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Staff Submission: Mental Health Support at Colgate

Staff Submission: Mental Health Support at Colgate

Dawn LaFrance, Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Director of Sexual Violence Support March 5, 2021

Dear Students, What an emotionally intense year this has been, with many frustrations and disappointments. Nothing seems normal or predictable. Although “we are all in this together,” I also realize...

Unpopular Opinion: A Non-Vegan’s Take on Vegan Day

Jesse Harris, Contributing Writer March 5, 2021

Recently, Colgate Dining Services launched its first-ever plant-based event, Root for You, which took over Frank Dining Hall with entirely vegan options for both lunch and dinner. Although I had seen the...

Minus the City: Phexxi: Newest Innovation in Female Birth Control

Graci Galvez, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Last week I talked about the dangers of altering the pH of the vagina. What if I told you that the FDA has just recently approved a new female contraceptive that works by altering the pH of the vagina?...

What’s Left: Another Rotting Cabinet

Reed Cleland, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Much of the first month of President Joseph R. Biden’s administration has been dedicated to nominating individuals to govern the labyrinthine organizations and agencies that comprise the federal government....

Being Right: Lackluster and Divisive- Biden’s Cabinet

Marc Moreira, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Shortly after his win was confirmed, then President-Elect Biden doubled down on his campaign promise that he would nominate the “most diverse Cabinet representative of all folks.” This came as somewhat...

World News: Syrian Air Strikes and the Future of US-Middle East Relations

Nathan Biller, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

On Thursday, Feb. 25, President Joe Biden ordered seven airstrikes against a Syrian site currently occupied by two Iran-backed militias: Kataib Hezbollah and Kataib Sayid al-Shuhada. The first publicly...

World News: Resources, History, and the Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo Killed

Fabrizio Montisci, Contributing Writer March 5, 2021

What happened? At 10 am on Monday, February 22nd 2021, Luca Attanasio (43), who serves as the Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Democratic Republic of Congo and father of three, started to travel...

I'm Not Ready for a Return to Normal Colgate

I’m Not Ready for a Return to Normal Colgate

Jesse Harris, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

By this point in the semester, it feels as though everyone has learned to adjust to Colgate’s COVID-19 campus. Rolling out of bed for online classes, waiting in line at Frank to be seated when the capacity...

Reflecting on One Year of the Pandemic

Addie Christianson, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

Feb. 23, 2020: There I was, sitting in an Uber rushing to the Prague airport, head still ringing from the night before and my stomach full from copious amounts of chimney cakes. CNN breaking news reported...

World News: The World Is Listening to Burma, Now What?

Riley Rice, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

Like most days in Naypyidaw, Burma, Feb. 1 was both hot and humid. However, unlike most days, Feb. 1, 2021 was the day that the fears of so many in Burma and across the world were realized. The military...

Rest In Peace, Rush Limbaugh

Patrick Taylor, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

On Feb. 17, listeners of The Rush Limbaugh Show were met with a solemn statement from Rush Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn, announcing her husband’s passing and reflecting on his monumental legacy. “Rush...

What’s Left: Collapsing State of Mind

Reed Cleland, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

If you want to capture the heart, spirit and soul of New York in four minutes, look no further than Jay-Z’s 2009 Grammy hit “Empire State of Mind." I grew up as a proud son of Homer, New York, a...

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