The Campus

Staff reflects on evolving campus as bicentennial approaches

August 27, 2011

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In four years, when the class of 2015 receives their diplomas, Allegheny will turn 200 years old. College Historian Jonathan Helmreich lauded the rising number of students and faculty. “It’s very clear that it’s larger...

Gringo’s Mexican Grill closes before downtown meal plan

April 29, 2011

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The recent closing of Gringo’s Mexican Grill has played an important role in an ongoing discussion about a possible downtown meal plan. The proposal would  allow students to spend part of their plan at local restaurants. Plans...

Campus protests reflect national trends

April 26, 2011

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In the span of six weeks during the spring semester, Allegheny College saw four major student-organized protests.   This string of protests represents the most political activity the college has seen two years. But it may...

Students vote for Honor Code extension

April 26, 2011

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After the initial voting last week did not garner enough student participation, students voted Wednesday in favor of extending the Honor Code. School policy states that the student must vote in favor of the Honor Code every...

Former speaker accused of fabricating information

April 22, 2011

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Last spring, humanitarian figure and co-author of “Three Cups of Tea,” Greg Mortensen, spoke for the Year of Social Change to a Shafer Auditorium so packed that an additional video stream was needed in the Campus Center lobby....

‘Hanna’ can’t reconcile mixture of dual genres

April 15, 2011

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For her first 16 years, poor little Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) lives a life of seclusion in the forests of Finland. All that this unfortunate girl has in her life is caribou hunting, two books and her ex-CIA operative father Erik ...

Pampered pet tours with professor

April 15, 2011

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Their friendship knows no bounds. From work, to the gym and even at the bar, their complementary sets of luscious locks and pearly whites are iconic. English Professor Kirk Nesset and his black Pomeranian, Ryan, are celebritie...

Pomeranian accompanies Nesset to Single Voice Reading

April 15, 2011

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Kirk Nesset carried in his own lamp, adjusted it by the podium, and offered his introducer, Will Brewer, ’11, a job introducing him for his readings across the country the way he did Thursday night for the final Single Voice...

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