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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...

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...

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