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Editorial: Open dialogue creates change

The Campus Staff

June 4, 2020

Real change in this world comes from dialogue. The Campus Newspaper is committed to working to help create and foster that dialogue across the Allegheny campus and the greater community, giving voice to the voiceless and creating an open, honest and ...

‘I Can’t Breathe’ protests: calls for justice, peace and systemic change

Matthew Steinberg, Contributing Writer

June 4, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd’s horrific death at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers, protests calling for justice and systemic change have organized across the United States. Demonstrations first began in the Twin Citie...

The first time around there are no rules to go by

Laurie Holthouse, Contributing Writer

June 1, 2020

It’s week 11 of the COVID-19 stay at home/Quarantine/Shelter in Place order, or whatever name you want to give it.  I keep having several ideas go around in my head and I wanted to get them on paper. First, in my current ...

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...

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