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State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

State Eligibility Expansions Allow for Student Vaccine Access

Josie Rozzelle, Assistant News Editor April 9, 2021

All New York residents ages 16 and older became eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Tuesday, April 6. The eligibility expansion includes those who reside, work or study in N.Y. State.  Colgate...

OASIS+ Organizes Fundraiser in Response to Recent Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

OASIS+ Organizes Fundraiser in Response to Recent Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Erin Knox, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

In response to the recent rise of anti-Asian hate crimes across the U.S., Colgate’s Organization of Asian Sisters in Solidarity (OASIS+) organized a fundraiser to raise money for Asian Americans Advancing...

Letter to the Editor: Tenured Faculty Support for Contingent Faculty Unionization

Colgate Faculty Members April 9, 2021

To the Maroon-News Editors, Thank you for publishing the letter signed by over 40 members of Colgate’s contingent (i.e., non-tenure-track  academic) faculty  (April 2, 2021), announcing...

University Appoints Laura Jack as Acting Chief Diversity Officer

University Appoints Laura Jack as Acting Chief Diversity Officer

Ellie Lawrence, Senior Editor April 9, 2021

Vice President for Communications Laura Jack has been appointed to serve as Acting Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for Colgate University. In an email to the community on March 25, President Brian Casey...

Despite General Compliance, Administration Warns of Consequences from Commitment Violations

Despite General Compliance, Administration Warns of Consequences from Commitment Violations

Finn Schuemann, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Prior to transitioning to Gate 3 in early March, several on-campus gatherings in violation of Colgate’s Commitment to Community Health sparked concern for University officials in recent weeks. Though...

Rabbi Barry Baron to Succeed Reverend MacPherson as University Chaplain

Rabbi Barry Baron to Succeed Reverend MacPherson as University Chaplain

Annabel Morris, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Succeeding Reverend Corey MacPherson, Campus Rabbi Barry Baron has been appointed to the position of University Chaplain for Colgate University. As University Chaplain, Rabbi Baron will assume the role...

Colgate Provides Updates on Class of 2020 and 2021 Commencement

Colgate Provides Updates on Class of 2020 and 2021 Commencement

Sydney Henderson, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Class of 2021 Commencement In a March 15 video message to the community, President Brian Casey announced that a final decision regarding the guest policy for Commencement for the Class of 2021 could...

Vaccine Distribution at Colgate

Vaccine Distribution at Colgate

Maggie Aulman, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Colgate University began distributing vaccines at The Hall of The Presidents (HOP) on campus on March 25 after being authorized as a vaccination distribution center in January.  Campus Physician Dr....

Tenzing Dakpa: On the Other Side of the Needle

Tenzing Dakpa: On the Other Side of the Needle

Sophie Naylor, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

After months of trying to obtain doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, Colgate has partnered with the Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) to set up a distribution center in the Hall of Presidents in the James C....

Dr. Ellen Larson: Life as Doctor During COVID-19

Dr. Ellen Larson: Life as Doctor During COVID-19

Sivi Colberg, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Dr. Ellen Larson, Colgate physician and alumna, jokes that she worked at Colgate for 15 minutes before COVID-19. Since joining Colgate’s staff in November 2019, Larson worked as a family physician at...

Mary Carol Yoshino: Making Testing Matter

Mary Carol Yoshino: Making Testing Matter

Fairuz Ishraque, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Furiously watering eyes and an intense urge to sneeze follow the sharp sting of a cotton swab practically invading the nostril. It is a feeling many of us have come to accept in the last few months as...

Samantha Nino: Student Leadership During a Pandemic

Samantha Nino: Student Leadership During a Pandemic

William Apostolica, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

While the global outbreak of COVID-19 has interrupted students’ academic and extracurricular activities, senior Samantha Nino rose above the challenge and works as a student worker at the COVID-19 testing...

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