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Remembering David

January 31, 2019

College makes strides to accomplish 2020 neutrality goal

Hannah Schaffer, Science/International Editor

September 20, 2018

Allegheny College encourages its students to actively promote sustainability — through campus rain gardens, environmental community art, a comprehensive composting program, a green roof, LEED certified buildings, geoexchang...

Sustainability in action: Local graduates work to build community

Marley Parish, Editor-In-Chief

February 1, 2018

From monsoons to mudslides, hurricanes to floods, and earthquakes to fires, 2017 witnessed its fair share of natural disasters. As extreme weather becomes more frequent in today’s world, concerns regarding climate change and globa...

Recycling: Global markets, local efforts

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

February 1, 2018

A can resting in an otherwise empty blue recycling bin must feel lonely. As the can ponders its existence and recalls being the chosen beverage among a sea of other brightly colored cans, others gather in the blue bin — some pla...

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...

2017 Energy Challenge sets new records

Olivia Blakeslee, Contributing Writer

November 9, 2017

The eighth annual energy challenge charged Allegheny students up to achieve a 14.2 percent reduction in electricity consumption, saving $16,700 for use in more eco-friendly projects on campus. Events ranging from a Night Hike t...

2020: the year Allegheny achieves climate neutrality

Tyler Stigall, Science and International Editor

September 15, 2016

Under President Richard Cook in 2007, Allegheny College signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, overseen by the nonprofit organization Second Nature. The goal was set for the college to ac...

College makes meal plan balances available online

Christina Bryson, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2015

Allegheny students, staff and faculty can now check their Gator Cash balances online and deposit money immediately to their accounts through GET Funds. With this service, Allegheny members can also view meal plan balances inc...

CODE aims to ‘scale up’ efforts

Joseph Tingley, New Editor

October 15, 2015

The co-chairs of Allegheny College’s Council on Diversity and Equity attended Allegheny Student Government’s weekly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 to update the organization on the council’s recent activities. Ande Diaz, as...

ES class spurs sustainable changes on campus

Meaghan Wilby, Science and International Editor

August 27, 2015

At move-in on Aug. 22 every new freshmen received a stainless steel, Bisphenol A free water bottle as a result of work done by the Fall 2014 Environmental Science 210 class. The class conducted a survey on the prevalence of bottled wa...

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