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Allegheny College cancels in-person classes through March 30 amid COVID-19 outbreak

Matthew Steinberg, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

At 6:17 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, Allegheny College students received an email from President Hilary Link announcing that in-person classes will be cancelled until March 30. “Remote instruction” of classes will begin on Mar...

Allegheny takes preventive measures against COVID-19 as colleges, universities turn to ‘remote instruction’

Bree Gray and Ethan Woodfill

March 11, 2020

As COVID-19 reaches Pennsylvania, store shelves have begun to clear out for emergency necessities such as hand sanitizer, surgical masks and everyday commodities from water bottles to toilet paper, according to an article pub...

Allegheny’s journey to carbon neutrality: offsets

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

As last year came to an end, Allegheny College found itself completing its 13th year of dedicated work by students and faculty to become carbon neutral. To complete the goal, the college has turned to a new outlet: carbon offsets...

Asteroid passes Earth without damage

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

February 21, 2020

All of human life seemed on the brink of extinction on Feb. 15, at least according to several major news outlets when reporting of an incoming asteroid. In reality, Earth’s moon is 15 times closer to Earth than the asteroid was. Asteroid 2002-PZ39...

Allegheny College sued for Title IX violation, negligence

Matthew Steinberg and Lauren Trimber

February 13, 2020

Allegheny College is being sued for violation of Title IX, negligence, interference with contractual relations and emotional distress. The woman who filed the lawsuit alleges that a member of the college’s football team sexua...

Domestic Displays

February 3, 2020

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Fiction writing professor joins English Department

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

January 24, 2020

When Assistant Professor of English Mari Christmas first took a creative writing class — her only one as an undergraduate — she said, laughing, that she “didn’t do so well in it.” Fast forward to December 2019, and those e...

Student meeting with administrative members held after violent on-campus incident

Matthew Steinberg, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

An Allegheny College student was assaulted by an armed man in Ravine-Narvik Hall at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, according to the Meadville Tribune. The identity of the man is currently unknown, and the city poli...

Column: What are the drawbacks of free college?

Adam Cohen, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything were free? Imagine how much easier the cost of living, healthy food and healthcare would be. Unfortunately, nobody lives in that type of utopia. Someone still has to pay money, in taxes, for any ...

Column: frigid temperatures to senior nostalgia

Hannah Schaffer, News Editor

November 21, 2019

The year 2019 gave me a newfound appreciation for reasonable people and an addiction to Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. While 2019 had great potential, it fell a bit. However, it did take me on one wild rollercoaster ride — the ...

Green Living house promotes student sustainability

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

November 1, 2019

Allegheny College offers various special interest housing options for students and organizations wishing to live together in a more self-sustaining environment. One of these options is the Green Living house on Loomis Street. T...

Historic landmark, Bentley, to become LEED certified

Steven Heine, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2019

As Allegheny College renovates its flagship Bentley Hall, the college is attempting to balance various considerations. One significant goal is achieving a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification from the U.S. ...

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