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Senior Issue: Why I Wouldn’t Change Anything About My Colgate Experience

Senior Issue: Why I Wouldn’t Change Anything About My Colgate Experience

Jace DeMar, Copy Editor April 30, 2021

Over the last few weeks, I have spent a lot of time reflecting on my experience at Colgate and coming to terms with the fact that it will soon be over and all that will be left are memories. For the last...

Senior Issue: More than a Rumormill: Administrative Response to ShareYourStory Account Perpetuates Rape Culture

Senior Issue: More than a Rumormill: Administrative Response to ShareYourStory Account Perpetuates Rape Culture

Lauren Hutton, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021

Editorial content warning: this article contains discussion of sexual assault and sexual violence.  In a recent Maroon-News article about the @shareyourstorycolgate Instagram account, a space where...

Senior Issue: Social Justice at Colgate and Administrative Inaction

Senior Issue: Social Justice at Colgate and Administrative Inaction

Miller Downer, Managing Editor April 30, 2021

I think my first red flag at Colgate was when my freshman year roommate had asked me if I “knew any Black people,” but it might’ve also been when I had first arrived on campus and witnessed the Class...

Senior Issue: An Inconclusive Closing Thought On My  Colgate Experience

Senior Issue: An Inconclusive Closing Thought On My Colgate Experience

Kelsey McGeough, Executive Editor April 30, 2021

Sitting down today, on my second to last Sunday at Colgate, I’m genuinely unsure how other seniors are feeling because I haven't had more than five minutes in the last two weeks to ask. I’ve heard...

Senior Issue: Put it on the Record: The Maroon-News' Place in Campus Discourse

Senior Issue: Put it on the Record: The Maroon-News’ Place in Campus Discourse

Emily Rahhal, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021

I have agonized since September about how I would fill this space; writing and rewriting paragraphs, obsessively picking and scratching themes, titles, anecdotes. I have a very complicated relationship...

Race Issues: Proposed Amendment to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill Undermines the Purpose of Affirmative Action

Dylan Shi, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

The recent surge in hate crimes against Asian-Americans is the latest dark shadow cast onto a country already shaken by a public health crisis and deeply-rooted divide in politics, racial justice and class...

Minus the City: Dating’s Domino Effect

Isabelle Jacobs, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

If you're single or dating, you're no doubt facing challenges during this horrid pandemic. Coronavirus has maybe changed dating forever, but for the better? The pandemic has made dating harder and more...

Sustainability: Colgate’s Ongoing Efforts To Address Sustainability Issues

Cat Wang, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

In celebration of Earth Day each year, the Office of Sustainability puts together its 13 Days of Green program during the 13 days leading up to Earth Day. Despite multiple COVID-19 restrictions and even...

World News: France’s New Islamist Separatism Bill Is More Complicated Than It Seems

Riley Rice, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

On Feb. 16, the French National Assembly, a rough equivalent to the House of Representatives in the United States, passed a law aimed at curtailing what proponents of the bill call “Islamic separatism.”...

Business As Usual: Companies Are Crushing Earnings. So Why Are Their Stocks Dropping?”

Richard Falvo, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Thanks to diligent vaccination efforts, developed economies around the world have continued to ramp up reopening efforts, thus signaling a sense of optimism to governments and citizens, as well as financial...

What’s Left: U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Is First Step Towards International Peace and Reasonable Government Spending

Reagan Whittle, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

Decades of unnecessary intervention based on unwarranted claims of domestic threat or unjustified notions of ideological righteousness have left the United States and the regions it has wrongly, if at...

Being Right: Maintaining U.S. Military Presence Is A Means For Maintaining Peace in the Global Community

Marc Moreira, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

During his administration, much of the criticism of President Trump was that his erratic behavior gave the inclination that foreign countries and entities could not trust the United States to keep its...

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