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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

Book Review: The Epic of ‘Shantaram’

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

"Shantaram" is an award-winning novel published in 2003 based on the authentic epic experiences of the author Gregory David Roberts in India. Shantaram is the Hindu name given to Roberts (the narrator)...

Deference to the Small Town Life

Richie Rosen, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

It was pretty strange over Thanksgiving break to go from the dreariness of Hamilton to the breakneck pace of Los Angeles after not being home for three months. And I don't think I'm alone in feeling this...

Being Right: Trump Shows Us His True Colors… Again

Michael Hanratty, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The guardrails are off at Mar-a-Lago. Less than a month after announcing his third run for the presidency, Donald Trump hosted one of the more ill-fated meals in recent memory. Axios was the first to report...

The Shocking Lack of Economic Diversity at Colgate

Michael Naness, Contributing Writer December 9, 2022

Prior to coming to Colgate, I had never heard the words Choate, Andover, Exeter or Deerfield. It wasn’t in my vocabulary. I admittedly didn’t even know boarding school was really a thing outside of...

What’s Left: Kanye, Elon Musk and the Cost of Free Speech

LJ Coady, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution establishes the right to speech free of government interference. It is a right we love, a right we mock and a right we abuse every day. The...

In Defense of Situationships

In Defense of Situationships

Kyle Mayers, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

“So what are we?” reads the text they sent you last night. You haven’t opened it yet as your read receipts are on, but you feel reluctant to answer them. Within a month of knowing them, you have...

The Fed’s Word Is Not Gospel

Richie Rosen, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Federal Reserve boldly went where it hasn’t gone since the financial crisis of 2008. In its latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell announced...

What’s Left: The Midterms Show the GOP’s Extremist Gamble Did Not Pay Off

Ilyas Talwar, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

Heading into last week's midterm elections, historical trends and polling would have indicated three things. First, Democrats would lose the House of Representatives, and not just lose it by a small margin...

Hot Topic: The Great Trudy Fitness Center Divide

Hot Topic: The Great Trudy Fitness Center Divide

Renata Burnett, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

The great Trudy Fitness Center divide. Let’s talk about it. After swiping your ‘Gate Card at the front desk, you can either enjoy some cardio upstairs alongside primarily girls or venture downstairs...

Why Democrats Need to Stop Blaming Black People for Election Losses

Anastasia Thumser, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Georgia is one of the nation’s most diverse and politically divided states. With a Black population of 31 percent that was instrumental in the campaign to turn Georgia blue in the 2020 presidential election,...

Being Right: The GOP’s Identity Crisis After Midterm Mediocrity

Patrick Taylor, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

We all saw what happened last Tuesday. In nearly every state, the Republican Party vastly underperformed expectations (mine included) in the midterm elections. The Associated Press, along with most other...

Truth, Verification and Elon Musk’s Twitter

Truth, Verification and Elon Musk’s Twitter

Abby Harn, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

If you’ve been on social media in the last decade, then you’ve probably noticed a little blue checkmark next to the handle of your favorite celebrity or influencer. This badge is a symbol of verification,...

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