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DINING DIFFERENCES: The University made various changes to dining services this semester, including
new staff members, different hours and food options.

Dining Services Reopen on Campus, With Fewer Restrictions

Annabel Morris, Assistant News Editor September 17, 2021

As students returned for the Fall 2021 semester, dining services opened with changes from the previous year’s restrictions. Dining locations such as Donovan’s Pub and The O’Connor Campus Center will...

TESTING CONTESTED: Testing takes a new form after virus cases surge on campus, making it more difficult for students to access a test through the University.

The University Implements New COVID-19 Testing Protocols

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

As confirmed COVID-19 cases climb across campus and the Village of Hamilton, the University has put new rules in place for testing and potential isolation.  Students began the year with a requirement...

ISOLATION SPACE: Students isolate in several off-campus facilities after surge in COVID-19 Cases, including 76 Broad Street.

University Converts Residential Spaces On and Off Campus for Student Isolation

Erin Knox , News Editor September 17, 2021

Last week, the Colgate community experienced a surge of COVID-19 cases, causing a large number of students, faculty and staff to move into self-isolation spaces both on and off campus. Classrooms returned...

University Adds and Adjusts Housing Options

University Adds and Adjusts Housing Options

Sophie Mack, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

The Office of Residential Life informed students of new housing modifications, notably one being that Colgate will now offer the Wendt University Inn as a housing option for juniors and seniors, in an...

Students Return to a New Normal

Students Return to a New Normal

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

As students and faculty return to campus, most are anticipating a “new normal” at Colgate for the first time since the University initially shifted to entirely virtual instruction in March 2020. With...

Without full online class infrastructure,
students worry about keeping up with coursework in isolation.

Without Consistent Virtual Options, Students Struggle to Learn From Isolation

Josie Rozzelle, Multimedia Manager September 8, 2021

As campus case numbers continue to increase, students in isolation with COVID-19 are facing a challenge not seen last year. Unlike the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters — when students in quarantine...

As virus cases surge, the University is now requiring masking in all University-operated indoor spaces and encouraging grab-and-go dining.

Virus Cases Surge To All-Time High

Nicole Dienst and Ethan Cherry September 7, 2021

*Disclaimer: this article includes the most recent updates of COVID-19 cases and university protocols as of Sept. 7 at 7 P.M.* Just two weeks after students returned to campus for the fall semester,...

Local Businesses React to Students' Return, COVID-19 Safety Restrictions

Local Businesses React to Students’ Return, COVID-19 Safety Restrictions

Karenna Warden, Staff Writer August 23, 2021

As students return to campus amid widespread uncertainty caused by the Delta variant, students and business owners alike are excited to connect once again, though business owners remain wary of the unpredictability...

As Delta Variant Causes Nationwide Concern, Administration and Task Force Clarify Return to Campus Policies at Town Hall

As Delta Variant Causes Nationwide Concern, Administration and Task Force Clarify Return to Campus Policies at Town Hall

Nicole Dienst, Copy Editor August 13, 2021

University administration and the Task Force on the Re-Opening of the Colgate Campus held a town hall for students and families on Thursday, Aug. 12, to clarify return to campus policies ahead of students’...

Colgate Holds In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

Colgate Holds In-Person Commencement for Class of 2021

Lalana Sharma, Executive Editor May 15, 2021

After months of preparation in the midst of changing COVID-19 pandemic policies and restrictions, the Commencement Ceremony for the class of 2021, the University’s 200th Commencement, was held in-person...

Colgate To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Fall 2021

Colgate To Require COVID-19 Vaccine For Fall 2021

Nicole Dienst, Copy Editor May 9, 2021

Colgate announced a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all students returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester, except for those with religious and medical exemptions, via email on May 5.  The...

Rise In COVID-19 Cases Sparks Concern Across Campus

Rise In COVID-19 Cases Sparks Concern Across Campus

Olivia Geppel and Emily Rahhal April 13, 2021

Update 4/14: The Maroon-News has confirmed that five Townhouses have evacuated for close contact quarantine, accounting for at least five of the campus’s positive cases and nearly 75 of the close contacts,...

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