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Embracing the Raw Charm: How Hostels Provide Memories That Outshine Hotel Luxury

Embracing the Raw Charm: How Hostels Provide Memories That Outshine Hotel Luxury

Katherine Novak, Contributing Writer April 12, 2024

In the realm of travel accommodations, hostels often sit at the low end of the hospitality hierarchy, overshadowed by the glamor of hotels. However, the time has come to recognize hostels for what they...

Unpopular Opinion: Frank Dining Hall’s Pizza is the Best Pizza

Unpopular Opinion: Frank Dining Hall’s Pizza is the Best Pizza

Michael Naness, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

I previously wrote an opinion piece some weeks ago about a revelation I had in Frank Dining Hall. I realized milk needed to make a comeback, after being sneered at by my peers for indulging in a cup of...

Unpopular Opinion: Internet ‘Stan’ Culture is a Quasi-Religious Moral Detriment

Unpopular Opinion: Internet ‘Stan’ Culture is a Quasi-Religious Moral Detriment

Max Beck, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

A ‘stan,’ the fusion of a stalker and a fan, is entirely a creation of the turn of the 21st century. First observed in the year 2000, this internet terminology has transitioned from niche, disparaging...

Reckless Creation: The Line Between Responsibility and Technological Innovation

Ciara Sanders, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The recipe for a good Super Bowl ad is fairly simple: a handful of celebrities and a punchline or two. With such a large audience watching, it is almost impossible to not persuade someone to buy your product....

Unpopular Opinion: The Issue With ‘Gay Culture’

Unpopular Opinion: The Issue With ‘Gay Culture’

Ean Hill, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

I have never felt ‘connected’ to gay culture in any meaningful way, nor have I ever wished to become so. I left the first pride parade I ever attended disgusted. Men dressed scantily and sexually,...

Bring Milk Back

Bring Milk Back

Michael Naness, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023

As a child, I enjoyed the simple pleasure of milk and cookies. Over a decade later, I still enjoy milk and cookies. But recently, during an outing at Frank Dining Hall with some friends, I came to a realization:...

I Miss Old-Fashioned Movies

I Miss Old-Fashioned Movies

Maya Egan, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

I’ve been called an old soul for as long as I can remember. Even as a kid, I gravitated towards classic rock music (thanks to my dad’s strong influence) and grew up watching old-timey movies, such...

Colgate’s Language Requirement Is Necessary — And Good

Colgate’s Language Requirement Is Necessary — And Good

Ean Hill, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

Colgate University’s liberal arts core curriculum differs yearly with modifications made to the requirements for each entering class. Though they all keep a similar base, some changes are more profound....

The Price of Convenience

The Price of Convenience

Avery Moullé-Berteaux, Contributing Writer October 6, 2023

Add to cart, click some buttons, wait a couple of business days and voilà — this month’s “must-have closet staple” arrives on your doorstep. The convenience of online shopping for clothes is undeniable,...

Your Reusable Water Bottle Isnt Doing Anything

Your Reusable Water Bottle Isn’t Doing Anything

Ciara Sanders, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

Unpopular opinion: Your reusable water bottle isn’t doing anything for the planet — but it’s not your fault.  Glass straws, Hydro Flasks, bamboo toothbrushes and reusable silverware — what...

Enjoy Your Time Up the Hill: A Message to Underclassmen

Enjoy Your Time Up the Hill: A Message to Underclassmen

Zach Greenberg, Contributing Writer September 8, 2023

Many first-year and sophomore students are frustrated with the distance and time it takes to walk to the parking lot. During the long winter months at Colgate University, this trek can be pretty painful....

Winter is the Best Season in Hamilton

Winter is the Best Season in Hamilton

Abby Harn, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

The academic quad is littered with students who have already been burnt to a crisp. Vibrant yellow flowers have magically sprung up across campus. Birds can be heard chirping in the still-barren trees....

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