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A love story: Explicable systems, inexplicable feelings

Ellis Giacomelli and Olivia Blakeslee

February 15, 2018

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Mystery chocolates disgust or delight, roses dance across the country and drug store shelves are ravaged for cards containing strangers’ poetry. Together, these breed a frenzied phenomenon — Valentine’s Day. American consumers...

Recycling: Global markets, local efforts

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

February 1, 2018

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A can resting in an otherwise empty blue recycling bin must feel lonely. As the can ponders its existence and recalls being the chosen beverage among a sea of other brightly colored cans, others gather in the blue bin — some pla...

Health & Wellness

Jackson Sandusky, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017

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With Thanksgiving break fast approaching, the thoughts of food, family and sleep are running through the minds of everyone on Allegheny’s campus. The holiday season is great for these three things, but it is also a major gut...

2017 Energy Challenge sets new records

Olivia Blakeslee, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017

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The eighth annual energy challenge charged Allegheny students up to achieve a 14.2 percent reduction in electricity consumption, saving $16,700 for use in more eco-friendly projects on campus. Events ranging from a Night Hike t...

Allegheny to host first local Women in Physics Conference

Stephanie Bramwell, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017

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Three days, twelve workshop sessions and over 200 women physicists amazed Francesca Corrado, ’18 and Kylee Karczewski, ’18, last January at a national Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at Princeton University. ...

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...

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