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State Minimum Wage Increases to Affect Student and Local Workers

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The New York State Division of the Budget recently issued its report on the minimum wage rate increase from $12.50 to $13.20 per hour, scheduled to take effect on Dec. 31, a move that will impact all...

ALANA Cultural Center Hosts Discussion on Truckers and Tik Tok

Emmett Dowd, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The Africana, Latin, Asian and Native American (ALANA) Cultural Center held a brown bag event entitled "Tik Tok, Truckers, and Travel Bans" on Thursday, Dec. 2. Led by Rebecca Upton, a Lindsay O'Connor...

LONDON LEARNING: Students participating in the Fall 2021 London Study Group pose for a group photo on an excursion to Stonehenge.

Semesters Abroad Come to a Close as Omicron Cases Rise

Payton Gore, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

As the number of Omicron cases rises across Europe, Colgate students abroad during the Fall 2021 semester reflect on their experiences during a global pandemic. Their return home in the coming month marks...

HOLIDAYS IN HAMILTON: Colgate students and members of the Hamilton community gathered to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with crafts, singing and local food.

Village of Hamilton Celebrates Holiday Season with Night of Lights

Ellie Doolittle, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The village of Hamilton hosted a community wide event called “Night of Lights” to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season. The event was presented by The Hub Hamilton on Friday, Dec. 3, and...

Student Trio Organizes First Cookout for New On-Campus Grilling Club

Nathan Biller, Contributing Writer December 10, 2021

The Colgate Grilling Club held its inaugural meeting on Whitnall Field for experienced and novice grillers alike. A total of 50 students attended the meeting on Friday, Dec. 3 to enjoy the food that Grilling...

BOOSTED: Student Health Services provides multiple COVID-19 booster clinics for the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines at Parker Commons.

University Administers COVID-19 Booster Vaccines

Ellie Doolittle, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Dr. Merrill Miller, director of Student Health Services and adjunct professor of the health sciences, released a statement to the Colgate community on Monday, Nov. 8 announcing the administration of booster...

OISS Wraps Up International Education Week With Discussion on Citizenship

Payton Gore, Contributing Writer November 19, 2021

As part of its International Education Week, the Office of International Student Services (OISS) closed out its festivities with an event entitled “Personal Journey to the U.S Citizenship and Finding...

COMMUNITY CONNECTED: Colgate’s Student Government
Association launches Connect to Colgate (C2C) with the hopes
of creating friendships across different class years.

Connect to Colgate Program Hopes to Foster Community at Colgate

Rachel Sita, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

Student Government Association (SGA) recently announced a new community program, Connect to Colgate (C2C), that aims to foster new connections and long-term changes across the Colgate community. Students...

Colgate’s Men of Color Success Network Returns for Second Semester in a Row

Payton Gore, Contribuing Writer November 5, 2021

Every two weeks, barbers and hairstylists come to Colgate's campus to cut and style hair for students of color, through an outside program called The Suite. This service is possible thanks to the Dean...

DISCUSSING DU BOIS: Students and community members gathered to hear from Terry-Ann Jones as part of an annual Africana and Latin American Studies Program lecture series.

ALST Welcomes Terry-Ann Jones for Shirley Graham and W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture

Bri Liddell, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

As part of the department’s 24th annual Shirley Graham and W.E.B. Du Bois lecture, the Africana and Latin American Studies (ALST) Program hosted Terry-Ann Jones on Tuesday, Oct. 19 to discuss the intersection...

Campus Responds to Yik Yak Controversy

Campus Responds to Yik Yak Controversy

Bri Liddell, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH YIK YAK? SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE WITH US. FILL OUT THIS FORM TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD IN OUR COVERAGE. After Yik Yak, an anonymous social media platform surged...

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