The Campus

Where does our money go? – Breaking down the cost of running the college

March 11, 2010

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In light of the college’s most recent tuition increase, many students have expressed a renewed interest in the allocation of the college’s funds. President Jim Mullen sent out an e-mail on Feb. 10 notifying students and faculty...

Basketball Coach Rob Clune fired – Players respond to decision made by the Athletic Department

March 10, 2010

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Basketball Head Coach Rob Clune was fired from his position last week following a 14-11 season, going 11-5 in NCAC conference play. Clune held the position of head coach since September of 2002. “I can confirm that Rob Clune...

McKinley’s receipts for Haiti

March 10, 2010

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Cardboard boxes, bearing the words “PROJECT FOR HAITI” scrawled in marker, have been filling up with receipts at McKinley’s for the last two weeks.  The elusive boxes have since disappeared from the counters at McKinley’s...

Celebrating Women's History

March 10, 2010

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In 1979, a small, agriculturally vibrant county of America's Golden State took the first step in cultivating awareness for women's countless contributions to history, culture and society.  Spearheaded by the school district of...

Greeks raise funds for one of their own

March 3, 2010

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Allegheny College fraternities have joined together with alumni to support the devastated country of Haiti — including one Allegheny graduate who was on a mission there when the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Dominic Randazzo, ’05, and his ...

Students look to lower food waste

March 3, 2010

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Community Kitchen and Food Rescue both based at Allegheny, are looking to reduce waste and help out the less fortunate by supplying leftover food from Parkhurst to those in need. The leftovers are distributed to several area locations...

Black Forest Award winners

March 3, 2010

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This year, Allegheny debuted the Black Forest Creative Writing Contest, a competition created to give talented student writers a scholarship to study at the Black Forest Writing Seminars at the University of Freiburg in Germany. This...

Pollan packs auditorium: Best-selling author visits college; lectures about U.S. food culture

March 3, 2010

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We all get three votes a day. According to Michael Pollan, who lectured in Shafer Auditorium on Thursday evening, changing the food industry is based on everyday personal decisions. The lecture, entitled “The Sun Food Agenda,” was presented by Pollan, award-winnin...

Rent-a-Friend raises over 1,000 dollars

February 25, 2010

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On Monday, Feb. 22, 21 willing Allegheny community members were auctioned off to raise money for Relay for Life in the Campus Center lobby. Lisa Gleason, ’10, is the president of Relay for Life. “We raised 1,070 dollars...

Apathetic student body speaks out about voting

February 24, 2010

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There are many reasons why 76 percent of Allegheny College students chose not to vote during the Allegheny Student Government (ASG) elections this past week. Many students were busy. Some were lazy. Others were apathetic and...

Pollan’s lecture: Food for thought

February 24, 2010

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The act of eating is an everyday, often mindless, activity for most Americans. Michael Pollan, best-selling author of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” and “In Defense of Food,” actively challenges that passive, consumerist mindset. On Thu...

Student government looks ahead – A sit down with Downing/Havens

February 24, 2010

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Throughout the campaign process, Shane Downing, ’11 and Jamie Havens, ’11, outlined multiple priorities for ASG in the coming year. The goals included bridging the gap between ASG and the student body, starting work on the...

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