The Campus

‘Mr. Sunshine’ overcast

February 25, 2011

never watched "Friends," the hallmark sitcom of the 90s that forced on us—ahem, introduced us to—the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry and Courtney Cox. So maybe I’m missing what is undoubtedly the biggest appea...

‘Speech’ ready for Oscars

February 25, 2011

Some people fear public speaking worse than death. Addressing a packed classroom of peers under fluorescent lights is daunting enough; I can’t imagine speaking to an entire nation (or, say, the entire world at the brink of war,...

Fagbug makes pit stop at Allegheny

February 25, 2011

“FAG” and “U R GAY”—the slurs scrawled in red across the windshield and driver’s side window of Erin Davies’ car was not the welcome she expected when she walked to her car after . The hate crime, prompted by...

Radiohead experiments with lighter themes on new album

February 25, 2011

hat kind of world do we live in when the biggest band of our generation leaks a highly anticipated album very quietly—a week before it’s out, at that? It seems Radiohead doesn’t really care. Radiohead sent a special love messag...

Soul Food Dinner tastes like home

February 25, 2011

Remember Thanksgivings? Fourteen aunts and uncles crowded in a hot kitchen, yelling over the sound of beaters through mashed potatoes, arguing over whether or not the okra needs more salt with the loving pushiness only family...

‘Eagle’ preserves endangered genre

February 18, 2011

In the opening scenes of "The Fellowship of the Rings" moviegoers were treated to a spectacle they had never seen before. An enormous battlefield stretched across the screen with hundreds of thousands of CGI soldiers. In the new ...

Groups gather for galas

February 18, 2011

Queers and Allies Prom: Redux invites all students, regardless of sexual orientation, to attend the prom. The event originated after its organizers learned about Mississippi high school officials that canceled a prom because ...

Cut Copy blossoms

February 18, 2011

In the glum Hoth-like Meadville winter, things at Allegheny can get depressing. To cheer up, Australian synth-pop band Cut Copy has graced us with their new album "Zonoscope." The opening track "Need You Know," features a slow aw...

Film Fest fancies foreign input

February 18, 2011

International Teaching Assistants give campus a taste of their country through film as the Allegheny’s Annual International Film Festival continues through next week, hosted by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. E...

‘Couples’ breaks up network’s primetime mojo

February 18, 2011

I don’t get it, NBC. You have a Thursday night comedy line-up that has competing networks drooling. "30 Rock," "Parks & Recreation," "The Office" and "Community" are all keeping your ratings high. Why tarnish your golden reputatio...

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