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Mo Mansour

Mo Mansour, Staff Writer

Mo is a sophomore from Columbus, Ohio. He is majoring in English and possibly minoring in JPI and/or Political Science. He is the Features Editor and this is his first semester on staff but second semester writing for The Campus. In his free time he likes reading, writing, practicing guitar, and making Roman's life as difficult as possible.

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Aramark hosts open house

Mo Mansour, Contributing Editor September 23, 2022

Aramark Higher Education staff invited students to an open house in the Henderson Campus Center on Monday, Sept. 19, to meet and talk with the Aramark staff on campus as well as regional staff. Allegheny’s...

alter/altar exhibit kicks off Doane art shows

Mo Mansour, Features Writer September 16, 2022

The Allegheny Art Galleries opened the first show of the year in the Doane Hall of Art, inviting three artists to show their work in the latest exhibition, alter/altar.  The event began at 5:30 p.m....

George Yancy talks race, philosophy, upcoming Allegheny visit

Mo Mansour, Features Writer September 2, 2022

When George Yancy was a teenager, he wanted to be a pilot. He took his fascination with the profession and went to an encyclopedia to learn more about piloting and planes. In his search he came across...

Egg Detectives perform at Grounds for Change

Mo Mansour, Features Editor April 11, 2022

Laughter echoed throughout the Henderson Campus Center on Sunday, April 3. The Campus was on the case, and this one was an easy crack. The Egg Detectives, Allegheny College’s improv comedy troupe, performed...

‘Battinson’s’ first caped crusade a solid first entry

‘Battinson’s’ first caped crusade a solid first entry

Mo Mansour, Features Editor March 16, 2022

Batman is one of those fictional characters that since his debut in 1939 has transcended his fictional station to becoming a pop culture icon, if not a mythological figure in a way. Whether you are a comic...

MCT hosts  first  all-student production

MCT hosts first all-student production

Mo Mansour, Features Editor March 16, 2022

For the first time, the Meadville Community Theater is giving students full control of a production on their stage with the debut of “It’s Not All About Sex (Or Is It?),” by Professor Emeritus of...

New Allegheny Art Gallery, Making Space opens

New Allegheny Art Gallery, “Making Space” opens

Mo Mansour, Features Editor March 4, 2022

The Allegheny Art Galleries are showcasing the work of four artists in the recently opened “Making Space.” The gallery is located in the Doane Hall of Art and opened on Tuesday, March 1, and will continue...

Math, family and mental illness

Math, family and mental illness

Mo Mansour, Features Editor February 24, 2022

The Playshop Theatre is putting on a production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play “Proof” by David Auburn in the Gladys Mullenix Black theater, running from Thursday, Feb. 24 to Sunday, Feb. 27. “‘Proof’...

Confusion mounts over module 1

Mo Mansour, Features Editor January 27, 2022

Nearly two years to the day after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the United States, Allegheny College welcomed students back on campus for module one classes. For the second year in a row,...

Pittsburgh  folk group ventures to Meadville

Pittsburgh folk group ventures to Meadville

Mo Mansour, Features Editor November 11, 2021

For a long time America has been called the “The Great Melting Pot,” a nickname that has fallen out of style in recent years with the implication being all the unique and diverse cultures are assimilated...

Faculty members’ children participate in vaccine study

Mo Mansour, Features Editor November 4, 2021

The US Food and Drug Administration approved an Emergency Use Authorization of vaccines for COVID-19 in December 2020, with the most vulnerable — the elderly and the immunocompromised — being the first...

Summer on the Cuyahoga internship accepting students

Mo Mansour, Features Editor October 28, 2021

372,624 people call Cleveland, Ohio home, making it the 54th most populous city in the United States. It hosts a variety of attractions including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Cleveland Museum of...

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This chalk message advocating against faculty layoffs sits outside Steffee Hall of Life Sciences.

Confusion grows over cuts

Mo Mansour, Features Editor October 22, 2021

All across campus a quiet buzz can be heard; chalk lettering on every corner of campus, questions and queries pushed around from student to student. The questions vary in tone and diction but the denotation...

Photo courtesy of Allegheny Donuts
Samuel Goodwin, ’25, gets a donut from Allegheny Donuts at the National Coming Out Day event on Oct. 11.

Bringing donuts and smiles

Mo Mansour, Features Editor October 14, 2021

There are few things that are better than a free donut in the eyes of the broke, stressed and hungry college student, though free donuts as well as dogs may be one of them. The Allegheny College community...

Various artworks by Trisha Holt including the Impossible Collection of the New and Hold Still which are on display currently.

Art gallery opens second exhibition: ‘Prune After Bloom’

Mo Mansour, Features Editor October 1, 2021

In 2004, Martha Stewart was convicted of felony charges of conspiracy, obstruction of an agency proceeding and making false statements to federal investigators, which resulted in her being incarcerated...

Via: Merrick Archives Digital Images Collection
Hulings Hall, as seen here in 1881, was constructed in 1871 as the first residence hall for women on campus.

The Allegheny Penny Dreadfuls

Mo Mansour and Sydney Emerson October 1, 2021

Between the old buildings and even older traditions, Allegheny’s long history has generated its fair share of myths and legends. There are the classics — the likes of William McKinley’s infamous...

Thebar at the Sycamore in Reis Hall featured several varieties of beer and wine for students older than 21 and faculty and staff members on Friday, Sept. 17. The Sycamore will open once per month.

Pop-up pub opens in Reis Hall, offers food and alcohol

Mo Mansour, Features Editor September 24, 2021

“Legend has it that Timothy Alden himself planted the great sycamore in front of Bentley Hall in 1822 under the classical belief that certain trees planted at the southwest corner of a building would...

Tom Flynn talks writing process

Tom Flynn talks writing process

Mo Mansour, Features Editor September 17, 2021

“I don’t plan to write another one,” Tom Flynn said on the evening of Sept. 13, two days after the 20th anniversary of the event which was the subject of his apparently first and last work of epic...

The performers of ‘Bikeman’ look on during dress rehearsal on Wednesday, Sept. 8. ‘Bikeman’ opens this weekend.

‘Bikeman’ returns, tells a cyclist’s harrowing 9/11 story

Mo Mansour, Features Editor September 10, 2021

For the 20th anniversary of 9/11 the Playshop Theatre is staging a production of “Bikeman,” a play that remembers and recounts in poetic precision that September morning. It returns for the first time...

Wizards among muggles

Wizards among muggles

Mo Mansour, Features Editor September 2, 2021

Harry Potter is the best selling book series in history, and if you were a kid during the late nineties and early aughts then you were probably a fan, or at the very least aware of the the book series,...

Nathan Loria, 22, catches the disc during High Tide

Hellbenders welcome fun, sportsmanship and the disc

Mo Mansour, Features Editor August 27, 2021

There’s no shortage of ways to get involved at Allegheny; a multitude of clubs, organizations and sports teams exist on campus, but some are more well known than others. For example, Allegheny’s Ultimate...

‘Native Gardens’ explores microagressions through comedy

Mo Mansour, Contributing Writer May 6, 2021

The beginning of spring is a time for openings; after being cooped in by the cold, people begin slowly emerging from their self-imposed hibernation, the flowers begin to open up and bloom, and at Allegheny...

Stallard’s presence on Instagram includes updates on donut deliveries and images of happy patrons.

Reducing stress and bringing smiles, one donut at a time

Mo Mansour, Contributing Writer April 23, 2021

College life is tough as is, but with the added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic and political tension throughout the United States, it can be a bit tougher. Kyle Stallard, ’22, decided that he wanted...

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