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Kaleigh White

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor

Kaleigh White is a senior from Linesville, PA. She is a double major in Theatre and Integrative Informatics with a focus on Marketing and Enterprise, with an economics minor. This is her second year on The Campus staff. She is also president of the Knitting Club, vice president of Dumbledore's Army, co-president for USITT, and a member of the ACO leadership team. She is also a member of numerous music ensembles, as well as SET and Playshop Theatre. In her sparse spare time, you can find her working on craft projects or in the Vukovich Center working in the costume shop, or crying over her comp in GFC.

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Opinion Editor reflects on college experience

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor May 12, 2022

I really never thought I would get this far. I am not sure where I thought I would be, but it was certainly not here. When I started at Allegheny, I did so with the intention of transferring elsewhere...

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 14 comes to a welcome end

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor April 29, 2022

The fourteenth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” came to a close on April 22 with the crowning of Willow Pill as the winner. Overall, I found this season very tiring. While I am happy with Willow’s...

Snow more Mr. Nice Sky

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor April 21, 2022

In the opening line of T.S. Eliot’s most famous poem “The Waste Land,” he states that “April is the cruelest month.” While this is often taken out of context (as I am doing so here), I believe...

Colors, identity and adulthood

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor April 15, 2022

Colors are something that we do not usually think much about, but would surely notice the absence of. When we are young, a lot of emphasis is placed on the idea of a “favorite color.” As we age, it...

Is Batman a furry?

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor April 7, 2022

I would not categorize myself as a “fan” of DC Comics, or of DC superhero movies. While I am a Marvel fanatic, I have just never been into DC movies the way I am Marvel movies. Part of me wishes I...

Winter is the worst

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor March 3, 2022

I have never been a particularly outdoorsy person. Growing up in northwestern Pennsylvania, I did of course spend a lot of time outdoors, but it was never really my thing. I did play outside with my siblings...

Disability, Christmas cheer, and vigilantism

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor January 27, 2022

While Marvel Studios’ “Hawkeye” may have the lowest ratings of any of their Disney+ TV shows, I have to say that it is one of my favorites thus far. Initially, I was unsure how they would make an...

Students fill the Gator Quad for inagural Rocktoberfest on Oct. 14. Trivia, depicted here, was one of the many activities attendees had the chance to participate in.

[Photo] ‘Rocktoberfest’ rolls onto the quad

Peyton Britt, Opinion Editor October 22, 2021

Students fill the Gator Quad for inagural Rocktoberfest on Oct. 14. Trivia, depicted here, was one of the many activities attendees had the chance to participate in.

The 2021 Tony Awards: reaction and response

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor October 8, 2021

The Tony Awards took place on Sept. 26 for the first time since 2019. For any uncultured people who live under a rock, the Tony Awards are the awards given for Broadway musicals and plays. They highlight...

“Monsters at Work” and post-grad anxieties

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor September 24, 2021

As a senior theatre major, I have been giving a lot of thought to my post-grad plans. When I do, I often end up paralyzed with anxiety and give up after an hour or so. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Broadway...

Reflection on season six of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor September 10, 2021

Last Thursday, the season finale of "RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars" premiered on Paramount+. After writing their own verse for RuPaul’s newest song, “This is Our Country,” and performing choreography...

Marvel Studios’ ‘Loki’: an analysis of what it means to be free

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor September 3, 2021

The word “freedom” is one that we are often fed from the time we are born. With it, one usually refers to the way we live our lives — freedom to do what we want, with whom we want and how we want...

The best things to do while in Crawford County

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor August 27, 2021

Note: None of the businesses mentioned in this article are paid endorsements. I have lived in Crawford County my entire life. That being so, I am a self-proclaimed expert on local places to visit and...

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” reception and review

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor May 7, 2021

Spoilers: ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.’ Unlike my WandaVision review, this review will focus less on an examination of each episode and more on general plot points that make me feel things. After...

Beehives added to Robertson

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor May 6, 2021

A small number of beehives were added to Robertson Athletic Complex during the week of April 26. The beehives are the result of a series of internships and independent studies done by students in the past...

Exploring the best ice cream places in Crawford County

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor April 23, 2021

I have lived in Crawford County my entire life. Having been here for over 21 years, I believe it is safe to say that I know my way around most of the restaurants and eateries the area has to offer. As...

“The American Dream” is dead, and barely existed to begin with

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor March 25, 2021

When someone references “the American Dream,” one is often reminded of something we were taught about in elementary school. When learning about immigration in the third grade, we were taught that people...

A review of “WandaVision”

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor March 19, 2021

When WandaVision began, I was extremely skeptical. I immediately understood that it was referencing the popular sitcom “I Love Lucy,” but I did not understand why. Later, the episode became very reminiscent...

The best pizza places in Crawford County

Kaleigh White, Opinion Editor March 5, 2021

Although we cannot leave campus at this time, once the campus quarantine is lifted, there will once again be an overwhelming desire for off-campus pizza. Students will be flooding Domino’s with online...

Valentine’s Day is tacky and useless

Kaleigh White, Opinion editor February 25, 2021

Of all the useless holidays we celebrate in America, I think Valentine’s Day is hands-down the worst of the bunch.  This is in comparison to holidays such as Drinking Straw Day, Dress Up Your Pet...

Why do independent artists charge so much?

Kaleigh White, Opinion writer February 6, 2021

Being an independent artist is hard. It is hard to be successful, actually make money, gain respect and be treated like a professional. Whether an artist sells artisan goods on Etsy, Facebook Marketplace...

Saturday incident leaves students startled, Public Safety and ASG respond

Kaleigh White, News Editor November 13, 2020

Around 7:30 p.m. last Saturday, Nov. 7, a student reported that an armed man in an SUV was waving his weapon around and pointing it up in the air. According to the report, the incident occurred around...

Video interview rooms to be added to Pelletier Library

Kaleigh White, News Editor November 6, 2020

Bruce R. Thompson, an Allegheny alumnus from the class of 1986 and Vice Chairman at Bank of America, offered to fund the addition of video interview equipment at Allegheny College. During a visit to the...

Professor Mari Christmas, winner of the 2020 Rona Jaffe Writers’ Award for Fiction

Professor Mari Christmas wins Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award

Kaleigh White, News Editor October 8, 2020

Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Mari Christmas was awarded the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award for her work in fiction writing. The Rona Jaffe Foundation Award was established...

Crossword Answers Volume 145 Issue 4

Kaleigh White, Features Editor September 25, 2020

Across 1. Sweden 6. Rutgers 9. Columbia 10. Ukraine 11. Notorious RBG 12. Joan 13. March 15. Poland 16. Cornell 17. Frankfurter   Down 2. East Midwood 3....

Campus Crossword Answers, Volume 145 Issue 2

Kaleigh White, Features Editor September 11, 2020

Across 4. Lil Hardin Armstrong 5. English horn 8. Eclectic 9. Arpeggio 11. Overtone 13. Vocal 14. Incantation 18. Alt rock 19. Resin 20. Country 21. Square 22. Heavy...

Ask a Gator: Email

Kaleigh White, Features Editor September 10, 2020

Sending emails is not as common in high school as it is in college. In high school, you really only ever needed to email teachers if they asked you to send them an assignment, and even then, that did not...

Campus Crossword Answers

Kaleigh White, Features Editor September 4, 2020

Across ALIC Delta Cochran Hall Bentley Eight Beatissima Donors Swing Senior Circle Down Carrden Hellbender Parkhurst Commons Orchesis ...

Ask a Gator: Organization

Kaleigh White, Features Editor September 3, 2020

The transition from high school to college can be stressful. Many of us come from schools where we can sleep our way through classes and still graduate with high honors, so coming to a school that is rumored...

Opinion: What we want isn’t what we need

Kaleigh White, Features Editor May 11, 2020

I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It is a common disorder that many people have and don’t realize, due to the seemingly commonplace symptoms. The best way to describe a person with OCD, in a general...

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