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Colgate Holds In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

Colgate Holds In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

Lalana Sharma, Executive Editor May 15, 2021

After months of preparation in the midst of changing COVID-19 pandemic policies and restrictions, the Commencement Ceremony for the class of 2021, the University’s 200th Commencement, was held in-person...

Colgate To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Fall 2021

Colgate To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Fall 2021

Nicole Dienst, Copy Editor May 9, 2021

Colgate announced a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all students returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester, except for those with religious and medical exemptions, via email on May 5.  The...

Share Your Story Posts Spark Discourse on Pervasive Campus Sexual Violence

Share Your Story Posts Spark Discourse on Pervasive Campus Sexual Violence

Kirby Goodman and Nicole Dienst April 16, 2021

Editorial content warning: this article contains discussion of sexual assault and sexual violence.  After the Instagram account @shareyourstorycolgate — an anonymous platform for Colgate students...

Abolish Greek Life Sparks Debate on Future of Campus Organizations

Abolish Greek Life Sparks Debate on Future of Campus Organizations

Wynter Schnell and Elli Ament February 26, 2021

A student-run movement calling for the abolition of Greek life on campus has sparked conversation about the historical inequity of fraternities and sororities at Colgate. The movement, run primarily through...

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

Emily Rahhal and Greta Ferdinand January 22, 2021

Amid rising concerns about coronavirus infection rates across the country, the University is preparing to bring students back to campus for the Spring semester with added personnel and baseline testing....

Lori Garris becomes one of the first Madison county residents to be vaccinated, recently receiving the Moderna vaccine.

University Approved to Administer Vaccines as a Closed Point of Dispensing as Community Members Begin to Receive Vaccines

Emily Rahhal, Editor-In-Chief January 20, 2021

The University will aid the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout by administering vaccines as a closed Point of Dispensing (POD), as Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) continues to administer vaccinations...

Administration Reaffirms Plans for Spring Return Amid Virus Spikes, Break Days and Car Policy Garner Student Criticism

Administration Reaffirms Plans for Spring Return Amid Virus Spikes, Break Days and Car Policy Garner Student Criticism

Kirby Goodman, Multimedia Manager December 18, 2020

Vice President and Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin announced updates for the spring 2021 semester on Wednesday, reaffirming the University’s plans to bring the student body back to campus after a...

Cuomo Tightens State Gathering, Restaurant and Bar Guidelines as Students Prepare to Leave Campus for Break

Cuomo Tightens State Gathering, Restaurant and Bar Guidelines as Students Prepare to Leave Campus for Break

Kirby Goodman, Multimedia Manager November 23, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new statewide COVID-19 restrictions as cases continue to source across the country last Wednesday, Nov. 11, according to the New York Times. The new restrictions,...

Campus Organizations Unite to Host Election Day ‘March to the Polls’

Josie Rozzelle and Anya Stienmetz November 7, 2020

Sponsored by a broad coalition of campus organizations, the Election Day 'March to the Polls' encouraged Colgate students, faculty and staff to engage in the historic presidential election by marching...

New Dog Park Opens In Hamilton

New Dog Park Opens In Hamilton

Wynter Schnell November 7, 2020

The new Hamilton Dog Park welcomed community members for the first time for a celebratory ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 24. Although all construction and initial maintenance on the dog park,...

State Liquor Association Suspends Risky Business Liquor License, Owner Enters Plea of Not-Guilty

State Liquor Association Suspends Risky Business Liquor License, Owner Enters Plea of Not-Guilty

Kelsey McGeough, Executive Editor October 10, 2020

The State Liquor Association (SLA) recently issued an order of suspension of the liquor licence to local bar Risky Business Cafe, also known as Magic Mari’s Risky Business or more colloquially as The...

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...

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