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ESS department students, faculty awarded several honors

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer May 5, 2022

Members of the Department of Environmental Science and Sustainability were recognized for some of the sustainability projects that are taking place on campus. In April, Molly Tarvin, ’22, Ashlynn...

Carr garden work to create a food forest begins

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer April 21, 2022

One of the many sustainability efforts at Allegheny College is the Carr Hall Garden, a garden full of fresh fruits and vegetables that are supplied to the two dining halls on campus, Brooks Dining Hall...

From Meadville to anywhere

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor April 14, 2022

One of the unique features of college life is to study in countries other than your own. Allegheny College offers a number of different scholarship opportunities for those students who want to study abroad. One...

How BTS promotes the United Nations Sustainability Goals

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor April 11, 2022

Is BTS promoting sustainability through their music? One senior sought to answer just that. Payton Mineweaser, ’22, is doing her senior research project on whether BTS is promoting the United Nations...

Oxon scientists generate largest human family tree ever

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor March 3, 2022

For decades, evolutionary biologists have done research to learn more about the genetic and physical relationship between the humans that live on Earth today and those that lived millions of years ago. From...

Russia begins invasion of Ukraine, 160 strikes reported

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor February 24, 2022

Editor’s Note: This article was last updated at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24. According to the Associated Press, Russian troops entered Ukraine’s Donbas region early Thursday morning in response...

Volcanic eruption in Tonga leads to earthquakes and tsunamis

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor January 27, 2022

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha-apai volcano is located near the archipelago of Tonga, which consists of 169 islands, out of which only 36 are inhabited. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’pai volcano is located in...

Combination drug therapy on antibiotic resistance

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor November 11, 2021

There are times when white blood cells in the immune system are able to harm the bacteria responsible for infections, yet there are other times when there is an excess number of bacterial cells in the...

A microscope image of a tardigrade. Tardigrades, also known as water bears or moss piglets, are typically 1 nanometer but can be even smaller in size.

Student tests osmotic stress tolerance in tardigrades

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor November 11, 2021

Tardigrades, also known as water bears or moss piglets, are microscopic organisms that are typically 1 nanometer — 0.04 inches — but can also be much smaller in size, according to Britannica. They...

Missionaries abducted in Haiti

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Editor October 22, 2021

Earlier this month, 17 missionaries from both the United States and Canada, some of whom were minors, were abducted by a gang in Haiti, according to CNN. As they were being abducted, an unknown individual...

Ryan Hilty, 22, accomplished the hat trick by scoring three goals in the win over La Roche on Wednesday, Sept. 15

Men’s Soccer team defeats La Roche in historic 9-1 win

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer September 24, 2021

The Allegheny College men’s soccer team traveled on Sept. 15 to the Baierl Athletic Complex at La Roche University. Coming into the game, the soccer team had a track record of two wins and two losses,...

Air pollution may lead to poor mental health in children

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer May 7, 2021

Air pollutants, such as smog, soot, greenhouse gases and other chemicals, have long been known to be harmful to human health and to the environment. The World Health Organization has approximated that...

Plans for European Super League fall apart

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer April 30, 2021

In 2018, documents outlining plans for another European Soccer League were uncovered by Football Leakes, and the news of this discovery was recently addressed by the German newspaper Der Spiegel.  Typically,...

Chimeric embryo may have medical implications

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer April 23, 2021

In today’s scientific world, it is often uncommon to find experiments that have been done on nonhuman primates, as there are strict research ethic rules that protect them from being used. A recent...

Shipments worldwide affected by Suez Canal Blockage

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer April 9, 2021

Ever Given, a large transportation vessel, has been moved from its position in the Suez Canal after grounding there nearly two weeks ago.  When the ship first grounded, one end was forced against the...

How gut microbiome impacts neurological disorders

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer March 26, 2021

Recent animal studies have shown that the gut microbiome plays a key role in aspects of neurodevelopment, neuroinflammation and behavior, but animals are not the only ones whose central nervous system...

Rockets Fired on U.S. military base in Iraq

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer March 18, 2021

Following a drone attack in the Baghdad International Airport in early January 2020 that resulted in the death of Qassim Suleimani, the commander of Iranian forces, tensions between the United States and...

College students’ mental health impacted by COVID-19

Gabriella Brady, Science/International Writer March 12, 2021

As a result of fearing for the health of their family members and friends, and not being able to participate in extracurricular activities — such as jobs, sports, and travel — more than 14 million...

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