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Provost Ron Cole Holds Weekly Remote Student Office Hours: 4/7

Posted on April 2, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Provost Ron Cole holds student office hours at which students can speak with him. Provost Cole’s next hours: Tuesday, April 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sign up for an appointment to speak with him here. Office hours will be posted on MyAllegheny on a weekly basis.

Showcase Your World in the Gator International

Posted on March 29, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Gator International is Allegheny’s annual student journal with a global perspective. We are looking for your submissions of original writing, artwork, photography, or any creative endeavor that captures your interest in world languages and cultures, such as:
* Creative writing in any language (fiction, poetry, essays, you name it!)
* Photos from internships/study abroad
* Sketches, drawings, paintings, toons
* Let the inspiration flow
Please submit your work to psi@allegheny.edu

Call for Online Submissions: Annual Student Exhibition

Posted on March 24, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Due to COVID-19, the Art Department is hosting an online version of the Annual Student Art Show. We invite students to submit entries electronically for our Doane Art prizes and the Juror’s Prize, all of which receive a monetary award and a book selected by the Art Department faculty. The show will be curated from the award winners and select, outstanding entries exhibited on the gallery website and instagram: www.alleghenyartgalleries.com and @alleghenycollegeartgalleries. In addition to the Art Department and adjacent faculty, we are delighted to announce that the 2020 Annual Student Art Show is juried by Madeline Gent, executive director of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP).
Use this Doane Prize entry form to submit a body of work.
Read more…

Additional Google Meet Training Sessions for Educators: 3/24

Posted on March 23, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Additional training sessions for Google Meet have been scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The training will be conducted online via Google Meet. If you would like to attend one of these sessions, email Helen McCullough (hmccull@allegheny.edu). Please state whether you will attend the morning or afternoon session.

For all Employees and Student Workers – Paychecks to be Mailed Home

Posted on March 22, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Starting with pay date March 27, all paychecks and pay advices for staff, faculty, administrators and students will be mailed to your home address until further notice. Please check your previous paycheck/pay advice to verify we have the correct mailing address. Contact Christine Cramer at ccramer@allegheny.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

Robert H. Jackson Center Internship Deadline Extended: 3/30

Posted on March 22, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Robert H. Jackson Center has extended the summer internship application deadline to March 30. Please email Dr. Harward (bharward@allegheny.edu) if you have any questions.

Additional LITS Drop-In Sessions Scheduled for Faculty: 3/18-20

Posted on March 17, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Additional Drop-in sessions will be available for faculty to attend on the following dates from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Pelletier Library Classroom:
Wednesday, March 18
Thursday, March 19
Friday, March 20
We encourage any faculty interested in learning more about how to instruct remotely to attend and bring a laptop or other device. Pelletier Library will be accessible via card access only. Therefore, please bring your Allegheny ID.

Call for Submissions: Annual Student Art Show Moves Online

Posted on March 16, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Due to the disruption of the academic schedule caused by COVID-19 precautions, the Art Department is canceling the physical installation of the Annual Student Art Show. Instead, we will be hosting an online version. We are asking students to submit entries electronically for our Doane Art prizes and the Juror’s Prize. The show will be curated from a selection of the award winners and exhibited on the art gallery website. We invite submissions from all Allegheny students, working in any media. Submission will take place through an online form on Wednesday, March 25, and Thursday, March 26. Each artwork entered should be represented by 1 to 3 uploaded images. The winners will be announced and the exhibition launched on Tuesday, March 31, the original time scheduled for the gallery opening. However, There will be no opening event.
We will distribute a link for submission via email, My Allegheny, and on the art gallery website, www.alleghenyartgalleries.com. Please visit this page for more details on the submission process. Contact Professor Paula Burleigh with any questions: pburleigh@allegheny.edu

Application Extension: Student/Faculty Collaborative Research for Summer 2020

Posted on March 13, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The application due date for the Student/Faculty Collaborative Research for Summer 2020 has been extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3. Click here for the application. The provost’s office will review applications and will notify both the student and the professor before the end of April regarding the status of this SFR Collaborative Application. Updates on the deadline will be provided as needed.
Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research funding offers students and faculty the opportunity to work together on a research project of mutual interest. The project must not be directly related to the student’s senior project, though it can serve as preparation. This funding is not available for independent studies, summer internships, assistantships, or summer employment opportunities. Students interested in obtaining summer employment should contact the Financial Aid Office for a list of positions available during the summer. In order to be eligible for funding, student research must be conducted in collaboration with an Allegheny faculty member and the applicant must be a continuing student in good academic standing. Students must consult with their professor to confirm the specifics of the proposed project, including number of weeks, planned number of hours worked per week, and materials budget, before submitting this application form. Note: this funding from the College is a form of income and needs to be reported as such to the IRS.

Wise Center to Close Until March 30

Posted on March 12, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Beginning March 13 at 8 p.m., the Wise Center will be closed until March 30 when in-person classes are anticipated to resume. This follows Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s recommendation discouraging individuals from traveling to recreational activities like gyms.

Spring Break Dining Hours

Posted on March 12, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Brooks and McKinley’s dining halls will be operating with the following hours:
Brooks: March 13, Closed for dinner; March 16-28, 9 am – 1 pm and 5 pm – 6:30 pm; March 29, resume regular hours.
McKinley’s: March 13, Close at 8 pm; March 14-15, 9 am – 1 pm and 5 pm – 6:30 pm; March 16-28, Closed; March 29, resume regular hours.
Our hours of operations, as well as our service to our campus community during this break is ongoing as we adapt to any changes necessary to secure the health and food safety of our diners and staff.

Pelletier Library Hours

Posted on March 12, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Pelletier Library will be open the following hours during break:
Friday, March 13 7:30 – 5
Saturday, March 14 Closed
Sunday, March 15 Closed
Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20 7:30 – 5
Saturday, March 21 Closed
Sunday, March 22 Closed
Monday, March 23 – Tuesday, March 24 7:30 – 5

During Remote Instruction
Wednesday, March 25 – Thursday, March 26 7:30 – 9
Friday, March 27 7:30 – 5
Saturday, March 28 Closed

In preparation for classes resuming on Monday, March 30
Sunday, March 29 2:30 pm – 2 am
Monday, March 30 resume normal hours

Please contact us at infodesk@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Creek Connections March Newsletter

Posted on March 12, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Creek Connections March Newsletter. Read about our home-grown River Hero, Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences, a testing tip, a feature creature, and meet one of our loaner modules!

Pelletier Library Spring Break Hours

Posted on March 11, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Pelletier Library, including the InfoDesk, will be open the following hours during Spring Break:
Friday, March 13: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 14: Noon – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 15: Noon – 5 p.m.
Monday, March 16: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 18: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 19: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, March 20: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 21: Noon – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 22: 2:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.
The library and the InfoDesk will resume normal hours starting Monday, March 23.

Student Paychecks for March 13

Posted on March 11, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Student Paychecks for Friday, March 13, will be sent to your campus mailbox unless other arrangements have been made. If you would like your paycheck mailed to your home address, please contact Chris Cramer via email at ccramer@allegheny.edu or by phone 814-332-4792 by Thursday, March 12, at 4 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Graduation Celebration & 1st Gen Pinning Ceremony

Posted on March 11, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Registration to attend the third annual IDEAS Center Graduation Celebration as well as the inaugural First-Gen Pinning ceremony will close on Monday, March 16. Graduation Celebration will be held Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. in Ford Chapel. A dessert reception will follow. The First-Gen Pinning Ceremony will be held prior to commencement exercises on Saturday, May 9th at 10:00. A brunch reception will immediately follow. Use this form to register. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Angelica at aperezjohnston@allegheny.edu

1st Annual Gator Care Fair: 3/11

Posted on March 11, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Come check out the 1st Annual Gator Care Fair in the Campus Center on Wednesday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for some great prizes: GFC bucks, Kin’s Cash, reusable stainless steel straws to face masks and much more. Participants of the Gator Care Fair include local organizations and campus offices that are here to aid you in self-care and community involvement. There will also be two Grand Prize drawings for student participation that are a water resistant, anti-theft, USB charging backpack and a 30 oz travel mug gift set. So come on out and practice some #GatorCare.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole’s Weekly Student Office Hours: 3/11

Posted on March 11, 2020 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold student office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, March 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Philosophical Forum Poster Challenge: 3/11

Posted on March 10, 2020 | Filed under Archive

At 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, come to Oddfellows Hall lobby to present or to listen. Bring one key philosophical idea and be ready to explain it; if you come to listen, be ready to think. Example: “From each according to their ability; to each according to their need.” (Karl Marx, 1875) Bring your poster already made, or, primitive materials will be on hand for making one. Refreshments and long-anticipated departmental swag stickers will be available.

Wise Center Entrance and Hours for Spring Break

Posted on March 10, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Please note the entrance for the Wise Center will change from the winter door entrance (left door) back to the main door entrance (right door) during spring break. Also, the hours for the building during spring break are limited: March 16-20, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., and closed weekends of March 14-15 and 21-22.

Chaplain Office Hours: 3/12

Posted on March 10, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell will hold office hours in Grounds For Change on Thursday, March 12, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Any student is welcome to drop by for a cup of tea or coffee and to chat about religion in general, the United Methodist situation, or whatever is on your mind.

Cardio and Yoga Class: 3/11

Posted on March 10, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Come work out your stress with this fun group fitness class. Work-Out Your Stress, Cardio and Yoga will be held in the Wise Center Dance Studio on Wednesday, March 11, from 4 to 5 p.m. The class combines cardio, yoga, and a guided meditation to help increase physical wellness, relieve stress, and raise your confidence and happiness. Class is accessible for all fitness levels and open to all actively enrolled Allegheny students. No equipment is necessary. Please wear sneakers, bring some water, and be ready to get healthy. If you have questions, please email Danielle at dpecar@allegheny.edu.

Student/Faculty Collaborative Research for Summer 2020 Deadline

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Provost and Dean of the College Office announces funding opportunities and application form for Student/Faculty Collaborative Research for Summer 2020. Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research funding offers students and faculty the opportunity to work together on a research project of mutual interest. The project must not be directly related to the student’s senior project, though it can serve as preparation. This funding is not available for independent studies, summer internships, assistantships, or summer employment opportunities. Students interested in obtaining summer employment should contact the Financial Aid Office for a list of positions available during the summer. In order to be eligible for funding, student research must be conducted in collaboration with an Allegheny faculty member and the applicant must be a continuing student in good academic standing. Students must consult with their professor to confirm the specifics of the proposed project, including number of weeks, planned number of hours worked per week, and materials budget, before submitting this application form. The provost’s office will review applications in early/mid April and will notify both the student and the professor as soon as possible regarding the status of this SFR Collaborative Application. The online application must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 24 in order to be considered for funding. Note: this funding from the College is a form of income and needs to be reported as such to the IRS.

Canceled: Event With Gene Sperling on 3/10

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Tuesday, March 10, event with Gene Sperling, author of “Economic Dignity,” has been canceled. The lecture has been postponed until the fall semester due to a change in the speaker’s travel plans.

SRL Intern Applications: Due 3/25

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Spiritual and Religious Life (SRL) is accepting applications for SRL Interns through Wednesday, March 25, for positions to begin in fall 2020. SRL interns staff the SRL Office, plan and coordinate SRL events, and are responsible for specific program areas within the office. Open positions include Communications, Christian Life, PAM Retreat, and Interfaith Service Projects. To apply, complete this form. For additional information, contact Jane Ellen Nickell at 332-2800 or jnickell@allegheny.edu.

Black Diamond Community Event Seeks Volunteers

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Black Diamond is an annual networking event for black residents and businesses in Meadville. The event will take place on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. in Diamond Park. We need some volunteers. Responsibilities will mainly focus on helping with disseminating flyers and set-up/tear-down (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.) on the day of the event. If you need volunteer hours for a class or program this is the perfect opportunity for you. Contact Aden Salim @ salima@allegheny.edu if interested.

Welcome, New Employees

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny College would like to welcome the following new employees who have joined the College recently: Allison Hartle in the Allegheny Gateway, Kirsten Hauser in Library and Information Technology, and part-time instructors Haley Beverburg, Christopher Fettig, Barbara Hanes, Xingzhi He, Amber Mosbacher, Amber Nicholson, Joshua Sherretts and David Wolter.

ASG to Welcome Guest Stephanie Lang: 3/10

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Stephanie Lang from Parkhurst will visit ASG at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, to talk about the new meal plans for the incoming class, as well as various changes students will see in the dining halls. If you have any questions, look for our Instagram story or email us at asg@allegheny.edu. ASG meets in Campus Center 301/302.

Sabbath–Command or Invitation?: 3/10

Posted on March 9, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Work and rest. We are made for both. Join us at Allegheny Christian Outreach on Tuesday, March 10, at 8:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel. We will be digging into Scriptures about the Sabbath, and wrestling with God’s invitation to stop working, and delight in the rest He offers – every single day, every single week. Think you can’t afford to stop working? You can’t afford not to! Everyone is welcome.

COVID-19 Townhall Meeting: 3/10

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

There will be a COVID-19 townhall meeting on Tuesday, March 10 from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. in Quigley 101. Come hear up-to-date information and ask your questions. Medical, public health, and college officials will be there.

Community and Justice Studies (COMJ) Spring Luncheon: 3/10

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Are you invested in issues of social justice? Are you passionate about community engagement? If so, join us for the Community and Justice Studies spring luncheon on March 10 from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. in the Collaboratory. Come meet COMJ faculty, learn about COMJ students’ work, and eat tacos!

Canceled: WGSS Celebrates! 3/11

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

On Wednesday, March 11, the WGSS program will gather to celebrate the publication of Associate Professor Barbara Shaw’s co-authored textbook “Feminist and Queer Theory: An Intersectional and Transnational Reader” by Oxford University Press. For faculty and staff interested in WGSS, the reception is also a time to learn about the cross-campus and cross-disciplinary connections at the heart of the program, and how to become a contributing member or affiliate faculty. Join us in the Tippie Alumni Lounge from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Apply to be a CPP Fellow by 3/27

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

We encourage you to apply to be a Center for Political Participation (CPP) Student Fellow! CPP Fellows are responsible for hosting a number of events on campus, like guest speakers or town halls, related to domestic and international political happenings. The CPP also oversees the Law and Policy Program (including mentoring a group of L&P students) and works to increase student voter registration and turnout! Any student on campus next year is eligible to apply, and this position is open to all majors and minors. To apply, complete this application and submit your resumé by Friday, March 27 at 5 pm. Any questions can be emailed to bharward@allegheny.edu or ahartle@allegheny.edu.

Bird Club Meeting Tonight: 3/9

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Bird Club will be meeting at 6 pm tonight (March 9) in the Campus Center Room 302. Dr. Sarah Sargent will be talking about her work banding birds and conducting bird surveys for the Erie Bird Observatory. Want to get on our email list for more news and updates? Just send an email to acbirdclub@gmail.com.

Last Chance: Register for First-Gen Pinning Ceremony

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The First-Gen Graduation Pinning Ceremony is to celebrate all 2020 graduating First-Generation college students. Students will receive an ‘I’m First’ pin at the ceremony. All family and friends are invited to attend the ceremony on Saturday, May 9, at 10 am. This ceremony will be in Ford Chapel the morning of graduation and there will be a brunch reception immediately following the ceremony for graduates and attendees in Laura’s Garden. Please use the link to register — submit your home address and indicate how many attendees you will have!

Register for IDEAS Center Graduation Celebration by 3/13

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The IDEAS Center and Culture Identity and Leadership Coalition’s Graduation Celebration will be held Tuesday, April 21 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in Ford Chapel.The last day to register for the Graduation Celebration will be March 13. Those seniors that complete the following registration will receive a graduation cord from the IDEAS Center, as well as a graduation stole during this ceremony from the organization you are affiliated with. Please note, Allegheny regulations limit stoles to one per student so when choosing your affiliation, please make sure to list the one that you would like to receive your stole from. Please take a moment to complete this registration form. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting event!

Coffee and Conversation Today: 3/9

Posted on March 8, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Want to take a study break and get a free cup of coffee? Interested in getting to know Allegheny’s administration? Come join Positive Deviance in Grounds for Change today at 5 pm to get to know Eileen Petula, Allegheny’s executive VP.

International Women’s Day Tabling in CC: 3/8

Posted on March 5, 2020 | Filed under Archive

International Women’s Day is March 8! Panhellenic Council will be tabling in the CC lobby on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and buy Hershey’s Kisses for a woman who inspires you! All proceeds will go to Women’s Services. There will be fun artwork and posters for you to write about a woman who inspires you and why. President Link is also going to make an appearance! Come out and support and empower the women that you love to celebrate!

Replacement Parking Stickers

Posted on March 5, 2020 | Filed under Archive

A problem has been discovered with the parking stickers that were issued last semester. Almost all of the stickers are peeling and falling apart. The manufacturer was contacted and has sent replacement stickers to Public Safety. Students, staff and faculty with defective stickers are encouraged to remove as much of the defective sticker as possible and bring it to the Public Safety office. A replacement sticker will be issued free of charge. Do not remove the defective sticker and then wait several days to come to Public Safety; do so immediately.

Strength Training Class Today: 3/6

Posted on March 5, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Work Out Your Stress, Strength Training will be held in the Wise Center Dance Studio on Friday, March 6, at 3 p.m. The class uses lower, upper, and core strengthening exercises to help increase physical wellness, relieve stress, and raise your confidence and happiness. Each class ends with a relaxation or positive affirmation exercise. Class is accessible for all fitness levels and open to all actively enrolled Allegheny students. Equipment is provided and class is less than an hour. Just bring some water and be ready to get healthy! If you have questions, please email Danielle at dpecar@allegheny.edu.

SET Presents “Stop Kiss”: 3/6–7

Posted on March 5, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Student Experimental Theatre will present Diana Son’s “Stop Kiss” tonight Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at 8 pm in Arter Theater. This touching love story follows two women navigating their relationship in New York City. Content warning: contains homophobic slurs and description of assault.

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due by 9 a.m. Monday: 3/9

Posted on March 4, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Items to be included in the notice of the March 12 Faculty Meeting should be sent to Faculty Secretary Margaret Nelson (mnelson@allegheny.edu) by 9 a.m. on Monday, March 9. Please include electronic versions of any reports or documents associated with your agenda item, as well as suggested text for any announcement. For questions regarding potential inclusion of new business items or reports on this or future agendas, please contact Margaret Nelson or Brad Hersh, faculty moderator.

Scholarship Opportunity for Junior Natural Science Majors: Apply by 4/3

Posted on March 4, 2020 | Filed under Archive

All junior natural science majors are invited to apply for the Frederick and Marion Steen Mathematics Scholarship, which partially covers senior year tuition expenses for one student per year. For more details, please consult the full announcement. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 3, 2020.

Purim Costume Party: 3/6

Posted on March 4, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Hillel is hosting a Purim Costume Party on Friday, March 6, at 5 p.m. at the  Jewish Community Center! We will eat dinner, bake hamentaschen (a traditional filled cookie), and enjoy a Purim Spiel, a short funny play about the story of Esther saving the Jewish people of ancient Persia. There will be a prize for best costume, so get dressed up and join us!

Religious Life Mixer: 3/5

Posted on March 4, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Join the members of MOSAIC and other SRL groups for our annual Religious Life Mixer and inter-religious conversation, on March 5 in Brooks Blue Lounge at 7 pm. There will be a dessert bar with vegan options. Hope to see you there!

Allegheny College Receives First-gen Forward Designation

Posted on March 4, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced their 2020-21 cohort of First-gen Forward Institutions, which include Allegheny College. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students. Selected institutions receive professional development, community-building experiences, and a first look at the Center’s research and resources. Learn more about First-gen Forward Designation here.

People & Places Deadline: 3/10

Posted on March 4, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for the next People & Places, which reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievements, is Tuesday, March 10. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Gateway 5-Year Anniversary Celebration: 3/6

Posted on March 3, 2020 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny campus community is invited to celebrate the Gateway 5-Year Anniversary on Friday, March 6, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Pelletier Library. The celebration will feature student success stories, presentations from members of the Gateway community, raffle prizes, and refreshments. Please join us as we celebrate the success of our students and their commitment to becoming global leaders.

Pop-up French Creek Cleanup: 3/28

Posted on March 3, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Students in Professor Gross-Camp’s Environmental Justice class are hosting a Pop-up French Creek Cleanup with the French Creek Valley Conservancy! The cleanup will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Brock’s Lookout. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please complete this form. For any questions, contact petittai@allegheny.edu.

Chaplain Office Hours: 3/5

Posted on March 3, 2020 | Filed under Archive

Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell will hold office hours in Grounds For Change on Thursday, March 5, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Any student is welcome to drop by for a cup of tea or coffee and to chat about religion in general, the United Methodist situation, or whatever is on your mind.