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Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief

Christina is senior, majoring in English with a double minor in journalism and political science.  She has been working for The Campus for three years and has a passion for design, layout and news stories that best serve public interest. Christina aspires to work in the publication industry post graduation.

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Editor-in-Chief bids farewell

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2016

Just the other day, Cheryl Hatch, The Campus adviser, asked me what my favorite memory being on staff was. I couldn’t answer her. I tried to think back to when I joined all the way through producing...

April marks national Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2016

As early as the 1970s, women in England held Take Back the Night marches protesting against street violence they encountered at night. Since then, word spread and other countries took to the movement,...

Hoodie Allen and his band fling water at the crowd from their water bottles in Shafer Auditorium on March 5, 2016.


Angela Mauroni and Christina Bryson March 10, 2016

YONAS The Campus: How did you get into music? Yonas: I’ve actually always been involved in music in some fashion. My mom put me in violin classes so I played violin for like nine years. And then I...

Riess dispels rumors about ASL program’s discontinuation

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2016

Concerns about the adjunct professor budget in the fall of 2015 led to the decision to put the American Sign Language program at Allegheny College on a one-year hiatus. By Feb. 24, 2016, Provost and Dean...

Notice of sexual assault sent out

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2016

The sexual assault of a female student by an unknown male at an off-campus party was reported to Student Affairs early Saturday morning at 12:15 a.m. on Feb. 6. The Office of Safety and Security alerted...

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[Photo] Super Bowl 50

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor February 5, 2016

Scott Wissinger, professor of biology, looks over items that were damaged by the flooding in Steffee on Nov. 22, 2015. According to Eric Young, Meadville chief of police, the department is still conducting and investigation into the incident. The college is still calculating costs, but the repairs that were done over break have added up to more than $160,000.

Steffee vandalism investigation continues

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2016

Steffee Hall of Life Sciences was subject to flooding on Nov. 22, 2015 after an unknown assailant(s) reportedly turned on an emergency safety shower on the second floor and left it running. Damage to the...

Steffee Hall of Life Sciences suffered severe water damage on Nov. 22, 2015 after a safety shower was pulled and left running.

Steffee Hall vandalized after hours

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2015

An unknown assailant(s) reportedly turned on a safety shower on the second floor of Steffee Hall of Life Sciences. The shower potentially ran for hours before security received the call, causing thousands...

College makes meal plan balances available online

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2015

Allegheny students, staff and faculty can now check their Gator Cash balances online and deposit money immediately to their accounts through GET Funds. With this service, Allegheny members can also view...

US faces active-shooter epidemic

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2015

Since the beginning of October, there have been at least three shootings on college campuses resulting in one or more persons’ deaths. For the United States, mass shootings, especially on school grounds,...

Allegheny academic drop period reduced

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2015

The Office of the Registrar announced that the college’s drop deadline was changing in a campus-wide email sent on Thursday, Aug. 20. “Please note that the Drop deadline is three weeks earlier than...

Allegheny seeks new Title IX Coordinator

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2015

Title IX coordinator as a stand-alone position has been a job at Allegheny College for less than a year and two people have already held the job. Katie Pope was hired in 2014 to be Allegheny’s first...

Students who participated in the First-Generation Group Kickoff Dinner get the opportunity to talk about their experiences, using the discussion cards.

First-generation dinner explores opportunities

Christina Bryson, News Editor April 16, 2015

The First-Generation Group Kickoff Dinner was held yesterday, April 16 in the Tillotson Room in the Tippie Alumni Center, for students, staff and faculty interested in listening to and sharing first-generation...

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.

ASG elections open through Friday

Christina Bryson, News Editor March 5, 2015

The Allegheny Student Government presidential elections for the 2015-2016 academic school year opened yesterday on WebAdvisor and close today at 4 p.m. The two tickets running for the positions of president...

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

Ron Cole selected as next provost

Christina Bryson, News Editor February 26, 2015

After months of in-house conversation, President James Mullen announced Ron Cole as the next provost and dean of the college on Saturday, Feb. 21. Cole, professor and chair of the geology department, will...

Heating shuts down in subzero weather

Christina Bryson, News Editor February 19, 2015

The heater supplying Brooks and Walker Halls shut down in the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 15 during subzero temperatures. Physical plant responded to a report around 2:30 p.m. and restored the boiler...

Mandatory fee to increase next academic year

Mandatory fee to increase next academic year

Christina Bryson, News Editor February 12, 2015

During the Allegheny Student Government general meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 3, the senate voted in favor of increasing the Student Activities Fee by $100, and on Saturday, Feb. 7, ASG President Larry Hailsham,...

Phan waives hearing, faces trial for threats

Christina Bryson, News Editor February 5, 2015

Luong Chi Phan, a former student at Allegheny College, waived his scheduled hearing before Senior District Judge Joseph Weindorf on Jan. 21. Phan is in Erie County Prison where he will stay until his...

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

Provost candidates present ideas for upcoming year

Christina Bryson, News Editor January 29, 2015

Provost candidates Ron Cole, professor of geology, Scott Wissinger, professor of biology, and Sharon Wesoky, professor of political science, gave presentations Monday Jan. 26 through Wednesday 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.

Pelletier renovations finish after eight months

Christina Bryson, News Editor January 22, 2015

Following eight months of construction, the Pelletier library finished renovations in early January and officially moved the academic commons into the building. Since May 2014, construction crews have...

The gator mascot has been at Allegheny for the past 90 years with a variety of different looks. Not originally known as Chompers, the gator Stevie was a staple of the college. This version of the mascot is from 1987.

Gators choose new mascot’s color

Christina Bryson, News Editor December 4, 2014

In response to the bicentennial, the college will be revealing a new Chompers costume in early spring 2015.  Students, faculty, staff and alumni can choose to vote on blue, dark green, bright green or...

Update: Former student in custody for disturbing Facebook posts

Christina Bryson, News Editor November 25, 2014

Dean of Students Joseph DiChristina sent out a campus wide email on Sunday, Nov. 23, addressing concerns about "disturbing" Facebook threats allegedly posted by Luong Phan, a former Allegheny student....

Graphic contributed by Allegheny College

Energy challenge results revealed

Christina Bryson, News Editor November 13, 2014

This year, Allegheny College reduced electricity consumption by 10.5 percent, or 101,500 kilowatt hours, during the annual October Energy Challenge. Kelly Boulton, sustainability coordinator, said that...

Sexual assault becomes national concern

Christina Bryson, News Editor November 6, 2014

Last year 10 students were disciplined for sexual assault violations. Four students were expelled from the college and six students were suspended for a one to four semester period of time. Sexual assault...

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