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Tamulonis, Simon join geology department

Trevor Day, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2017

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The geology department added two new professors this fall, Assistant Professor Kathryn Tamulonis and Visiting Assistant Professor Sharane Simon. The process of hiring a new professor took over six months, involved a nationwide se...

French Creek Watershed cleanup celebrates 25 years

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

September 7, 2017

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The French Creek Valley Conservancy will host the 25th annual French Creek Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 9. The cleanup involves individuals and teams cleaning in and around French Creek Saturday morning and a picnic featu...

Health and Wellness

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

April 13, 2017

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When Form Meets Function, We Master Finesse “I cannot do push-ups, are you crazy?!” More often than not, I meet this reaction from clients whenever I mention push-ups in a workout. Although the push-up represents the peak of ...

Bike Share Program continues to grow

Matthew Steinberg, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2017

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At Allegheny College, students can take part in the Allegheny College Bike Share program for practical transportation purposes or for sport as the weather warms and outdoor activities become more feasible. The Bike Share fl...

Debate over fluoridation of Meadville water continues

Steven Heine, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

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Retired Chemist Ron Greinke delivered a talk on concerns with adding fluoride to local water systems on Saturday, April 8, at the Vernon Township Municipal Building. Greinke’s talk, sponsored by the activist group Clean Water Meadville, exam...

Health and Wellness

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

March 9, 2017

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Faith, trust and protein powder: those are the ingredients required to slim down, gain muscle and look swole — or so they say. To the average  consumer, protein powder comes across as a mysterious, magical powder that, through re...

Scholar speaks on the study of climate change

Ellis Giacomelli, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

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Allegheny College Environmental Science/Studies Department hosted Amanda DelVecchia, a postdoctoral scholar working at Allegheny through a National Science Foundation grant, on Friday, March 3 as the third installment of the En...

Hanna combines interest in interdisciplinary senior project

Sydney Fernandez, Science/International Editor

March 9, 2017

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Landon Hanna, ’17, is a double major in economics and environmental science. For his senior comprehensive project, he is invested in researching the economic impacts of the conservation of French Creek. Hanna said that he ofte...

Lundell wins award for conservation film

Rachel Belson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

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Levi Lundell, ’17, won the People’s Choice Award for PPFF’s Stewardship Video Contest on Jan. 30. The project was due Jan. 17. The film, titled “Leaving the Right Mark,” can now be found on YouTube. “It is a very sh...

Health and Wellness

Maggie Dugan, Columnist

February 23, 2017

Filed under Science, Uncategorized

Running is discomfort. We runners might make the process look easy by confidently slipping on our shoes and hitting the road at a stride that makes us appear to be gazelles gracefully prancing across the Sub-Saharan plains, ...

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