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COVID-19 associated with decline in carbon emissons

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2020

As much of the world stays home waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to run its course, a silver lining has slowly begun to reveal itself. With factories closed, planes grounded and cars parked in driveways for the foreseeable future, ...

Allegheny’s Incident Command Team responds to COVID-19 crisis

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

April 13, 2020

Following FEMA guidelines, all higher education facilities are required to have an Incident Command Team as a part of the Incident Command System, to be prepared for any large-scale incidents that may occur.  Allegheny’s I...

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 ...

Allegheny’s journey to carbon neutrality: offsets

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

As last year came to an end, Allegheny College found itself completing its 13th year of dedicated work by students and faculty to become carbon neutral. To complete the goal, the college has turned to a new outlet: carbon offsets...

’It’s All Connected’: Annual DeHart Dinner, ‘the bounty of Crawford County’

Kelley Sherlock, Contributing Writer

October 10, 2019

The DeHart Local Foods Dinner, an Allegheny tradition that honors Jennifer DeHart, who passed away in 2010, was served to Allegheny students on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Schultz Banquet Hall.  The Dinner honors the legacy of DeH...

Green Boxes: eliminating individual waste

Blair Proteau, Features Writer

September 26, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 20, students organized across almost 150 countries to participate in the Global Climate Strike. Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg has become a powerful voice for students that are determined to fight for ...

Allegheny students and faculty to take part in Global Climate Strike activities

Matthew Steinberg, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

Today — three days before the U.N. Climate Summit in New York City — global citizens will step out of their workplaces and address the climate crisis as part of the Global Climate Strike. More than 4,000 strikes have been ...

Getting greener: Reusable to-go boxes come to McKinley’s

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

September 6, 2018

After six years of offering reusable to-go boxes in Brooks Dining Hall, Allegheny College has brought the to-go box program to McKinley’s Food Court, the result of a collaboration between Parkhurst Dining Services, the Office of S...

College continues to make strides toward carbon neutrality

Marley Parish and Ellis Giacomelli

November 9, 2017

Although the 2017 Energy Challenge has come to an end, Allegheny College students, staff and administrators have not stopped in their efforts to continue on the path of making the school more sustainable and energy efficient. Alleghen...

Allegheny switching to 100 percent wind energy

September 3, 2010

Starting this January, the gators are going to get a whole lot greener when Allegheny switches to 100 percent wind-generated electricity. This switch will cut the college’s greenhouse gas emissions by 52 percent. The transition...

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