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Opinion: What we want isn’t what we need

Kaleigh White, Features Editor

May 11, 2020

I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It is a common disorder that many people have and don’t realize, due to the seemingly commonplace symptoms. The best way to describe a person with OCD, in a general sense, is idiosyncratic. Whi...

A senior’s perspective

Hannah Schaffer, News Editor

April 24, 2020

I have never been an incredibly superstitious person, but as I left campus on Friday, March 13, for what was then-predicted to be spring break followed by one week of remote learning, I knew things were about to take a turn for...

A day in the life of a college student in the age of coronavirus

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2020

April for a college student normally looks a lot different. Many students look forward to warmer weather, springtime parties and gearing up for finals, summer traveling and summer jobs or internships. But everyone knows that the pas...

Allegheny takes preventive measures against COVID-19 as colleges, universities turn to ‘remote instruction’

Bree Gray and Ethan Woodfill

March 11, 2020

As COVID-19 reaches Pennsylvania, store shelves have begun to clear out for emergency necessities such as hand sanitizer, surgical masks and everyday commodities from water bottles to toilet paper, according to an article pub...

Safety improvements needed for N. Main St.

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2020

Every weekday around 12:15 p.m., hundreds of Allegheny students cross North Main Street toward the Henderson Campus Center for the lunchtime rush. This horde of students often causes a few minutes of standstill in traffic tra...

Democratic race hard to predict

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

March 6, 2020

The 2020 Presidential Democratic primaries are proving to be identical to the 2016 presidential race: impossible to predict. After more than a year of fielding over 20 of the most powerful members of the Democratic party, who...

Billionaires should not exist

Joe Tompkins, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

Billionaires should not exist. Bernie Sanders says billionaires should not exist. I couldn’t agree more. I find the fact of billionaires’ existence astounding, especially given how much money $1,000,000,000 actually is. Most o...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ a success after Sonic redesigned

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

Many movies are based on pre-established characters or events, but after Marvel took control of the hearts and minds of film consumers, other large companies who probably shouldn’t be making movies about their characters wa...

‘Parasite’: insightful critique of wealth, celebrity privacy

Brian Kline, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2020

The Oscar-winning movie “Parasite,” by filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho is well worth its raving reviews and remains, in my mind, a phenomenal movie. Its subject matter cuts right to the heart of the economic class division in South Ko...

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...

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