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The Colgate Maroon-News

’Gate Take: Walk Like a Penguin Through Snow-Covered Campus Paths

’Gate Take: Walk Like a Penguin Through Snow-Covered Campus Paths

Jason Mrosla, Contributing Writer March 29, 2024

As a Colgate University student, you must accept the inevitable snowy weather. The whimsical winter landscapes create postcard pictures for social media posts and prospective student brochures. However,...

‘Gate Take: Colgate Should Increase Concentrations Offered Within Majors

‘Gate Take: Colgate Should Increase Concentrations Offered Within Majors

Ellie Krusemark, Contributing Writer March 8, 2024

In the college environment, the looming question of “What’s next?” is ever-present. As a first-year student, I’m constantly fielding questions about my future from family and friends who want to...

Making Space for Disagreement in Student Journalism

Emma McCartan, Assistant News Editor March 1, 2024

As college students, we often wonder how we can make a change on campus. Is it by taking on a multitude of leadership roles? Is it by joining the dining advisory committee? While these are all possible...

’Gate Take: Institutions Like Colgate Should Normalize a Culture of Accessibility on College Campuses

Hope Sacco, Contributing Writer February 23, 2024

It’s practically a rite of passage for Colgate University students to condition themselves to the rugged terrain that covers the majority of campus. The phrase “rugged terrain” is a euphemism in...

’Gate Take: Winter Break Is Too Long

’Gate Take: Winter Break Is Too Long

James Sexton-Holtmeier, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

For the last week, I have been reacquainting myself with some of the many fantastic people, restaurants and events that Colgate University has to offer. Yet I can’t help but feel slightly cheated and...

True Crime Media’s Niche Celebrities: Turning Murderers Into Profit and Spectacle

True Crime Media’s Niche Celebrities: Turning Murderers Into Profit and Spectacle

Ciara Sanders, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

TikTok’s new influencer of the month is a 32-year-old convicted felon named Gypsy Rose Blanchard. After serving seven years of her 10-year sentence for the second-degree murder of her mother, she has...

Is Donovan’s Pub the New Jug?

Is Donovan’s Pub the New Jug?

Grace Nelson, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

“Can anything replace the beloved Old Stone Jug?” asked junior Renata Burnett in her recent piece, “Hot Topic: Is the Jug Old News?,” published in The Colgate Maroon-News. Since the release of...

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’Gate Take: Spring Is the Best Season in Central New York

Maya Egan, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

As I looked at my weather app this past Saturday, a feeling of existential dread came over me as I noticed the stark decrease in temperatures compared to this past week. Lows of 20s and highs of 40s with...

A Theory on Work Hard, Play Hard

A Theory on ‘Work Hard, Play Hard’

Boen Beavers, Contributing Writer October 27, 2023

It could be said that Colgate University’s unofficial motto has become “work hard, play hard.” That is in no small part a reflection of its simultaneous academic rigor and lively social scene. Students...

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