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The Compost – North Village Phase 14 underway

April 1, 2010

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BY BALLERINA POTLUCK Over spring break, Director of Residence Life Joseph Hall announced the groundbreaking of North Village Phase 14. “We are honored to finally have enough housing to accommodate all students,” Hall said....

The Compost – Chompers Euthanized

April 1, 2010

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BY CHIEF BIG RED Students are mourning the loss of their favorite gator after a tragic incident occurred in the Wise Center last Tuesday. Chompers, Allegheny's beloved alligator friend who always never failed to bring pep to...

The Compost – Extra H1N1 vaccines creating "great fun" on campus

April 1, 2010

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BY REY SMEEF In February, our typo-ridden newspaper counterpart The Campus reported that the Health Center has over 2,700 H1N1 vaccinations in the Health Center refrigerator. With the threat of H1N1 seemingly gone, the vaccinations...

The Compost – Students feeling "generally excited" about tuition increase

March 31, 2010

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BY REY SMEEF The announcement of an increase in tuition has students and parents riled up and excited to give even more to Allegheny College. “Even though there is a recession, I think it's great that they're raising tuition,”...

The Compost – New plateless dining policy not a hit with students

March 31, 2010

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BY CHIEF BIG RED The push for going green has reached new heights in the dining halls. After trayless dining was deemed a success, administration agreed that doing away with plates and silverware would benefit the environment...

The Compost – M.E.C. meetings held in hot tub time machine

March 31, 2010

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BY REY SMEEF The upcoming Third Eye Blind has caused some students to wonder why the committee decided to book the band. The Compost has learned that the real winner of the vote was Sean Kingston. However, the M.E.C.'s secret...

The Compost – Allegheny security officer gains nationwide fame for stance against teen drinking

March 31, 2010

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By BOWSER BEAR Allegheny security officer James Little began Saturday night like any other night on duty: sitting and waiting for doors to unprop. Little did he know he was about to become a hero in the fight against underage...

The Compost – Admissions suspicions

March 31, 2010

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By MERCATORASAURUS Allegheny College President James A. Mullen was discovered holding secretive meetings in the 404 House, or the new admissions building, Saturday night. Students returning early from spring break caught Mullen...

Charity Denim raises money for Meadville Center of Family Services

March 31, 2010

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The Panhellenic Council hosted a Charity Denim sale Tuesday, raising over $200 for the Meadville Center for Family Services. The sale, which featured overstock designer jeans at discounted prices, took place in the Campus Center, and was open to Allegheny st...

Evaluating RSEs

March 31, 2010

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We're all familiar with the RSEs. “Reports of Student Experience” that each student is handed towards the end of a semester and told to fill out honestly and completely, rating the effectiveness of each professor. But are...

Kaitlin Mackenzie wins national theatre award

March 17, 2010

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In April, Kaitlin Mackenzie, '11, will be a guest of the Kennedy Center during their American College Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C. Mackenzie, a theatre and English double major and history minor, submitted a paper to the Kennedy Center and won first place among 46 other entries from college students nation-wide...

Selecting new ASG senators

March 17, 2010

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Allegheny Student Government (ASG) is ready to bring in a new group of senators for next year. Elections are being held from March 17 – March 18 up until 4 p.m. A total of 38 people are running for 30 spots on senate, spread throughout three class...

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