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The Oldest College Weekly in America. Founded 1868.

The Colgate Maroon-News

The Oldest College Weekly in America. Founded 1868.

The Colgate Maroon-News

Gray Purcell: Finding Your Niche(s) at Colgate

Gray Purcell: Finding Your Niche(s) at Colgate

Hannah Marcotrigiano, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

Originally from Baltimore, Md., senior Gray Purcell is an environmental studies major and sociology minor who participates in a diverse portfolio of activities and organizations on campus. She has ingrained...

Sarah Miller: Student-Athlete Extraordinaire, Budding Scientist

Sarah Miller: Student-Athlete Extraordinaire, Budding Scientist

Ale Lewis, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

Senior Sarah Miller, a physics major and biology minor from Long Valley, N.J., has excelled in her academic and athletic endeavors at Colgate University. Her awards and distinctions are a testament to...

Mia Buchband: Lessons & Legacy of a Lead Link

Mia Buchband: Lessons & Legacy of a Lead Link

Gillian Lustenberger, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

Senior Mia Buchband is a sociology major and education studies minor at Colgate University. Throughout her time at Colgate, she has been involved in Link Staff, Mad Tutors, SAT prep and Greek life. As...

Jeff Woodward: Excelling on the Court and in the Classroom

Jeff Woodward: Excelling on the Court and in the Classroom

LJ Coady, Head Baker's Dozen Editor May 3, 2024

Whether you’re a superfan or only superficially interested in the Colgate University men’s basketball team, one face is instantly recognizable. Standing at 6 feet 11 inches tall and dominating the...

Max Rubinstein: Understanding the World Through Science and the Stage

Max Rubinstein: Understanding the World Through Science and the Stage

Emery Furgason, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

As finals week and graduation approach, many seniors begin to reflect on their time at Colgate University as they prepare to walk across the stage for their diplomas. One distinct member of the Class of...

Brenna McConnell: Getting Involved, Embracing Unexpected Opportunities

Brenna McConnell: Getting Involved, Embracing Unexpected Opportunities

Norah Hendrickson, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Senior Brenna McConnell has embraced her Colgate University experience to the fullest. Along with being a French and international relations double major, McConnell is a part of numerous organizations...

Pierce Haley: On Performing and Finding Yourself

Pierce Haley: On Performing and Finding Yourself

Andie Cook, Copy Editor April 28, 2023

“It’s hard to be yourself, but the only way that you are going to find your people, and find the things that you love on campus that are going to be impactful is in being yourself, getting out of your...

Steph Jacoby: Academic and Athlete

Steph Jacoby: Academic and Athlete

Andie Cook, Copy Editor April 28, 2023

Teammate, academic and friend — senior Steph Jacoby wears many different hats all at once. Jacoby is a chemistry concentrator from Downingtown, PA, a member of the Varsity Women’s Softball team at...

Sarah Traenkle: From California to Colgate

Sarah Traenkle: From California to Colgate

Madison Ballou, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

For senior Sarah Traenkle (“Traenks”), moving from busy Los Angeles to quiet Hamilton, New York was a daunting task. They had never lived on the east coast before — let alone met anyone from the...

Maya LaRosiliere: Winding Up and Letting Go

Maya LaRosiliere: Winding Up and Letting Go

Bri Liddell, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

When senior Maya LaRosiliere of Plano, Texas first stepped foot into her tiny Curtis Hall dorm room back in 2018, she hadn’t anticipated just how much this unfamiliar new place would change her, but...

Ahmaud Gabriele: Spreading Positivity

Ahmaud Gabriele: Spreading Positivity

Jordan Yankee, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

“Give yourself credit for what you can do. Now find a way to do it a little better this week. You can do it!” Every Monday, Ahmaud Gabriele, a senior from Atlanta, Ga., sends a motivational quote...

Isabel Gephart: Brain Waves and Boats

Isabel Gephart: Brain Waves and Boats

Karenna Warden, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Senior Isabel Gephart spends at least one hour nearly every day each week in a dark, closet-sized space in the basement of Olin Hall. While there, she engages in a well-practiced routine: she seats a student...

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