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DAILY UPDATES: COVID-19 in PA

Matthew Steinberg, Co Editor-in-chief

March 18, 2020

March 27, 2020: 50 PA counties have confirmed cases of COVID-19, PA representative Mike Kelly tests positive As of noon on March 27, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 2,218 cases of COVID-19 in 50 of the state’s 67 counties. Out of the 25 counties in the ...

Allegheny College cancels in-person classes through March 30 amid COVID-19 outbreak

Matthew Steinberg, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

At 6:17 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, Allegheny College students received an email from President Hilary Link announcing that in-person classes will be cancelled until March 30. “Remote instruction” of classes will begin on Mar...

Increased risk of COVID-19 threatens study abroad programs

Hannah Schaffer, News Editor

March 6, 2020

“(COVID-19) must be a top priority for every country,” said current Director General of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a mission briefing on Wednesday, March 4. “Our message to all countr...

Allegheny receives award for being first PA college, 8th in US to reach carbon neutrality

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

March 6, 2020

After a period of 15 years and with a commitment spanning the terms of three different Allegheny presidents, Allegheny has achieved its goal of being carbon neutral in 2020 — the first college in Pennsylvania and the eighth ...

Larry McKnight and Andy Walker discuss Meadville’s relationship with Allegheny

Alana Sabol, News Writer

February 27, 2020

Deputy Mayor of Meadville Larry McKnight and City Manager Andy Walker, ’00, spoke at the Allegheny Student Government General Assembly on Tuesday, Feb. 25. ASG welcomed the speakers to Henderson Campus Center room 301/302 to di...

Poet Eric Smith visits campus for Single Voice Reading

Brian Kline, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

Surrounded by decoratively laid tables and a hushed audience, Allegheny College’s visiting author Eric Smith remarked on the plush grandeur that surrounded him in the Tippie Alumni Center’s event hall. Comparing the splen...

Farr Curlin gives lecture on how religion intertwines with medicine

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

February 21, 2020

Certain things in this world fit well together in a way people do not always truly realize — religion and medicine are two of these things. Just how well medicine and religion intertwine was the subject of the 15th annual Lehman M...

Twitty joins food with culture

Lauren Trimber, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2020

When writer and culinary expert Michael Twitty was a child, an image struck him. As someone who grew up oriented around the kitchen with his mother and grandmother, he found himself captivated by an image of Thomas Jefferson we...

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