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Former student sues Allegheny College for damages related to December 2019 armed rape

Ethan Woodfill, Editor-in-Chief

July 30, 2020

Trigger warning: Sexual assault, gun violence A former student is suing Allegheny College for $75,000 in damages related to the December 2019 armed rape in Ravine-Narvik Hall. The lawsuit was filed Friday, July 24, by Kline & Sp...

College implements Social Justice Seminars: Pandemic, Protests and Police Brutality

Bree Gray, News Editor

July 24, 2020

The summer semester for students enrolled in a Social Justice Seminars is almost complete. During the fall semester, the students will continue their seminars in-person as a module course. This novel program was announced on June 2...

Campus community expresses concern over BlackNCAC allegations

Bree Gray, News Editor

July 23, 2020

UPDATE August 1 1:38 p.m.: “Too many times voices are silenced, too many times voices are ignored, too many times voices are ridiculed,” wrote the BlackNCAC team in a statement to the Campus. “Black NCAC was created for the s...

Jazz Director and music instructor Stephen Corsi joins Gannon University faculty

Roman Hladio, Science/International Editor

June 27, 2020

Stephen Corsi, Jazz Director and part-time music instructor, will be ending his career at Allegheny while accepting new responsibilities as the Assistant Professor in Graduate Education at Gannon University in Erie as of July 1...

Panel discusses Juneteenth, actualizing freedom

Bree Gray, News Editor

June 24, 2020

June 19 marks the formal emancipation of forcibly enslaved African Americas in the United States from their white enslavers, following the Civil War. This day is known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day or Juneteenth and is a day of c...

Various campus groups pledge support to racial equality

Bree Gray, News Editor

June 18, 2020

On May 25, 2020, a black male, George Floyd Jr., was detained by Minneapollis police after being suspected of using counterfeit currency. Video emerged of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s ...

Faculty approves revised 2020-21 academic calendar

Ethan Woodfill, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2020

In an email to the campus community on Wednesday, June 3, Dean of Curriculum and Registrar Ian Binnington announced that the college faculty has approved a revised calendar for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year in response to th...

The college releases further details on policy changes and safety protocols for 2020-21

Bree Gray, News Editor

June 1, 2020

In an email sent to the campus community at 12:07 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, President Hilary Link indicated that the college will spend the summer finalizing the Return to Campus plan. During the panel discussion via Zoom, on T...

Panel discusses potential academic calendar, health policies for upcoming year

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 27, 2020

In an email from Provost Ron Cole on Friday, May 22, the campus community was invited to attend a panel discussion via Zoom regarding a potential academic calendar and health policies plan for the 2020-21 academic year. In addi...

Student population divided on the college’s decision to pack belongings left on campus

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 12, 2020

The decision by Allegheny College to pack student belongings remaining on campus, following the switch to remote instruction in mid-March, has caused a divide in the student population. In an email sent out by Dean of Student...

College to pack students’ remaining belongings and move to fall room or ship items home

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 6, 2020

UPDATE August 4 10:09 p.m.: In an email sent to the campus community on Tuesday, August 4, Dean of Students April Thompson announced that the College finished the packing process for student’s belongings and staff are preparing res...

Allegheny awarded Campus Sustainability Champions awards by PERC

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

May 5, 2020

Annually, the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium awards colleges and students Campus Sustainability Champions awards. This year, Allegheny won four awards, both student and non-student.  This year PERC presented awar...

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