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Letter to the Editor

September 30, 2010

Political Herd: Democratic columnist

September 30, 2010

With just over a month until the midterm elections, Democrats have decided to postpone the debate over taxes until after their fate in Congress has been decided. They are scared. But they shouldn’t be. President Obama won...

“Idol” losing its luster

September 30, 2010

We knew at the end of “American Idol” last season that a change was coming.  We just didn’t know how big it was going to be. Last season, Simon Cowell, America’s favorite truth-speaking Brit, announced that he would...

The Campus Asks 9-30

September 30, 2010


The pedestrian's guide to Meadville

September 15, 2010

I spent two and a half years and two summers in Meadville without a car. However, now that I have one, however, I fully intend to indulge in my right to look down upon the pedestrian peons and pathetic peripatetics. The only question is...

Be yourself, be Allegheny

September 15, 2010

One of us wants to move to Greece to write about the country she loves. One of us wants to jump in the trenches in Afghanistan and dodge mines to report on the war. One of us wants to share the French countryside to the rest...

Columnist reflects on firsthand 9/11 experience

September 15, 2010

Every American generation experiences a pivotal moment.  Such a moment lingers in the brain, seemingly forever. The baby–boomers have several such pivotal moments, like the assassination of JFK, the march on Washington and the...

Letter to the editor: Technology complements reality

September 15, 2010

Despite people (mostly older adults, but still some out–of–touch young adults who are resistant to change) complaining about how technology is becoming a substitute for reality, let me tell you two things. First, it isn’t...

Columnist not struck by 'Dancing with the Stars'

September 15, 2010

One of the TV moments I look forward to the most (next to the season finale of “The Bachelor”) is the announcement of the new Dancing with the Stars cast. I love seeing who has been chosen to show off their skills on the...

9/11 bitterness a hindrance

September 15, 2010

On the recent anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, flags were hung, prayers were said, and tears were cried. Teens in school wrote down their memories of the day, and those who lost loved ones gathered for support. These are natural...

Rugby left underappreciated

September 15, 2010

When is the last time you went to a game? A football game. A soccer game. A basketball game. Any game at all. The sad truth of the matter is that sports at Allegheny College are essentially ignored.  No one pays attention to...

Student gains new perspective at Lousiana clinic

September 8, 2010

Seeing dire medical conditions in foreign countries is alarming on all levels. Seeing medical conditions of the same severity in the United States could possibly be even more startling. During the first weekend of school, I traveled...

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