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Prisons ban "Dungeons"

February 11, 2010

Y’know, it’s sort of ironic: the word “brouhaha” is funny in the same way that the Seventh Curcuit’s decision to uphold the Waupun Correctional Institution’s ban on “Dungeons and Dragons” is funny. Had you not...

Letter to the Editor: Int'l student responds to racial allegations

February 11, 2010

My name is Kritika, an Indian girl who came to the U.S. for the first time last semester, and I am one of the members of the group who created the Environmental Science display that caused controversy last semester. Apparently,...

Valentine’s Day advice: Keeping your better half happy on the most romantic day of the year

February 10, 2010

Valentine’s Day is only a “panic time” if a man forgets his better half on the 14th of February. For the rest of guys with a significant other, it’s important to ensure they make their lady happy on Sunday. How did the...

Court ruling controversy continues

February 10, 2010

Supreme Court opinions are never so starkly decided as angry blog posts and harsh editorials imply. Each case is a living object of the law, as nuanced as the nervous system itself. Judges are more deliberative than legislators;...

Editorial: Use your rights: Vote in the election

February 10, 2010

Today is the second day of the primary elections for our student president and vice president. The general election will take place from 9 a.m. next Wednesday to 4 p.m. on Thursday on WebAdvisor. The Allegheny Student Government...

Vegetarians unwelcome

February 10, 2010

It’s a typical sight: I cannot contain a grin as I skip into Brooks. I haven’t eaten yet and I’ve been in class since eight a.m. –– nothing to relieve the stress of Calculus like a delicious vegetarian feast! I dart...

Realistic expectations the key to V-day

February 10, 2010

Girls love to fantasize about love, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, plenty of girls are going to be imagining ideal boyfriends and relationships or wondering how their current significant others could be better. Their...

The Political Herd: Republican Columnist

February 10, 2010

The Ancient Greeks have been recognized for their philosophical and democratic wealth throughout history. Unlike their counterparts, Greeks in the 21st century cannot be honored for their financial prosperity. In fact, the Greek’s...

No flowers, no chocolate

February 10, 2010

Let’s face it. The roses, chocolates, and heart–shaped candy holiday crammed with sappy love notes and candle lit dinner dates (better known as Valentine’s Day) is a Hallmark holiday that is more often observed out of obligation...

Courts courting corruption

February 3, 2010

The recent Supreme Court ruling in the case of Citizen’s United vs. Federal Election Commission threatens the very principle of our democracy. The clearly politicized decision lifted restrictions on campaign spending by c...

Racism’s reemergence in basketball league

February 3, 2010

When the college basketball season is over and the NBA playoffs have come to a close, basketball fans no longer have to wait until next fall –– they can follow the All-American Basketball League! This league was created to...

Peeved about the points

February 3, 2010

One of the many reasons I’m proud of being a student at Allegheny College is its commitment to trying to become a green campus. The school has been dedicated to sustainability and just not for just the sake of going green....

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