The Campus

In Defense of President Link

Sami Mirza, Contributing writer

September 26, 2020

“Allegheny students and employees are committed to creating an inclusive, respectful and safe residential learning community that will actively confront and challenge racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other fo...

Students experience challenges with classroom changes

Alana Sabol, News Editor

September 25, 2020

During the first weeks of the fall semester, students experienced the various changes and challenges with both online and in-person classes during the COVID-19 pandemic firsthand.  Before classes began this semester, faculty ...

The college addresses Gator Pledge and campus quarantine controversy

Christopher Wakim and Bree Gray

September 25, 2020

The college has implemented new safety protocols, including the Gator Pledge, which made national news after President Hilary Link allegedly violated the protocols by attending a soccer game on Sept. 12.   The new policie...

Allegheny discusses compliance with health and safety guidelines

Alana Sabol, News Editor

September 18, 2020

After moving in at the end of August, the campus community has had to adjust to and follow the guidelines that were outlined in the college’s plan for reopening.  The move-in process this semester was unlike any other in the college’s history...

Recreational activities to continue during fall semester

Bree Gray, News Editor

September 18, 2020

Athletics & Recreation plans to host physically-distanced events throughout the semester at the guidance of the Allegheny College Health Agency and the college.  “As of right now, (Athletics & Recreation) will not...

Students express concern amidst COVID-19 spike

Bree Gray, News Editor

September 18, 2020

The college experienced an increase in positive COVID-19 cases on Sept. 5, with 18 new, active cases on campus. The number of active cases have since decreased to three cases. All of the students who actively have COVID-19 are ...

The differences in school openings around the world

Roman Hladio, Science/International Editor

September 17, 2020

While U.S. schools continue to find their footing amid reopening during a pandemic, many countries have already made attempts at starting in-person education once more. With some plans working, others failing and still more up ...

Wise Center to reopen with new protocols

Bree Gray, News Editor

September 11, 2020

The David V. Wise Center is tentatively scheduled to reopen on Sept. 14 with modified hours, following the two-week campus-wide quarantine. “The Wise Center is scheduled to open on Sept. 14, once the Allegheny College He...

International students face challenges covering COVID-19 costs

Claire Klima, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2020

Allegheny College’s international students were the first to learn that the campus would be shutting down for the remainder of the semester in an email announcement on March 16, from Lucinda Morgan, director of International Educa...

ASG discusses elections, virtual meetings and future goals

Alana Sabol, News Editor

September 11, 2020

Now that the fall semester is underway, Allegheny Student Government is preparing to elect their Cabinet and Senate members while discussing future goals for the year.  Vice President Patricia Gaxiola, ’21, expressed difficulties with preparing for...

On-campus quarantine extended indefinitely

Ethan Woodfill, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2020

The on-campus quarantine period has been extended indefinitely. President Hilary Link sent an email to the campus community on Thursday, Sept. 10, regarding the recent cluster of cases found on campus. “Because we uncovered...

Bioterrorism laws applied to citizens threatening the spread of COVID-19

Roman Hladio, Science/International Editor

September 10, 2020

As the world continues to adapt to life amidst a pandemic, governments and other institutions have attempted to maintain order by modifying older structures in place to accommodate the changing times. In an attempt to prevent the...

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