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Commitment Violations and Close Contact Numbers Prevent Colgate from Moving to Gate 2 of Reopening

Commitment Violations and Close Contact Numbers Prevent Colgate from Moving to Gate 2 of Reopening

Kirby Goodman, Multimedia Manager

September 27, 2020

Vice President for Communications Laura Jack announced in Monday’s ‘Colgate Together’ digest that the campus would not move forward into Gate 2 of reopening as planned on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The email cited metrics from the Health Analytics Dashboard and violations of the Commitment to Community ...

COVID-19 Restrictions Alter Life for Seniors Living Off-Campus in the Village

COVID-19 Restrictions Alter Life for Seniors Living Off-Campus in the Village

Ellie Cascio, Maroon-News Staff

September 16, 2020

Seniors approved to live off-campus have begun to saturate downtown spaces after moving into their off-campus residences at the start of the year. As residents of the Village of Hamilton, it is possible that those living outside of the confines of university owned, and controlled, housing have the highest s...

The Return to Sports: What Worked and What Didn’t

The Return to Sports: What Worked and What Didn’t

Cam Coby, Maroon-News Staff

September 12, 2020

Professional sports have finally made their way back into our living rooms after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And with this, there is a new normal for every professional sports league. No fans, pumped-in crowd noise and socially-distanced high-fives and celebrations have become the ne...

NFL 2020 Season Preview

NFL 2020 Season Preview

Zach Schiller, Sports Editor

September 12, 2020

After months of uncertainty, changing plans and downright confusion, the start of the 2020 NFL Season is finally upon us. With a delayed training camp and lack of pre-season games, it’s understandable if the opening game of this season between the defending World Champion Kansas City Chiefs and Houston ...

What’s Left Kenosha Protests: March On

Fabrizio Herrera Alfaro, Maroon-News Staff

September 12, 2020

On August 23, Jacob S. Blake was shot seven times by a white police officer who was responding to reports of a domestic dispute. Jacob Blake was there trying to de-escalate this domestic dispute, nothing else. The fact that we live in a country where African Americans are shot for simply being on th...

Overwatch Season Recap

Overwatch Season Recap

Zoey Kurtz, Class of 2024

September 11, 2020

With the 2020 Overwatch League entering its last week of regular season play, now is a good time to look back at how the season went for the twenty teams. In a season that started with the promise of game weekends being played in teams home cities, it quickly had to transition to online play with the outbrea...

NHL Conference Finals Preview

NHL Conference Finals Preview

Aaron Silverstein, Sports Editor

September 11, 2020

After an action-packed first two rounds of the NHL playoffs, four teams remain, each with a chance to make it to the Stanley Cup Finals.  Here is a preview of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals matchups. Eastern Conference Finals: New York Islanders vs. Tampa Bay Lightning This year’s Easte...

Best Bets Column

Best Bets Column

September 11, 2020

Noah Cope’s Best Bet: Chargers -3.5 Last year at Louisiana State University, Joe Burrow threw for over 5,000 yards, 60 TDS (A Football Bowl Subdivision record), won every single one of his starts, won the Heisman trophy and was rightfully the number one overall pick in this year's NFL draft. Yet, ...

Minus the City: Mask Sex?

Graci Galvez, Maroon-News Staff

September 10, 2020

March 13, 2020 marked a universal END. For many of us, this was the end of academia as we know it: an unceasing brew of invigorating knowledge and scholarship fostered by a community of professors and students who relied on personal and intimate collaborations beyond the screen of an electronic device, wi...

Lionel Messi’s Messy Transfer Saga

Lionel Messi’s Messy Transfer Saga

Aaron Silverstein, Sports Editor

September 9, 2020

For the 17th straight year, Lionel Messi will be playing for F.C. Barcelona. But, the superstar’s relationship with the club that first signed him on a napkin when he was 11 years old has never been more strained.   Over the past two weeks, it seemed as though the six-time Ballon D’or winner ...

The NBA Takes a Stand

The NBA Takes a Stand

Hunter Firment, Assistant Sports Editor

September 9, 2020

The NBA, alongside the WNBA, has been a leader in social activism in professional sports. Following the murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, several NBA players decided to put phrases and demands on the back of their jerseys like “Black Lives Matter,” “How Many More” and “Education R...

The (No) Good, Bad and Ugly of Life as a Knicks Fan

The (No) Good, Bad and Ugly of Life as a Knicks Fan

Matthew Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

September 9, 2020

         NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum drew a subtle smile, as he announced that the New York Knicks would be selecting eighth in the 2020 NBA Draft, dropping two picks below their projected sixth slot on Thursday Aug. 20. This was especially devastating given the 2020 draft is considered ver...

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