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The problem with the United States and tariffs

October 18, 2018

At the end of September, President Donald Trump levied approximately $200 billion worth of tariffs on the People’s Republic of China. What are tariffs, and why should you care? First of all, when people...

Dodd-Frank can help prevent revisiting the recession

April 13, 2017

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was put into place as a direct result of the Great Recession of 2008. The law changes regulation in virtually every facet of the financial...

We deserved Donald Trump’s victory in 2016 election

November 18, 2016

I spent just under five hours watching the election results roll in last Tuesday night, Nov. 8, 2016. As the night began, I was under the impression that Hillary Clinton had a secure chance at winning...

Gator Connect to launch in October

September 29, 2016

Gator Connect, a new tool created by Career Education and Alumni Affairs, will replace and combine the functions of Gator Locator and the ACCEL Job Database. The database will be released in mid-October,...

David Kung, professor of mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, demonstrates mathematical principles with a violin melody in Quigley Auditorium on Monday, September 26, 2016.

Math professor gives back-to-back talks

September 29, 2016

David Kung, professor of mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, gave two separate talks to students, staff and faculty on Monday, Sept. 26, one in the Pelletier Library and one in Quigley Auditorium. Kung...

Graph theory: coming to a reality near you

April 14, 2016

Imagine you have before you a coloring book. The picture you are working on is divided into a hundred sections. When colored in with a full repertoire of shades and hues, the picture is brought to life....

FBI to collect data in your home, on your iPhone

March 11, 2016

Privacy is freedom from unauthorized intrusion. In the modern age, we bear a moral obligation to extend the concept of privacy to the internet and digital media. But, ever since 9/11 and the Patriot Act...

Safe Walking Tips advisory falls flat

February 26, 2016

Safety and Security recently released a notice titled “Safe Walking Tips” to MyAllegheny. The notice includes helpful, common-sense tips that advise Allegheny residents not to rush or to be distracted...

Required reading finally leaves lasting impression

February 25, 2016

Assigned Reading. We have all been forced to read something for class, ever since we learned to read. Most of the time these books are pretty bland, and most students do not enjoy them. But every once...

Administration requests feedback from ASG

February 11, 2016

The new dean of students, Kimberly Ferguson, attended the Allegheny Student Government meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, to introduce herself to the organization and listen to students’ concerns with...

Refugee crisis in Syria and immigration debate in U.S. enters political debate

September 17, 2015

With the U.S. presidential election approaching, the American debate on immigration has been coming back into popularity. More pressing, however, is a crisis that has not affected many Americans, and some...

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