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Twisted and clever

Alanna Kenny, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

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Imagine looking across the subway through a bustle of people only to catch your own eyes, staring at you, dressed all in red. This image serves as inspiration for Jordan Peele’s new horror movie, “Us.” Known for his  T...

‘Pet Sematary’: King’s horror fails on screen

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 11, 2019

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Amidst the resurgence of horror author Stephen King’s popularity after the success of “It,” “Pet Sematary,” the latest in King’s book-to-film adaptations, seemed destined to be the newest addition in Hollywood’s...

Allegheny Spaces: College Archives and Special Collections

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

April 11, 2019

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This story is the first in a three-part series highlighting the histories and functions of campus spaces at Allegheny College. The College Archives and Special Collections at the Lawrence Lee Pelletier Library is home to thousands of...

The right notes

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 4, 2019

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As the lights dimmed over the anticipatory expressions of high school parents in Allegheny College’s Shafer Auditorium, music began to play behind the thick curtain while players tuned instruments — one of four jazz bands was ...

Allegheny Gender and Sexuality Alliance hosts annual drag show

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

April 4, 2019

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With makeup applied, boots laced and wigs pinned, seven contestants took a collective breath before walking the runway during the second annual drag show, hosted by the Allegheny Gender and Sexuality Alliance Friday, March 29...

Strong and empowered: Celebrating Allegheny women

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

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This International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019, will be the last International Women’s Day and March will be the last Women’s History Month without a woman holding Allegheny College’s highest office. When President-elect Hila...

How to leave your dragon: A heartbreaking series finale

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

March 1, 2019

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How do friendships define us? “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” Dean DeBlois’ third and final film in the series, searches for the answers to that question in a heartbreaking and nostalgic conclusion reminiscent of P...

From a comp cube: Albert explores narratives of transgender youth in senior project

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

February 28, 2019

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It went from “shaky, to unstable, to almost impossible,” for John Blanchard, a 16-year-old who came out to his parents as transgender when he was a first-year high school student. Among several other transkids narratives,...

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