The Campus

Panel discusses Juneteenth, actualizing freedom

Bree Gray, News Editor

June 24, 2020

June 19 marks the formal emancipation of forcibly enslaved African Americas in the United States from their white enslavers, following the Civil War. This day is known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day or Juneteenth and is a day of c...

Sharing concern for ‘one of our own’

Marley Parish, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2019

Students wanted their concerns to be heard after what they called a “violation of Allegheny’s community” occurred last week with the arrest of “one of our own.” A campus-wide email was sent by Dean for Institutional...

IDEAS Center hosts open dialogue about n-word and campus racism

Ethan Woodfill, News Editor

April 4, 2019

About 20 students and faculty members attended a discussion regarding the n-word and racism on Allegheny’s campus to share their views on the issue as well as potential solutions to the problem. The Inclusion, Diversity, Equit...

IDEAS Center and Epps create space for change

Shea Beaumont, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2017

As my first semester as a senior at Allegheny came to a conclusion, I discovered one of the college’s gems on campus. I found a place in the heart of the campus that every student in the Allegheny College community can feel w...

Trump, making race wars great again?

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

September 1, 2016

Many of Donald Trump’s critics have called his immigration ideas racist, fascist, even anti-American. Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, in an interview with the New York Times, compared Trump’s plan to remove undocu...

Does Allegheny care about class and economic inequality?

Joe Tompkins, Guest Columnist

October 4, 2015

I recently gave a talk as part of the Karl Weiss Faculty Lecture series.  I have since received a number of follow-up comments and questions from various students, staff and faculty—mostly positive, some critical, but all zeroing...

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