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Letter to the Editor: Student Support for Contingent Faculty Unionization

April 16, 2021

Dear Colgate Administration, As students and alumni of Colgate University, we unequivocally support our contingent faculty in their effort to form a union as they face higher job insecurity than ever...

Pandemic Profits, Political Polarization, and the Rebuilding of the American Labor Movement

Ben Yanowitz, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

Over the past year, workers at an Amazon Warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama put together the most serious unionization campaign against the online monopoly in the company's history. Organizing with the Retail,...

Unpopular Opinion: The Trails at Colgate Are Underrated

Jesse Harris, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

As with every college campus, there will always be places and buildings that you go your four years as a student without ever entering, or maybe even knowing about. While I do feel that it is easier to...

Race Issues: Black Voter Suppression Following 2020 Elections

Nya Herron, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

The new voter restriction laws popping up over the country since the 2020 elections are said to be in response to unproven claims of voter fraud, yet they seem to be more in response to voter turnout and...

World News: Conflict Brewing in Eastern Europe

Nathan Biller, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Controversy erupted in the global community as Russia began a large military build-up at the Ukrainian border over the past several weeks. These two nations have a long history with one another, the latter...

What’s Left: The Republican States Need to Change Their Vaccine Rollout Plans

Sophie Hart, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

On Jan. 20, 2021, Joe Biden assumed office taking on a mismanaged national response to the global crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccines were beginning to be available to Americans, but the Trump administration...

Being Right: A Tale of Two States: Republican Efficiency and Democratic Negligence

Marc Moreira, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

President Biden has declared that he wants to ensure that all Americans will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by May 1. This is already lagging behind many Republican states who have expanded their...

Business as Usual: What Baseball Can Teach You About Investing

Richard Falvo, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Baseball and investing? At first glance, you may be inclined to believe that the two have absolutely nothing to do with each other. I mean, baseball and investing?! I too shared the same skepticism; however,...

The Global Fight Against COVID-19 Must Be a Unitarian One, Not a National One. World Leaders Should Act Consequently

Fabrizio Montisci, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

A Disproportionate Healing The United States and its citizens have a lot to be proud of these days. After 30 million Americans have had COVID-19 and 560,000 have lost their lives to it, good news is...

World News: The Future of US-Iran Relations and the Implications on the Middle East

Chase O'Brien-Steele, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

In 2015, the United States and Iran, along with several other world powers, reached a landmark deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program. In exchange, Western powers agreed to lift previously imposed economic...

Letter to the Editor: Tenured Faculty Support for Contingent Faculty Unionization

Colgate Faculty Members April 9, 2021

To the Maroon-News Editors, Thank you for publishing the letter signed by over 40 members of Colgate’s contingent (i.e., non-tenure-track  academic) faculty  (April 2, 2021), announcing...

Race Issues: More Than a Murder Trial — The Trial of Derek Chauvin and Anti-Black Racism

Nya Herron, Contributing Writer April 9, 2021

Last week marked the beginning of Derek Chauvin’s trial. Yet, this trial is about so much more than demanding justice for George Floyd. It represents the justice that Black Americans have long deserved;...

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