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Olivia Blakeslee, Features Editor

February 7, 2020

Victor Pickard, ’95, sees the commercialized foundation of journalism as its crux. “The commercial media profits by selling audiences to advertisers, and one of the most surefire ways to attract audiences is to foment conflict...

Just do it: encouraging introverts to leave comfort zone

Kelley Sherlock and Adam Cohen

November 7, 2019

The world is such a rich, vibrant place — if only we open our eyes and tune our ears to its splendor. There is a beauty and cadence to our daily rhythms — seeing the sun peak through our blinds, cajoling us to our 8 a.m., per...

The state of journalism at Allegheny

Joseph Tingley, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

When I first visited Allegheny, the first place I wanted to find was the newspaper office. As it happened, the door was open when I found my way to the third floor of the campus center. Inside, the then newspaper adviser Professor Cher...

The decline of anaylsis in our public discourse

Chris Brindle, Opinion Editor

August 24, 2017

There has been increased attention being paid to journalists and news outlets over the past 18 months, and as a result, the quality of discourse in our nation is deteriorating. There are two components to journalism. The first...

College digitizes Ida Tarbell archival collection

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

October 21, 2016

Paula Treckel, professor emerita of history, delivered the 21st annual Pelletier Library Lecture, entitled “The World of Ida Tarbell” in the Collaboratory on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Vice President for Information Services and Plann...

NPR journalist premiers work from South Sudan

Will Soffel, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2016

The Vukovich Center for Communication Arts was filled with students, faculty and Meadville community members on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. to see NPR photographer and video editor David Gilkey.  As part of the Allegheny journalism conference, D...

Annual journalism conference aims to change student perspective

Shea Beaumont, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

The fourth annual journalism conference will start on Friday, March 4 and continue until March 5 where the Journalism in the Public Interest program and The Campus present “Welcome the Stranger,” an integral part of relig...

From the Editor’s Desk

September 9, 2013

At the beginning of a semester, like at the beginning of a new year, we tend to make lists of expectations for ourselves. This year, I will not skip my morning classes, I will have a better GPA, I’ll make time in my schedule...

Stroganoff, sexism and science: the media’s problem with portraying women in the field

April 6, 2013

This week, the New York Times published an obituary of Yvonne Brill that began like this: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job and took eight years off from work to raise three children. ‘T...

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