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Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

Shea is a senior communications major with a minor in journalism in the public interest. He has been writing for The Campus for three years while becoming a member of staff during his junior year. He is a four year member of the varsity baseball team and the equipment manager for the football team. He loves sports in general, but in particular Pittsburgh sports. Die hard Pirates and Steelers fan and an avid lover of fantasy sports. He enjoys hanging out with his friends and playing video games.

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Coming soon to a bookstore near you: Killing O’Reilly

Shea Beaumont, Angela Mauroni, and Marley Parish April 20, 2017

One of television’s most successful and top-rated cable news hosts, Bill O’Reilly, was fired on Wednesday, April 19, after a series of sexual harassment allegations were uncovered following an internal...

NFL star under scrutiny for excessive partying

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor April 13, 2017

You have probably seen him in the end zone spiking footballs on Sundays in the NFL or all over TV during commercials or late night talk shows, but if you have not yet witnessed the life of Rob Gronkowski,...

Young players may be too young to handle fame

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor April 6, 2017

As a young athlete, living a life full of fame and riches may seem like a dream come true, but that might not be the best case scenario for some immature athletes experiencing their first taste of the...

#OscarsSoWhite movement looks to further progress

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor February 23, 2017

The 89th Academy Awards, or “Oscars,” are set to take place on Feb. 26 at Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California. After receiving extensive publicity because...

NBA super teams lead to growth in league popularity

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor February 16, 2017

The professional sports world has witnessed multiple teams that flourished during the era in which they played their respective sport, but some of those teams stood above the others in terms of success...

The quest for 100 is conquered, UConn keeps moving

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor February 16, 2017

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team will more than likely go down as one of the most successful and dominant sports teams in the history of the NCAA after winning 100 straight games...

Super Bowl goes Gaga

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor February 9, 2017

Despite the hype around Super Bowl LI’s sacred political commercials, I decided to remain tuned in for the extra entertainment of the halftime show. Although I was intrigued by a few commercials, I...

The Patriot way fuels the fire for New England

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor January 26, 2017

You can love them, or you can hate them. You can cheer for them, or you can boo them. But one thing you can’t do is question their greatness. Not only do the New England Patriots rank highly in the discussion...

IDEAS Center and Epps create space for change

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor January 26, 2017

As my first semester as a senior at Allegheny came to a conclusion, I discovered one of the college’s gems on campus. I found a place in the heart of the campus that every student in the Allegheny College...

System of Electoral College unlikely to change

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor December 8, 2016

For the fourth time in American history, the Electoral College has outweighed the popular vote. But what does that mean for our country? President-elect Donald Trump lost to Hillary Clinton in the popular...

Stein calls for recount in three crucial swing states

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor December 1, 2016

Just when you thought the commotion around the 2016 election was dead and gone, a proposal surrounding election integrity has come up. Questions of potential voter fraud have arisen throughout the country,...

Breaking the spell cast on professional sports

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor November 3, 2016

In a country where professional sports teams and athletes are central to the lives of many fans waiting for their beloved franchises and star players to reach the top of the metaphorical sports totem pole...

Professional sports serve as platform for activism

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor October 20, 2016

In a country where professional sports overshadow a lot of other industries, professional athletes have used their upper class, high profile status as a platform to call attention to their personal stance...

United we stand, together we fall

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor September 1, 2016

In a culture that borderline worships professional sports, football seems to be the most popular and most watched. The National Football League is the most popular organization in the world...

The Dance and Movement Studies department students’ rehearse for their spring concert on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, where students will perform moves they have learned in their classes over the past semester.  The concert opened on Thursday, April 14 and will run until Friday, April 15.

Dance and Movement Studies showcases performers’ progress

Shea Beaumont, Staff Writer April 14, 2016

Allegheny College students who are involved in several styles of dance, including ballet, ballroom, jazz and modern, will be performing in this year’s annual Spring Dance Concert. The concert opened...

Springfest 2k16 expected to be out of this world

Shea Beaumont, Staff Writer April 7, 2016

Springfest is an Allegheny tradition that provides a fun weekend for students where they can destress, get free food and entertainment and enjoy the campus community according to Jocelyne Serafin, ’17,...

Annual journalism conference aims to change student perspective

Shea Beaumont, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

The fourth annual journalism conference will start on Friday, March 4 and continue until March 5 where the Journalism in the Public Interest program and The Campus present “Welcome the Stranger,” an...

The womens basketball team celebrated a 58-50 win in the first playoff game against Oberlin College with fans on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.

Women’s basketball wins first playoff game

Shea Beaumont, Staff Writer February 26, 2016

The Allegheny women’s basketball team began its quest for a NCAC championship on Tuesday night with a first-round home matchup against Oberlin College. Before the game, Head Coach Kate Costanzo mentioned...

Marvel’s ‘Deadpool’ kills with sadistic humor

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer February 18, 2016

Meet Deadpool. A slightly psychotic, openly cynical, and foul-mouthed anti-hero crossbred with a ninja assassin and a highly talented marksman. Oh, and did I mention he has incredible regenerative healing...

Emma Pellicano, ’16, takes a shot against Oberlin College on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. The Gators finished the game with a winning score of 61-49 against the Yeowomen.

Gators win 61-49 over Oberlin College

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer February 11, 2016

The Allegheny women’s basketball team began a two-game win streak as they completed a season sweep of Oberlin College in search of a top-four seed in the conference tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 10 in...

Volunteer-run coffee shop reopens for spring semester

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer February 4, 2016

To many students and members of Allegheny College’s community, Grounds for Change is just like any other college campus coffee shop, but to the volunteers of the organization, GFC is much more than that....

Men’s basketball falls to Hiram, keeps high hopes for remainder of season

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer January 28, 2016

Despite a late rally in their contest against Hiram College (13-5, 7-4) on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, Allegheny (2-16, 2-9) failed to complete their second half comeback in the NCAC matchup. The Gators...

The Allegheny student dancers participating in Cookies and Milk pose for a picture on Dec. 2, 2015.

Cookies & Milk fall concert

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer December 3, 2015

Allegheny College students from the various dance courses along with the student jazz dance group JaDE and students from Movement Unlimited in Meadville will be performing in Allegheny’s annual holiday...

Men’s basketball Head Coach Bob Simmons cheers for the men as they played against Hiram College on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2015. The men’s and women’s teams took on Hiram on Wednesday, both earning their first wins in the conference

Men’s and women’s basketball defeat Hiram College

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer December 3, 2015

Men’s Basketball Riding a six-game, non-conference losing streak, Allegheny (1-6, 1-0) pulled out their first victory during the NCAC home opener against Hiram College (3-2, 0-1) on Wednesday, Dec....

Women’s softball gets creative with their routine at the All-Athlete Talent Show and uses glow sticks on stage while Shafer Auditorium turns the lights down so the team would glow.  The softball team placed third at the talent show on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015.

Gator athletes got talent

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer November 12, 2015

The Allegheny women’s basketball team was crowned champion of the All-Athlete Talent Show in Shafer Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Men’s baseball took second place, and women’s softball came in...

Murgo earns NCAC honors as freshman

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer April 23, 2015

Nick Murgo, ’18, a middle linebacker on the Allegheny football team was named the North Coast Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year at the conclusion of the 2014 season. Murgo became the first player...

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