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Senior Spotlight: Cecilia Kane

Senior Cecilia Kane continues her work as a Senior Admissions Fellow remotely, keeping the admissions process personal even as it goes digital.

Maggie Aulman, Maroon-News Staff

April 24, 2020

Behind the incoming class of 2024 is the dedicated staff at the Office of Admission, including a select group of Senior Admissions Fellows. Senior Cecilia Kane, a geography and Spanish double concentrator from Alexandria, Va., is one of those fellows, and has been involved with recruiting the brightest ...

Senior Spotlight: Caio Rodrigues Faria Brighenti

Senior Spotlight: Caio Rodrigues Faria Brighenti

Evan Robinson, Maroon-News Staff

April 1, 2020

If you were ever into video games as a kid, chances are you heard on more than one occasion that they’re a waste of time. For Caio Rodrigues Faria Brighenti, however, a childhood love of computer games—Tibia and World of Warcraft, in particular—planted the seeds that blossomed into a passion for programming a...

Senior Spotlight: Tatyana Anand

Tatyana Anand

Ellie Cascio, Maroon-News Staff

February 27, 2020

When asked her favorite place on campus, senior Tatyana Anand does not even need a beat to think before grinning and answering: “Case, obviously.”While many Colgate students spend their free hours working relentlessly within the walls of Colgate’s library, Anand has an outlook that counters the c...

Senior Spotlight: Louisa Gould

Louisa Gould

Ani Arzoumanian, Maroon-News Staff

February 20, 2020

In high school, senior Louisa Gould was ranked the best high school beat-boxer in the Northeast U.S. and was nationally ranked among the best from other regions.“I got really into beatboxing through my a cappella group in high school. I mostly taught myself through YouTube videos, starting in seven...

Senior Spotlight: Elaina Alzaibak

Elaina Alzaibak

Laura Mucha, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

“Have you ever cross country skied?” asked Elaina Alzaibak, a concentrator in Biology from Tiveron, RI. “I went for the first time like two weekends ago and I realized it’s the best thing ever. You’re not moving too quickly, so you can still take in the environment and you’re also moving at ...

Senior Spotlight: Patrick Toohey

Patrick Toohey

Laura Mucha, Maroon-News Staff

February 6, 2020

“Things are specifically hard for our generation because the world is ending,” said Patrick Toohey, an International Relations and Spanish Literatures double major from Upper Arlington, Ohio. “The other day, I was asked where I see myself in five years and I was like ‘underwater? That’s where w...

Senior Spotlight: Lydia Culp

Lydia Culp

Laura Mucha, Maroon-News Staff

January 30, 2020

“Ideas can come from anywhere,” said Lydia Culp, an English (creative writing) and Russian and Eurasian Studies double major from Williamsport, PA. “So Hamilton—I mean, what a beautiful place to feel overwhelmed by the joy of being alive.”Hamilton has clearly been an inspiring place for Culp...

Senior Spotlight: Alexa Canaan

Alexa Canaan

Laura Mucha, Maroon-News Staff

December 15, 2019

“On my SRS trip to Bosnia,” Alexa Canaan said, a mathematical economics major from Northborough, MA, “Professor Ray Douglas smacked me in the face. With his words. It’s a moment I think back to, more often than I’m willing to admit.” In the fall of 2017, Canaan had taken the Century of Ca...

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