The Campus

Making gains: women’s lifting club welcomes new members

Henry Sutter, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

An overcrowded weight room can be an overwhelming experience for new lifters, according to Margaret Ives, ’20. Students may feel out of place at the gym, worried that others will judge their workouts or inexperience. For studen...

On the difficulties of defining a drug by its danger

Tyler Stigall, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2016

A recent display in the campus center lobby involving recreational drugs has stirred a range of responses among Allegheny students, from the tepid to the irate. The display presented short blurbs on several pharmaceuticals one ...

Mental health stigmas silence conversations

Bolan Marshall-Hallmark, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015

The Washington Post reported that as of Oct. 1, there have been 294 mass shootings and 274 days in 2015. Earlier this week, President Barack Obama responded to the latest mass-shooting tragedy in the United States. In his response...

Student: Ignore societal pressure; set your own pace

Megan Greig, Contributing Writer

August 27, 2015

The amount of pressure put on students to stay with their age group in this country’s educational system is pointless and toxic. The implicit shame of taking an extra year or two at any stage in one’s education starts out...

Active Minds: why we need to talk about mental health

March 7, 2014

By LYDIA JONES Contributing Writer [email protected]   I have asthma. I currently have a broken ankle. I also have depression.  As you might have guessed, this article isn’t about my asthma, or my ankle (alt...

Taboo Talk discusses mental health stigmatization

February 14, 2014

By AMANDA SPADARO Science Editor [email protected]   Allegheny’s Center for Intercultural Advancement and Student Success hosted a discussion on mental health and cognitive disorders called The (Dis)abilities...

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