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The Democratic Party Must Become The Party Of The Good Neighbor

December 9, 2020

It is over. Donald J. Trump, the 45th President of the United States, will be replaced by former Vice-President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Jan. 20, 2021.  As exhaustive of a defeat toppling an incumbent...

Sustainability: Opening Alaska to Onshore Drilling Isn’t the Only Way to Create Jobs

December 9, 2020

The Trump Administration has moved forward in starting the process of selling leases to oil companies to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as of Nov. 16. By beginning this formal process...

Minus the City: Hooking Up with Your Best Friend

December 9, 2020

We’ve all been in a situation, or witnessed a situation, either in person or in some mediocre rom-com, where two people who start off as completely platonic best friends end up sharing a moment of intimacy....

A Promised Land Review: Obama Grades Himself

December 9, 2020

President Barack Obama recently released his first Presidential memoir, A Promised Land, covering his 2008 campaign and his first two-and-a-half years in office. Over 700 pages, it is an exhaustive account...

Business as Usual, Special Edition: Reading Recommendations

December 9, 2020

As the semester comes to a close, most members of the Colgate Community find themselves confined to their homes without many opportunities for face-to-face interaction. As a result, it can become increasingly...

Returning Home, But Carefully

November 17, 2020

When you step foot onto Colgate’s campus, it’s easy to leave the rest of the world behind.  Even without the usual vibrant social life on this campus, falling into the “Colgate bubble” was easy...

Business as Usual: Positive Vaccine News Highlights Risks of Stay-at-Home Stocks

November 17, 2020

Last week, promising news was released pertaining to a potential vaccine for COVID-19, a disease that has not only resulted in the deaths of more than 1.3 million people worldwide but has also altered...

Minus the City: Sexism in STI Stigma

November 14, 2020

Recently, I witnessed a group of people ridicule someone for having contracted an STI. This was deeply troubling to me, although in the moment I wasn’t sure why. My uncertainty translated into silence....

Coney Barrett Will Shift Partisan Blance in Supreme Court

November 14, 2020

In the wake of the Biden-Harris presidential victory, many Americans are discouraged that President Trump was able to secure Amy Coney Barrett as the ninth Supreme Court Justice in the midst of the 2020...

What’s Left: The End of Trump’s Regime

November 14, 2020

After days of national uncertainty, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden has been projected to be the next President of the United States on Nov. 7, 2020. Across cities throughout the nation, Americans...

Being Right: Heal the Nation

November 14, 2020

On Nov. 7, 2020, conservative news outlet Fox News became the latest of a growing number of networks to project Joe Biden to win the presidential election. The election has not been legally called, and...

Pass/Fail: In Defense of the Remote Learner

November 7, 2020

On Oct. 23, Vice President for Communications Laura Jack informed the student body that the Academic Affairs Board “formally voted not to implement a P/X option this fall.” As an institution that claims...

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