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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...

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,...

Hot Topic: Frank is the New Case

Hot Topic: Frank is the New Case

Abby Harn, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

Studying is a fundamental part of the Colgate student experience. There are currently 3,228 students who devote hours upon hours each week to achieving success in the classroom. This begs the question...

Hot Topic: The Try Guys’ Scandal Presents the Dangers of Parasocial Relationships

Anastasia Thumser, Contributing Writer October 7, 2022

As someone who is interested in journalism, I like to consider myself informed when it comes to current events. When catching up on the news, one of my go-to media organizations is the National Public...

Hot Topic: The Pen is Equal to the Pipette

Hot Topic: The Pen is Equal to the Pipette

Amanda Krowitz, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

Of the many reasons I chose to come to Colgate – the academic excellence, beautiful campus and friendly people – one of the main motivators behind my decision was that Colgate offers its students the...

The Coachella Vibe Shift: An Unwelcome Change

Heather Holm, Contributing Writer April 22, 2022

Fashion trends come and go, but many associate Coachella attire with its late 2010s era: flower crowns, oversized sunglasses, ripped denim shorts and leather fringe. The aesthetic borrowed heavily from...

A Framework for Understanding Cancel Culture

Mostafa Mohamed, Contributing Writer April 8, 2022

Much of the narrative surrounding cancel culture is centered around free speech and censorship. America’s political right characterizes it as totalitarian, and even Pope Francis has expressed fear that...

The Case for a Colgate Cafe

Heather Holm, Contributing Writer April 1, 2022

For many sleep-deprived college students, the first sip of caffeine is an essential part of any morning routine. The National Library of Medicine reported in 2019 that “caffeine, in any form, was consumed...

Colgate’s New Mask Guidance Should Make You Smile

Riley Rice, Contributing Writer February 25, 2022

Over the last two years, it occurred to many college students that they may not see campus mask requirements lifted before their graduation day. First and second year students haven’t known anything...

Hot Topic: Church and State – A Stronger Divide

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer , Contributing Writer November 19, 2021

A big point of contention on religion and the pro-life vs. pro-choice debate is whether the Catholic Church should deny Communion to President Joseph R. Biden for being a proponent of pro-choice. Denying...

Hot Topic: Big-Tech vs. Free Speech

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer , Contributing Writer November 5, 2021

Technology companies have built monopolies through social media platforms and have asserted their censorship authority to violate the First Amendment and force their “personal” beliefs on the public....

Hot Topic: Cancel Yik Yak 

Isabelle Jacobs, Contributing Writer October 29, 2021

I didn't even have to go outside to hear about the increase in COVID-19 cases earlier this semester, the Jug re-opening, or what was going on in the freshman dorms. I had Yik Yak. In a time where we're...

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