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Amanda Spadaro, Co-Editor-in-Chief/Business Manager

Amanda is a senior, majoring in Biology with a minor in English with a strong focus in napping. She works at the Learning Commons as a Writing Consultant and is a Teaching Assistant in the biology department when she isn't asleep.

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Springfest occurs largely without incident

April 23, 2015

Typically considered the biggest party weekend at Allegheny College, this year’s Springfest was considered to be fairly calm and less eventful than other weekends. From April 17-19, six incidents...

Sexual assault cases bring transparency concerns

April 23, 2015

Allegheny College has had 13 informal cases and five formal cases of Title IX violations reported from August 2014 to date, according to Title IX Coordinator Katie Pope. Of the five reported, formal cases,...

Brea Whiting, ’17, right, tests soil properties as Rachael Robertson, ’17, Jenny Tompkins, ’17, and Paige Hickman, ’17, watch in a lab for their Soil to Plate class.

ES department ranked second in nation

April 16, 2015

In a list of Top Environmental Science Schools, published by environmentalscience.org, Allegheny College was ranked second out of 50 schools and universities. The list recognized Allegheny as a best college...

Possible addition of fluoride to Meadville area water prompts community discussion

March 5, 2015

The Meadville Area Water Authority anticipates voting on the issue of adding fluoride to the public water supply sometime in 2015, following the completion of the two new water towers on Highland Avenue....

Professor provides first documentation of chemical interaction

March 5, 2015

In a journal article currently under review by the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Mark Ams, assistant professor of chemistry, explains an interaction that has never been documented before. The...

State law requires background checks for college employees

March 5, 2015

In the Pennsylvania State Act 153, passed in the fall of 2014, new and current employees working at colleges and universities will be required to complete three checks: an FBI-based fingerprinting, state...

Allegheny featured in Princeton Review

February 19, 2015

The Princeton Review recognized Allegheny College on its 2015 “Colleges That Pay You Back,” a list of 200 schools across the country that meet three specific criteria: excellent academics, affordable...

Possible case of mumps on campus

February 12, 2015

The Winslow Health Center announced to the campus community on Feb. 2 that the possibility of the mumps virus exists on Allegheny’s campus. On Feb. 10, the health center updated the community in a campus-wide...

The Delta Tau Delta house, located on Highland Avenue, will begin renovations in March 2015.

Fraternity house to undergo renovations

February 5, 2015

As a plan that has been in the works for the past couple of years, the members of Delta Tau Delta will begin renovations to the chapter’s house sometime in late March. Initially sparked by discussions...

College initiates Phase I of Action Plan for Diversity

February 5, 2015

Released to the campus community at large on Jan. 23 was Allegheny’s Action Plan for Diversity and Inclusion, Phase I, designed to make the community a safer, more inclusive and diverse community by...

Greek life encourages inclusivity and safety training

January 29, 2015

While an influx of new members join Greek life this semester, Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council will be encouraging the new members, as well as any currently untrained members, to participate...

Editorial: Reviewing Allegheny’s past semester

January 22, 2015

Allegheny’s fall semester no doubt yielded challenges to the Allegheny community almost from the start. Across the board from student government to the administration, things went wrong and the community...

Office of Civil Rights conducts review of Title IX policies

January 22, 2015

In a Dec. 6 e-mail, President James Mullen alerted the Allegheny community that the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights received a complaint regarding Allegheny College, placing the...

Student uninjured in car accident on North Main Street

November 7, 2014

Between 8-9 p.m. on Nov. 6, an Allegheny student’s parked car was hit in front of the Theta Chi fraternity house, by the corner of North Main Street and Allegheny Street. The student, Nico Knull, ’17,...

Tuition expected to increase about four percent

November 6, 2014

In preparation for the 2015-2016 academic year, the college is currently looking into a four percent tuition increase, which must first be approved by the Board of Trustees in February 2015. Tuition is...

Campus shows concern over safety plan

September 15, 2014

By AMANDA SPADARO Co-Editor-in-Chief In the event of an active shooter on campus, security and building coordinators feel adequately prepared to handle the emergency, even in light of the Gateway...

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