The Campus

Karneval: German House event brings celebration of acceptance, humanity to campus

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

March 5, 2020

From 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, the lobby of the Max Kade International Wing of North Village I was filled with pretzels, potato salad and Allegheny students in costume. The event was an effort by students in the German house and by German Teach...

‘Invisible Man’ a scary success

Shaelyn Ursida, Features Editor

March 5, 2020

The hot topic in movies this week has been the remake of the 1933 thriller “The Invisible Man,” originally directed by James Whale. The 2020 adaptation directed by Leigh Whannell stars Elisabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass, and ...

ABC awards advancement by Alleghenians

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

March 5, 2020

A month-long campus celebration of Black excellence reached its finale with the Association for the Advancement of Black Culture’s first-ever awards show on Friday, Feb. 28 in Shafer Auditorium in the Henderson Campus Center. The two-hour event hono...

TikTok Platform Takeover

Kelsey Evans, Photographer

February 28, 2020

If you are one of the few people left that hasn’t downloaded TikTok, consider yourself lucky.  Ever since downloading this app, my screen time has increased by approximately 30% and all of my free time is spent chasing TikTok f...

Campus conversation: Talking with ‘Hamilton’ performer, visiting speaker Clark

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

February 28, 2020

Performer Bryan Terrell Clark visited Allegheny College’s campus as a part of his current speaking tour to give a lecture titled, “Finding Your Purpose: From Baltimore to Broadway’s Hamilton,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26...

MOCAA strives to make Allegheny feel like home

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

February 28, 2020

Black History Month is coming to an end, but the work of student organizations on campus that made much of the month-long programming at Allegheny possible is not. One of those groups, the Men of Color Advancement Association...

Major concert, major success

Kelsey Evans, Photographer

February 21, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 15, Bryce Vine and Foreign Air performed in Shafer Auditorium for Allegheny students and the Meadville community as part of the major concert at Allegheny College. The major concert occurs every two years ...

Netflix’s movie ‘P.S. I Still Love You’ falls flat

Shaelyn Ursida, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

To all the movie sequels that were just not as good as the first, you have a new inductee.  Over this past Valentine’s Day, the highly anticipated sequel of Netflix’s original movie “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,...

Starry-eyed, star-focused: Astronomy club hosts Valentine’s event

Melanie Lewis, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Feb. 14 — the Allegheny College Astronomy Club hosted the star-crossed lovers event at 6 p.m in the Wible Planetarium in Carr Hall. This event taught people that astrology and astronomy are significantly different. Astrology ...

50 years of excellence

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

February 13, 2020

February marks a handful of recognizable dates: Groundhog’s Day on the 2nd, Valentine’s Day on the 14th and this year, Leap Day on the 29th. One celebration — the celebration of Black excellence — spans for the full mo...

Netflix’s show ‘The Ranch’ fades in later seasons

Willy Walker, International Editor

February 13, 2020

After four years and 80 episodes, one of Netflix’s most popular series has hit its bitter and abrupt end: “The Ranch.” After a controversial firing of a beloved character and low ratings, Netflix officially pulled the plug on the ...

Alumnus publishes book, talks modern journalism

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

February 7, 2020

Victor Pickard, ’95, sees the commercialized foundation of journalism as its crux. “The commercial media profits by selling audiences to advertisers, and one of the most surefire ways to attract audiences is to foment conflict...

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