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Sunrise Movement chapter to begin at Allegheny

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

February 6, 2020

To respond to the growing climate crisis, several activist groups have formed with the intent to empower young people to take action against climate change. One of these organizations has just begun to take root at Allegheny C...

Allegheny grad voted Lawrence County commissioner

Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

January 30, 2020

When reflecting on Morgan Boyd, ’18, and his career since leaving Allegheny College, Quigley Hall Building Coordinator Sarah Holt knew exactly what to say. “He knew exactly what he wanted to do, and he’s doing it,” Holt said. ...

Change needed for Trump to lose election

Shira Haus, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

As the 2020 U.S. presidential election looms closer each day and Democratic candidates fight for the top spot in the rankings, there is one question on everyone’s mind: who can beat President Donald Trump? And, as with such br...

Gomez, Greene winners of ASG election

Lauren Trimber, Senior News Editor

April 5, 2018

After a three week campaign, the Allegheny Student Government primary ended with presidential candidate Camila Gomez, ’19, and vice presidential candidate Gillian Greene, ’20, winning the election. Almost immediately after the...

Two week election for ASG closes

Lauren Trimber, Senior News Editor

March 8, 2018

After participating in Allegheny’s first primary election in five years, a debate held before the student body and a two-week long campaign, the Allegheny Student Government presidential and vice presidential candidates are neari...

ASG presidential, vice presidential candidates go head-to-head in general election debate

Dakotah Manson, Junior News Editor

March 1, 2018

Passion and experience went head-to-head on Wednesday, Feb. 28, as the final candidates for the 2018 Allegheny Student Government presidential and vice presidential election participated in the General Election Debate. The debate was held between ASG ...

ASG presidential candidates preparing for approaching election, discuss platforms

Lauren Trimber, News Editor

February 15, 2018

With Allegheny Student Government elections fast approaching, the official candidates discussed their platforms, expectations for the elections and decisions that led them to run. For the first time in five years, the six cand...

Voting at Allegheny

Tyler Allen and Royse Bachtel

November 2, 2017

In August 2017, the Center for Political Participation received Allegheny College’s National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement Campus Report that outlined Allegheny’s voting participation in the 2016 general election...

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...

Stein calls for recount in three crucial swing states

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

December 1, 2016

Just when you thought the commotion around the 2016 election was dead and gone, a proposal surrounding election integrity has come up. Questions of potential voter fraud have arisen throughout the country, and former Green Party Candi...

We deserved Donald Trump’s victory in 2016 election

Jack Goodman, Web Manager

November 18, 2016

I spent just under five hours watching the election results roll in last Tuesday night, Nov. 8, 2016. As the night began, I was under the impression that Hillary Clinton had a secure chance at winning the election. This was ...

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