Allegheny In The News

Walker Shapes Clay and Learns Lessons for Life

Allegheny College student Christian Walker has launched an apparel business featuring his own designs. Walker, a computer science and economics double major, reflects on lessons he learned in a high school ceramics program and how they apply to his experiences as a college student and entrepreneur.

Civility award goes to Texas buddies Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd

Allegheny College honored the two Texas congressmen from opposing parties with the national Prize for Civility in Public Life for their “bipartisan road trip” last year. Reps. Hurd and O’Rourke live-streamed collegial discussions on the divisive issues of the day over a 1,600-mile drive from Texas to the Capitol after winter weather canceled their flights.