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Letter to the Editor: Politics as Usual

March 19, 2010

I’ve always found that the most difficult thing for me when opinion-writing for The Campus is that I have to dilute myself to some extent to respectfully cater to our broad political audience. It’s going to be evident in my...

Opinion: Texas on right track

March 18, 2010

The Texas Board of Education will require school textbooks to address the country’s Judeo-Christian heritage and re–introduce prominent conservative figures driven out of noteworthy existence by the liberal stranglehold on education, pend...

Letter to the Editor – Response to "Conflicts at the CPAC"

March 18, 2010

At the time of this writing, several weeks will have passed since the newspaper printed a controversial opinion article entitled “Conflicts at the CPAC”. Soon after, a student submitted her own response, which rightfully criticized...

Opinion: Coming to terms

March 17, 2010

Last week, Davis Mallory, an openly gay, former participant of the Real World, led a discussion in the Campus Center on homosexuality and religion. One-by-one, people in the room expressed their views on the subject. One of the...

Opinion: Who and what is ASG?

March 17, 2010

Recently, students were asked to take a survey on student life distributed by Allegheny Student Government. A total of 550 students completed the survey, and dining services, residence life, and technology were predictably the...

Opinion: On confrontation and conversation

March 17, 2010

I am disheartened; that is how this begins. In multiple classrooms, in the pages of this paper and elsewhere as well, I have recently and repeatedly experienced situations of bitter disagreement between individuals intent on...

Editorial: Clarifying The Campus’s role

March 17, 2010

With the creation of alleghenycampus.com and the controversy surrounding the publication of articles in recent issues of The Campus, it has come to our attention that the role of our newspaper on Allegheny College’s campus,...

Editorial: The Campus calls for civility

March 17, 2010

During our first six weeks of maintaining a Web site for The Campus newspaper, we’ve learned a lot. We’ve discovered the convenience of being able to update college news whenever the news happens. We’ve learned that some...

Opinion: Myth of the guilty pleasure

March 17, 2010

Recently, a friend of mine was talking about the first concert she ever went to. She was ten, and she and her friends went to a Hanson concert. She described how much fun she had, but then came the caveat: “But oh no, that’s...

Opinion: The Political Herd: Republican

March 17, 2010

Israel. Palestine. Gaza. For years, the United States has attempted to resolve the continual conflict between these three factions. To date, each and every attempt has failed. Each close attempt has been offset by an unfortunate...

Opinion: Following Jim Bunning’s recent example

March 11, 2010

Senator Jim Bunning, unaccompanied (or should I say “unencumbered?”) by Republican support, temporarily stopped the passage of a $10 billion bill that would extend unemployment benefits to about one million people, demanding to know how a bankrupt government can afford to support the people from whom it took jobs....

Opinion: Recognizing our racism: Lifting the veil on the ugly truth of white privilege

March 10, 2010

If you are white, you have been a continuous recipient of white privilege over the course of your life. If you are white, you may have an adverse reaction to the assertion in the previous sentence. The topic of white privilege...

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