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Students Form Vaccine Initiative For Equal Access

Students Form Vaccine Initiative For Equal Access

Lola Carino and Ellie Lawrence March 5, 2021

As increasingly available vaccines offer a path toward the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Colgate students have formed Team Vaccine, an initiative to help the elderly and those with disabilities...

Colgate Enters Gate 2 Despite Winter Storm Delaying Test Results

Colgate Enters Gate 2 Despite Winter Storm Delaying Test Results

Claire Bergerson, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Despite significant delays in surveillance test results caused by winter storms, Colgate entered Gate 2 on Feb. 19 at 7 a.m., enabling larger group gatherings of 10 people and visitation in common spaces...

Colgate Physicians Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines

Colgate Physicians Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Colgate faculty and staff members hosted a webinar to discuss vaccine development, hesitancy, New York State eligibility requirements and availability on Friday, Feb. 26. Entitled “Safe. Effective. Vetted:...

Students Push To Reopen Colgate’s Ski Hill

Students Push To Reopen Colgate’s Ski Hill

Annabel Morris , Contributing Writer March 5, 2021

Recognizing the need for more winter activities at Colgate, a group of students is pushing to reopen the ski hill on Colgate’s campus, Trainer Hill, in a Thought into Action (TIA)  initiative named...

Frank Dining Hall Employee’s Residence Burned Down, Fundraiser Organized To Replace Home

Frank Dining Hall Employee’s Residence Burned Down, Fundraiser Organized To Replace Home

Lalana Sharma, News Editor March 2, 2021

After Frank Dining Hall employee Cindy Wilcox’s son, armed with a gun and threatening to hurt himself and others, allegedly set her home on fire on Feb. 18, destroying the property, the Colgate community...

Casey Announces Benton's 25 Million Dollar Gift to Fund Middle Campus Plan

Casey Announces Benton’s 25 Million Dollar Gift to Fund Middle Campus Plan

Olivia Geppel, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

University President Brian Casey recently announced plans to move forward with Colgate’s Middle Campus Plan for Arts, Creativity and Innovation as part of the University’s Third Century Plan. In a...

Students Raise Concerns Over Discrepancies In Campus Safety Response To Affiliated Vs. Non-Affiliated Social Gatherings

Students Raise Concerns Over Discrepancies In Campus Safety Response To Affiliated Vs. Non-Affiliated Social Gatherings

Annie Knowles February 26, 2021

Students allege a difference in Campus Safety interactions between affiliated and non-affiliated groups and individuals. Whereas students in Greek life organizations (GLOS) share that their relationship...

New Hami-Down Launches Campus-Wide Sustainable Clothes Sharing Platform

New Hami-Down Launches Campus-Wide Sustainable Clothes Sharing Platform

Sara Fraser, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

Sophomores Leigh Frankel and Cameron Stokes recently announced the arrival of their new Thought into Action (TIA) project, Hami-Down, an online platform for buying second-hand and re-selling selling goods...

Frank Dining Hall Holds New Plant-Based Food Event

Frank Dining Hall Holds New Plant-Based Food Event

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

As part of a plant-based takeover, Frank Dining Hall held an event called “Root for You” in partnership with People and Our World (PAOW) on Feb. 17. The event aimed to transform the dining hall into...

Student Government Increases Collaboration With Admin, Plans Upcoming Wellness Events

Student Government Increases Collaboration With Admin, Plans Upcoming Wellness Events

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) recently announced a series of internal changes and updates, including increased collaboration between SGA and the administration, a newly appointed speaker of...

Women's Studies Intern Starts “Unpacking Asexuality” Blog

Women’s Studies Intern Starts “Unpacking Asexuality” Blog

Riley Rice , Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

Colgate Center for Women’s Studies intern and first-year Rachel Hunsicker began a new blog during the week of Feb. 7, titled “Unpacking Asexuality: Understanding Community and Relationships,” which...

Testing Non-Compliance Causes Concern

Testing Non-Compliance Causes Concern

Josie Rozzelle and Ethan Cherry, Assistant News Editors February 20, 2021

Increased COVID-19 testing of the on-campus community as a means to monitor infection rates and progress through Colgate's gates of reopening faster was one of the major changes between the Fall 2020 and...

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