The Campus

College hosts election dialogue

Zachary Blank, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2016

The Allegheny College Gateway and Sustained Dialogues, a newly-formed student group, held two events in Pelletier Library  starting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, to facilitate a community dialogue for students and facult...

International students share perspectives on the 2016 race

Tyler Stigall, Science and International Editor

November 10, 2016

Miharu Koh “I’m frustrated, at the same time frightened,” said Miharu Koh, ’20, of the recent election of Donald Trump to the office of president of the United States of America. “Even though I am a legal resident and ...

Editorial: The duty to vote

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

November 8, 2016

The Founding Fathers had a revolutionary idea in 1789. Every four years, American citizens would have the opportunity to peacefully overthrow their government. Nearly 8,000 men died in the revolution to secure that right. It took a blood...

John Kasich, Ohio’s anti-abortion extraordinaire

Amy Currul, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2016

John Kasich is the most dangerous man in the Republican Party right now. Yeah, I said it. The current Governor of Ohio is currently running for the Republican nomination for president, and has signed into law provisions concerning ...

Allegheny student protests in ‘Democracy Awakening’

Amy Currul, Contributing Writer

April 21, 2016

Hundreds of people were arrested in the District of Columbia as part of a new protest movement called Democracy Spring on Monday, April 18. The movement involves protesters who have been enacting a series of sit-ins in the Dist...

New York Daily News Berns Sanders

Alex Weidenhof, Junior News Editor

April 21, 2016

Voters are flocking to a candidate whose talking points reach out to the most extreme wings of his party, who has no ideas on how to implement his policy ideas and who will further divide American politics among party lines. He ...

Why we deal with primaries and caucuses

Michael Ross, Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

Thus far we have experienced the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, with the Nevada (D) caucus and South Carolina (R) primary to follow on Saturday, Feb. 20. The primary election serves to nominate one candidate from each ...

In politics, integrity is more important than ideology

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

All of the President’s duties can fall into one of two categories. The first category is by far the largest, but by no means the most important. The first category is the bureaucratic and the clerical. The president fills d...

Bernie Sanders’ agenda: not your grandfather’s socialism

Maria Graziano, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2015

Amidst all of the hullabaloo that is the GOP presidential race, many people may not be thinking about the Democrats running for the nomination. The two main front-runners are former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont S...

Trump fails to win Latino support

Miguel Guillen, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015

With the first presidential primaries coming up in February of 2016, only four months away, candidates from both major parties have intensified their campaigns and have released individual outlines for policies that they intend...

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