The Campus

Could polyamorous relationships mitigate the shortcomings of the nuclear family?

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 18, 2020

The standard picture of the American nuclear family comes with predetermined roles for each of its members: a male father serves as the breadwinner and head of the family, a female mother tends to the homestead and produces o...

“Salad Fingers” and absurdity

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 18, 2020

Having the attention span of a caffeinated squirrel, I seldom feel capable of sitting for the entirety of a feature-length film. Because of this, I used to internally sigh when I am asked what my favorite movie is. Inquiring fu...

WAP: a lyrical masterpiece of sexual innuendos and female empowerment

Bree Gray, News editor

September 18, 2020

Name a more iconic and dynamic duo than Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. They took the internet by storm with their overnight sensation, “WAP,” which was trending on Twitter, Instagram and even TikTok after its release in Aug...

The writer cannot be removed from the writing

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 14, 2020

We, as a society, consider objectivity an ideal for good journalism. Facts should be presented without bias, not allowing the journalist to take a particular side or push a certain agenda. Information should be presented in a candid...

The nuances of a well-manicured lawn

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 14, 2020

For many, the American dream calls to mind an image of 1.5 kids and a golden retriever playing catch within the confines of a white picket fence, the fresh-cut grass beneath them hardly longer than a child’s index finger. Of th...

Resuming Campus Living

Peyton Britt, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2020

The decision to reopen the college, despite the ongoing and unpredictable pandemic we are experiencing, is insensitive to the disproportionate risk it poses for people of color and the working class. Allegheny’s Statement of ...

Let’s Talk Race: Journalism

Bree Gray, News Editor

September 4, 2020

Journalism is essential to ensuring that experiences such as those described by BlackNCAC, an Instagram account dedicated to raising awareness of systemic racism within the institutions of the North Coast Athletic Conference, ar...

COVID-19 associated with decline in carbon emissons

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2020

As much of the world stays home waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to run its course, a silver lining has slowly begun to reveal itself. With factories closed, planes grounded and cars parked in driveways for the foreseeable future, ...

A senior’s perspective

Hannah Schaffer, News Editor

April 24, 2020

I have never been an incredibly superstitious person, but as I left campus on Friday, March 13, for what was then-predicted to be spring break followed by one week of remote learning, I knew things were about to take a turn for...

A day in the life of a college student in the age of coronavirus

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2020

April for a college student normally looks a lot different. Many students look forward to warmer weather, springtime parties and gearing up for finals, summer traveling and summer jobs or internships. But everyone knows that the pas...

Safety improvements needed for N. Main St.

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2020

Every weekday around 12:15 p.m., hundreds of Allegheny students cross North Main Street toward the Henderson Campus Center for the lunchtime rush. This horde of students often causes a few minutes of standstill in traffic tra...

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