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Link begins college term as first female president

Sara Holthouse, News editor

August 23, 2019

The beginning of every school year brings new faces to Allegheny College’s campus — though it is rare that one of those new faces is the school’s president. Hilary L. Link, former dean of Temple University Rome and 22nd president of All...

At home with the queen

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 26, 2019

“If you surrender to the air, you can ride it.” Novelist Toni Morrison’s quotation, written in bright white lettering against a dark background, appears on screen for one quiet moment, before the image snaps to a grainy vi...

Twisted and clever

Alanna Kenny, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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