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Lydia Eckstein Jackson speaks to a room full of students, faculty and staff on Gator Day, April 5, 2016, about her recent study tour—accompanied by Tal Correm—to Rwanda where the two witnessed firsthand the post-genocide reconciliation.

Rwanda leaves lasting impression

Alex Hasapis, Junior Editor April 7, 2016

Twenty-two years after the Rwandan genocide, Tal Correm, assistant professor of philosophy and religious studies, and Lydia Eckstein Jackson, assistant professor of psychology, journeyed to the country...

Bosnia refugee shares wartime and photojournalism experiences

Alex Hasapis, Junior Science/International March 3, 2016

Dijana Muminovic, freelance photographer, spoke to Associate Professor of Environmental Science Caryl Waggett’s Global Health Transitions class on Thursday, March 3 about her experiences as a refugee...

Members of the Allegheny Chapter of the Society of Physics Students participate in Make A Difference day in fall 2015.

Society of Physics Students receive national recognition

Alex Hasapis, Junior Science/International Editor February 18, 2016

The Allegheny Chapter of the Society of Physics Students held events last year in an effort to expand the program and have more involvement from students both in the physics program and out of it. The...

Professor Farrelly-Jackson speaks to a overcrowded room on Jan. 27 about the global health community and ethics as part of the Karl W. Weiss 87 Lecture Series.

Professor explores humanitarian medicine and values

Alex Hasapis, Junior Editor February 4, 2016

The fifth lecture in the Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series filled the campus center room 301/302 to capacity on Jan. 27. Speaker Steven Farrelly-Jackson, associate professor of philosophy, said...

Erblin Shehu. ’19, works in Chicago, Illinois with fellow Bonner Scholars Jeremy Moore, Dulce Loza and Mark Myers.

An International Perspective:

Alex Hasapis, Junior Science/International Editor January 28, 2016

Traditionally students at Allegheny return to their respective homes when winter break begins; but for international students and global nomads, returning home is not always possible as home can be hours...

Draft horses drag the trees to landing sites near Baldwin Street Extension. From there, they are taken by semi-trailer truck.

College profits from logging

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

Allegheny College’s 100 acres of forest, located in The Andrew Wells Robertson Athletic and Recreation Complex, is undergoing a major logging expedition, which is slated to be complete in January of...

American college students are being politically coddled

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer December 3, 2015

During my time as a student, I have seen how our society has begun to coddle students and enable them to be self-absorbed, narcissistic people who believe that anytime someone disagrees with them, they...

New drama uses intricate characters to intrigue viewers

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer November 19, 2015

Could you imagine waking up in the middle of Times Square, in a bag, with tattoos all over your body, having no recollection of how you got there in the first place? That is exactly how viewers are introduced...

Stephanie D’Andrea poses with Kara after they were paired together in July of 2014.

Graduate becomes ATF special agent

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer November 12, 2015

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent Stephanie D’Andrea, ’97, said her experiences as a political science and German double major at Allegheny led her to becoming a canine...

International Meet & Greet:

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer November 5, 2015

Merryn Spence Spence is considered a Global Nomad, meaning she holds at least dual citizenship. She is a citizen of Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom. She is a degree-seeking student...

Winter sports bring in new coaching staff

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

The men’s basketball and swimming and diving teams hired new assistant coaches for the 2015-16 season. Justin Hill - Swimming and Diving Campus: What is your favorite part of coaching? Hill: Seeing...

WARC provides outlet for faculty radio presence

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

Two Allegheny professors in the political science department step out of the classroom for two hours every Tuesday at noon and take on the role of DJ at WARC 90.3FM, the college’s radio station. Jackie...

Professors disprove original hypothesis in math research

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer October 15, 2015

Allegheny College conducts research across every department at all times of the year. The mathematics department is no different as Harald Ellers, professor of mathematics, and Craig J. Dodge, assistant...

Alumni rank eighth in Peace Corps volunteers

Alex Hasapis, Contributing Writer October 1, 2015

With 12 alumni currently working for the Peace Corps, Allegheny College ranks in the top 10 small colleges and universities that contribute to the service organization. According to the Peace Corps website,...

College strives to fill positions

Alex Hasapis, Contributing Writer September 10, 2015

Allegheny College has undergone staffing changes during summer break as many familiar names occupy different positions but only for a short time. According to Patricia Ferrey, director of human resources,...

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