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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 May 27 4:45 a.m.: In an email sent to the campus community at 5:23 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, Dean of Students April Thompson indicated that the college will allow students to return to campus to collect their belongings ...

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...

Student Art Society replaces physical art exhibition with Instagram exhibition

Alana Sabol, News Writer

April 28, 2020

The Student Art Society, one of Allegheny’s student-run organizations, held an online art exhibition called “Boxxed In” on their Instagram allegheny_sas from April 2 to April 10, to support artists who submitted their work, ...

Allegheny’s Incident Command Team responds to COVID-19 crisis

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

April 13, 2020

Following FEMA guidelines, all higher education facilities are required to have an Incident Command Team as a part of the Incident Command System, to be prepared for any large-scale incidents that may occur.  Allegheny’s I...

ASG persists through difficulties: helping clubs and holding small meetings

Alana Sabol, News Writer

April 13, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, Allegheny Student Government continues to guide clubs through elections and budget hearings. However, the way the members are conducting their usual tasks has changed significantly.  President Ja...

Study abroad students return to the U.S. amidst rising COVID-19 concerns

Alana Sabol, News Writer

April 4, 2020

On Friday, March 13, Allegheny College announced in an email that they are requiring students that are studying abroad in a country with a CDC Level 3 Travel Warning to return to the United States as soon as possible. Two week...

Allegheny College Community comes together during pandemic

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

April 4, 2020

In the midst of the country and the world being in the middle of a pandemic and on lockdown, the Allegheny community has been working to make the transition to remote learning as easy as possible during this uncertain time.  ...

DAILY UPDATES: COVID-19 in PA

Matthew Steinberg, Co Editor-in-chief

March 18, 2020

April 5: Confirmed cases continue to increase by over 1,000 per day through early April As of noon on April 5, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed 11,510 cases of COVID-19 in 65 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...

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