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Students submit summaries of their summer studies

August 27

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Over the summer there were 110 to 120 students on campus working on research programs with faculty members from all three disciplines of study. As well as participating in the research, students had the opportunity to present their ...

ES class spurs sustainable changes on campus

Meaghan Wilby, Science and International Editor

August 27

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At move-in on Aug. 22 every new freshmen received a stainless steel, Bisphenol A free water bottle as a result of work done by the Fall 2014 Environmental Science 210 class. The class conducted a survey on the prevalence of bottled wa...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

April 23

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Routine is so important in life. It provides us with the structure that we need to be the very best at anything we do. Without it, we perform submaximally and do not reach our true potential. Think about routine in terms of studyi...

Just for the Health of It

Gavin Nirmaier, Columnist

April 9

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The fitness world is tough to navigate at times because of the extremes different parts of the community present to the general public. In some parts of the community, 21-day diets, CrossFit and foam rolling are all the greate...

Ronald Mumme’s students inspired by research

Tyler Stigall, Staff Writer

April 9

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Dr. Ronald Mumme, professor of biology at Allegheny College, describes himself as a behavioral ecologist and field biologist. “My job is to learn new things about the natural world,” he explained. “The more people know a...

Possible addition of fluoride to Meadville area water prompts community discussion

Amanda Spadaro, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 5

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The Meadville Area Water Authority anticipates voting on the issue of adding fluoride to the public water supply sometime in 2015, following the completion of the two new water towers on Highland Avenue. Despite the fact that...

Professor provides first documentation of chemical interaction

Amanda Spadaro, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 5

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In a journal article currently under review by the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Mark Ams, assistant professor of chemistry, explains an interaction that has never been documented before. The interaction demonstrates...

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