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Editorial: Giving back takes time

March 9, 2010

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Yesterday’s “Tuition Free Day” marked the approximate date when student money stops covering the cost of tuition and alumni donations take over. Handing out T–shirts and food is always welcomed, but the idea of donating––before...

The Political Herd: Republican Columnist

March 9, 2010

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The Iraqi invasion began on the eve of March 20, 2003. For a duration of a month and a half, U.S. forces waged war against Saddam Hussein and Ba’ath party forces. At the time of the invasion, a respectable amount of people...

Tea Column: Time, temperature, type

March 9, 2010

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Before I begin this “lesson” in the art of steeping, I’d like to thank those who read this column. You guys and gals are awesome! I am so happy to be writing for The Campus and have the opportunity to reach out to everyone...

Realities of dissent: Response to article

March 9, 2010

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I begin this response lacking full conviction that an article as disconcerting as Katie McHugh’s “Conflicts at CPAC,” featured in last week’s The Campus, deserves a response. I wonder that the most fitting reaction, the...

The Political Herd: Discussing earthquake relief

March 3, 2010

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Pessimists may claim the apocalypse is occurring. Optimists have little hope. The situation of which I am speaking is the recent earthquakes in Latin America –– first Haiti and now Chile. These natural phenomena have transcended into ...

Tea Column – Tastes of a Tea Sommelier

March 3, 2010

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Though I contemplated reading my Computer Organization literature, I decided to take a break to try one of Adagio’s fine seasonal products. Though I have had seasonal teas in the past, none quite compare to this black tea,...

Information: A two-way street; Letter from ASG

March 3, 2010

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Some people seek out information; some want to be informed but don’t have the time; and some people really are apathetic. No matter what type of person you are though, you cannot say the information isn’t out there. Transparency...

Letter to the Editor

March 3, 2010

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I read your article about Andrew Lubin’s return to Allegheny.  I was astonished at his reported characterization of the Allegheny he remembered. I attended Allegheny at about the same time, graduating in 1972.  He claims...

Pollan: Undeniably awesome

March 3, 2010

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This week I wanted to write about something undeniably awesome. Although I debated writing an 800–word–squeal about the upcoming “Sharktopus” series on the Discovery Channel, which sounds like possibly the best idea for...

Opinion: Conflicts at CPAC

March 3, 2010

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At the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) gathering, haughty, paunchy Ryan Sorba, chairman of the California chapter of the Young Americans for Freedom, strode to the microphone and shouted, “I would like to co...

Meadville and Allegheny’s complicated relationship

March 3, 2010

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If Allegheny College and the city of Meadville had a relationship status on Facebook, they would be listed as “It’s Complicated.” When angry, even disrespectful, comments appear below the article on the Meadville Tribune’s...

Five plus five equals… 10 Best Picture nominees make for a difficult decision

March 3, 2010

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When I sit down on Sunday, with my little printed Oscar ballot in my hand, I still can’t figure out how I’m going to feel about judging 10 movies for Best Picture this year instead of the usual five.  With five, I can easily...

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