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The state of journalism at Allegheny

Joseph Tingley, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When I first visited Allegheny, the first place I wanted to find was the newspaper office. As it happened, the door was open when I found my way to the third floor of the campus center. Inside, the then newspaper adviser Professor Cher...

Where are you spring?

Cy Perry, Junior Opinion Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With less than two full weeks left in the 2018 Spring semester, the Allegheny College campus is finally feeling what spring is supposed to feel like. This past weekend, the Meadville community was blessed by sunshine and 70 d...

An editor bids farewell

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Four years is not long. Two is even shorter, and that is how long this editor has written for The Campus. Despite that short tenure, as he reflects on the time he has spent here he is confronted foremost by the importance of s...

The opportunity in Allegheny’s next president

Andrew Skelly, Class of 2014

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On Dec. 19, 2017, the Allegheny College community was stunned to learn that its beloved President James Mullen set his retirement for June 30, 2019. Sorrow struck the Allegheny community as President Mullen is so incredibly re...

State of civility in a turbulent era

Andrew Murphy, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On April 8, Jimmy Kimmel, the noted comedian and late-night talk show host, declared on his Twitter account he was ending a feud with Fox News regular Sean Hannity. According to USA Today, the Twitter feud between the two began as ...

Leaving the liberal arts tradition

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Liam Michel Photography   Words change over time, and the term liberal arts is no different. Although its origins reach back to ancient Greece, what constituted a liberal education then would not pass at an American college ...

Why golf coverage needs less of Woods

Cy Perry, Junior Opinion Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The professional golf season is beginning and the most famous golf tournament in the world took place this past weekend in Augusta, Ga.: The Masters. The Masters is a four day, invite-only golf tournament played at one of the mos...

The changing of the Allegheny mind

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

April 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Julius Hübner/Wikimedia Commons There is something amiss on American campuses, and two books aim to shed light on it: Allan Bloom’s 1987 book “The Closing of the American Mind,” and John Haidt and Greg Lukionoff’s forthcoming book “The Coddling of the Ameri...

You should not look for jobs at job fairs

Brenda Costa, Class of 1994

April 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Allegheny Gateway, held their seventh annual Job and Internship Fair on March 1, where more than two dozen regional employers came out to engag...

Learning outside of the classroom

Owen Ludwig, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I held a large, white, plastic needle filled with antibiotics in my hands. “Gently pinch the tip of the teat to help spread the opening,” Chris Hemlock told me. I did just that, and then slowly, carefully inserted the needle i...

Men of letters

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Library of Congress announced on Dec. 26, 2017, that it had received a copy of every public tweet ever posted, and that it will archive all future tweets. The goal of this endeavor is to “acquire and preserve a record of ...

Addressing school shootings

Shane Ostrom, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

“I thought/felt seriously about the Parkland shooting for about an hour or so. Then I checked basketball scores and then went on with life. I too am a part of the problem,” read the Facebook status of a friend of mine, the d...

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