The Campus

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 ...

Embracing and transforming with the college struggle

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

August 30, 2019

With  another semester of college just beginning, I’ve seen anxious but excited new faces fill Baldwin Hall, each person looking forward to the next four years. When you’re a first-year, many tears are shed with many go...

The right notes

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 4, 2019

As the lights dimmed over the anticipatory expressions of high school parents in Allegheny College’s Shafer Auditorium, music began to play behind the thick curtain while players tuned instruments — one of four jazz bands was ...

IDEAS lecture series welcomes access speaker

Meaghan Wilby and Marley Parish

February 16, 2017

Rosanna Reyes spoke about increasing accessibility to higher education for first-generation students on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Quigley Hall Auditorium. The lecture was part of the lecture series hosted by the Inclus...

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 community can feel w...

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 vote, but took the advantage in the E...

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