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The Colgate Maroon-News

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Swarthmore Professor Gives Lecture on Truthfulness and Civility

Caroline Baird, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

The concept of “political correctness” and whether or not it interferes with authentic social discourse was one of the topics discussed in depth at “Truthfulness and Civility,” a lecture given...

Uyi Omorogbe at his pop-up

Banana Republic in New York’s Rockefeller Center Features Colgate Alumnus’ Clothing Line

Greta Ferdinand, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

Rockefeller Center’s Banana Republic store recently featured a pop-up of designs by NaSo, a clothing line created by Colgate alumnus Uyi Omorogbe during his junior year at Colgate. Omorogbe, who graduated...

Womens Hockey against Union College

Women’s Hockey Heads Into ECAC Playoffs After Auby’s Pair of Shutouts

Jack Breitowich, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

After splitting last weekend’s series on the road, the Colgate women’s ice hockey team came back home and made a statement against the Union College Dutchwomen and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute...

Andrew Kelemen Competing

Swimming and Diving Teams Finish Season at Patriot League Champs

Zach Schiller, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

This past weekend, the Colgate Swim & Dive teams competed in the Patriot League Championships at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Although both the men’s and women’s team finished near...

Colgate Alumna Discusses Urban Planning

Colgate Alumna Discusses Urban Planning

Raymond Hua, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

Senior Advisor at Artscape Toronto LoriAnn Girvan ’86 led a discussion about her career and how Colgate helped to kickstart her work in social justice and homeless housing. The discussion, held on Feb....

Chris Hedges 79

Acclaimed Journalist and Alumnus Speaks on Trump and Christian Fascism

Ani Arzoumanian, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

Colgate Alumnus and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges ’79 came to campus to discuss his book about the Christian Right's threat to open society in the context of today’s presidency as part of the...

Conservative author and commentator Heather Mac Donald in front of protesters at her lecture. These two signs were one of about six large signs that went up in the crowd during the Q&A section of the lecture, along with smaller posters. 

Mac Donald Faces Protesters at “Diversity Delusion” Lecture

Emily Rahhal, Multimedia Manager February 27, 2020

Conservative author and commentator Heather Mac Donald faced protestors at an overfilled Love Auditorium for her lecture on free speech and the “diversity delusion” on college campuses last Thursday,...

Why Colgate Should Ban Plastic

Alique Fisher, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

Even though Colgate is supposedly “carbon neutral,” the University should be establishing stricter policies in an effort to be environmentally sustainable and encourage its students to change their...

The Great Pizza Debate

“The Great Pizza Debate” Decides Once and For All Colgate’s Pizza Preference

Gideon Hamot, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

Every Colgate student has wandered down Lebanon Street in search of a slice of pizza. Now, most of the time, this wandering takes place long after 9 p.m. and in a drunken stupor leaving us with only one...

A More Inclusive Social Scene for the Well-Being of All

Eva Wen, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

“Work hard, play harder” has long been the spirit of many competitive colleges, Colgate being one of them. However, when it comes to the social scene at Colgate, “play hard” almost always boils...

Detropia Film Screening

Friday Night Film Series “Detropia” Screening

Raymond Hua, Maroon-News Staff February 27, 2020

The 2012 documentary, “Detropia,” was shown on Feb. 21 as part of the Friday Night Film Series. Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, the film’s name is a combination of the words “Detroit”...

Letter to the Editor: Statement from the Protest Organizers

February 27, 2020

Dear Members of the Student Body,We would like to extend our deepest thanks to everyone who participated in the protest last Thursday evening. Over 300 people filled Love Auditorium and the Olin lobby...

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