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Share Your Story Posts Spark Discourse on Pervasive Campus Sexual Violence

Share Your Story Posts Spark Discourse on Pervasive Campus Sexual Violence

Kirby Goodman and Nicole Dienst April 16, 2021

Editorial content warning: this article contains discussion of sexual assault and sexual violence.  After the Instagram account @shareyourstorycolgate — an anonymous platform for Colgate students...

Hamilton Whole Foods Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Hamilton Whole Foods Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Maggie Aulman, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Hamilton Whole Foods is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, marking three decades since the establishment opened in April 1991. Co-owners Monica Costa and Heather Dockstader released a T-shirt...

Annual 13 Days of Green Begins with In-Person Events

Annual 13 Days of Green Begins with In-Person Events

Sara Fraser, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Colgate University’s Office of Sustainability began their countdown to Earth Day this past weekend with the annual 13 Days of Green kickoff event. Held each spring, the 13 Days of Green brings together...

COOP Dining Closes for Two Days After Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

COOP Dining Closes for Two Days After Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

Elli Ament, Contributing Writer April 16, 2021

Colgate University closed dining services at the COOP on April 3 and 4 after a dining services staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Students were notified through an Instagram post on April 3 informing...

Thought Into Action (TIA) Hosts Ninth Annual Entrepreneur Weekend

Thought Into Action (TIA) Hosts Ninth Annual Entrepreneur Weekend

Sarah Westergren, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Over 90 students, staff, faculty and alumni attended the ninth annual Entrepreneur Weekend hosted by Thought Into Action (TIA), a program that promotes entrepreneurial activities among Colgate students...

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,...

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...

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...

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