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ELOQUENCE AND HISTORY: Professor Menand visited Colgate on Oct. 20 and spoke on the sexualization of women on comic book covers throughout the 20th century, as well as provided commentary on his recently published book, “The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War.”

Lessons of Eloquence and History: Louis Menand at Colgate

Nicole Dienst, Copy Editor October 29, 2021

One of the great privileges of higher education is having the opportunity to learn from leading intellectuals – let alone a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, long-time New Yorker columnist, double-endowed...

RECRUITMENT RESCHEDULE: Colgate’s Interfraternity and Panhellenic councils announce new dates of fall rush in late September.

Greek Life Recruitment Altered, Postponed After Case Surge

Nicole Dienst and Wynter Schnell September 17, 2021

*This article was updated with the most recent information as of Sept. 14 at 7 p.m.*  After announcing the postponement of fraternity and sorority recruitment last Sunday following a sudden surge in...

As virus cases surge, the University is now requiring masking in all University-operated indoor spaces and encouraging grab-and-go dining.

Virus Cases Surge To All-Time High

Nicole Dienst and Ethan Cherry September 7, 2021

*Disclaimer: this article includes the most recent updates of COVID-19 cases and university protocols as of Sept. 7 at 7 P.M.* Just two weeks after students returned to campus for the fall semester,...

Senior Honor Society Holds Art Auction

Senior Honor Society Holds Art Auction

Elli Ament, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The Senior Honor Society held its annual auction last week to support two local indigenous groups. The virtual, silent auction ran from April 19 through April 25, with all proceeds benefiting Akweku Osh^he...

Second Virtual Dancefest Features Live Performances

Second Virtual Dancefest Features Live Performances

Sivi Colberg April 30, 2021

In accordance with restrictions on social gatherings due to University and state guidelines, Colgate’s spring 2021 Dancefest was conducted via livestream on Saturday, April 24. A combination of live...

State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2021

All New York residents ages 16 and older became eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday, April 6. The eligibility expansion includes those who reside, work or study in N.Y. State.  Colgate...

Despite General Compliance, Administration Warns of Consequences from Commitment Violations

Despite General Compliance, Administration Warns of Consequences from Commitment Violations

Finn Schuemann, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Prior to transitioning to Gate 3 in early March, several on-campus gatherings in violation of Colgate’s Commitment to Community Health sparked concern for University officials in recent weeks. Though...

Temporary Classroom Modulars Replace Falls Tent Classrooms

Temporary Classroom Modulars Replace Fall’s Tent Classrooms

Erin Knox and Lily Haynes February 20, 2021

In the ongoing effort to combat educational disturbances during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Colgate University Task Force on Remote Learning has implemented a series of temporary classroom modulars around...

Colgate Sees Unprecedented 102 Percent Increase in Applications for the Class of 2025

Colgate Sees Unprecedented 102 Percent Increase in Applications for the Class of 2025

Kirby Goodman and Nicole Dienst February 12, 2021

The University received a record 17,000 applications for the class of 2025, a 102 percent increase from last year and close to double the previous record set in 2019 for the class of 2023. Within the history-making...

Four Colgate Students Turned Away From Hamilton Voting Booth On Election Day

Four Colgate Students Turned Away From Hamilton Voting Booth On Election Day

Anya Steinmetz, Maroon-News Staff November 14, 2020

Four Colgate students were turned away from voting at the Hamilton Public Library between 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Election Day because they were not registered to vote in Hamilton, despite having...

Colgate Admission to Be Test-Optional for Three Years

Colgate Admission to Be Test-Optional for Three Years

Isabelle Sapountzis, Maroon-News Staff October 31, 2020

The Colgate University Office of Admission recently announced that for three years standardized tests typically used to evaluate a prospective student, including the SAT and ACT, will be optional for applicants....

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