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Beat Pennsylvania winter by exploring Meadville streets

Christopher Wakim, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

During the blistering Meadville winter, it’s easy to see why one could catch an awful case of cabin fever. Couple that with the small campus size, and the combined two options for dining out, and it becomes imperative to get out ...

Ask farmers: Rely on experts for information, not Google

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

February 21, 2020

I think in this day and age, it’s safe to say that most people love movies. And part of being a fan of certain movies is watching to see how they do at the annual Oscars celebration. The 2019-’20 Oscars premiered at 8 p.m. on Sund...

Impeachment, Iowa, implications for democracy

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2020

Donald Trump becomes the third president in United States history to have what some historians and political analysts are calling an asterisk: impeached by the House of Representatives and acquitted by the Senate. To say that ...

Key to 2020 Democratic primaries: Vote with courage

Taylor Marzouca, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2020

For all Americans far and wide, Feb. 3, 2020, marked the official beginning of the end. Behold, the four-month-long 2020 Democratic primary season where we’ve been tasked with choosing our favorite among (too) many candidates, ...

Letter to the editors

Matthew Rush, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

I read with interest your article “Professors Protest Winnowing Project,” but was dismayed by the revelation that a professor at Allegheny is interfering with the library’s deaccessioning project by physically vandalizing the work...

For better or worse, Britain decides to leave EU

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

February 7, 2020

At 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, the world turned upside down. Well, Britain’s world anyway. After months of decisions and votes, Britain officially left the European Union after being a part of it since 1973, causing much cont...

Mac Miller’s posthumous album released

Brian Kline, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

A star died before his brilliance could be fully realized —  Mac Miller died as a result of  laced drugs in 2018, and the Pittsburgh native’s music still manages to remind me of a loss beyond his grave. His posthumous album, “Circles,” released Ja...

Tribute: Remembering basketball legend, Kobe Bryant

Jordan Rawls, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 26, famed NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant died alongside his daughter Gianna Bryant in a helicopter crash. Social media flooded with numerous posts, acknowledgments and statements about how that day will be remembered. It...

‘You’ season 2 critiques social media, societal privilege

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2020

“You” Season 2 on Netflix is captivating, with a plot of manipulation, deceit, twists and turns that I could not have seen coming,  and intertwined with the plot are questions about social media and privilege. Joe Goldbe...

Australian fires are just the beginning

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2020

If you haven’t heard of the devastating wildfires that have been plaguing the continent of Australia, you have probably been living in a bubble. Though the fires have been burning since early July, media coverage of the tragi...

Becoming more compassionate in 2020

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2020

I thought of the idea for this piece over break after several encounters with some impatient people. Namely, the barista at Starbucks greeted me, and then an older gentleman who I had not noticed off to the side exclaimed, “E...

Super Bowl LIV: making predictions

Henry Sutter, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

When the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers face off in Super Bowl LIV at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2, tens of millions of people across the globe will tune in to watch.  Leading up to the game, hundreds, if not thousa...

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