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Unpopular Opinion: Halloween is Overrated

Victoria Pino, Maroon-News Staff

September 22, 2020

It is officially that time of year when the leaves are starting to change. People are trading their iced coffees for pumpkin spice lattes, and pumpkin bread is slowly replacing the banana bread craze. Here in Hamilton, the air is crisp and the sky is cloudless, which means summer dresses are phasing out,...

Hot Take: West Coast Wildfires and the Social Implication of Climate Change

Cat Wang, Maroon-News Staff

September 22, 2020

In the fall, embracing the contrasting beauty of the clear blue sky with the colorful foliage in the cool autumn air of upstate New York is a trademark experience for Hamilton residents. And while different regions of the nation are used to experiencing the fall in distinct ways, this year things have cha...

Being Right: Federal Stimulus: President Trump is Placing National Interests Before Partisan Interests

Anthony Palazzola, Maroon-News Staff

September 22, 2020

President Donald Trump and the national government have taken extraordinary measures to stabilize the economy during this difficult moment of our history. In fact, the President has signed legislation that has injected more than $2 trillion worth of stimulus aid into the economy. Plus, the nonpartisan Federal Reserve has injected at least $2.3 trillion into the economy; the Federal Rese...

Minus the City: Should We or Should We Not Call Her Daddy?

Graci Galvez, Maroon-News Staff

September 22, 2020

Call Her Daddy, a podcast that everyone has either listened to or at least heard of, is notorious for its incredibly explicit and raunchy conversations between Alexandra Cooper and her former co-host Sofia Franklyn. The two explore sex and dating from a female perspective and are extremely forthcoming w...

What’s Left: The Case for Anthony Brindisi

Reed Cleland, Maroon-News Staff

September 15, 2020

New York’s 22nd Congressional District is a perfect microcosm of the national political battle between the Neoliberal Democratic Party and the Trump Republican Party. The outcome of the grudge match between Congressman Anthony Brindisi and ex-Congresswoman Claudia Tenney will have very direct implicati...

Masturbation Talk: Roommate Edition

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

Hook-up culture is not the same as it was pre-pandemic, and it won’t be for a while as Gate 1 is quite clear in its restrictions for guests. We all know that the safest way to get around this is not to try to get around it at all. In fact, the only real solution is to accept ourselves as our only tr...

Leverage Your Voice: Register To Vote in the Place it Counts the Most

Domenique Masi, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

This year is bound to be one for the books, especially as we approach election season. Voting is a privilege and making your political voice heard to democratically elect individuals to represent you is a fundamental pillar of our government. Cynics argue that your vote doesn't matter, but there is al...

Being Right: Tenney is the Right Choice for NY-22

Patrick Taylor, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

The congressional race in New York’s 22nd district looks to be as competitive as ever this fall. Following a nail-biter of an election in 2018, in which then-state assemblyman Anthony Brindisi narrowly unseated incumbent Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, Brindisi is seeking reelection. Tenney, once again,...

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