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Great season, bad conclusion: everything this Super Bowl did wrong

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

This year’s Super Bowl was anything but cheerful. What is supposed to be a time of happy celebration, where people put aside their political and socioeconomic differences by cheering on their favorite team with cheese dips and ...

Brother duo brings expertise to football field through playing, coaching

Samuel Dunham, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018

In the span of just one year, Vann and Quinten Hunt entered the Allegheny football program, both under very different circumstances. After a distinguished college career at Wabash College, Vann Hunt shifted his focus from playing to coachi...

First-year brings military experience to gator football

Olivia Blakeslee, Senior Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

Aaron Burnside, ’22, is donning a new type of uniform. The 24-year-old defensive end joined the military after graduating high school and is now bringing five years of army experience to the Allegheny football team and into ...

Gators defeated in 2018 season home opener

Olivia Blakeslee, Senior Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

Gator football fell to visiting 25th-ranked Rennsalaer Polytechnic Institute at its home opening game on Saturday, Sept. 1. The 2018 season opener at Frank B. Fuhrer Field ended with a 40-19 loss against the Engineers. “We wer...

Former Allegheny athletes reflect on passion and struggle

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

March 1, 2018

At 6 a.m., you lift five more pounds than the week before. At 7 a.m., you eat a bagel, and at 8 a.m., you click a pen as you place your biology notebook on a desk in Carr Hall. You repeat until the season changes, and your highly ...

Western history in sports

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2018

For any armchair anthropologists, the Super Bowl may appear strange. Reclining in his La-Z-Boy, he thinks about the potential concussions and risk of injuries. The camera pans over the crowd. He then confronts grown men with pa...

Homecoming

Homecoming

October 19, 2017

Hard hits: Football and politics clash

Ian McKeown, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

It all started with a small gesture made by a second -string quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers in August of 2016. When Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem, no one could have guessed it would garner so much a...

Marks looks ahead to final season

Maura Hossler, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

The Campus: What are your expectations and hopes for this upcoming football season? Ben Marks, ’18: “I expect the team to be very competitive in every single game. I hope this is the first year that our record shows all the ...

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