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Maggie Dugan, Columnist

April 13, 2017

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When Form Meets Function, We Master Finesse “I cannot do push-ups, are you crazy?!” More often than not, I meet this reaction from clients whenever I mention push-ups in a workout. Although the push-up represents the peak of ...

Bike Share Program continues to grow

Matthew Steinberg, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2017

Filed under Science

At Allegheny College, students can take part in the Allegheny College Bike Share program for practical transportation purposes or for sport as the weather warms and outdoor activities become more feasible. The Bike Share fl...

Debate over fluoridation of Meadville water continues

Steven Heine, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

Filed under Science

Retired Chemist Ron Greinke delivered a talk on concerns with adding fluoride to local water systems on Saturday, April 8, at the Vernon Township Municipal Building. Greinke’s talk, sponsored by the activist group Clean Water Meadville, exam...

Health and Wellness

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

March 9, 2017

Filed under Science

Faith, trust and protein powder: those are the ingredients required to slim down, gain muscle and look swole — or so they say. To the average  consumer, protein powder comes across as a mysterious, magical powder that, through re...

Scholar speaks on the study of climate change

Ellis Giacomelli, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Filed under Science

Allegheny College Environmental Science/Studies Department hosted Amanda DelVecchia, a postdoctoral scholar working at Allegheny through a National Science Foundation grant, on Friday, March 3 as the third installment of the En...

Hanna combines interest in interdisciplinary senior project

Sydney Fernandez, Science/International Editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under Science

Landon Hanna, ’17, is a double major in economics and environmental science. For his senior comprehensive project, he is invested in researching the economic impacts of the conservation of French Creek. Hanna said that he ofte...

Lundell wins award for conservation film

Rachel Belson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Science

Levi Lundell, ’17, won the People’s Choice Award for PPFF’s Stewardship Video Contest on Jan. 30. The project was due Jan. 17. The film, titled “Leaving the Right Mark,” can now be found on YouTube. “It is a very sh...

Health and Wellness

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

February 23, 2017

Filed under Science, Uncategorized

Running is discomfort. We runners might make the process look easy by confidently slipping on our shoes and hitting the road at a stride that makes us appear to be gazelles gracefully prancing across the Sub-Saharan plains, ...

Wahl’s senior project contributes to Allegheny’s ‘Year of Mindfulness’

Maureen Hossler and Sydney Fernandez, Science and International Editor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Science, Uncategorized

“My adviser [Joshua Searle-White] and I, we weren’t expecting results like this,” Nadiya Wahl, ’17, said. The results of Wahl’s senior comprehensive project, “Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science: An Empirical Look into...

Health and Wellness: Motivation for Living a Healthier Lifestyle

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

February 9, 2017

Filed under Science

I went to the pool a few days ago and found some of the varsity swimmers, doing a workout with what seemed like no effort at all. A runner myself, I felt out of my element, and I could not help but notice the weight of the poss...

College receives grant to construct greenhouse

Rachel Belson, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Filed under Science

Allegheny College received the E2 Energy to Educate grant in 2016. The grant awarded the college $37,500 to build a greenhouse for the Carr Garden—often called the “Carrden”—this upcoming summer. The greenhouse has been a...

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