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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...

College to pack students’ remaining belongings and move to fall room or ship items home

Bree Gray, News Editor

May 6, 2020

UPDATE June 16 7:00 p.m.: In an email sent to the campus community on Tuesday, June 16, Dean of Students April Thompson announced that 620 students returned to campus to collect their belongings. Following this announcement, th...

Allegheny offices bring new faculty, employees for upcoming year

Cody Baumeister, Features Editor

August 23, 2019

A new academic year is on the horizon, and with it comes new Allegheny College employees. The offices of Athletics and Recreation, Residence Life, Admissions and the Allegheny Gateway will all have new faces this year. As th...

Residence Life introduces new housing software

Steven Heine, Junior News Editor

February 1, 2018

Allegheny College’s Office of Residence Life will introduce new room selection software for the 2018-19 academic year. The software, called The Housing Director, is expected to be ready by March 2018, when students start selecti...

Residence life welcomes new staff members

Lauren Trimber, News Editor

August 24, 2017

The Office of Residence Life has hired two new staff members: Maureen Muckinhaupt, Associate Director of Residence Life for Housing and Operations, and Robert Ippolito, Assistant Director of Residence Life. Ippolito, who has a Bach...

Residence Life reallocates funding for RA positions

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

March 9, 2017

The Office of Residence Life will reallocate funding for the 2017–18 academic year to hire a fourth assistant director of residence life, restructure the current resident adviser positions, add four residence life interns and elimin...

College restricts student storage space

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

November 10, 2016

The Office of Residence Life announced in an email at the end of the spring 2016  semester that it would be eliminating on-campus student storage, according to Gretchen Kerr, associate director of residence life. Storage, according...

ASG considers Winterfest event revival in 2017

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

October 13, 2016

At Allegheny Student Government’s last meeting before fall break on Oct. 4, 2016, it held a five-minute moderated discussion about the possibility of bringing Winterfest back to Allegheny, sometime in late January or early Febr...

Residence life expands wellness housing options

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

September 22, 2016

The Office of Residence Life added a new special interest housing option on campus for the 2016-17 academic year in the form of a Wellness Community in Walker Hall. Wellness Communities, according Jen Foxman, assistant dean of s...

ASG senators prepare student life initiatives

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

September 1, 2016

Allegheny Student Government is beginning another academic year and is ready to work, according to President Tess Bracken, ’17. Bracken said this year she, along with Vice President Sofia Kaufman, ’17, Chief of Staff Hayden...

ASG resolution calls for new residence life committee

Joseph Tingley, News Editor

April 28, 2016

Allegheny Student Government passed Resolution 16-07 at their weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 26. The resolution called on the Office of Residence Life to create a new committee that would include student representatives. The...

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