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International Film Festival returns this week

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor February 2, 2024

Starting on Feb. 1, the Movies at Meadville will bring back the annual International Film Festival where it will showcase a film from each section in the Allegheny language department every Thursday at...

Opinion: The lemonade is not at fault, the customer is

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor January 27, 2024

Recently in the news, there have been multiple alleged incidents involving Panera Bread’s Charged Lemonade with people either dying or getting a permanent heart condition due to being unaware of how...

Being an Arab-American right now

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor November 10, 2023

On Oct. 16 an Arab-American of Palestinian origin who was only 6 years old was stabbed to death by his own landlord because he was Arab. He was targeted for a tragedy he did not commit only because he...

Charles Gibson, ‘25, Astronomy Club co-president, poses with a pair of eclipse glasses.

Eclipse Glasses: What you need to know before April

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor November 10, 2023

Skies from the South Pacific to northwestern Pennsylvania will darken due to a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. With just under five months to go, eclipse-watching fans have plenty of time to prepare...

Annual Women in STEM Conference held on Nov. 5

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor November 10, 2023

Carr Hall hosted the annual Women in STEM conference on Sunday, Nov. 5. The event lasted all day from 9 am and ended at 6:30 pm. The event was organized by Emma Cartney, ’24, and Emma Chambers, ’24,...

Culture Night set to bring performances and food on Thursday

Culture Night set to bring performances and food on Thursday

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor November 3, 2023

Every fall, the Department of World Languages and Cultures hosts a “Culture Night” in the lobby of the Henderson Campus Center. This year, the event — which sees each language within the department...

Outing Club and GSOCS host French Creek hike

Outing Club and GSOCS host French Creek hike

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor October 27, 2023

The Outing Club and Green Students of Color Society hosted a hike along French Creek with the French Creek Valley Conservancy on Sunday, Oct. 22. The hike was led by French Creek Valley Conservancy’s...

The German program hosts Oktoberfest and the Max Kade reading

The German program hosts Oktoberfest and the Max Kade reading

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor October 20, 2023

The German program hosted their annual Oktoberfest event at the Gator Quad on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Oktoberfest is a Bavarian festival that celebrates the transition from the harvest season to winter. The...

Photo Courtesy of Allegheny Office of Sustainability - 
A flyer from the 12th Annual Allegheny October Energy Challenge shows overall cumulative and individual halls’ energy reduction, as well as money and kilowatt hours saved.

October Energy Challenge is back for the 13th year

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International October 6, 2023

Taped to the doors of each dorm hall, there is a piece of paper that lists out how much every dorm hall has reduced their energy consumption and how much money has been saved. Every year during October...

A Moroccan student’s perspective on the earthquake

Zaynab Jebur, Jebur October 2, 2023

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Al-Haouz province in the Marrakesh-Safi region of Morocco on Sept. 8 resulting in around 3,000 deaths and 6,000 injured people, according to CBS News. The natural...

Twin disasters strike Morocco and Libya this month

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor October 2, 2023

On Sept. 8, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Morocco in the High Atlas Mountains. Then on Sept. 11, two dams collapsed in the coastal city of Derna, Libya after severe rain storms leading to massive flooding. “The...

What was once the site of Caflisch Hall is now little more than a pit in the ground — though the dormitory is far from the only building to meet such a fate.

The science of how structures age

Zaynab Jebur, Science/International Editor September 22, 2023

On Aug. 10th of this year, demolition of Caflisch Hall began. The 90-year-old building was used to house upperclassmen and as Allegheny College’s enrollment decreases, there are a lot of empty beds and...

The Feminine Mystique, pictured in Pelletier Library, was published in 1963. It quickly became a symbol of the modern womens movement.

Why “The Feminine Mystique” should be required reading

Zaynab Jebur, Staff Writer September 8, 2023

I was first introduced to “The Feminine Mystique” through the movie, “Ten Things I Hate About You.” Heath Ledger’s character, Patrick Verona followed around Julia Stiles’ character, Kat Stratford...

Analysis: BRICS expansion poses no threat to the West

Zaynab Jebur, Staff Writer September 8, 2023

On Aug. 24, the informal organization of the combined market economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — known as BRICS — made an annoucnement: On Jan. 1, 2024, the group will be expanding...

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