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And Now Presenting … Shock!

And Now Presenting … Shock!

Eliza Leal, Baker's Dozen Assistant Editor May 6, 2022

The lights of the chapel slowly dimmed as the Shock dance group members filed onto the stage to the roar of the audience members at Dancefest. Prior to the "Mamma Mia" soundtrack mashup starting, the...

Wolfpack: Hip-Hop Savants Continue to Dazzle

Wolfpack: Hip-Hop Savants Continue to Dazzle

Cooper Lowell, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

For this year’s Spring Dancefest, Wolfpack, a hip-hop based dance group, came out on stage in full force, their first dance opening with "Malamente" by Rosalia and "New Tooth" by Rich Brian followed...

LAD: Merengue, Bachata, Salsa and Beyond

Hope Swetow, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

The Latin American Dance (LAD) group is a student-led group that explores all genres of Latin American dance, such as Merengue, Bachata, Salsa and more. The group's co-presidents, Kathy Bertrand Ortiz...

Planning Dancefest: The Student Team Behind The Scenes

Planning Dancefest: The Student Team Behind The Scenes

Sophie Naylor, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

Dancefest is one of the most iconic events at Colgate, and after two semesters of virtual renditions due to COVID-19, the chapel was once again packed with students eager to see their peers perform....

The Green Afternoon of Service: COVE’s Community Garden Event

The Green Afternoon of Service: COVE’s Community Garden Event

Sammie Marks , Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Every year, the Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE) honors national days of service by hosting events in which students spend an afternoon volunteering with a local community organization....

Professor Peter Klepeis: Into the Field

Professor Peter Klepeis: Into the Field

Tate Fonda , Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Peter Klepeis is a professor of geography at Colgate, whose teaching focus centers on nature-society relationships, political ecology and environmental history. His course titled “The Geography of Happiness”...

Sustainability Office Hosts Swap Shop

Sustainability Office Hosts Swap Shop

Eliza Leal, Assistant Baker's Dozen Editor April 29, 2022

The Raider’s Den in the Trudy Fitness Center bustled with students this past Thursday, April 21. Thrifters sifted with determination through piles of clothing of all styles on display for the Sustainability...

The Oak Awards Honor Sustainability Efforts

The Oak Awards Honor Sustainability Efforts

Natalie Sepe, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

The Oak Awards, an event hosted annually by the Office of Sustainability, honors individuals and groups that have made a significant impact on Colgate’s campus sustainability efforts. There is a...

Lucas Rondan: Advocating for Sustainability On and Off Campus

Lucas Rondan: Advocating for Sustainability On and Off Campus

Heather Holm, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Current senior and environmental studies concentrator Lucas Rondan never misses an opportunity to bring the lessons he’s learned in the classroom into his real life. The Los Angeles native has done extensive...

Emily Balog: Finding Happiness Outdoors

Emily Balog: Finding Happiness Outdoors

Cooper Lowell, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Growing up in Colorado, sophomore Emily Balog was never a stranger to the outdoors. After joining the Outdoor Education (OE) community, Balog’s love for the outdoors has flourished even more. “Growing...

OE Open House Promotes WA, Outdoor Activities to Class of 2026

OE Open House Promotes WA, Outdoor Activities to Class of 2026

Sivi Colberg , Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Have you ever wanted to participate in Colgate’s range of outdoor activities? Colgate’s Outdoor Education (OE) program  held an open house at Base Camp for prospective students as part of the...

Webster Lehmann: Webster and the Wilderness

Webster Lehmann: Webster and the Wilderness

Hope Swetow, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Wilderness Adventure trips are often segues into participating in more outdoor activities at Colgate. Webster Lehmann is a senior from Saint Paul, Minn. who concentrates in geology. Before arriving on...

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