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Faculty approves revised 2020-21 academic calendar

Ethan Woodfill, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2020

In an email to the campus community on Wednesday, June 3, Dean of Curriculum and Registrar Ian Binnington announced that the college faculty has approved a revised calendar for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year in response to th...

The first time around there are no rules to go by

Laurie Holthouse, Contributing Writer

June 1, 2020

It’s week 11 of the COVID-19 stay at home/Quarantine/Shelter in Place order, or whatever name you want to give it.  I keep having several ideas go around in my head and I wanted to get them on paper. First, in my current ...

The college releases further details on policy changes and safety protocols for 2020-21

Bree Gray, News Editor

June 1, 2020

In an email sent to the campus community at 12:07 p.m. on Thursday, May 28, President Hilary Link indicated that the college will spend the summer finalizing the Return to Campus plan. During the panel discussion via Zoom, on T...

Panel discusses potential academic calendar, health policies for upcoming year

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 27, 2020

In an email from Provost Ron Cole on Friday, May 22, the campus community was invited to attend a panel discussion via Zoom regarding a potential academic calendar and health policies plan for the 2020-21 academic year. In addi...

Opinion: What we want isn’t what we need

Kaleigh White, Features Editor

May 11, 2020

I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It is a common disorder that many people have and don’t realize, due to the seemingly commonplace symptoms. The best way to describe a person with OCD, in a general sense, is idiosyncratic. Whi...

College to pack students’ remaining belongings and move to fall room or ship items home

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 6, 2020

UPDATE June 16 7:00 p.m.: In an email sent to the campus community on Tuesday, June 16, Dean of Students April Thompson announced that 620 students returned to campus to collect their belongings. Following this announcement, th...

Allegheny’s athletes respond to lost season

Adam Cohen, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, nearly the entire sports world has come to a halt. Sports fans are still hoping for their professional team to resume, or even begin, this year, but for spring season collegiate athletes, this is n...

Student Art Society replaces physical art exhibition with Instagram exhibition

Alana Sabol, News Writer

April 28, 2020

The Student Art Society, one of Allegheny’s student-run organizations, held an online art exhibition called “Boxxed In” on their Instagram allegheny_sas from April 2 to April 10, to support artists who submitted their work, ...

COVID-19 associated with decline in carbon emissons

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2020

As much of the world stays home waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to run its course, a silver lining has slowly begun to reveal itself. With factories closed, planes grounded and cars parked in driveways for the foreseeable future, ...

A senior’s perspective

Hannah Schaffer, News Editor

April 24, 2020

I have never been an incredibly superstitious person, but as I left campus on Friday, March 13, for what was then-predicted to be spring break followed by one week of remote learning, I knew things were about to take a turn for...

Allegheny’s Incident Command Team responds to COVID-19 crisis

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

April 13, 2020

Following FEMA guidelines, all higher education facilities are required to have an Incident Command Team as a part of the Incident Command System, to be prepared for any large-scale incidents that may occur.  Allegheny’s I...

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