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Sino-Indian Border: How Old Tensions Can Spur New Conflicts

Nate Biller, Class of 2024

September 20, 2020

Spanish philosopher George Santayana once famously said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” However humans have a tendency to repeat themselves not just for forgetting history, but because we can’t let go of it. Grudges and feuds transcend generations, and have brough...

The Left Has Reached A New Low, But We Shouldn’t Be Surprised

Camden Di Carlo, Class of 2024

September 15, 2020

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald J. Trump, unfortunately passed away on Saturday, Aug. 15, following a stay in an intensive care unit for more than a week, as reported by Fox News. Once it became clear that Robert Trump’s health was declining, the President promptly visited him at Mt. Sinai Ho...

Retraction to June 9 Op-Ed

The Colgate Maroon-News Editorial Board

June 23, 2020

A June 9 commentary article titled “Incident, Protest, Email, Repeat: The Exhausting Cycle of Racism at Colgate” incorrectly stated that the course POSC 151 was and is “necessary for any Political Science concentrator to graduate.” However, according to the University website, it is actually ...

Letter to the Editor: President Responds to Op-Ed on Colgate’s Cycle of Racism

Letter to the Editor: President Responds to Op-Ed on Colgate’s Cycle of Racism

Brian Casey, President

June 15, 2020

To the Maroon-News editors, I want to start out this message with a note of appreciation and gratitude to the Maroon-News for the work of its editors and staff writers in putting together a thoughtful and comprehensive editorial about the history of racism and racist incidents on the Colgate campu...

Newly Formed Colgate Student Coalition Raises Over 30 Thousand Dollars in First Five Days

Graphic by junior Keilani Blas

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2020

The Colgate Student Coalition launched last week, gaining more than 70 individual members and more than 100 campus student organizations as partners in just a few days. With a 13-day fundraiser for bail funds for arrested protesters in four major U.S. cities, the group intends to organize the Colgate community around national protests over the killing of Geo...

Veritati: Taking Responsibility and Moving Forward

Veritati: Taking Responsibility and Moving Forward

The Colgate Maroon-News Editorial Board

June 5, 2020

We stand in solidarity with our Black classmates, professors, administrators, staff and greater Colgate community of color. As a predominantly white staff, we acknowledge that we cannot begin to understand the pain and trauma long-experienced in the face of systemic and very personal racism. The perva...

University Announces 2020 Faculty Awards and Promotions

Faculty award recipients Harvey Sindima (Left) and Marta Perez-Carbonell (Right).

Kelsey McGeough, Executive Editor

May 26, 2020

The University awarded two faculty awards and six promotions despite the semester's disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Phi Eta Sigma Professor of the Year and Jerome Balmuth Award for Teaching were awarded to Assistant Professor of Spanish Marta Perez-Carbonell and Professor of Philosophy and...

Thought Into Action Holds Virtual Showcase

Thought Into Action Holds Virtual Showcase

Elizabeth Shaw, Assistant Baker's Dozen Editor

May 20, 2020

Thought Into Action (TIA) entrepreneurship program’s annual venture showcase has been converted to a virtual format given Colgate’s adaption to virtual instruction. Launched April 18, the website consists of a grid of project logos and quick descriptions that lead to project pages, and each of these features a video pitch and introduces the team and their w...

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executives

Greta Ferdinand and Nicole Dienst

May 20, 2020

This article is the second part of a two-part SGA Election series. Part one outlined the changes to this year’s executive election positions and procedures.  The Student Government Association (SGA) executives for the 2020-2021 academic year were announced Saturday, May 2 after the voting period for the pre...

Games to Look Forward to in NFL’s 2020-21 Schedule

Week 1 2020 NFL schedule.

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

The NFL released the entire schedule for the 2020-21 season on May 7 and there are some intriguing matchups coming our way. Obviously, there is no guarantee that any of the games will be played given the outbreak of COVID-19, but we can all cross our fingers and hope.  With the return of several international spo...

Run-Down of Information for Fall 2020

Run-Down of Information for Fall 2020

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

A breakdown of available information about Fall 2020. This story will be updated as information becomes available. The Task Force on the Reopening of the Colgate Campus, chaired by Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin and Associate Professor of Biology Geoff Holm will be working on the fall and will reach a...

Fulbright Scholars Unite Digitally to Demand Clarity in Wake of Coronavirus Crisis

Lundt and her fellow state-mates in Sabah with the US ambassador to Malaysia.

Amarachi Iheanyichukwu, Assistant Commentary Editor

May 18, 2020

Forced to return to their respective homes following the growing severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, scholars of the prestigious Fulbright Program have spent the past two months painstakingly collecting correspondence with program officials and personal accounts from displaced fellows in an effort to address...

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