost 4 million. Its long-held claim to fame is that it is the birthplace of the ice cream sundae, a title disputed among several...

In politics, integrity is more important than ideology

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

All of the President’s duties can fall into one of two categories. The first category is by far the largest, but by no means the most important. The first category is the bureaucratic and the clerical. The president fills d...

On the difficulties of defining a drug by its danger

Tyler Stigall, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2016

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A recent display in the campus center lobby involving recreational drugs has stirred a range of responses among Allegheny students, from the tepid to the irate. The display presented short blurbs on several pharmaceuticals one ...

American college students are being politically coddled

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

During my time as a student, I have seen how our society has begun to coddle students and enable them to be self-absorbed, narcissistic people who believe that anytime someone disagrees with them, they are being discriminated ag...

Campus protests should not be overlooked or underestimated

Lisa Hageneier, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The recent demonstrations in Missouri against racism lead to an interesting social movement on United States college campuses. Students all over the country start questioning their school’s policies and efforts against racism. The...

Student protesters contend with the First Amendment

Marley Parish, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The First Amendment protects everyone by granting them with the freedom to express themselves through religion, speech, the press and assembly. Student protests have been taking over college campuses across the country, no...

Humanities majors are not confined to the ivory tower

Marley Parish, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

People whose academic field is outside of the humanities do not realize the value and skills that come with majoring in a humanity. English teaches us about understanding people all while experiencing adventures that expose us to th...

Bernie Sanders’ agenda: not your grandfather’s socialism

Maria Graziano, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015

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Amidst all of the hullabaloo that is the GOP presidential race, many people may not be thinking about the Democrats running for the nomination. The two main front-runners are former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont S...

Successful college campus protests involve money

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The monster that is Division I  Athletics is showing preposterous growth. According to the NCAA the median Division I athletic department revenue was $6.5 million in 1970. In 2012, it was $56 million. Paul M. Gilbert, author of ...

Just The Tips: What do to when you want the nudes

ReproCo, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2015

Filed under Opinion

There is so much controversy when it comes to the topic of sharing sexy photos, especially if the photos are of one’s nude body. Some people feel uncomfortable with sharing such intimate pictures of themselves, and some are...

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