The Colgate Maroon-News

Pete Paasche and His Ultimate Journey

Pete Paasche and His Ultimate Journey

Virginia Morley, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

“I’d say it’s a lot more than just the game,” senior Pete Paasche said, reflecting on his time on the Colgate Ultimate Frisbee club team. A mathematical economics concentrator and sociology minor...

Balancing Sports and School: Men’s Club Ice Hockey's John Ferguson

Balancing Sports and School: Men’s Club Ice Hockey’s John Ferguson

Sophie Naylor, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Hailing from Minnetonka, MN, senior John Ferguson has spent his whole life surrounded by hockey.  “I grew up playing hockey since before I could walk, basically, as one does in Minnesota,” Ferguson...

Mackenzie Martin, Queen of Water Polo

Mackenzie Martin, Queen of Water Polo

Megan Herbruck, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

One of the many great things about Colgate is the diverse array of teams and clubs that exist on campus. At the annual fall club fair, excited students staff dozens of tables and work to encourage students...

Emily Yin and the Equality of Rugby

Emily Yin and the Equality of Rugby

Annie Knowles, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

When senior Emily Yin transferred to Colgate from the University of Colorado, Boulder her sophomore year, she immediately joined the rugby team.   “I got to college and knew I needed a sport to...

Ellie Kagel and Colgate’s Small but Mighty Figure Skating Team

Ellie Kagel and Colgate’s Small but Mighty Figure Skating Team

Brynn Kauffman, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

A sociology and women’s studies double concentrator from Brooklyn, NY, Ellie Kagel has been on Colgate’s club figure skating team for all four years she's been on campus, serving as the team's president...

Tommy Colman: A Catalyst For Club Soccer’s Growth

Tommy Colman: A Catalyst For Club Soccer’s Growth

Ana Mashek, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Tommy Colman, a senior computer science concentrator and film and media studies minor, played soccer throughout high school and wasn’t ready to give it up upon entering college.  The Colgate men’s...

Elsie Kindall and the Power of Social Justice

Elsie Kindall and the Power of Social Justice

Fairuz Ishraque, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

“Let’s start with sex education. Actually, let’s start with queer sex education,” senior Elsie Kindall, an educational studies concentrator from Dallas, Texas, said. “Let’s start with deconstructing...

Finding Purpose: Harleen Kaur’s Journey of Leadership

Finding Purpose: Harleen Kaur’s Journey of Leadership

Eliza Leal, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Social justice is not for the faint of heart. Senior Harleen Kaur, a political science concentrator and religion & film and media studies double minor, has dedicated her Colgate career to activism....

Lauryn Poyser: Living Life Boldly

Lauryn Poyser: Living Life Boldly

Lucy Hudson, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

As the current seniors begin to take in their last few moments at Colgate and reflect on their past four years on campus, a feeling of nostalgia may begin to set in. Lauryn Poyser, a senior from Evanston,...

Haley Taylor's Reflections on Colgate

Haley Taylor’s Reflections on Colgate

Hannah Tupper, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

“I am Haley Taylor. I am from the Bronx. I use she/her pronouns and I have 26 days until my graduation.” As excited as she is, Taylor said she has mixed feelings about graduation as part of her...

Emily Brew: Creating a Better Colgate

Emily Brew: Creating a Better Colgate

Emma Weiss, Contributing Writer April 23, 2021

Emily Brew, a senior from Westchester, N.Y., is a political science and Middle Eastern and Islamic studies concentrator. Brew knew she would probably study political science before coming to Colgate, and...

Aaron Grijalva: From The Desert to Hamilton

Aaron Grijalva: From The Desert to Hamilton

Paul McAvoy, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

“I grew up in a desert, but it’s interesting because I see a lot of similarities between Hamilton and the Imperial Valley. They’re both places with that small town feel.” Aaron Grijalva, a senior...

Load More Stories
Activate Search