The Campus

Parents perceive Family Weekend in myriad ways

September 30, 2010

There are few moments in the school year when we can count, with absolute certainty, on the status of the pedestrian crossing signs in the crosswalk, on the shelves at McKinley’s being fully stocked and on the campus brimming...

Greek Week 2010 Slideshow

September 30, 2010

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Wedding bells ring across campus

September 30, 2010

Students may be stressing over their latest ten-page paper or 50-point exam, but try juggling all those study hours with wedding plans. Engaged students on campus are feeling the both the pressures and joys of school and matrimony,...

Gaga meats the VMA stage

September 15, 2010

When this year’s MTV Video Music Awards host Chelsea Handler told the celebrity audience to “be on their worst behavior,” it seemed as though the night was going to be full of new shocking moments and scandals. But by the end of the overall...

The National Growing Pains: New album sings blues about adulthood

September 15, 2010

I’m not really a lyrics person. I think lyrics are important, but I typically don’t give as much thought to them as I do the music. When I heard The National’s new album “High Violet,” however, I knew that I had foun...

Greek Week seeks audience: Campus involvement anticipated by Greeks

September 15, 2010

One of the first and biggest Greek–sponsored events of the year will take place all next week with Greek Week, when both Greeks and non–affiliated students will participate in various activities and competitions, such as dodgeball,...

Single Voice Speaks

September 15, 2010

Aspiring poets and dog–lovers alike: tonight at 8 p.m. in the Tillotson room of the Tippie Alumni Center, the poet Andrew Hudgins will be featured as the first author in the Single Voice Reading Series this year. Hudgins will be reading p...

'American' shows its shooting star

September 15, 2010

Star power does powerful things. For instance, “The American” is not the type of movie that usually comes to Meadville. The fact that this film, directed by Anton Corbijn, opened nationwide is a testament to its star power. George Clo...

Benjamin Franklin invited to campus for Constitution Day

September 15, 2010

You may have heard the piping of a piccolo this past Tuesday in the Campus Center lobby. Perhaps a man in a powdered wig handed you a pocket copy of the Constitution. If seeing Ben Franklin on campus didn’t give it away, this ...

ACCEL’s mottos motivate students to succeed

September 13, 2010

When Ashley Teal, ’10, spent a semester in Kenya, she found out the brother from her host family was going to be married. She was crestfallen to find out that she wouldn’t be there for the wedding—until the brother changed...

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