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Anti-government protests sweep Russia: what’s happening and why?

February 4, 2021

Anti-government protests have been organized the past two weekends in cities across Russia. From St. Petersburg to cities in Siberia, protestors gathered in response to the Jan. 17 arrest of Alexei...

NASA estimate finds 2020 as tied for hottest year

January 28, 2021

2020 tied with 2016 for the hottest year on record according to a press release from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. 2019 was the second hottest year on record, and the 2010s was the hottest...

Clubs make preparations for spring

November 13, 2020

As the in-person portion of the fall semester comes to an end, clubs and organizations are looking forward to the spring semester. “We have had a lot of time to prep and think about opening,” said...

College mandates two week furlough for all employees

November 6, 2020

Allegheny College faces financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The senior administration and the Board of Trustees held a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28 to discuss the costs associated...

The alumni who call Meadville home

November 6, 2020

On Allegheny College’s website there is a page called, “Meadville is… Home.” For many students it plays the role of a temporary home, but for some alumni Meadville becomes a permanent home. “I...

In addition to housing the two preschools, Oddfellows also hosts the English and Philosophy and Religious Sciences Departments

Despite pandemic, on-campus childcare and preschool continues operations

October 29, 2020

The return of students has also brought the return of Meadville Cooperative Preschool, located on campus in Oddfellows. As with many educational institutions, the preschool has had to make major adjustments...

Outing Club Returns with Safe and Accessible Trips

October 22, 2020

Allegheny’s Outing Club, which gives students the opportunity to go on a variety of safe, educational, and challenging adventures and trips, has been dormant until recently. On Saturday, Oct. 17, the...

Public safety incident escalates, local police get involved

October 9, 2020

Adrean Velez, ’21, was walking to visit his friends on Loomis Street just after midnight, Friday, Sept. 18, when an incident between him and two public safety officers escalated into both officers pinning...

Western wildfires: A foreshadowing of what is to come?

September 26, 2020

Throughout last week, hazy skies descended across the North American continent as record-breaking wildfires continued to burn throughout the West Coast. The wildfires have caused activists, scientists...

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