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Elanor Bonta

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer

Elanor Bonta is a first-year from Shanghai, China. She is majoring in psychology and minoring in biology.

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Walk-a-thon raises more than money

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer April 21, 2023

Allegheny College is collaborating with several local non-profit organizations to raise money for the Meadville Summer Parks Program. The money and awareness come from a walk-a-thon involving over 20 teams,...

Tensions build between U.S. and China

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer April 13, 2023

The People’s Republic of China and the United States have historically had a rocky relationship, and with the developed tension, there is the possibility of a war breaking out, according to the U.S....

“Cocaine Bear” resides in the Kentucky for Kentucky Fun Mall. It has been the mall’s mascot since 2015. Though the inciting incident of “Cocaine Bear” occured in Georgia, the bear was found dead in Kentucky. “Cocaine Bear, Kentucky for Kentucky Fun Mall” by Ferrett333 is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

“Cocaine Bear”: a new cult classic

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer April 7, 2023

A new cult-classic creature-feature has hit the theaters — from the moment the trailer first came out, people were raving about “Cocaine Bear,” which was finally released in late February. Google...

Celebrating women in STEM

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer March 23, 2023

During Associate Professor of Physics Adelé Poynor’s time at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, there was only one women’s restroom in the entire three-story physics building. To make matters...

Political ramifications of Turkey-Syria earthquake

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 23, 2023

A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, Feb. 6, the largest seismic movement the country has faced in nearly a hundred years, according to The Guardian. The death toll from the natural...

Kappa crafts valentines for fundraiser

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 17, 2023

The Gamma Rho chapter of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority hosted a Cupid Cards and Kappa Kisses sale as a fundraiser for a national mental-health organization in the lobby of the Henderson Campus Center...

AGES, Yeckley discuss queer issues on campus

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 10, 2023

The All Gender Equity Society started the semester off by holding a meeting to discuss assets, issues and resources within the Allegheny College community with Dean for Student Life Trae Yeckley as a guest...

One group was given the chance to drive a robot with a remote across the lab floor during the Robotics Minor for the middle schoolers.

Enrichment program back on campus

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 10, 2023

Allegheny College’s Enrichment Program returns this semester after COVID-19 forced the program to halt for a few years. The Enrichment Program is one of the many internships Allegheny offers that gives...

Food Recovery Network opens discussion on food insecurity on campus

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 3, 2023

Food Recovery Network held an introductory club meeting for prospective new volunteers on Monday, Jan. 30, in room 301/302 of the Henderson Campus Center. This semester, FRN plans to not only continue...

Bonners Community Fair connects Allegheny College to Meadville community

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 3, 2023

Bonner Program Coordinators held a Community Partner Fair last Thursday in the Campus Center in order to spread awareness about the many volunteer, work-study and internship opportunities available to...

‘CampusCare’ for all

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer February 3, 2023

Dean for Student Life Trae Yeckley and the Student Life team introduced CampusCare — a new mental and physical health resource for the student body — on Wednesday, Feb. 1. “I’m really excited...

Trial of foreign aid workers sparks international immigration debate

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer January 26, 2023

Over the past several years, more awareness has been shed on immigration. Most recently, in Lesbos, Greece, 24 migrant aid workers were indicted for their roles in aiding illegal immigrants and asylum...

Damien Perez, ’24, goes for a layup as Assistant Professor of Business and Economics Chris Finaret moves to block.

Students dominate in basketball friendly vs. staff, 77-51

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer December 9, 2022

The James P. Mullen Arena in the Wise Center was buzzing with school spirit on Sunday, Dec. 4, as inside, a student versus staff basketball game had just begun. “Everyone needs a little break,” said...

Battle of the businesses

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer November 11, 2022

Behind the quiet atmosphere of Meadville’s local businesses is a raging war. A Nerf war, to be exact. Started by Cory Rogers, business owner of The Niche, Cup N Spoon owner Michelle Diedricks was quick...

Years after consumption, black hole ‘burps’ out star

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer November 4, 2022

An incredible, science-changing event occurred among the stars on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Observed by a NASA telescope in New Mexico, a black hole was discovered to be regurgitating materials from a star it...

ACO talks Food, Faith and Farming

Elanor Bonta, Contributing Writer October 28, 2022

Local dairy farm operator Chris Hemlock joined Allegheny Christian Outreach as a guest speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 18, to discuss not only how his farm is run, but how it changes eating habits and intertwines...

How much sushi is too much sushi?

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer October 21, 2022

Sushi just so happens to be one of the most popular food dishes on campus ever since it has been introduced by Aramark Higher Education. Often, one can stroll into McKinley food court and find some of...

ACO breaks bread, discusses ‘you are what you eat’

Elanor Bonta, Features Writer October 14, 2022

Despite the chilly autumn weather and dark sky, the Ford Chapel was brightly lit on the evening of Oct. 4. Allegheny Christian Outreach had congregated inside for their second meet-up of the semester,...

Studies show that a pile of stuffed animals such as this one can improve mental health and quality of life.

Stuffed animals are necessary

Elanor Bonta, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

Everyone has heard about how humans need four hugs daily to survive, eight hugs for maintenance, and twelve for growth. It’s a shame that those statistics are often unmet. However, I have a solution...

Climate action performances first in Playshop series

Elanor Bonta, Contributing Writer September 16, 2022

Though the sun had already set, the large glass windows and bright interior lights of the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts made a clear goal for a pilgrimage of students, teachers and parents alike...

Elijah Roberson, 13, son of Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Heather Moore Roberson, high-fives David Babb, ’25, as the team runs out of the locker room for the second half.

Football falls short of comeback on Community Day

Elanor Bonta, Contributing Writer September 9, 2022

On a sizzling Saturday, most people would prefer to linger indoors and relax, but not when the first football game of the season is on. The crowd was roaring with excitement and the cheerleaders were giving...

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