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Furbish signs a “Progress” Pride flag as face-painting continues in the background. There are several variations to the traditional rainbow Pride flag that have been developed, including the six color (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple), the Philadelphia flag, which adds black and brown to the six colors, and the “Progress” flag, inspired by the flag of South Africa.
Stepping Out: National Coming Out Day in photos
Sami Mirza, News Editor • October 14, 2021

ASG addresses club budget issues
Evelyn Zavala, News Editor • October 14, 2021

The Allegheny Student Government began its general assembly with cabinet reports addressing topics such as club budgets. ASG commenced this week’s General Assembly at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in room 301/302 of the...

The “Philadelphia” pride flag hangs at one end of the Market House, with a transgender pride flag hanging in the background.
Market House faces community backlash for pride flags
Sarah Allison, Contributing Writer • October 14, 2021

Kettle Lake Kitchen, the restaurant which replaced the Market House Grille in downtown Meadville, has recently faced community backlash for its display of pride flags at the front of the restaurant. The Market House was...

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Samuel Goodwin, ’25, gets a donut from Allegheny Donuts at the National Coming Out Day event on Oct. 11.
Bringing donuts and smiles
Mo Mansour, Features Editor • October 14, 2021

There are few things that are better than a free donut in the eyes of the broke, stressed and hungry college student, though free donuts as well as dogs may be one of them. The...

Gators chomping at the bit to work on senior  projects
Gators chomping at the bit to work on senior projects
Jordan Greynolds, Features Editor • October 14, 2021

As temperatures drop and the leaves fall to the ground many students are preparing for mid-term exams in their classes. While senior students are not exempt from this, there...

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Edward Rulloff, also known as James Nelson, is pictured here. Ruloff taught at Allegheny briefly under a psuedonym. Ruloff killed his wife and young daughters in 1844, prior to teaching at Allegheny.
Allegheny's murderous professor
Sydney Emerson, Features Writer • October 14, 2021

In 1858, an English philologist named James Nelson arrived in Meadville with the hopes of earning a professorship at Allegheny College. He was a skilled teacher who knew Latin,...

Immigrant families in “Shang-Chi”
Sami Mirza, News editor • October 8, 2021

Editor's note: spoiler alert for the entire film. It took 25 films, but Marvel finally got me to cry. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten...

Actions don’t speak louder than words
Peyton Britt, Opinion editor • October 1, 2021

“Actions speak louder than words” is an expression that is so commonly used, its truth also seems self-evident. We might paraphrase it to...

Review: Drake's "Certified Lover Boy"
Jayden Brereton-Julot, Contributing writer • September 24, 2021

1,067 days later and this glorious album arrives. He has finally done it: Drake has released an actual full album and not just throw-away singles....

Footprints show evidence of humans 21,000 years ago
Gabby Brady, Science/International Editor • October 14, 2021

Early human habitation in North America has been disputed by scientists for years. However, recent fossilized evidence displays that there were...

DEA warns of fake prescriptions containing meth, fentanyl
Gabby Brady, Science/International Editor • October 14, 2021

Last month, the Drug Enforcement Agency released a statement regarding the discovery of fake prescription drugs that were laced with fentanyl...

‘Food forest’ to provide food and agricultural education
Gabby Brady, Science/International Editor • September 24, 2021

Allegheny College declared carbon neutrality in 2020, and became the first college in the state of Pennsylvania and eighth college in the nation...

International students experience Allegheny living for first time
Oleksandra Shafran, Contributing Writer • September 17, 2021

This year is special for Allegheny College international students. Due to COVID-19, some of them were not able to live on campus and experience life in a different country....

Suicide bombing in Pakistan kills three, injures 20
Gabby Brady, Science/International Editor • September 17, 2021

Just a few weeks after the bombings in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of 13 U.S. Marines and a vehicle collision with a landmine killed three Levies police personnel,...

7.2 earthquake strikes Haiti, kills at least 2,200
Gabby Brady, Science/International Editor • September 3, 2021

In late August, a 7.2 magintude earthquake struck 77 miles west of Haiti’s capital, Port-Au-Prince, and just over eight miles south-southeast of Petit Troup de Nippes, on...

The Allegheny Gators equestrian team poses with their medals during the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association. The Gators finished second in their first horse show of the year between Oct. 2-3 at Seton Hill University.
Equestrian team begins season with second place finish
Jake Petti, Sports Writer • October 15, 2021

The Allegheny College Equestrian Team placed second in their first horse show of the year between Oct. 2-3 at Seton Hill University. The two-day...

Brian Beck, ‘22, takes a shot against Brady Mosburger ‘25 during practice on Monday, Oct. 11 at the Meadville Area Recreational Center.
Gators on ice: club hockey returns for fall season
Pete Schellbach, Contributing Writer • October 15, 2021

After only having a few practices so far this season, club hockey is on their way to their first couple of games. The team practices on Mondays...

Debbie Nalesnik, 24 hit in two goals in Alleghenys 8-0 victory over Medaille on Tuesday, Oct. 5
Field hockey scores eight goals, sets record against Medaille
Adam Cohen, Sports Editor • October 8, 2021

Allegheny’s field hockey team shutout the Medaille College Mavericks 8-0 in a nonconference matchup on Tuesday, Oct. 5. The Gators doubled...

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