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City of Meadville supplied ballistic vests to public safety

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

April 20, 2017

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After discussing the issue of arming public safety officers in a June 21, 2016, meeting with Meadville officials and reportedly several times afterwards with students, Allegheny College acquired ballistic vests for its officers ...

Guest lecturer reflects on uses and abuses of history

Chris Brindle, Junior News Editor

April 13, 2017

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Peter Kuryla, associate professor of history at Belmont University, delivered a talk exploring Friedrich Nietzsche’s essay, “On the Uses and Abuses of History for Life,” on Tuesday, April 11, in Schultz East Alcove. Visitin...

Celebration Day prepares to highlight student work

Rachel Belson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

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Celebration Day has replaced Gator Day for the spring semester 2017. Instead of hosting Gator Day in the middle of the semester, Celebration Day is scheduled for May 2, 2017, the day after classes end. Terry Bensel, director...

Allegheny announces 2017 civility awards

Kelsey Evans, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2017

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Allegheny’s Prize for Civility in Public Life was awarded on Monday, April 10, to United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Antonin Scalia by Allegheny College President James Mullen and Former Pennsylv...

ASG passes resolution on assembly guidelines

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

April 13, 2017

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Allegheny Student Government voted on Tuesday, April 11, to approve Resolution 17-03 which declared ASG’s position on the college’s Peaceful Assembly Guidelines. “We call upon the Dean of Students Office, the Campus Life...

Organizations strive to promote literacy

Chris Brindle, Junior News Editor

April 7, 2017

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The English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, is hosting a Better World Books drive in the campus center from April 1 to May 2. The aim of the book drive is to promote literacy and writing, according to Brigit Stack, ’17, presiden...

College plans to begin granting honor cords

Marley Parish, Features Editor

April 6, 2017

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The Allegheny College Academic Standards and Awards Committee has decided to award honor cords to students who graduate with a 3.9 GPA as well as provide a medallion for the valedictorian or valedictorians to wear at Commencement ...

College denies wrongdoing in sexual discrimination lawsuit

Chris Brindle, Junior News Editor

April 6, 2017

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Allegheny College has denied most allegations brought forth in a civil lawsuit filed against it by a student who was expelled for sexual misconduct in the spring of 2015. The former student claims Allegheny violated Title IX by disc...

ASG against arming officers

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

April 6, 2017

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Allegheny Student Government voted on March 28 to approve ASG resolution 17-02, which voiced student government’s opposition to the arming of Allegheny public safety officers. The resolution was proposed on March 14, followin...

Decision on protest guidelines tabled

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

April 6, 2017

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Allegheny Student Government voted to table ASG Resolution 17-03 on Tuesday, April 4. The resolution, which is meant to outline ASG’s views on the college’s Peaceful Assembly Guidelines following concern that they might hinder s...

Police respond to suspicious person in fraternity house

Joseph Tingley and Alex Weidenhof

March 15, 2017

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Allegheny College Public Safety and Meadville City Police were called to investigate a report of a suspicious man entering the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house on Highland Avenue around 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. The ma...

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