The Campus

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...

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...

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...

Student population divided on the college’s decision to pack belongings left on campus

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 12, 2020

The decision by Allegheny College to pack student belongings remaining on campus, following the switch to remote instruction in mid-March, has caused a divide in the student population. In an email sent out by Dean of Student...

Allegheny College Community comes together during pandemic

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

April 4, 2020

In the midst of the country and the world being in the middle of a pandemic and on lockdown, the Allegheny community has been working to make the transition to remote learning as easy as possible during this uncertain time.  ...

Allegheny receives award for being first PA college, 8th in US to reach carbon neutrality

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

March 6, 2020

After a period of 15 years and with a commitment spanning the terms of three different Allegheny presidents, Allegheny has achieved its goal of being carbon neutral in 2020 — the first college in Pennsylvania and the eighth ...

Coronavirus crosses borders into United States

Hannah Schaffer, News Editor

January 30, 2020

The World Health Organization officially declared a public health emergency following the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus from China to multiple other countries on Thursday, Jan. 30.  The WHO’s declaration came following the app...

Introductory course offers culinary experience

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

November 21, 2019

Carr Hall, the environmental science hub of Allegheny College, is turned into the Masterchef kitchen every Monday and Wednesday afternoon as first-year students develop their culinary skills and collegiate intellect. Designed...

Link begins college term as first female president

Sara Holthouse, News editor

August 23, 2019

The beginning of every school year brings new faces to Allegheny College’s campus — though it is rare that one of those new faces is the school’s president. Hilary L. Link, former dean of Temple University Rome and 22nd president of All...

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