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Unpopular Opinion: Take Classes with Professors with Whom You Disagree

Riley Rice , Contributing Writer November 19, 2021

On every college campus in America, there are professors to avoid and professors to take. Colgate is no exception to this rule, as older students often counsel younger students on which professors they...

Unpopular Opinion: The Best Coffee Shop In Town — FoJo Beans

Talia Yavorek, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

As a college student, I personally run on coffee. Despite the fact that I do have a coffee maker in my room, going into town for a taste of something different is always a welcome treat. For being a small...

Unpopular Opinion: Let’s Keep Masking for Our Social Benefit

Tate Fonda, Staff Writer August 22, 2021

Often we ask others: if you had a superpower, what might you choose? It’s gone generally unnoticed that this year we have been mandated to partake in one popular choice: invisibility. Face coverings,...

Unpopular Opinion: The Geese of Colgate are a Menace

Unpopular Opinion: The Geese of Colgate are a Menace

Bri Liddell, Staff Writer August 21, 2021

Walking down Colgate’s famed Willow Path for the first time, I was struck by its elegance, simplicity and quiet beauty. That is until myself and the little party of first-years I was walking with came...

Unpopular Opinion: I’m Going to Miss Hearing About the College Admissions Scandal

Dylan Shi, Contributing Writer April 23, 2021

Seeing how there’s almost nothing as tired as yet another tale about a “self-made” figure with a business “built from the ground up," who is supposedly emblematic of the American dream but is actually...

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...

Unpopular Opinion: A Critique on Bumble

Jesse Harris, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

In February of 2021, Whitney Wolfe Herd became the world’s youngest self-made woman billionaire. You might not know her name — much less her story — but chances are you know her company: Bumble. Originally,...

Unpopular Opinion: “It’s the Phone” Might be Valid

Jesse Harris, Contributing Writer April 2, 2021

My friends often tell me the fact that my phone is always on low-battery is the singular thing that doesn’t make sense about me. They consider it a gap in my personality. To their point, I’d classify...

Unpopular Opinion: A Non-Vegan’s Take on Vegan Day

Jesse Harris, Contributing Writer March 5, 2021

Recently, Colgate Dining Services launched its first-ever plant-based event, Root for You, which took over Frank Dining Hall with entirely vegan options for both lunch and dinner. Although I had seen the...

Im Not Ready for a Return to Normal Colgate

I’m Not Ready for a Return to Normal Colgate

Jesse Harris, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

By this point in the semester, it feels as though everyone has learned to adjust to Colgate’s COVID-19 campus. Rolling out of bed for online classes, waiting in line at Frank to be seated when the capacity...

Unpopular Opinion: I Like the Stickers

Unpopular Opinion: I Like the Stickers

Walter Szafran, Contributing Writer February 26, 2021

Picture this: you’re walking with your head down to the Case-Geyer library. COVID-19 has replaced your normal, happy way of life and color has turned to black and white. You have a clouded brain from...

Unpopular Opinion: We Need to Stop Using Age as an Insult

Amanda Anowi, Contributing Writer February 12, 2021

I was scrolling through TikTok the other day and came across a video. It was about two people in a social media brawl: a woman calling out a 17-year-old because she was upset by something he had said....

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