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Contingent Faculty Move Toward a Union

Contingent Faculty Move Toward a Union

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021

After over a year of organizing, all non-tenure-track contingent faculty are nearly ready to file a request for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB); the Contingent Faculty Union...

ALANA Cultural Center Hosts First Annual Multicultural Fashion Show

ALANA Cultural Center Hosts First Annual Multicultural Fashion Show

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The University's Africana, Latin, Asian and Native American (ALANA) Cultural Center presented its first annual pre-recorded fashion show on Wednesday, April 21 as part of its Multicultural Week. The show...

Colgate to Allow Registered Guests At Class of 2021 Commencement

Colgate to Allow Registered Guests At Class of 2021 Commencement

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The University announced last week that two guests will be permitted per graduate for the Class of 2021 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 9, in an email from the Commencement Executive Committee on...

Nancy Ries Named 2021 Recipient of Balmuth Award For Teaching and Student Engagement

Nancy Ries Named 2021 Recipient of Balmuth Award For Teaching and Student Engagement

Lalana Sharma, News Editor April 30, 2021

Provost and Dean of the Faculty Tracey Hucks announced Professor of Anthropology and Peace & Conflict Studies Nancy Ries as the 2021 recipient of the University’s Jerome Balmuth Award for Teaching...

New “Rainbow Cupboard” Store Opens in Downtown Hamilton

New “Rainbow Cupboard” Store Opens in Downtown Hamilton

Riley Rice , Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

A new store called Rainbow Cupboard opened in downtown Hamilton on April 21. Located between Oliveri’s Pizzeria and Retrospect, the shop specializes in air plants, as well as other natural products such...

University Prepares To Announce Vaccine Requirement For Return To Campus, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer Vaccines To Be Made Available

University Prepares To Announce Vaccine Requirement For Return To Campus, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer Vaccines To Be Made Available

Elizabeth Shaw, Assistant Baker's Dozen Editor April 30, 2021

In the coming days, Colgate is set to announce whether the COVID-19 vaccine will be required in the Fall. Mandating the vaccines would add Colgate to a growing list of institutions of higher education...

Search for a Chief Diversity Officer Continues

Search for a Chief Diversity Officer Continues

Claire Bergerson, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

Colgate University's Chief Diversity Officer Search Committee, co-chaired by Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Spencer Kelly and Acting Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President for Communications...

Colgate Advances to Gate 3 of Reopening After Surge In Cases and Move Backwards to Modified Gate 1

Colgate Advances to Gate 3 of Reopening After Surge In Cases and Move Backwards to Modified Gate 1

Lalana Sharma, News Editor April 23, 2021

Colgate advanced from Gate 1 to Gate 3 of reopening on Tuesday morning in response to the reduced amount of positive COVID-19 cases following a recent campus-wide outbreak. In an email sent to the student...

Community Memorial Hospital Undergoes Renovations on Emergency Department

Community Memorial Hospital Undergoes Renovations on Emergency Department

Sophie Krantz, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

After four years of planning, Hamilton’s Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) is currently undergoing renovations meant to improve access and quality of patient care and safety. CMH is currently in its...

Administrators Discuss University Response to Sexual Assault in SAAM Panel

Administrators Discuss University Response to Sexual Assault in SAAM Panel

Emma Hubbard, Contributing Writer April 23, 2021

As part of their schedule of events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), Haven, Colgate’s center for sexual violence survivor support, hosted a virtual panel on April 13 to discuss both the University’s...

Hamilton Whole Foods Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Hamilton Whole Foods Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Maggie Aulman, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Hamilton Whole Foods is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, marking three decades since the establishment opened in April 1991. Co-owners Monica Costa and Heather Dockstader released a T-shirt...

Annual 13 Days of Green Begins with In-Person Events

Annual 13 Days of Green Begins with In-Person Events

Sara Fraser, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Colgate University’s Office of Sustainability began their countdown to Earth Day this past weekend with the annual 13 Days of Green kickoff event. Held each spring, the 13 Days of Green brings together...

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