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Good point, where did you find that?

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2018

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In college, the relief brought on by finishing a research paper is short-lived. When the final word is typed, and after a well deserved stretch, the student must turn his attention to chasing down those stray citations. The h...

Hostage to history

Cy Perry, Junior Opinion Editor

February 8, 2018

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This January has been outstanding for Major League Baseball. There have been a plethora of players to win awards for their work on and off the field to begin the new year. Unfortunately, not all MLB stories this month have be...

The state of the union is still too divided

Emma Godel, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

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On Tuesday, Jan. 30, President Donald Trump extended an olive branch to the Democratic Party and other opposition voices during his first State of the Union address. After a year of intense polarization, Trump asked both left and ri...

Western history in sports

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

For any armchair anthropologists, the Super Bowl may appear strange. Reclining in his La-Z-Boy, he thinks about the potential concussions and risk of injuries. The camera pans over the crowd. He then confronts grown men with pa...

A win for democracy

Emma Godel, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2018

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A year following Trump’s inauguration, politicians and citizens alike have been stressing the great importance of the 2018 midterm elections. While Republicans hold the majority in both houses of Congress, the majority is n...

An open letter to Mullen

Dana D'Amico, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2018

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Editor’s note: After The Campus published a story about the sexual assault allegations made by two first-year women against Trey Serbin, ’21, on Nov. 9, 2017, Dana D’Amico, ’13, contacted The Campus to inform them about an ...

What is the point of higher education?

November 16, 2017

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To inspire passion By TAMARA BABIC, contributing writer Why do people go to college? It seems like such a simple question, but the more you think about it, the more challenging it becomes. In this imperfect education system, ...

Modern Friendship

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2017

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The way we think about friendship has transformed in recent years — the word “friend” is a verb in the digital age — and we would do well to return to first principles. It is not all bad. Social media has benefited man...

A final season for an American proclivity

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2017

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Once made accessible, television has been a centerpiece of American life. Simply owning a television set once meant that one had reached the proverbial American middle class. But now, the end of television seems imminent and w...

Voting at Allegheny

Tyler Allen and Royse Bachtel

November 2, 2017

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In August 2017, the Center for Political Participation received Allegheny College’s National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement Campus Report that outlined Allegheny’s voting participation in the 2016 general election...

The Protestant Reformation

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2017

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It would be difficult to accurately portray what the majority of Christians thought about the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this past Tuesday, and perhaps that is what is most significant. The half-millennium since Mar...

Accepting girls into the Boy Scouts:

Annabelle Menla, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

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The Boy Scouts of America announced on Wednesday, Oct. 11 plans to accept girls into the organization as of early 2019. The Boy Scouts has a rich tradition engraved in American history that dates about a century back, of being ...

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