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Andrew Strobel, 24, stands during the constiuent comment period of the General Assembly on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Two weeks prior, Strobel was the only applicant to fill the vacant treasurers seat, but was shot down by a Senate looking to split the position into two co-treasurers. Strobel returned on Nov. 28 to ask senators why they voted the way they did.
Heated debate, but no action on ASG treasury seat
Sami Mirza, Editor-in-Chief • November 30, 2023

The Allegheny Student Government spent more than 30 minutes discussing the vacant position of ASG treasurer position at their General Assembly on Tuesday evening, including questions and criticism from three constituents. However,...

Andrew Strobel, 24, (center) speaks with proxy Senator Hunter Goerman, 25, (right) and Senators Aubrey Carion, 27, (left), Lyndsey Robinson, 24, (center-left) and Ray Colabawalla, 25, after the General Assembly of the Allegheny Student Government on Tuesday, Nov. 14
ASG votes down Strobel for treasurer, Surplus set at $503k
Sami Mirza, Editor-in-Chief • November 16, 2023

The Allegheny Student Government voted down an applicant for the organization's director of the treasury and heard an update on ASG’s overall financial situation during the longest General Assembly of the semester on Tuesday,...

A pile of Wi-Fiber access points lay on the floor of the Henderson Campus Center on Nov. 2 after being removed to install new, better quality access points.
Student Wi-Fi petition taken down after 700+ signatures
Anna Westbrook, News Editor • November 10, 2023

A petition requesting a partial tuition reimbursement for all students due to ongoing Wi-Fi issues garnered over 700 signatures from the campus community before being taken down on Oct. 20. The story of the petition’s...

The Comedy Column, or, Comedic Musings
Joseph Klepeis, Staff Writer • November 16, 2023

The Arizona Republic reported that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix had set up shop outside three World Series games, offering prayer to anyone who passed by. A nice...

The Caflisch Time Capsule is currently being held in the 454 House with the college’s Office of Marketing and Communication.
Time capsule discovered in rubble of Caflisch Hall
Paige Kageni, Contributing Writer • November 10, 2023

A sturdy, metal box sits leisurely in the Office of Marketing and Communication waiting patiently for its relocation to the Allegheny Archives. It is the newly-excavated Caflisch...

AGES President Cam Lesher, ’24, (left) speaks with Noelle Mertz-Bruce, ’23, during the Gender Affirming Closet event hosted by AGES.
AGES holds “Gender Affirming Closet” event
Sam Heilmann, Opinion Editor • November 10, 2023

On Saturday, Nov. 4, a line of tables in the Schultz East Alcove featured an array of neatly-folded clothing organized by size. In the center of one of the tables was a selection...

An Open Letter to the Allegheny College Community and the Allegheny Student Government Senate - What are we doing?
Andrew Strobel, Contributing Writer • November 16, 2023

I felt that I was a very qualified candidate for the position and was shocked and confused to learn following GA that there was no discussion...

Being an Arab-American right now
Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor • November 10, 2023

On Oct. 16 an Arab-American of Palestinian origin who was only 6 years old was stabbed to death by his own landlord because he was Arab. He was...

Meta's latest scandal
Jane Grabowski, Contributing Writer • November 10, 2023

Meta, the parent company of both Facebook and Instagram, is currently being sued over their apps’ negative effects on children’s mental health. On...

Charles Gibson, ‘25, Astronomy Club co-president, poses with a pair of eclipse glasses.
Eclipse Glasses: What you need to know before April
Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor • November 10, 2023

Skies from the South Pacific to northwestern Pennsylvania will darken due to a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. With just under five months...

Annual Women in STEM Conference held on Nov. 5
Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor • November 10, 2023

Carr Hall hosted the annual Women in STEM conference on Sunday, Nov. 5. The event lasted all day from 9 am and ended at 6:30 pm. The event was...

Students dodge falling fruits from tree near Tippie
Students dodge falling fruits from tree near Tippie
Ethan Gogal, Contributing Writer • October 27, 2023

Hundreds of students cross North Main Street and head toward the Henderson Campus Center to enjoy a meal, gather with friends or attend class...

The Mount Vesuvius Challenge: AI and its implications
Paige Kageni, Contributing Writer • November 3, 2023

In 2023, the application of artificial intelligence is diverse. It can be utilized daily as anything from a virtual assistant like Siri to speeding up the process of diagnoses...

Culture Night set to bring performances and food on Thursday
Culture Night set to bring performances and food on Thursday
Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor • November 3, 2023

Every fall, the Department of World Languages and Cultures hosts a “Culture Night” in the lobby of the Henderson Campus Center. This year, the event — which sees each...

Allegheny has one student studying in Kibutz Ketura (bottom pin) and three students in Amman (top right pin) — both within 100 miles of the Gaza Strip
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Four students near Gaza conflict
Sami Mirza, Editor-in-Chief • October 20, 2023

Four Allegheny College students are within 100 miles of the current conflict in the Gaza Strip as part of the regular fall schedule of study abroad programs, and college officials...

Volleyball drops heartbreaker in Bethany
Kyle Chandler, Sports Editor • November 10, 2023

The Allegheny women’s volleyball team took advantage of their home court playoff duel versus the Grove City Wolverines on Tuesday, Nov. 7,...

Allegheny College 2023-24 mens basketball media day.
Men’s basketball looking to build on last year
Kyle Chandler, Sports Editor • November 10, 2023

The Allegheny men’s basketball team has a new face at the helm, but expectations are still high after making it to the Presidents’ Athletic...

Declan O’Brien, ’24, makes the catch on a 42-yard touchdown throw from Jack Johnson, ’24, to break the all-time single-season record for receiving yards.
Senior sendoff results in Gator win
Kyle Chandler, Sports Editor • November 4, 2023

Senior Day fireworks were in full effect on Saturday, Oct. 28, as the Allegheny Gators football team snapped a four-game skid after defeating...

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