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Allegheny Alumni Journalists Discuss Local Storytelling Amid the Pandemic

A year ago, Marley Parish, Alex Weidenhof and Ellis Giacomelli had just received their diplomas from Allegheny College. They now find themselves as community journalists working for local newspapers and covering the impacts of the worldwide pandemic that is perhaps the biggest ongoing story since World War II. All three of the 2019 graduates and [...]

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PBS’s Heffner on ‘Civil Discourse in an Uncivil Age’

The “incivility of bigotry” has resulted in a society unable to come together across difference, Alexander Heffner said during a keynote lecture at Allegheny College on Thursday. “The incivility of bigotry does not mean the incivility of purely racism or xenophobia or nativism. The incivility of bigotry is the incapacity of our society to rationalize [...]

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Hatch Earns Journalism Award for Newspaper Column

Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism in the Public Interest Cheryl Hatch earned the third place award – for her column in the Meadville Tribune – in the Opinions category of the 2016 Excellence in Journalism Awards of the Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association. The awards recognize the best of journalism coverage in Pennsylvania.

Student Journalist Angela Mauroni Is Finalist in Mark of Excellence Awards

April 20, 2016 – Angela Mauroni, news editor for The Campus, the student newspaper at Allegheny College, was a finalist in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 Mark of Excellence awards. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year. The awards were presented at the Region I spring conference [...]

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Student Journalists at Allegheny College To Host Open House for Birthday of Ida Tarbell, Class of 1880

Oct. 29, 2015 – The student journalists of The Campus, the award-winning student newspaper at Allegheny College, will celebrate pioneering journalist Ida Tarbell’s birthday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 5 in the newspaper’s newsroom, Campus Center 314. The public is invited for cake and an open house. Tarbell was born in [...]

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Professor Hatch Presents Her Work from Liberia

Visiting Professor of Journalism in the Public Interest Cheryl Hatch did a presentation of her work from Liberia this summer. She gave a talk, titled “Let this Ebola end,” and presented her photographs at the Mattapoisett Free Public Library on July 21 in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. In addition, her image “Watch Night” was among the 25 [...]

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The Campus Newspaper Wins First-place Mark of Excellence Award

The Campus has won a first-place Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists in Region 1, which includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Sam Stephenson ’15, co-editor-in-chief of The Campus, and photo editor Meghan Hayman ’16 won the award in the category of [...]

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Hatch Presents Her Recent Work from Liberia at Three Colleges and Universities in North Carolina

Cheryl Hatch, visiting professor in journalism in the public interest and documentary photographer, presented her recent work from Liberia at Wake Forest University, High Point University, and Guilford College March 23-26. Fellow journalist Brian Castner joined Hatch as part of a weeklong visit to Campus Consortium partners in North Carolina’s Triad region at the invitation [...]

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Allegheny, Saegertown journalists win awards

You can feel the excitement in the air when walking into the newsrooms of The Campus and The Panther Press, as the student newspapers have won nine Pennsylvania News Association awards between them. The Campus, Allegheny College’s student newspaper with a circulation of 2,100, garnered five PNA Student Keystone Press Awards including two first place [...]

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