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The Iron Market in Port-au-Prince, one of the many places where “Madan Sara” women drive the Haitian economy forward.

“Madan Sara” showcases economic power of Haitian women

AB Snyder, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

“Madan Sara” – a film about the tireless efforts of the Haitian women who distribute food throughout the nation’s economy – was shown inside the Quigley auditorium on April 17. The screening...

This quiet study space on the third floor of the library is set to be transformed into a new center for faculty and staff development to better support teaching and research at Allegheny.

$14M gift to help update Quigley, add faculty center

AB Snyder, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Allegheny College prepares to enter a new era as new donations from alumni families totaling $14 million were announced on March 26, bringing the gift total during President Ron Cole’s tenure to just...

Thion Lee, ’24, turns away from the crowd after announcing that the headliner for the 2024 Springfest concert will be Flo Milli. Dean for Student Life Trae Yeckley (right) releases balloons in celebration of the announcement in the lobby of the Henderson Campus Center on Thursday, March 21.

Flo Milli to headline major concert

AB Snyder, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

Flo Milli is set to perform at the Mullen Performance Arena for this years’ Springfest concert on April 13. Allegheny College’s Major Events Committee announced the headliner of the event during Thursday’s...

Kyle Ryan, ’26, braces for impact during a fundraiser for Ultimate Frisbee on the Gator Quad Thursday, Feb. 15.

The “Ultimate” Fundraiser

AB Snyder, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

A frigid 20-degree day was nothing to the leaders of the Ultimate Frisbee club who stood last week in the Gator Quad to raise money for the team. For $3, students were allowed to pie club members in the...

A view of the Wise Center lobby from the second-floor balcony; the “Walk of Fame” occupies a space once filled by a seating area. The front desk has also been moved.

‘Walk of Fame’ set to open Saturday

AB Snyder, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

In early January, construction began on the “Norm Sundstrom Walk of Fame” in the Wise Center, in honor of Allegheny College athletics and former Athletic Director Norm Sundstrom. “My vision was...

Julia Sonen, ’24, speaks at a rally calling for a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war on Friday, Jan. 26. More than 80 students spent the lunch hour gathering to call government representatives and mourn the civilian lives lost in the war.

Students call for cease-fire: 80+ people rally for Palestine

AB Snyder, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

The solemn faces of more than 80 students and faculty gathered outside the Henderson Campus Center just after noon on Friday, Jan. 26. Dozens of students held signs, written in both English and Arabic,...

Two art pieces by Allison Crouch, ’23, hang on the second floor of the Steffee Hall of Life Sciences.

Where art meets science: New installation in Steffee aims to inspire

AB Snyder, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

When Assistant Professor of Art History Paula Burleigh realized that a student was working on two monumental paintings that combined the disciplines of both art and science, she was excited. “Wow,”...

Book bans are the new norm in school libraries across the country

AB Snyder, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023

To Elanor Bonta, ’26, the concept of banned books is quite familiar. The soft-spoken, magenta-haired psychology major is originally from China, where many books are outlawed as per the demands of the...

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Autumn Vogel, ’15 (top left) and Deputy Mayor Larry McKnight (bottom left) hope to retain their City Council seats against challengers Bill Lawrence (top right) and Marcy Kantz (bottom right). (Image sources: and campaign Facebook pages).

Four running for Meadville City Council

AB Snyder, Contributing Writer October 6, 2023

Local candidates continue their campaigns for Meadville City Council as they prepare for elections in November. Each candidate’s platform is based on improving Meadville, though they disagree on the...

Allegheny shifts to endemic response for COVID-19

AB Snyder, Contributing Writer September 22, 2023

Almost four years after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, students at Allegheny College are raising concerns for their health as a new variant of the virus spreads on campus. In a campus-wide email Sept....

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