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Relay Saturday: Students walk for cancer cure

April 21, 2010

One would be hard pressed to find someone who has not at least heard of Relay For Life, a national fund riser headed by the American Cancer Society-especially on the Allegheny campus where Relay has been going strong for a number...

Single Voice Series finale

April 21, 2010

Tonight at 8 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center, poets Keith Taylor and Robert B. Hass will read from their works as part of the final Single Voice Reading of the semester. Although Taylor and Hass possess...

Despite violence, film packs an adventurous, fun punch

April 21, 2010

Director Matthew Vaughn wants to let you know that being a superhero is bad for your health, and although he puts those words in the mouth of the bad guy, it still becomes the take–away message from his new film, “Kick-Ass.” The mo...

“Congratulations” for MGMT

April 21, 2010

All year, I have been talking about how many bands are adopting a more mainstream sound. While it is unclear if bands do this to make more money or whether it’s what they want to do, they always end up more successful. Bands...

Shows: easy come, easy go

April 21, 2010

Television is such a cutthroat industry. One moment the ratings are soaring and you’re rolling production values, the next you’re on the verge of cancellation and wondering where the loyal fans have gone. Every year, networks...

"Date Night" fun, but awkward

April 14, 2010

If “The Office” and “30 Rock” don't have you convinced that Steve Carell and Tina Fey are funny people, here's some advice: crawl out from under your rock and go see “Date Night.” These two exceptional comic actor...

Wanted: Grim Reapers

April 14, 2010

The seasons are nearing completion, and we’re down to the dregs. Finding a show to latch onto and review is like pulling teeth-painful no matter how you spin it. So generally, it’s a lot easier to update people on an old sh...

“OK Computer” virtually a masterpiece

April 14, 2010

A lot of you who know me know that I like Radiohead. A lot. I mean I did put two of their albums in the top ten for the decade, but I honestly think they deserved it. Many of you may think that I am biased when I call their al...

Baring soles for Toms

April 14, 2010

On a campus of 2,100 students, fundraisers can become repetitive. However, when groups decide to get creative, fundraising can bring in the big bucks. This is the approach the Allegheny Student Government took while planning th...

Let the "battle" begin

April 14, 2010

The Center for Political Participation (CPP) is hosting student activism themed events Friday to promote political involvement outside of the polls. “Rock for Change 2010–Art and Activism” is the theme of the battle of ...

JaDE has full buckets of fun with philanthropy efforts

April 14, 2010

It’s Saturday night and Springfest is over.  There isn’t much to do.  Luckily, JaDE, Allegheny’s Jazz Dance Ensemble, is here to spice things up — and with tie–dye shirts, no less.   This Saturday night, from...

What happens at Springfest… well, you know

April 7, 2010

This Friday  kicks off Allegheny’s annual Springfest celebration, sponsored by the Major Events Committee (MEC) in a collaborated effort by Allegheny Student Government (ASG) and Gator Activities Programming (GAP). This year’s th...

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