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Amasa Smith, Photo Editor

Amasa is a sophomore majoring in International Studies and French. She works for Admissions as a tour guide and currently has an internship with the U.S. State Department. She started taking photographs in high school, and now you will see her prowling around campus taking pictures for the paper.

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Yilin Zhu, ‘17, was one of the dancers who performed in “Don Quixote.” Her dance was inspired by Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

[Photo] Allegheny dancers swing into spring

April 21, 2015

Yilin Zhu, ‘17, was one of the dancers who performed in “Don Quixote.” Her dance was inspired by Esmeralda from The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

 A sachet is made from cloths of many different colors. Inside there is cotton infused with pleasant scents. The sachet can be hung decoratively around ones house.

[Photo] First Dragon Boat Festival hosted on campus

April 21, 2015

A sachet is made from cloths of many different colors. Inside there is cotton infused with pleasant scents. The sachet can be hung decoratively around ones house.

Dr. Sonya Jones is a former Allegheny professor and advisor to The Campus newspaper. She is also the founder of The Allegheny Review.

[Photo] Former faculty member returns to campus

April 9, 2015

Dr. Sonya Jones is a former Allegheny professor and advisor to The Campus newspaper. She is also the founder of The Allegheny Review.

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Lora Waybright and Miguel Liriano answer a question during the Allegheny Student Government presidential debate on Tuesday, March 3. Their opponents Haley Riley and Tess Bracken listen and prepare for their response.

[Photo] ASG elections open through Friday

March 5, 2015

AMASA SMITH/THE CAMPUS Lora Waybright and Miguel Liriano answer a question during the Allegheny Student Government presidential debate on Tuesday, March 3. Their opponents Haley Riley and Tess Bracken...

Ron Cole, an Allegheny alumnus and geology department chair, will serve as provost and dean of the college beginning July 1, 2015.

[Photo] Ron Cole selected as next provost

February 26, 2015

Ron Cole, an Allegheny alumnus and geology department chair, will serve as provost and dean of the college beginning July 1, 2015.

Portia Hoeg, Allegheny College Director of Athletics and Recreation, announced the unveiling of the new Chompers on Feb. 14. Hoeg  has been invloved in athletics since elementary school and played basketball through college.

[Photo] Portia Hoeg brings athletics and academics together

February 26, 2015

Portia Hoeg, Allegheny College Director of Athletics and Recreation, announced the unveiling of the new Chompers on Feb. 14. Hoeg has been invloved in athletics since elementary school and played basketball...

Evan Zabriski, ’17, attempts to make a basket against Ohio Wesleyan University. The Gators fell to the Battling Bishops 80-66.

[Photo] New mascot unveiled

February 19, 2015

Evan Zabriski, ’17, attempts to make a basket against Ohio Wesleyan University. The Gators fell to the Battling Bishops 80-66.

Park Avenue Cinema, one of two theaters in Meadville, may face closure as it works to raise funds to upgrade its projection equitment.

[Photo] Local theater has potential to close

February 19, 2015

Park Avenue Cinema, one of two theaters in Meadville, may face closure as it works to raise funds to upgrade its projection equitment.

Aydin Alikaya, ’15, (above) and Gianna Vinci, ’15, have become invested in the research of neurogenesis that French has begun, and are now teaching assistants in French’s junior seminar class.

[Photo] Lauren French encourages neurogenesis research of crayfish

February 19, 2015

Aydin Alikaya, ’15, (above) and Gianna Vinci, ’15, have become invested in the research of neurogenesis that French has begun, and are now teaching assistants in French’s junior seminar class.

Physical plant continues to clear pathway on Wednesday, Feb. 11 following heavy snowfall the previous week.

[Photo] Students question winter maintenance procedures

February 12, 2015

Physical plant continues to clear pathway on Wednesday, Feb. 11 following heavy snowfall the previous week.

Jessica Mrdjenovich, ’16, works to defend against Wittenberg on Saturday, Feb. 7. The Gators fell 70-59 to the Tigers. The women will take on Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday Feb. 14 in the Wise Center.

[Photo] Allegheny women’s basketball falls in back to back games in NCAC play

February 12, 2015

Jessica Mrdjenovich, ’16, works to defend against Wittenberg on Saturday, Feb. 7. The Gators fell 70-59 to the Tigers. The women will take on Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday Feb. 14 in the Wise...

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

[Photo] Fraternity house to undergo renovations

February 5, 2015

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

Zachary Cramer, ’15, addresses the Allegheny Student Government cabinet on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at its weekly general senate meeting. This week, Katie Pope, Allegheny’s Title IX coordinator, attended the meeting as its guest speaker.

[Photo] ASG experiences internal restructuring

February 5, 2015

Zachary Cramer, ’15, addresses the Allegheny Student Government cabinet on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at its weekly general senate meeting. This week, Katie Pope, Allegheny’s Title IX coordinator, attended the...

President Mullen introduced each candidate prior to their presentations Jan. 26-28. He prompted them to speak about the challenges and opportunities within Allegheny’s academic setting

[Photo] Provost candidates present ideas for upcoming year

January 29, 2015

President Mullen introduced each candidate prior to their presentations Jan. 26-28. He prompted them to speak about the challenges and opportunities within Allegheny’s academic setting

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January 29, 2015

"It creates a broader conversation about our countries armed forces.” -Alexis Dickman, '16.

[Photo] GFC hosts first Open Mic Night of spring semester

January 29, 2015

"I think it should win the Oscar for best movie.” -Jocelyn Serafin, ’17

Brandon Smith, ‘16, and Chris Milon, ‘16, watch teammates Evan Zabriski, ‘17, and Andrew Sestina, ‘16, fight for a basket against Hiram College on Jan. 28.

[Photo] Men’s basketball works to finish season on a high note even with an injury in the starting line up

January 29, 2015

Brandon Smith, ‘16, and Chris Milon, ‘16, watch teammates Evan Zabriski, ‘17, and Andrew Sestina, ‘16, fight for a basket against Hiram College on Jan. 28.

Previously blocked by a retaining wall, the academics commons opened early January and houses a variety of offices including the Learning Commons and offices previously in Reis. The academic commons encompasses the Gateway, the Learning Commons, student space and library services.

[Photo] Pelletier renovations finish after eight months

January 22, 2015

Previously blocked by a retaining wall, the academics commons opened early January and houses a variety of offices including the Learning Commons and offices previously in Reis. The academic commons encompasses...

Risa Kondo, ‘18, wore a traditional Japanese yukata, representing one of five countries in the fashion show during the International Dinner on Nov. 23.

[Photo] International Club hosts multicultural dinner

December 4, 2014

Risa Kondo, ‘18, wore a traditional Japanese yukata, representing one of five countries in the fashion show during the International Dinner on Nov. 23.

Danny Litwin, '17, and Patrick Hollenbeck, '17, practice in preparation for the invitational this weekend.

[Photo] Men’s and women’s swimming and diving prepares for invite weekend

December 4, 2014

Danny Litwin, '17, and Patrick Hollenbeck, '17, practice in preparation for the invitational this weekend.

Dr. Wasif Syed, the founder and chief executive officer of Ivy League Advisor, spoke to students about personal development and reaching their academic and life goals at the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

[Photo] Syed talks how to develop student human capital

November 21, 2014

Dr. Wasif Syed, the founder and chief executive officer of Ivy League Advisor, spoke to students about personal development and reaching their academic and life goals at the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre...

Dr. Wasif Syed held a discussion in the afternoon on Tuesday, Nov. 18 with a group of approximately 20 students on the topics of leadership, career development and graduate admissions in the Tippie Alumni Center.

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November 21, 2014

Dr. Wasif Syed held a discussion in the afternoon on Tuesday, Nov. 18 with a group of approximately 20 students on the topics of leadership, career development and graduate admissions in the Tippie Alumni...

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November 21, 2014

Chris Milon, ’16, shoots a basket at the Pitt-Titusville game, which the Gators won 75-45, on Saturday, Nov. 15. The game was part of the Greg Richard’s Memorial Tipoff Tournament last weekend. Allegheny men’s and women’s teams won the tournament and are starting their seasons with 2-0 records.

[Photo] Men’s and women’s basketball teams win Greg Richard’s Memorial Tipoff Tournament

November 20, 2014

Chris Milon, ’16, shoots a basket at the Pitt-Titusville game, which the Gators won 75-45, on Saturday, Nov. 15. The game was part of the Greg Richard’s Memorial Tipoff Tournament last weekend. Allegheny...

Allegheny College College Playshop Theatre opens their fall 2014-2015 season with “A Flea in Her Ear,” directed by Mark Cosdon. The play is a new version of Georges Feydeau’s Farce by David Ives and is set in in early 1970s Paris.

[Photo] Allegheny College Playshop Theatre begins its 85th season

November 13, 2014

Allegheny College College Playshop Theatre opens their fall 2014-2015 season with “A Flea in Her Ear,” directed by Mark Cosdon. The play is a new version of Georges Feydeau’s Farce by David Ives...

Megan Feeney, ‘17, was chosen as NCAC Swimmer of the Week for her performance at the Penn State Behrend meet on Saturday, Nov. 1.

[Photo] Women’s swimming & diving starts season strong, Feeney named NCAC Swimmer of the Week

November 13, 2014

Megan Feeney, ‘17, was chosen as NCAC Swimmer of the Week for her performance at the Penn State Behrend meet on Saturday, Nov. 1.

Dancers perform

[Photo] Performers dance to express and impress

November 7, 2014

Dancers perform "In the Rain," which was choreographed by Orchesis President Jillian Lindberg, '15.

Alex Marrero, ‘18, writes a message on the mattress located in the Campus Center on Wednesday, Oct. 29 for the Carry the Weight movement to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

Students help ‘Carry That Weight’

October 30, 2014

As part of the Carry That Weight movement, students, staff and faculty were encouraged to carry a mattress, pillow, or sheets throughout the day on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Delaney Heard, ’17, Valerie Anthos,...

Kristen Migliozzi, ’17, and Jackie Verrecchia, ’17, manage the control board for their radio show. Verrecchia described their show as a time for them to play any music they feel.

[Photo] WARC streams online for first time in history

October 23, 2014

Kristen Migliozzi, ’17, and Jackie Verrecchia, ’17, manage the control board for their radio show. Verrecchia described their show as a time for them to play any music they feel.

The Wingmen 2.0, a last minute entry, triumphed over their rival teams, The Delts, The Blue Wings and Team Owen  on Saturday, Sept. 27 as part of the annual wingfest.

Four thousand wings for Wingtennial Weekend

October 2, 2014

The Gator Quad sported several tables and four thousand wings for the annual Wing Fest event, hosted by Gator Activities Planning. Students gathered to collect their free T-shirts and wandered down the...

(left to right) Jessica Mrdjenovich, ’16, Madison Caufield, ’18, Rachel Vigliotti, ’16 and Iffie Uwazie ’16, went to Oakland Catholic High School together and continue playing basketball together at Allegheny.

[Photo] Four women from same high school play together

October 2, 2014

(left to right) Jessica Mrdjenovich, ’16, Madison Caufield, ’18, Rachel Vigliotti, ’16 and Iffie Uwazie ’16, went to Oakland Catholic High School together and continue playing basketball together...

Quinn Kobelak, ‘16, and Mary Lyon, ‘17, were in the first group to perform on Saturday. Participation in the festival was open to everyone, no experience necessary.

First Student Experimental Theater 24-Hour Theater Fest

September 25, 2014

The 24-Hour Theater Fest was hosted by Student Experimental Theater. The event had seven teams with four members per team. Beginning on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m., the teams were given a prop and a...

Katie Stanger, ’16, waits as Maggie Dugan, ’18, rings up her order in Grounds for Change.  Matthew Deutsch, ’18, not pictured, helps Dugan prepare Stanger’s coffee. Dugan and Deutsch are new student workers, volunteering their free time to run the coffee shop.

[Photo] GFC opens four weeks late

September 25, 2014

Katie Stanger, ’16, waits as Maggie Dugan, ’18, rings up her order in Grounds for Change. Matthew Deutsch, ’18, not pictured, helps Dugan prepare Stanger’s coffee. Dugan and Deutsch are new student...

Professor Rebecca Dawson of the Biology department published the first
undergraduate textbook on epidemiology this summer.

[Photo] Professor Rebecca Dawson publishes epidemiological textbook

September 18, 2014

Professor Rebecca Dawson of the Biology department published the first undergraduate textbook on epidemiology this summer.

New roads, traffic signals, curbs and decorative lights are to be expected in Meadville following the completion of the construction, according to Kent Turk, PennDOT construction manager.

[Photo] Roads present challenges for local business

September 19, 2014

New roads, traffic signals, curbs and decorative lights are to be expected in Meadville following the completion of the construction, according to Kent Turk, PennDOT construction manager.

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