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Mourning Ruth Bader Ginsburg after her passing on Sept. 18

Sara Holthouse, Editor in chief

September 26, 2020

It is not often that I feel a connection to a famous person that is not a fictional character. But Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of those people that I could not help but feel some sort of connection to, even though it is one that ...

In Defense of President Link

Sami Mirza, Contributing writer

September 26, 2020

“Allegheny students and employees are committed to creating an inclusive, respectful and safe residential learning community that will actively confront and challenge racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other fo...

Western wildfires: A foreshadowing of what is to come?

George Ackerman, Contributing writer

September 26, 2020

Throughout last week, hazy skies descended across the North American continent as record-breaking wildfires continued to burn throughout the West Coast. The wildfires have caused activists, scientists and politicians to speak out ab...

Could polyamorous relationships mitigate the shortcomings of the nuclear family?

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 18, 2020

The standard picture of the American nuclear family comes with predetermined roles for each of its members: a male father serves as the breadwinner and head of the family, a female mother tends to the homestead and produces o...

“Salad Fingers” and absurdity

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 18, 2020

Having the attention span of a caffeinated squirrel, I seldom feel capable of sitting for the entirety of a feature-length film. Because of this, I used to internally sigh when I am asked what my favorite movie is. Inquiring fu...

WAP: a lyrical masterpiece of sexual innuendos and female empowerment

Bree Gray, News editor

September 18, 2020

Name a more iconic and dynamic duo than Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. They took the internet by storm with their overnight sensation, “WAP,” which was trending on Twitter, Instagram and even TikTok after its release in Aug...

The writer cannot be removed from the writing

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 14, 2020

We, as a society, consider objectivity an ideal for good journalism. Facts should be presented without bias, not allowing the journalist to take a particular side or push a certain agenda. Information should be presented in a candid...

The nuances of a well-manicured lawn

Peyton Britt, Opinion editor

September 14, 2020

For many, the American dream calls to mind an image of 1.5 kids and a golden retriever playing catch within the confines of a white picket fence, the fresh-cut grass beneath them hardly longer than a child’s index finger. Of th...

Resuming Campus Living

Peyton Britt, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2020

The decision to reopen the college, despite the ongoing and unpredictable pandemic we are experiencing, is insensitive to the disproportionate risk it poses for people of color and the working class. Allegheny’s Statement of ...

Let’s Talk Race: Journalism

Bree Gray, News Editor

September 4, 2020

Journalism is essential to ensuring that experiences such as those described by BlackNCAC, an Instagram account dedicated to raising awareness of systemic racism within the institutions of the North Coast Athletic Conference, ar...

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 ...

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